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Individuals with clinically significant insomnia symptoms are characterised by a negative sleep-related expectancy bias: Results from a cognitive-experimental assessment

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Cognitive models of insomnia consistently suggest that negative expectations regarding the consequences of poor sleep contribute to the maintenance of insomnia. To date, however, no research has sought to determine whether insomnia is indeed characterised by such a negative sleep-related expectancy bias, using objective cognitive assessment tasks which are more immune to response biases than questionnaire assessments. Therefore, the current study employed a reaction-time task assessing biased...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.brat.2017.05.010

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Courtauld, H More by this author
Notebaert, L More by this author
Milkins, B More by this author
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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
Clarke, PJF More by this author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Behaviour Research and Therapy Journal website
Volume:
95
Pages:
71–78
Publication date:
2017-05-17
Acceptance date:
2017-05-15
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ISSN:
0005-7967
Pubs id:
pubs:696518
URN:
uri:168ca30d-a7ef-4287-becc-f9c09eb03a61
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uuid:168ca30d-a7ef-4287-becc-f9c09eb03a61
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pubs:696518

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