Intolerance of uncertainty moderates the relation between negative life events and anxiety

  title={Intolerance of uncertainty moderates the relation between negative life events and anxiety},
  author={Charlene Y. Chen and Ryan Yee Shiun Hong},
The role of Intolerance of Uncertainty (IU) as a moderating factor of anxiety has been largely unexplored in the literature. The link between stress and uncertainty suggests theoretically that IU could augment the negative impact of stressors on anxiety levels. Consistent with a diathesis-stress model, the present article examined the interactive effect of IU and daily hassles on anxiety symptoms in a non-clinical sample of 110 undergraduates. Findings indicated that IU moderated the relation… CONTINUE READING


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