Specific and differential prediction of health anxiety by disgust sensitivity and propensity.

Abstract

Current models of health anxiety suggest that fear resulting from false alarms to perceived threats to one's health results in the development of hypochondriasis and related disorders. Disgust has been proposed as an affective response that may function as an etiological and maintenance mechanism in health anxiety. Moreover, the way in which an individual… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/10615806.2013.772588

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