Hypervigilance

Known as: hypervigilence 
Condition of elevated sensory sensitivity, perception of risk of threats, and low threshhold for stimuli.
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2012
2012
Recent rodent research has shown that the basolateral amygdala (BLA) inhibits unconditioned, or innate, fear. It is, however… (More)
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2009
2009
‘‘Hypervigilance” might be defined as a behavior involving enhanced or exaggerated search of environmental stimuli or scan for… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Evidence exists that immoral behavior can elicit disgust. The authors thus proposed that highly disgust-sensitive individuals… (More)
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2005
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2005
Cognitive-motivational theories of phobias propose that patients' behavior is characterized by a hypervigilance-avoidance pattern… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Disturbed interpersonal relations and emotional dysregulation are fundamental aspects of borderline personality… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND The present study examined biases in visual attention for emotional material in children and adolescents with post… (More)
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2000
2000
The hypothesis of cognitive theories of hypervigilance for signs of danger in Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) was tested… (More)
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1998
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1998
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of the human brain was used to study whether the amygdala is activated in response… (More)
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1998
Review
1998
In this article the authors address how pathological anxiety may develop from adaptive fear states. Fear responses (e.g… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
The hypervigilance model of pain perception states that chronic pain patients have a heightened sensitivity to pain (e.g. low… (More)
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