Francisco M Frasquilho

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Several experiments have shown that we can reduce the frequency of analogue flashbacks with competing tasks presented during a trauma film (i.e. peri-traumatically). A "distraction" hypothesis suggests that any competing task may reduce flashbacks due to distraction and/or a load on executive control. Alternatively, a "modality" hypothesis based on clinical(More)
Concepts such as hypnosis and dissociation have attracted increasing interest within dietary disorder research, especially in the investigation of bulimia nervosa and bulimic tendencies. A number of studies have revealed that, compared with agematched controls, individuals expressing bulimic tendencies demonstrate elevated levels of hypnotizability (e.g.,(More)
Introduction 1.1. Aim of the Thesis. 1.2. Layout of Thesis. 1.3. Clinical and Epidemiological Features of PTSD. 1.3.1 The development of PTSD. 1.3.2. The Phenomena of Intrusions in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. 1.4. Theoretical Models of PTSD. 1.4.1. The Concept of Emotional Processing. 1.4.2. Socio-Cognitive Theories of PTSD: The processing of meaning.(More)
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