|Placebo Expectancies as a Mechanism in the Psychological and Physiological Benefits of Physical Exercise
||The present research is designed to examine the potential role of the placebo effect in the benefits of physical exercise. To this end, 64 healthy non-exercising young adults were randomly assigned to a positive expectancy, negative expectancy, or no...
|Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Carbon Dioxide Reactivity among Individuals with High Anxiety Sensitivity
||Anxiety sensitivity, or the fear of anxiety and anxiety-related sensations, is a risk factor for the development and maintenance of panic attacks and anxiety disorders. Aerobic exercise has been shown to be effective in reducing high anxiety sensitiv...
|Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Anxiety Sensitivity Index-3
||Anxiety sensitivity, or the fear of anxiety and related physiological sensations, has been found to amplify fears and operates as a risk factor for anxiety and related pathology. Factor analytic research of the original version of the Anxiety Sensiti...
|Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Suicidal Self-Injury: A Taxometric Investigation
||Debate exists within the literature regarding whether self-injurious behavior (SIB) is most accurately conceptualized as a dimensional or categorical construct. Some researchers have proposed that two distinct forms of SIB s exist, suicidal self-inj...
|The Latent Structure of Social Anxiety Disorder: A Taxometric Analysis
||Debate exists regarding whether social anxiety is most accurately conceptualized as a categorical or dimensional phenomenon, and existing taxometric research has generated equivocal evidence. Further, researchers have yet to examine the latent struct...
|Anxiety Sensitivity and Risk-Taking Behaviors
||Negative affective states (e.g., anxiety) can have a significant impact on risk- perception and risk-taking behaviors. High trait anxiety has been linked with risk-avoidant decision-making, though little is known regarding the specific facets of anxi...