Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment


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Which of the following is true of panic attacks?

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1. What does the fear of fear hypothesis explain?

2. Which of the following are the best descriptions of depersonalization and derealization?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo help assess your knowledge of both agoraphobia and panic disorder. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know characteristics of both of these mental disorders.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to review:

  • Definition of panic attack
  • Characteristics of depersonalization and derealization
  • What the fear of fear hypothesis accounts for
  • Definition of agoraphobia
  • What avoiding certain activities for fear of a panic attack can indicate

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding panic disorders
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about mental health in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about agoraphobia

Additional Learning

To learn more about panic disorder and agoraphobia, check out the lesson Panic Disorder & Agoraphobia: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine what panic is
  • Describe symptoms of a panic attack
  • Examine characteristics of agoraphobia
  • Understand what causes panic disorder
  • Explain the fear-of-fear hypothesis