Phobias - Explanations - DiNardo

Cognitive explanation for phobias- DiNardo

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What is the aim of DiNardo's study?
To assess whether 'excessive worry' is a symptom of GAD (generalised anxiety disorder)
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What methodology did DiNardo use?
Quasi Experiment
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Patients in DiNardo's study were interviewed twice to assess what?
Reliability
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Which 2 structured interviews were used in DiNardo's study?
The anxiety disorders interview schedule or The structured clinical interview
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what symptoms were rated on DiNardo's 5-point scale?
sweating, difficulty sleeping, excess worry
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What conclusion did DiNardo make about the results of the study?
Excessive worry, which indicates faulty thinking, is found more in GAD patients & it's absence can rule out the diagnoses of GAD. Patients with GAD spend more time each day worrying
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