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Mental imagery in anxiety disorders

Abstract:

Distressing mental images are common in anxiety disorders and have recently been found to have an important role in the maintenance of anxious problems. For example, in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) the hallmark feature is the presence of recurrent sensory images of a past trauma, known as 'flashbacks'. These flashbacks comprise the key information that needs to be addressed in cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) to treat this disorder successfully. Another example of imagery having a...

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10.1016/j.mppsy.2007.01.005

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Journal:
Psychiatry
Volume:
6
Issue:
4
Pages:
161-165
Publication date:
2007-04-05
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ISSN:
1476-1793
URN:
uuid:08a10691-3bc7-4864-847e-f852beb9b24d
Source identifiers:
130628
Local pid:
pubs:130628

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