Psychometric Properties of the
The Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS) is one of the most commonly used measures of social anxiety symptoms. To date, no study has examined its psychometric properties in a Latino sample. The…
A multi-session interpretation modification program: changes in interpretation and social anxiety symptoms.
Attention modification program in individuals with generalized anxiety disorder.
The authors tested the hypothesis that an 8-session attention modification program would decrease attention bias to threat and reduce symptoms of GAD and suggest that altering attention mechanisms may effectively reduce anxiety.
Attention training in individuals with generalized social phobia: A randomized controlled trial.
Results revealed that the AMP facilitated attention disengagement from threat from pre- to post assessment and reduced clinician- and self-reported symptoms of social anxiety relative to the ACC, suggesting that computerized attention training procedures may be beneficial for treating social phobia.
Cognitive bias modification for anxiety: current evidence and future directions
- C. Beard
- PsychologyExpert Review of Neurotherapeutics
- 1 February 2011
The theoretical rationale for CBM, the current evidence from analogue and clinical samples, and a number of important limitations of the existing data need to be addressed before making firm conclusions regarding CBM’s efficacy for anxiety disorders are addressed.
The effect of a single-session attention modification program on response to a public-speaking challenge in socially anxious individuals.
- N. Amir, G. Wéber, C. Beard, J. Bomyea, Charles T. Taylor
- PsychologyJournal of Abnormal Psychology
- 1 November 2008
People in the AMP group showed significantly less attention bias to threat after training and lower levels of anxiety in response to a public-speaking challenge than did the participants in the Attention Control Condition (ACC) group.
Network analysis of depression and anxiety symptom relationships in a psychiatric sample
Exining depression and anxiety symptoms as dynamic systems may provide novel insights into the maintenance of these mental health problems.
Efficacy of attention bias modification using threat and appetitive stimuli: a meta-analytic review.
Interpretation in Social Anxiety: When Meaning Precedes Ambiguity
Results revealed a threat interpretation bias and a lack of a benign interpretation bias in both reaction time and self-report data, and support the distinction between threat and benign interpretation biases.