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