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Reasoning, emotions, and delusional conviction in psychosis.

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The aim of the study was to elucidate the factors contributing to the severity and persistence of delusional conviction. One hundred participants with current delusions, recruited for a treatment trial of psychological therapy (PRP trial), were assessed at baseline on measures of reasoning, emotions, and dimensions of delusional experience. Reasoning biases (belief inflexibility, jumping to conclusions, and extreme responding) were found to be present in one half of the sample. The hypothesis...

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10.1037/0021-843x.114.3.373

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
Journal of abnormal psychology
Volume:
114
Issue:
3
Pages:
373-384
Publication date:
2005-08-05
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EISSN:
1939-1846
ISSN:
0021-843X
URN:
uuid:b569c03b-9e2c-43d5-a33b-a771a0a48289
Source identifiers:
180487
Local pid:
pubs:180487

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