AUTONOMIC RESTRICTORS

refers to people with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), who have a lower heart rate, blood pressure, skin conductance, and respiration rate than do people with other more general anxiety symptoms.

AUTONOMIC RESTRICTORS: "Autonomic restrictors are natural responses that are designed to improve the bodily situation in times of stress."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUTONOMIC RESTRICTORS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/autonomic-restrictors/ (accessed October 13, 2019).
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