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Treatment sensitivity of implicit threat evaluation, avoidance tendency and visual working memory bias in specific phobia.

Abstract:

Cognitive theories of anxiety postulate that negative processing biases play a causal role in the pathogenesis of a disorder, while a normalisation of bias drives recovery. To test these assumptions it is essential to investigate whether biases seen in anxiety are treatment-sensitive, or whether they instead represent enduring vulnerability factors. Twenty-nine spider fearfuls were tested before and after brief cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT), with half of them additionally being tested bef...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of anxiety disorders
Volume:
26
Issue:
2
Pages:
321-328
Publication date:
2012-03-01
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EISSN:
1873-7897
ISSN:
0887-6185
Source identifiers:
246275
Language:
English
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pubs:246275
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uuid:8b2b1f14-c199-45b7-90bc-4785392e4c51
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pubs:246275
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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