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A cognitive approach to the understanding of psychotic symptoms that focuses on the interpretation of intrusions into awareness is outlined. It is argued that many positive psychotic symptoms (suchExpand
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Relationships between trauma and psychosis: a review and integration.
OBJECTIVES This paper examines the research and theoretical literature on potential links between trauma and psychosis. METHODS Three main alternatives are considered; can psychosis cause PTSD, canExpand
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Relationships between trauma and psychosis: an exploration of cognitive and dissociative factors
Objective:  There is a growing awareness of the relationship between trauma and psychosis. Studies have found associations between traumatic life experiences and the development of psychosis.
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Cognitive therapy for the prevention of psychosis in people at ultra-high risk: randomised controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Advances in the ability to identify people at high risk of developing psychosis have generated interest in the possibility of preventing psychosis. AIMS To evaluate the efficacy ofExpand
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The questionnaire about the process of recovery (QPR): A measurement tool developed in collaboration with service users
Aims: To develop and validate a short recovery questionnaire in collaboration with service users. Method: 126 people with experience of psychosis were recruited via the National Health Service (NHS)Expand
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The interpretation of, and responses to, changes in internal states: An integrative cognitive model of mood swings and bipolar disorders.
A cognitive approach to understanding mood swings and bipolar disorders is provided, with the interpretation of changes in internal state as a central explanatory factor. The model explains howExpand
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EPA guidance on the early detection of clinical high risk states of psychoses.
The aim of this guidance paper of the European Psychiatric Association is to provide evidence-based recommendations on the early detection of a clinical high risk (CHR) for psychosis in patients withExpand
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A Cognitive Analysis of the Maintenance of Auditory Hallucinations: Are Voices to Schizophrenia What Bodily Sensations are to Panic?
A cognitive approach to auditory hallucinations that is based on the models of panic and anxiety developed by Clark (1986), Beck (1976) and Salkovskis (1991) is outlined. It is suggested thatExpand
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A comparison of metacognitions in patients with hallucinations, delusions, panic disorder, and non-patient controls.
This study tested the hypothesis that metacognitions are a general vulnerability factor for psychological disorder. It was predicted that patients with psychosis (hallucinations or delusions), andExpand
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Intrusive Thoughts and Auditory Hallucinations: A Cognitive Approach
In this paper, an account of auditory hallucinations is outlined, incorporating the phenomena of intrusive thoughts; this is done with reference to the prevailing cognitive models of auditoryExpand
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