The development of normal fear: a century of research.

@article{Gullone2000TheDO,
  title={The development of normal fear: a century of research.},
  author={E. Gullone},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  year={2000},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          429-51
        }
}
  • E. Gullone
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Clinical psychology review
This paper reviews over a century's research into the developmental patterns of normal fear. Normal fear has been defined as a normal reaction to a real or imagined threat and is considered to be an integral and adaptive aspect of development with the primary function of promoting survival. Across a wide range of methodologies and assessment instruments researchers have been particularly focussed on investigating whether fear content, prevalence and intensity differ depending upon age, gender… Expand
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