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Delusion formation and reasoning biases in those at clinical high risk for psychosis.

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BACKGROUND: Cognitive models propose that faulty appraisal of anomalous experiences is critical in developing psychosis, particularly delusions. A data gathering bias may be fundamental to abnormal appraisal. AIMS: To examine whether there is a data gathering bias in people at high risk of developing psychosis. METHOD: Individuals with an at-risk mental state (n=35) were compared with a matched group of healthy volunteers (n=23). Participants were tested using a modified version of the 'bead...

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10.1192/bjp.191.51.s38

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Broome, MR More by this author
Woolley, JB More by this author
Tabraham, P More by this author
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Journal:
The British journal of psychiatry. Supplement
Volume:
51
Issue:
SUPPL. 51
Pages:
s38-s42
Publication date:
2007-12-05
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ISSN:
0960-5371
URN:
uuid:22d1ff68-4af8-445e-9a24-aef1ce391509
Source identifiers:
403456
Local pid:
pubs:403456

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