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The worrying mind in control: An investigation of adaptive working memory training and cognitive bias modification in worry-prone individuals

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Worry refers to the experience of uncontrollable negative thoughts. Cognitive models suggest that the combination of negative information processing biases along with diminished attentional control contribute to worry. In the current study we investigate whether promoting a) adaptive interpretation bias and b) efficient deployment of attentional control would influence the tendency to worry. Worry-prone individuals (n = 60) received either active cognitive bias modification for interpretation...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.brat.2018.01.005

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Experimental Psychology
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European Research Council
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324176
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Behaviour Research and Therapy More from this journal
Volume:
103
Pages:
1-11
Publication date:
2018-01-31
Acceptance date:
2018-01-16
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EISSN:
1873-622X
ISSN:
0005-7967
Pmid:
29367002
Language:
English
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pubs:822759
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uuid:cdf065fe-214f-4d68-ba23-ac1197fe4d26
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822759
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2018-02-07

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