Date of Award

Spring 5-16-2016

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Douglas Mennin

Second Advisor

Tracy Dennis

Academic Program Adviser

Martin Chodorow


This study found that greater displays of sad facial expressions and body movement are associated with higher self-reported anxiety-related symptoms in those with GAD. In the control group, lower scores on rumination and worry scales are associated with greater displays of fearful facial expressions during the fear video.



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