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Cognition, Emotion and Psychopathology : Theoretical, Empirical and Clinical Directions - Jenny Yiend

Cognition, Emotion and Psychopathology

Theoretical, Empirical and Clinical Directions

By: Jenny Yiend (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 8th November 2004
ISBN: 9780521833912
Number Of Pages: 322

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This edited collection is a tribute to Andrew Mathews, distinguished researcher in cognition and emotion. It presents a 'state of the art' account of the cognitive - clinical literature and sets an agenda for future work. The book is structured around theoretical, empirical and clinical approaches. Theoretical topics covered include learning theory, attentional processes and repression. Empirical work on for example, cognitive training, ambiguity resolution and functional imaging is discussed. In the final section work with a clinical perspective includes imagery, social anxiety, autobiographical memory and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy. The list of contributors includes some of the leading researchers in the field and will ensure that this book appeals to a broad international readership in cognitive science, neuroscience, clinical psychology, psychiatry and the study of emotion.

'Reading through Cognition, Emotion and Psychopathology is a remarkable experience. This book is Andrew Mathews' Festschrift. Its scope is comprehensive which reflects the stature of this remarkable man.' Psychological Medicine

An introduction and synthesis Jenny Yiend; Andrew Mathews: a brief history of a clinical scientist
Theoretical Approaches
The positive and negative consequences of worry in the etiology of generalized anxiety disorder: a learning theory perspective
Trait anxiety, repressors, and cognitive biases
A cognitive - motivational perspective on the processing of threat information and anxiety
Maintenance or capture of attention in anxiety related biases?
Empirical Directions
Habits of thought produce memory biases in anxiety and depression
Anxiety and the resolution of ambiguity
Dissociative methods in the study of emotion
The causal status of anxiety-linked attentional and interpretive bias
The experimental modification of processing biases
Clinical Perspectives
Maintenance mechanisms in social anxiety: an integration of cognitive biases and emotional processing theory
Mental imagery and social phobia
Experimental cognitive psychology and clinical practice: autobiographical memory as a paradigm case
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
Clinical difficulties to revisit
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ISBN: 9780521833912
ISBN-10: 0521833914
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 322
Published: 8th November 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.6