The relationship between disgust sensitivity, anxiety and obsessions.

  title={The relationship between disgust sensitivity, anxiety and obsessions.},
  author={Susan J. Thorpe and Shaun P. Patel and Laura M Simonds},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  volume={41 12},
Three hundred participants, including volunteers from an obsessional support group, filled in questionnaires relating to disgust sensitivity, health anxiety, anxiety, fear of death, fear of contamination and obsessionality as part of an investigation into the involvement of disgust sensitivity in types of obsessions. Overall, the data supported the hypothesis that a relationship does exist between disgust sensitivity and the targeted variables. A significant predictive relationship was found… CONTINUE READING
27 Citations
18 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 27 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 18 references

The connection between disgust and obsessions and compulsions in a non-clinical sample

  • F. Mancini, A. Gragnani, F. D'Olimpio
  • Personality and Individual Differences,
  • 2001
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Individual differences in sensitivity to disgust: A scale sampling seven domains of disgust elicitors

  • J. Haidt, C. McCauley, Rozin
  • Personality & Individual Differences
  • 1977
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

The validation of a new Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder scale: The Obsessive Compulsive Inventory

  • E. B. Foa, M. J. Kozak, P. M. Salkovskis, M. E. Coles, N. Amir
  • gender. Personality & Individual Differences
  • 1998
Highly Influential
1 Excerpt

An examination of the decline in fear and disgust during exposure based treatment

  • J.A.J. Smits, Telch, M.J, P. K. Randall
  • Behaviour Research and Therapy,
  • 2002

Intersection of disgust and fear: Normative and pathological views

  • S. R. Woody, B. A. Teachman
  • Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice
  • 2000
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…