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This randomized clinical trial compared cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), applied relaxation (AR), and wait-list control (WL) in a sample of 65 adults with a primary diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). The CBT condition was based on the intolerance of uncertainty model of GAD, whereas the AR condition was based on general theories of anxiety.(More)
Lifetime exposure to traumatic events was assessed retrospectively among a representative sample of city bus drivers (228 men and 54 women) from Montréal, Canada. Among them, 68.1% reported at least one exposure to a traumatic event of any type. Among the 68% exposed. 70.4% reported multiple traumatic exposures (M = 2.6, SD = 1.67), with ratings ranging(More)
The necessity of developing efficient treatment for the numerous victims of violence and catastrophes render essential the understanding of the mechanisms of development, maintainance and resorption of the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Consequently, this article presents the most influential behavior and cognitive models followed by a brief critical(More)
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