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Anxiety and avoidance in psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: The role of implicit and explicit anxiety
This study examined implicit and explicit anxiety in individuals with epilepsy and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNESs) and explored whether these constructs were related to experiential avoidance and seizure frequency. ...
Anxiety, depression and PTSD symptoms in relatives of ICU patients: A review of the literature
Studies using designated, reliable and valid mental health questionnaires or structured clinical interviews measuring anxiety, depression or post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in family members of adult intensive care ...
Usefulness of hospital anxiety and depression scale (HADS) as a screening tool at a geriatric day hospital setting
Background.- Anxiety and depression are common conditions in older people affecting approximately 3% and 10% of elderly people living at home. Studies suggest that prevalence is higher in those with medical conditions. ...
Does the personal questionnaire provided a more sensitive measure of cardiac surgery related-anxiety than a standard pencil-and-paper checklist?
Fifty-five men undergoing cardiac bypass surgery completed the state measure of Spielberger's State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI-S) and an anxiety-investigating personal questionnaire (PQ) using the Shapiro method. Of the ...
Validity and usefulness of the hospital anxiety and depression scale in carers of people with dementia: Evidence from confirmatory factor analysis, concurrent validity, and measurement invariance in a large sample
OBJECTIVE: The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) is a self-report measure of anxiety and depression. It is recommended for clinical assessment and has been used as the primary outcome in large clinical trials ...
Factors influencing the person-carer relationship in people with anxiety and dementia
Objective: The relationship between people with dementia and their carers is complex and has a significant impact on the dementia experience. The aim of this current study was to determine (1) which factors are associated ...
Psychological treatments for depression and anxiety in dementia and mild cognitive impairment: Systematic review and meta-analysis
BACKGROUND: Anxiety and depression are common in people with dementia and mild cognitive impairment (MCI), but there is uncertainty about the effectiveness of both pharmacological and psychological therapies.
Prevalence of health anxiety problems in medical clinics
Objectives: To determine the prevalence of significant health anxiety (hypochondriasis) in patients aged 16-75 in cardiology, respiratory medicine, neurological, endocrine and gastrointestinal clinics in general hospitals ...
Assessment of anxiety as an intervening variable in delinquent behaviour of m.D. Subjects. Galvanic skin response and leg‐persistence indices
Anxiety is accepted as a stimulus‐produoing response or learnable drive to which certain delinquent behaviour is conditioned by drive reduction, and relationship between fear, anxiety and pain resistance is discussed. ...
Patient anxiety in magnetic resonance imaging centres: Is further intervention needed?
Background: Anxiety is commonly reported by patients attending for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanning. This cross sectional postal survey sought the views of radiographers regarding: levels of patient anxiety, methods ...