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Panic disorder and hypochondriasis

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The cognitive hypothesis proposes that panic disorder and hypochondriasis both result from the enduring tendency to misinterpret bodily changes or variations as indicating catastrophic harm. Although there is considerable overlap (and hence comorbidity), the differences between the two problems lies in (i) the extent to which the symptoms misinterpreted are capable of being rapidly increased by anxiety; (ii) the perceived imminence of the feared catastrophe; (iii) the safety seeking behaviors...

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Journal:
Advances in Behaviour Research and Therapy
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
23-48
Publication date:
1993-01-01
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ISSN:
0146-6402
Source identifiers:
428558
Language:
English
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pubs:428558
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2013-11-16

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