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By Stanley J. Rachman

1. the character of tension -- 2. affects on anxiousness -- three. Theories of tension -- four. particular phobias and the conditioning concept of worry -- five. Panic and anxiousness -- 6. Agoraphobia -- 7. Obsessions and compulsions -- eight. Social nervousness -- nine. Generalized nervousness sickness (GAD) -- 10. Post-traumatic tension affliction (PTSD)

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INFLUENCES ON ANXIETY 39 heightened degree of self-focused attention in test anxiety, social anxiety, sexual anxiety, OCD, and panic disorder. Barlow regards the differences in self-evaluative attention as one of the major distinctions between normal and unadaptive anxiety: ``In view of the enormously important role this component (self-evaluative internal focus) seems to play . . it seems that targeting self-focused attention is essential during therapy'' (Barlow, 1988, p. 316). Some of the earliest and most convincing evidence of heightened self-focusing was collected by Sarason (1980) and colleagues in their protracted research into the nature and causes of test anxiety (see p.

They were asked to state whether they experienced any of the 75 fears listed in the schedule and, if so, to give the degree of fear on a 1 to 5 scale, in which 5 was the most extreme fear score. Consistent with earlier research on this scale, ®ve clusters of fear emerged: social fears, agoraphobic fears, fears of injury or illness, fears of sexual and aggressive scenes, and fears of harmless animals. There were some minor differences between the students in three different countries but the overall pattern was consistent across the three samples.

These reactions, which can include trembling and sweating, can be unpleasant in their own right and are regularly provoked by the object in question. It is therefore rational for people to expect and dislike these unpleasant reactions to the appearance of snakes or spiders, but this should not distract attention from the irrationality of the original response. The boundaries of fear Fears of snakes and of spiders are so surprisingly common, and many people report that they are frightened of both snakes and spiders, that one is bound to wonder whether we might be dealing with two manifestations of the same fear rather than two distinct fears.

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