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Sex differences in emotional and physiological responses to the Trier Social Stress Test.
Women are more likely than men to be diagnosed with depression and anxiety-related disorders, and it has been hypothesized that this difference is related to sex differences in stress reactivity.Expand
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Should an obsessive–compulsive spectrum grouping of disorders be included in DSM‐V?
The obsessive–compulsive (OC) spectrum has been discussed in the literature for two decades. Proponents of this concept propose that certain disorders characterized by repetitive thoughts and/orExpand
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Effects of Military Trauma Exposure on Women Veterans’ Use and Perceptions of Veterans Health Administration Care
BackgroundFew studies have addressed how military trauma exposure, particularly sexual assault and combat exposure, affects women veterans’ use and perceptions of Veterans Health Administration (VHA)Expand
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Childhood maltreatment and adult personality disorder symptoms: Influence of maltreatment type
The present study examines the effects of different types of childhood maltreatment on personality disorder symptoms in a sample of adults with no Axis I psychopathology. Participants reporting aExpand
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Interplay between childhood maltreatment, parental bonding, and gender effects: impact on quality of life.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine associations between childhood adversity, parental bonding, gender, depressive symptoms, and quality of life in non-treatment-seeking adults from theExpand
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Emotional avoidance and panicogenic responding to a biological challenge procedure
Healthy undergraduates high (n = 27) and low (n = 27) in experiential avoidance underwent twelve 20 s inhalations of 20% carbon dioxide-enriched air, while physiological (e.g., skin conductance,Expand
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Sex differences in the use of coping strategies: predictors of anxiety and depressive symptoms
This study examined sex differences in the use of coping strategies and their relationship to depression and anxiety‐related psychopathology. Responses on measures of coping strategies, depression,Expand
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Sex differences in response to a panicogenic challenge procedure: an experimental evaluation of panic vulnerability in a non-clinical sample.
Epidemiological studies show that women are twice as likely as men to develop panic disorder (PD) during their lifetimes. Data from retrospective studies also suggest that women are more distressedExpand
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A comparison study of body dysmorphic disorder versus social phobia
Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) shares many characteristics with social phobia (SP), including high levels of social anxiety and avoidance, but to our knowledge no studies have directly compared theseExpand
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The prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder and its clinical correlates in a VA primary care behavioral health clinic
We examined the prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) in a Veterans Affairs (VA) primary care behavioral health clinic. Of 100 Veterans, 11% (95% CI = 6.3-18.6%) had current BDD and 12% (95%Expand
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