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Chapter 40. Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, and Social Anxiety Disorder

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Which of the following statements regarding panic disorder is true?

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A. Panic attacks are expected and have an identifiable trigger

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B. Panic attacks usually peak in intensity in about 1 hour.

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C. Agoraphobia is always present.

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D. It is more common in men.

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E. Panic symptoms are self-limiting in duration.

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Which of the following substances/medications would not be expected to contribute to panic anxiety?

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A. Albuterol

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B. Olanzapine

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C. Cannabis

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D. Phenylephrine

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E. Caffeine

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Pregabalin is a preferred treatment for a patient with GAD and a history of which of the following?

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A. Comorbid depression

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B. Alcohol dependence

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C. Did not tolerate SSRIs

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D. Renal impairment

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E. Nonadherence

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The following treatment would be preferred for a 12-year-old with SAD.

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A. Alprazolam

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B. Fluoxetine

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C. Pregabalin

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D. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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E. Individual supportive psychotherapy

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Which of the following statements is true regarding quetiapine in the treatment of anxiety disorders?

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A. Is effective for treatment of panic disorder

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B. Is associated with weight gain, sedation, and fatigue

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C. Is effective in doses above 300 mg/day

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D. Superior efficacy to SSRIs

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E. Similar efficacy to CBT

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Which of the following medications is not appropriate initial treatment for a 23-year-old woman with GAD and no other comorbidities?

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A. Pregabalin

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B. Quetiapine

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C. Sertraline

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D. Venlafaxine

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E. Fluoxetine

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Which of the following is true of CBT in the ...

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