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Risk perception in individuals with irritable bowel syndrome: Perceived susceptibility to health and non-health threats

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This study examined the degree to which individuals with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) show evidence of increased perceived susceptibility to unrelated health problems (Deep Vein Thrombosis, arthritis, bowel cancer) and non-health physical risks (mugging, traffic accident), both when making estimates for themselves and for an average other person of their own age. Participants with IBS differed from both healthy participants and participants with asthma or eczema, making higher estimates of ...

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10.1521/jscp.23.2.216.31016

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Journal:
JOURNAL OF SOCIAL AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Volume:
23
Issue:
2
Pages:
216-239
Publication date:
2004-04-01
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ISSN:
0736-7236
Source identifiers:
9990
Language:
English
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pubs:9990
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uuid:068e2566-278e-4fa8-b893-b4fb072098dc
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pubs:9990
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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