Intolerance of Uncertainty and Worry: Investigating Specificity in a Nonclinical Sample

  title={Intolerance of Uncertainty and Worry: Investigating Specificity in a Nonclinical Sample},
  author={Michel J. Dugas and Patrick Gosselin and Robert Ladouceur},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
The goal of this study was to explore the specificity of the relationship between intolerance of uncertainty and worry in a nonclinical sample. Three hundred and forty-seven university students completed measures of worry, obsessions/compulsions, and panic sensations. They also completed measures of process variables known to be associated with worry (intolerance of uncertainty), obsessions/compulsions (responsibility), and panic sensations (anxiety sensitivity). The results show that… CONTINUE READING
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