Sensations, cognitions and the perception of cues associated with expected and unexpected panic attacks.

@article{Street1989SensationsCA,
  title={Sensations, cognitions and the perception of cues associated with expected and unexpected panic attacks.},
  author={Lorimer Street and Michelle G Craske and David H Barlow},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={1989},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={189-98}
}
Panic attacks may be perceived by patients as either cued or uncued (spontaneous) and either expected or unexpected. The purpose of the present study was to examine the prevalence and characteristics of these types of panic. Twenty-six panic disorder patients with mild avoidance and 18 with moderate or severe avoidance were instructed to complete a questionnaire during or immediately following each of three consecutive naturally occurring panic attacks they experienced. They were asked to rate… CONTINUE READING

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