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Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Schizophrenia: Effect Sizes, Clinical Models, and Methodological Rigor
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CBTp had beneficial effect on positive symptoms, however, psychological treatment trials that make no attempt to mask the group allocation are likely to have inflated effect sizes.
The structure of paranoia in the general population
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The paranoia continuum has implications for the aetiology, mechanisms and treatment of psychotic disorders, while confirming the lack of a clear distinction from normal experiences and processes.
Trauma and Hallucinatory Experience in Psychosis
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A theoretically informed phenomenological study that assessed the rates of four types of hypothesized association between traumas and hallucinations (direct, indirect, stress, and none) in 75 participants with nonaffective psychosis to report a theoretically informed study on the nature of the relationship between trauma and hallucinations.
The multidimensional measurement of the positive symptoms of psychosis
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It is advised that the PSYRATS should not be used as a total score alone, whilst further research is needed to clarify the best use of potential subscales.
Schizotypy: A Vulnerability Factor for Traumatic Intrusions
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This study investigated predictors of analogue posttraumatic intrusive cognitions within a nonclinical sample, including schizotypy, dissociation, and trauma history, to discuss the possible role of trauma-related intrusions within psychotic disorders.
Childhood abuse and schizotypal personality
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The results suggest the need for further research to improve the specificity of the identification of individuals who may be at risk of a transition to psychosis.
Integrated motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioural therapy for people with psychosis and comorbid substance misuse: randomised controlled trial
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Integrated motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioural therapy for people with psychosis and substance misuse do not improve outcome in terms of hospitalisation, symptom outcomes, or functioning, but this approach does reduce the amount of substance used for at least one year after completion of therapy.
Positive Schizotypy and Trauma-Related Intrusions
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Individuals scoring high in positive schizotypy were vulnerable to experiencing more frequent trauma-related intrusions along with wider posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology, including hypervigilance, avoidance, and low mood.
A randomised controlled trial of cognitive behaviour therapy for psychosis in a routine clinical service
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A randomised controlled trial of cognitive behaviour therapy for psychosis in a routine clinical service and the results are consistent with previous studies.
Trauma-Related Intrusions and Psychosis: An Information Processing Account
There is active, current speculation about the relationship between trauma and psychosis. However, little is known about the information-processing mechanisms underlying the development of
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