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dc.contributor.authorKelly, M. M.en
dc.contributor.authorForsyth, J. P.en
dc.contributor.authorKarekla, Mariaen
dc.creatorKelly, M. M.en
dc.creatorForsyth, J. P.en
dc.creatorKarekla, Mariaen
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-27T10:21:54Z
dc.date.available2017-07-27T10:21:54Z
dc.date.issued2006
dc.identifier.urihttps://gnosis.library.ucy.ac.cy/handle/7/37399
dc.description.abstractEpidemiological studies show that women are twice as likely as men to develop panic disorder (PD) during their lifetimes. Data from retrospective studies also suggest that women are more distressed by panic and other negative emotional states than men, and that this tendency may precede the development of PD. The present prospective study sought to expand this work by evaluating sex differences in the predisposition to panic in individuals without PD or other forms of psychopathology. Participants (N=96; 52 women) were exposed to 12 panicogenic inhalations of 20% CO2-enriched air while physiological (e.g., heart rate, electrodermal response, Frontalis EMG) and self-report (e.g., subject distress, fear, frequency and severity of DSM-IV panic symptoms) response domains were monitored. As expected, magnitude of autonomic responding failed to reliably discriminate between women and men. Yet, women reported more fear and panic immediately following the challenge procedure relative to men, and this sex difference persisted when assessed again 30 min post-challenge. Implications of these results are discussed broadly in the context of biopsychosocial accounts of sex differences in the clinical presentation of PD. © 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.en
dc.sourceBehaviour research and therapyen
dc.source.urihttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-33748966089&doi=10.1016%2fj.brat.2005.10.012&partnerID=40&md5=da054276b4e88f2284e2e3add73e20e8
dc.subjectBiological challengeen
dc.subjectEmotion regulationen
dc.subjectPanicen
dc.subjectSex differencesen
dc.titleSex differences in response to a panicogenic challenge procedure: An experimental evaluation of panic vulnerability in a non-clinical sampleen
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.brat.2005.10.012
dc.description.volume44
dc.description.issue10
dc.description.startingpage1421
dc.description.endingpage1430
dc.author.facultyΣχολή Κοινωνικών Επιστημών και Επιστημών Αγωγής / Faculty of Social Sciences and Education
dc.author.departmentΤμήμα Ψυχολογίας / Department of Psychology
dc.type.uhtypeArticleen
dc.description.notesCited By :43; Export Date: 17 July 2017en
dc.source.abbreviationBehav.Res.Ther.en
dc.contributor.orcidKarekla, Maria [0000-0001-7021-7908]


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