Associations between dimensions of anxiety sensitivity and PTSD symptom clusters in active-duty police officers.

  title={Associations between dimensions of anxiety sensitivity and PTSD symptom clusters in active-duty police officers.},
  author={Gordon J. G. Asmundson and Jennifer A Stapleton},
  journal={Cognitive behaviour therapy},
  volume={37 2},
Prior studies have shown that anxiety sensitivity (AS) plays an important role in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom severity. The purpose of this study was to evaluate associations between empirically supported PTSD symptom clusters (i.e. reexperiencing, avoidance, numbing, hyperarousal) and AS dimensions (i.e. psychological concerns, social concerns, somatic concerns). Participants were 138 active-duty police officers (70.7% female; mean age = 38.9 years; mean time policing = 173.8… CONTINUE READING


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