negative anxiety

negative anxiety

(in psychology) an emotional and psychological condition in which anxiety prevents a person's normal functioning and interrupts the person's ability to perform the usual activities of daily living.
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This study also shows that Fear of negative anxiety and test anxiety are related to each other.
Similarly, it has also been found that despite football players giving the impression that their levels of self-efficacy were high, when faced with the pressure of helping the team in a significant moment self-confidence, as well as self-efficacy can drop quite significantly by negative anxiety (Hann, 2000; Hanton, & Connaughton, 2002).
By contrast, a flow state (where performers achieve their peak experiences) enhances concentration and minimizes negative anxiety.