Claustrophobia and the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Procedure

Abstract

We examined fear induced by the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedure in 80 adult patients who were undergoing the procedure for the first time. Participants completed self-report measures of claustrophobia, anxiety sensitivity, thoughts about the scan, and pain. Participants were assessed pre- and postscan, and at 1-month follow-up. Twenty-five… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1018717016680

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