Hydrocortisone as an adjunct to brief cognitive-behavioural therapy for specific fear: endocrine and cognitive biomarkers as predictors of symptom improvement
Background:Glucocorticoid (GC) administration prior to exposure-based cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) has emerged as a promising approach to facilitate treatment outcome in anxiety disorders. Further components relevant for improved CBT efficacy include raised endogenous GCs and reductions in information-processing biases to threat.
Aims:To investigate hydrocortisone as an adjunct to CBT for spider fear and the modulating role of threat b... Expand abstract
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