I Can't Cope

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I Can't Cope by Mind Map: I Can't Cope

1. Step1: Cues and difficult words

1.1. Difficult words

1.1.1. Churning:

1.1.2. "she should pull herself together"

1.2. Cues

1.2.1. Female, 40 Y, secretry

1.2.2. Visting her GP

1.2.3. Difficulties in sleeping and multible morning awakenings

1.2.4. Churning in the stomach + palpitation in the morning

1.2.5. Anxious and irritibale with her family

1.2.6. onset of symptoms 9 Months

1.2.7. Cannot cope + loss of confidence

1.2.8. problem with concentration and decision making

1.2.9. Affecting her work and home life

2. Step2: Problem formulation

2.1. A 40 year old secretery female having difficulties in sleeping associated with palpitation, irritibilty and anxiety started 9 months ago. Currently, impaired concentration and decision making problems have evloved and lately affected her work and daily life.

3. Step3: Hypothesis generation

3.1. Stressor >> somatic defence and anxiety

3.2. Palpitation >> epinephrine being preoccupied affecting her life

3.3. Why in the morning? anxious people tend to think of the stressors early in the morning

3.4. Loss of confidence >> affecting her decision making and concentration

3.5. Stress >> sympathtic activation >> Hypothalamic- pitutary- adrenal activation >> cortisone release

3.6. Suffering for 9 m >> as a result of the stress ( work ) >> poor cope strtategy >> Somatic symptoms

3.7. sleeping difficulties + multible awakenigns + poor cope + husband pressure and work >> Major deprresive disorder

3.8. Cannot cope .. Early morning awakening ? Sleep disorder secondary to a primary disorder

3.9. Anxiety >> depressive state ( explained by loss of confidence )

3.10. Adjusment disorder: inability to cope with new stressors

4. Step4: orgnization

4.1. Primary

4.1.1. Psychiatric problem Anxiety disorders: Panic disorders GAD Mood disoders Depression

4.2. Secondary

4.2.1. Organic

5. Step5: objectives

5.1. To know define anxiety disorders, Pathophysiology symptoms, and major types

5.2. To define depression disorders, symptoms,Pathophysiology and major types

5.3. Normal and abnormal responses to stress