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Impact of state anxiety on the jumping to conclusions delusion bias.

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OBJECTIVE: This is the first study to investigate the relationship between the level of state anxiety and the jumping to conclusions (JTC) reasoning bias in patients with first-episode psychosis using an experimental manipulation procedure. METHOD: Thirty patients with psychotic delusions and 30 non-clinical controls, from Hong Kong, were randomized into an anxiety induction or an anxiety reduction imagery condition. Questionnaires were used to measure trait emotions, psychotic symptoms and ...

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10.1080/00048670802345466

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry
Volume:
42
Issue:
10
Pages:
879-886
Publication date:
2008-10-05
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EISSN:
1440-1614
ISSN:
0004-8674
URN:
uuid:8f996968-f2b2-46d6-bc28-f28dea15aa87
Source identifiers:
180517
Local pid:
pubs:180517

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