Procrastination and anxiety: exploring the contributions of multiple anxiety-related disorders
panic disorder, health anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder
It is proposed that people with panic disorder may procrastinate to avoid anxiety inducing situations, or that individuals who frequently procrastinate may become sensitive to the anxiety caused by procrastination, thereby potentially triggering panic disorder. The full implications of these findings are further discussed.
Hutchison, T., Penney, A., & Crompton, J. (2018). Procrastination and anxiety: Exploring the contributions of multiple anxiety-related disorders. Current Issues in Personality Psychology, 6(2), 122-129. https://doi.org/10.5114/cipp.2018.73054
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