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Biological Therapies in Psychiatry

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A 48-year-old woman comes to the psychiatrist because she has an overwhelming fear of spiders. She has had this fear her entire life, but it has increased now secondary to living in a wooded area where there are greater numbers of them. She wishes to get rid of this phobia. Which of the following actions should the psychiatrist take next? (DNB June 2011)



A Prescribe alprazolam

B Prescribe bupropion

C Prescribe propranolol

D Have the patient create a hierarchical list of feared situations involving spiders

Ans. D Have the patient create a hierarchical list of feared situations involving spiders

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