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Robust dimensions of anxiety sensitivity: development and initial validation of the Anxiety Sensitivity Index-3.
TLDR
The authors developed an 18-item measure, the ASI-3, which assesses the 3 factors best replicated in previous research: Physical, Cognitive, and Social Concerns and displayed generally good performance on other indices of reliability and validity, along with evidence of improved psychometric properties over the original ASI.
Comparative efficacy of treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder: a meta-analysis
TLDR
Differences across treatment conditions were generally evident across symptom domains, with little matching of symptom domain to treatment type; SSRIs had some advantage over psychological therapies in treating depression.
Psychological and Pharmacological Treatments of Social Phobia: A Meta-Analysis
TLDR
BDZs and SSRIs seem to be effective treatments for social phobia, at least in the short term, while assessing the long-term outcome for pharmacotherapies and evaluating the inclusion of a cognitive-behavioral treatment during the drug tapering period.
Anxiety Sensitivity : theory, Research, and Treatment of the Fear of Anxiety
Contents: S. Rachman, Foreword. Preface. Part I:Conceptual Foundations. R.J. McNally, Theoretical Approaches to the Fear of Anxiety. S. Taylor, I.C. Fedoroff, The Expectancy Theory of Fear, Anxiety,
Comparative efficacy, speed, and adverse effects of three PTSD treatments: exposure therapy, EMDR, and relaxation training.
TLDR
Compared with EMDR and relaxation training, exposure therapy produced significantly larger reductions in avoidance and reexperiencing symptoms, and tended to be faster at reducing avoidance and yield a greater proportion of participants who no longer met criteria for PTSD after treatment.
PTSD and the Experience of Pain: Research and Clinical Implications of Shared Vulnerability and Mutual Maintenance Models
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Potential relations between PTSD and chronic pain and their implications for assessment and treatment are described and several possible explanations for the co-occurrence are presented, based primarily on the notions of shared vulnerability and mutual maintenance.
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