Mobility, Cognitions, and panic

  • Michelle G. Craske
  • S. Jack Rachman
  • Karen Tallman
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Abstract

Responses to the Mobility Inventory for Agoraphobia and the Cognitions Questionnaire were compared from samples of agoraphobics, social phobics, senior citizens, students, and students' relatives. The data illustrate the occurrence of avoidant behavior and panic in groups other than agoraphobics. The Mobility Inventory was shown to have good discriminative power, but the Cognitions Questionnaire failed to discriminate between agoraphobics and social phobics. The relationship of panic to mobility and cognitions is considered.

Key words

mobility anxious cognitions panic agoraphobia 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michelle G. Craske
    • 1
  • S. Jack Rachman
    • 1
  • Karen Tallman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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