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The effects of reducing worry in patients with persecutory delusions: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Our approach to advancing the treatment of psychosis is to focus on key single symptoms and develop interventions that target the mechanisms that maintain them. In our theoretical research we have found worry to be an important factor in the development and maintenance of persecutory delusions. Worry brings implausible ideas to mind, keeps them there, and makes the experience distressing. Therefore the aim of the trial is to test the clinical efficacy of a cognitive-behavioral in...

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10.1186/1745-6215-13-223

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
223
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1745-6215
ISSN:
1745-6215
Language:
English
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pubs:375760
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uuid:e904d1c0-d908-4b14-80ef-ae3e6888fe9e
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375760
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2013-11-16

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