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Anxiety disorders: why they persist and how to treat them.

Abstract:

Anxiety disorders are characterised by distorted beliefs about the dangerousness of certain situations and/or internal stimuli. Why do such beliefs persist? Six processes (safety-seeking behaviours, attentional deployment, spontaneous imagery, emotional reasoning, memory processes and the nature of the threat representation) that could maintain anxiety-related negative beliefs are outlined and their empirical status is reviewed. Ways in which knowledge about maintenance processes has been use...

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Journal:
Behaviour research and therapy
Volume:
37 Suppl 1
Issue:
SUPPL. 1
Pages:
S5-27
Publication date:
1999-07-05
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EISSN:
1873-622X
ISSN:
0005-7967
URN:
uuid:2e63780e-05ca-4d98-a7e5-37b432c53b79
Source identifiers:
428539
Local pid:
pubs:428539

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