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Selective attention in social phobia and the moderating effect of a concurrent depressive disorder.

Abstract:

Studies using the modified Stroop colour naming task have provided results consistent with the hypothesis that social phobia is associated with an attentional bias towards negative social-evaluative words. However, these results could also have arisen as a consequence of non-attentional processes. For this reason, the present study uses a modified version of MacLeod et al.'s (J. Abnorm. Psychol. 95 (1986) 15) dot-probe task, which provides a more direct measure of attention. Patients with soc...

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Lépine, JP More by this author
Mansell, W More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Behaviour research and therapy
Volume:
41
Issue:
9
Pages:
1043-1054
Publication date:
2003-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-622X
ISSN:
0005-7967
URN:
uuid:47195f3a-0d05-46d2-af64-c1efee9876c1
Source identifiers:
311104
Local pid:
pubs:311104

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