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CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF DRIVING PHOBIA

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Fifty-six subjects who were afraid of driving were recruited by advertisement and compared to 31 controls without this fear. Subjects were interviewed and given several questionnaires to gather information for making DSM-III-R diagnoses and to determine their agoraphobia avoidance behavior, driving history, and the history of their phobia. Our sample had a mean age of 48, was 82% female, and typically feared and avoided driving on freeways, bridges, and through tunnels, but were not so fearfu...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Journal:
JOURNAL OF ANXIETY DISORDERS
Volume:
8
Issue:
4
Pages:
323-339
Publication date:
1994
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ISSN:
0887-6185
URN:
uuid:ad4db868-fa7a-413b-a610-6b37eb106e14
Source identifiers:
311268
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pubs:311268

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