The verbal nature of worry in generalized anxiety: Insights from the brain

Background: The Cognitive Avoidance Theory of Worry argues that worry is a cognitive strategy adopted to control the physiological arousal associated with anxiety. According to this theory, pathological worry, as in Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), is verbal in nature, negative and abstract, rath...

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Main Authors: Elena Makovac, Jonathan Smallwood, David R. Watson, Frances Meeten, Hugo D. Critchley, Cristina Ottaviani
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Elsevier 2018-01-01
Series:NeuroImage: Clinical
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213158217303194