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A randomised controlled trial of a worry intervention for individuals with persistent persecutory delusions.

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Recent research has shown that worry is associated with distressing paranoia. Therefore, the aim was to target worry in a therapeutic intervention for individuals with delusions. It was predicted that a worry intervention would reduce levels of worry and paranoia distress. Twenty-four individuals with persistent persecutory delusions and high levels of worry were randomly assigned to receive a four session cognitive-behavioural worry intervention (W-CBT) or treatment as usual (TAU). The worry...

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10.1016/j.jbtep.2009.09.001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry
Volume:
41
Issue:
1
Pages:
45-51
Publication date:
2010-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-7943
ISSN:
0005-7916
URN:
uuid:18f74272-f7c6-4550-8b98-5f7426006865
Source identifiers:
180524
Local pid:
pubs:180524

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