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Current paranoid thinking in patients with delusions: the presence of cognitive-affective biases.

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BACKGROUND: There has been renewed interest in the influence of affect on psychosis. Psychological research on persecutory delusions ascribes a prominent role to cognitive processes related to negative affect: anxiety leads to the anticipation of threat within paranoia; depressive negative ideas about the self create a sense of vulnerability in which paranoid thoughts flourish; and self-consciousness enhances feelings of the self as a target. The objective of this study was to examine such af...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1093/schbul/sbs145

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Schizophrenia bulletin Journal website
Volume:
39
Issue:
6
Pages:
1281-1287
Publication date:
2013-11-05
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EISSN:
1745-1701
ISSN:
0586-7614
URN:
uuid:34eccb1c-5e59-44df-b3cc-79c15ffb1ebc
Source identifiers:
367729
Local pid:
pubs:367729

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