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Why social anxiety persists: an experimental investigation of the role of safety behaviours as a maintaining factor.

Abstract:

Study one used a semi-structured interview to assess the use of safety behaviours in high and low socially anxious participants. As predicted from cognitive models, the high social anxiety group reported using a greater number of safety behaviours, more frequently, in a greater number of situations. Both the high and low social anxiety groups perceived their safety behaviours to be helpful. Study two involved experimentally manipulating the use of safety behaviours and self-focus and demonstr...

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10.1016/j.jbtep.2006.12.002
Journal:
Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
39
Issue:
2
Pages:
147-161
Publication date:
2008-06-01
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EISSN:
1873-7943
ISSN:
0005-7916
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:176718
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uuid:0abb384b-ee45-43ef-97be-6dbf43b8c3c7
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pubs:176718
Source identifiers:
176718
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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