anticipatory anxiety

anticipatory anxiety

Psychiatry Anxiety caused by an expectation of anxiety or panic in a particular situation. See performance anxiety.
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This is a medicine for people with anticipatory anxiety of all kinds.
By involving students in a structured preclinical laboratory workshop, faculty were able to engage students and equip them with knowledge of what to expect and lower anticipatory anxiety about this experience.
Once the budget is set, the destination selected, the goals of the travel agreed upon, and the modes of transportation identified, parents of children with certain disabilities need to focus upon dealing with anticipatory anxiety, especially those children who have difficulty with transitions, change, or anxiety.
Neuroscientists have found that sleep deprivation amplifies anticipatory anxiety by firing up the brain's amygdala and insular cortex, regions associated with emotional processing.
The experience of such newness sometimes has felt like the discomfort and anticipatory anxiety that our seven retirees must have felt when they arrived at the hotel.
Anticipatory anxiety in children visiting the dentist: lack of effect of preparatory information.
As is so often the case, the anticipatory anxiety was a waste of energy.
Results confirmed that patients in the local anesthetic plus hypnosis group reported less anticipatory anxiety and less procedure-related pain and anxiety and that they were rated as demonstrating less behavioral distress during the procedure.
Anticipatory anxiety can increase production of cholecystokinin (CCK), resulting in an increased pain response.
Others address the use of analgesics during pregnancy and impact on children's quality of life, adolescents living with chronic pain, the use of hydromorphone with sickle cell disease, the use of morphine, and the relationship between race, lab-based coping strategies and anticipatory anxiety and pain intensity in pain tasks.
The seeming threat has created ripples of anticipatory anxiety among Second Amendment advocates throughout the country.
Procedural pain is especially amenable to a social learning perspective because of the role that anticipatory anxiety and avoidance plays in the pain and distress responses.