- An irrational or excessive fear of an object or situation.
- Fixed but patently false beliefs, such as believing that one is being hounded by demons.
- A type of anxiety disorder involving repeated episodes of sheer terror called panic attacks.
- A vulnerability or predisposition to developing a disorder.
Provide an example of each:
- specific phobia
- auditory hallucination
What are some of the issues pertaining to deciding what is normal vs. abnormal?
Jacob is extremely afraid of spiders. If he sees a spider or even a picture of a spider on tv he starts hyperventilating and sweating.
what psychological disorder does Jacob have?
How would these symptoms be explained by….
a behavioral psychologist
a psychodynamic psychologist
a cognitive psychologist