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Fedoryaka D.A., Reznikova T.N., Seliverstova N.A. Dynamics of psychological indicators of the internal representation of disease in persons with panic disorder

Dynamics of psychological indicators of the internal representation of disease in persons with panic disorder
Denis Alexandrovich Fedoryaka, the post-graduate student, Tatiana Nikolaevna Reznikova, the doctor of medical sciences, professor, leading research associate, Natalia Alekseevna Seliverstova, the candidate of psychological sciences, research associate, N.P. Beсhtereva Institute of the Human Brain, Russian Academy of Sciences

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The article analyzes the dynamics of the components of the internal representation of disease before and after the use of non-drug method of formation and activation of the artificial stable functional connections of the human brain. There was a significant decrease in anxiety (p<0.01 by Mann-Whitney test, Taylor test) and fears (p<0.05 by Mann-Whitney test, ISAS test), correction of indicators of emotional attitude to the disease (p<0.05 by Wilcoxon test, TOBOL test), improvement of cognitive processes (p<0.05 by Mann-Whitney test, double and proofreading tests) over the period of 10 sessions of correction. Dissociation of correlation relationships of intrapersonal fear with all types of anxiety (p<0.05 according to Spearman's criterion, ISAS tests, SMIL) after correction was found.
Keywords: panic disorder, internal representation of disease, artificially stable functional connections of the human brain, rhythmic photostimulation.
 
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Article arrived in edition 14.11.2019
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