Physiological hyperarousal as a specific correlate of symptoms of anxiety among young psychiatric inpatients

Neuropsychological, cognitive, and factor-analytic models of anxiety and depression consistently view the physiological hyperarousal (PH) factor as a specific component of anxiety disorders and symptoms. In the present study, young psychiatric inpatients were assessed on self-report measures of PH, anxiety, and depression. PH was associated with symptoms of anxiety, but riot depressive symptoms, consistent with the specificity of PH to symptoms of anxiety.


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Citation Formats
F. Gençöz and T. Gençöz, “Physiological hyperarousal as a specific correlate of symptoms of anxiety among young psychiatric inpatients,” SOCIAL BEHAVIOR AND PERSONALITY, pp. 409–412, 2000, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: