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Cognitive processes in specific phobias and their treatment

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Specific phobias are the most common form of anxiety disorder. Two factors have influenced cognitively oriented research in specific phobias: (i) conditioning theory; (ii) the assumption that phobias are "irrational". Experimental investigation has largely focused on information processing paradigms, which have not advanced treatment. In other anxiety disorders, the cognitive approach, with its emphasis on cognitive products such as meaning and beliefs, has been at the forefront o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division

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Supervisor
Publication date:
1994
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
603835809
URN:
uuid:e6697f28-16f3-4771-af14-4aa47aaaf4d3
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td:603835809
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English
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