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Reducing emotional reasoning: an experimental manipulation in individuals with fear of spiders.

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Emotional reasoning involves the tendency to use subjective responses to make erroneous inferences about situations (e.g., "If I feel anxious, there must be danger") and has been implicated in various anxiety disorders. The aim of this study of individuals with fear of spiders was to test whether computerised experimental training, compared to control training, would decrease emotional reasoning, reduce fear-related danger beliefs, and increase approach behaviour towards a fear-relevant stimu...

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Journal:
Cognition and emotion
Volume:
27
Issue:
8
Pages:
1504-1512
Publication date:
2013-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-0600
ISSN:
0269-9931
URN:
uuid:346c540e-855c-42df-8b83-7bd60fed3a54
Source identifiers:
429475
Local pid:
pubs:429475

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