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The Effects of Safety Behaviors on Health Anxiety: Conceptualizing Hypochondriasis as an Anxiety Disorder
(Vanderbilt University, 2009-04-12)
Research in the anxiety disorders has shown that safety behaviors function to maintain pathological anxiety by preventing the disconfirmation of inaccurate threat beliefs. The present study examined if such safety behaviors ...
Parents and Children Coping with Pediatric Cancer
(Vanderbilt University, 2007-04-06)
Children who are diagnosed with cancer and their families must learn to cope with and communicate about the cancer diagnosis, treatment and its side effects, and hospital stays. Parents are their primary support; they are ...
Chronic Pain and Anxiety in Children: Physiological and Emotional Factors in Stress Responses
(Vanderbilt University, 2007-05-08)
College of Arts & Science
The Effect of Encouragement on Defensive Pessimism as an Anxiety Amplifier
(Vanderbilt University, 2009-04)
The past literature indicates that performance is disrupted for defensive pessimists by encouragement. The goals of this research were to replicate this phenomenon, and then examine the mechanisms underlying it. Specifically, ...