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This is a diagram showing a cycle. At the top are the words ‘Trigger stimulus (internal or external)’. There is then an arrow to ‘Perceived threat’, then an arrow to ‘Apprehension’, then an arrow to ‘Body sensations’, then an arrow to ‘Interpretation of sensations as catastrophic’ then an arrow back to ‘Perceived threat’.

 2.1 Cognitive theory of panic disorder