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How Do Individuals with Persecutory Delusions Bring Worry to a Close? An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis.

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Background: Worry is a significant problem for individuals with paranoia, leading to delusion persistence and greater levels of distress. There are established theories concerning processes that maintain worry but little has been documented regarding what brings worry to a close. Aims: The aim was to find out what patients with persecutory delusions report are the factors that bring a worry episode to an end. Method: Eight patients with persecutory delusions who reported high levels of worry ...

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10.1017/s1352465813001136

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Startup, H More by this author
Cordwell, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy
Pages:
1-13
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1469-1833
ISSN:
1352-4658
URN:
uuid:aea18610-b68d-4979-a189-685aa2831335
Source identifiers:
447914
Local pid:
pubs:447914
Language:
English

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