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Correlates of the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale Method Effects
Investigators of personality assessment are becoming aware that using positively and negatively worded items in questionnaires to prevent acquiescence may negatively impact construct validity. TheExpand
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Measuring Attentional Bias to Threat: Reliability of Dot Probe and Eye Movement Indices
A variety of methodological paradigms, including dot probe and eye movement tasks, have been used to examine attentional biases to threat in anxiety disorders. Unfortunately, little attention hasExpand
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A confirmatory factor analysis of a self-report version of the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale.
One of the most popular measures of social phobia is the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS; Liebowitz, 1987). The LSAS is a 24-item semi-structured interview measure of fear and avoidanceExpand
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The relationship of behavioral inhibition and shyness to anxiety disorder.
Behavioral inhibition to the unfamiliar is a temperamental construct that refers to a characteristic propensity to react to both social and nonsocial novelty with inhibition. In contrast, shynessExpand
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The assessment of behavioural activation––the relationship between impulsivity and behavioural activation
Abstract Many theorists propose that two fundamental biological systems are responsible for emotional regulation: one appetitive and one aversive. Gray’s behavioural approach or activation systemExpand
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Individuals with social phobia are biased to become aware of negative faces
To evaluate whether individuals with social phobia are biased to become aware of negative faces participants searched visual displays containing varying number of neutral face distractors for theExpand
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An open trial of topiramate in the treatment of generalized social phobia.
BACKGROUND Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the current gold standard in the pharmacologic treatment of generalized social phobia. SSRIs are only effective in approximately 50% ofExpand
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Doing the unpleasant: How the emotional nature of a threat-relevant task affects task-switching
Abstract Much recent work has investigated participants’ ability to switch between simple cognitive tasks. However, little research examines how performing an emotionally relevant task affects one’sExpand
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A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of olanzapine in the treatment of trichotillomania.
BACKGROUND Trichotillomania has been considered as part of the obsessive-compulsive disorder spectrum; however, trichotillomania treatment with obsessive-compulsive disorder medications has largelyExpand
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A reexamination of the role of nonhypnotic suggestibility in hypnotic responding.
An alcohol-placebo paradigm was used to measure individual differences in the tendency to have directly suggested, as well as unsuggested, alterations in experience. Using the spectral analyticExpand
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