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Tell me more: Can a memory test reduce analogue traumatic intrusions?

Abstract:

Information processing theories of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) state that intrusive images emerge due to a lack of integration of perceptual trauma representations in autobiographical memory. To test this hypothesis experimentally, participants were shown an aversive film to elicit intrusive images. After viewing, they received a recognition test for just one part of the film. The test contained neutrally formulated items to rehearse information from the film. Participants reported ...

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10.1016/j.brat.2009.01.009

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Journal:
Behaviour research and therapy
Volume:
47
Issue:
5
Pages:
426-430
Publication date:
2009-05-05
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EISSN:
1873-622X
ISSN:
0005-7967
URN:
uuid:05f07bf6-4d3b-475e-a942-08bbc39c67f8
Source identifiers:
130564
Local pid:
pubs:130564

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