Evaluating emotional sensitivity and tolerance factors in the prediction of panic-relevant responding to a biological challenge.

@article{Kutz2010EvaluatingES,
  title={Evaluating emotional sensitivity and tolerance factors in the prediction of panic-relevant responding to a biological challenge.},
  author={Amanda Kutz and Erin C Marshall and Amit Bernstein and Michael J Zvolensky},
  journal={Journal of anxiety disorders},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={16-22}
}
The current study investigated anxiety sensitivity, distress tolerance (Simons & Gaher, 2005), and discomfort intolerance (Schmidt, Richey, Cromer, & Buckner, 2007) in relation to panic-relevant responding (i.e., panic attack symptoms and panic-relevant cognitions) to a 10% carbon dioxide enriched air challenge. Participants were 216 adults (52.6% female; M(age)=22.4, SD=9.0). A series of hierarchical multiple regressions was conducted with covariates of negative affectivity and past year panic… CONTINUE READING