An experimental study emotional processing in panic

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drawing-panicA research study comparing 50 patients with panic disorder with two groups of non patient normal individuals from Aberdeen (n=125) and London (n=406) was conducted.  It was designed to assess whether panic disorder patients processed negative emotional events in ways different to their non-patient counterparts.  The study has been written up and has been accepted for publication in the academic journal Baker. R, Holloway. J, Thomas P. W., Thomas S., Owens., M.  Emotional Processing and Panic.  Behaviour Research & Therapy, Vol 42, 11, 1271-1287. The study was also reported at the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society, Winchester, April 2000.  The data presented here are subsidiary data which we had not included in the Behaviour Research & Therapy journal article.

“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear”

C S Lewis, A Grief Observed