Patterning of Cognitive and Somatic Processes in the Self‐Regulation of Anxiety: Effects of Meditation versus Exercise

@article{Schwartz1978PatterningOC,
  title={Patterning of Cognitive and Somatic Processes in the Self‐Regulation of Anxiety: Effects of Meditation versus Exercise},
  author={Gary E. Schwartz and Richard J. Davidson and Daniel J. Goleman},
  journal={Psychosomatic Medicine},
  year={1978},
  volume={40},
  pages={321–328}
}
&NA; Davidson and Schwartz (1) have proposed a psychobiological analysis of anxiety that emphasizes the patterning of multiple processes in the generation and self‐regulation of this state. The present article specifically reviews recent research on cognitive and somatic components of anxiety. A dual component scale which separately assesses cognitive and somatic trait anxiety is described and applied to the study of the differential effects of a somatic (physical exercise) and a cognitive… 

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