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Targeting intrusive imagery using a competing task technique: a case study

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Background: Even in cases with complexity, simple techniques can be useful to target a specific symptom. Intrusive mental images are highly disruptive, drive emotion, and contribute to maintaining psychopathology. Cognitive science suggests we might target intrusive images using competing tasks.

Aims: We describe an imagery competing task technique within cognitive behavioural therapy with a patient with bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress d...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S1352465820000296

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Sub department:
Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Sub department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy More from this journal
Volume:
48
Issue:
6
Pages:
739 - 744
Publication date:
2020-06-29
Acceptance date:
2020-03-27
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EISSN:
1469-1833
ISSN:
1352-4658
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1114313
Local pid:
pubs:1114313
Deposit date:
2020-06-23

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