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Diaphragmatic Breathing during Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for Aviophobia: Functional Coping Strategy or Avoidance Behavior?

Mühlbauer, Andreas , Shiban, Youssef, Diemer, Julia Elisabeth, Müller, Jana, Brütting-Schick, Johanna and Pauli, Paul (2017) Diaphragmatic Breathing during Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for Aviophobia: Functional Coping Strategy or Avoidance Behavior? BMC Psychiatry 17 (29), pp. 1-10.

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Abstract

Background: Although there is solid evidence for the efficacy of in vivo and virtual reality (VR) exposure therapy for a specific phobia, there is a significant debate over whether techniques promoting distraction or relaxation have impairing or enhancing effects on treatment outcome. In the present pilot study, we investigated the effect of diaphragmatic breathing (DB) as a relaxation technique ...

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Item type:Article
Date:18 January 2017
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie III (Biologische, Klinische und Rehabilitationspsychologie) - Prof. Dr. Klaus W. Lange
Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie VII (Medizinische Psychologie, Psychologische Diagnostik und Methodenlehre) - Prof. Dr. Brigitte Kudielka
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1186/s12888-016-1181-2DOI
Keywords:ANXIETY DISORDERS; SELF-EFFICACY; FLIGHT ANXIETY; FEAR REDUCTION; SPIDER PHOBIA; DISTRACTION; METAANALYSIS; INFORMATION; STIMULI; DANGER; Virtual reality; Exposure therapy; Diaphragmatic breathing; Aviophobia; Experimental study
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:35575
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