Laura Dannahy

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The present study examines the impact of group Person-Based Cognitive Therapy (PBCT) for distressing voices within an uncontrolled evaluation. In particular it utilizes a framework of acceptance of voices and self to enhance well-being and reduce distress and perceived voice-control. Sixty-two participants entered one of nine PBCT groups conducted over 8-12(More)
This study investigated the experiences of people who received a contemporary form of cognitive therapy for distressing voices. Eighteen people who heard distressing voices participated in an 8-session person-based cognitive therapy (PBCT) group and were then interviewed to elicit their experiences from the group. Data were gathered during a series of five(More)
Group Person-Based Cognitive Therapy (PBCT) integrates cognitive therapy and mindfulness to target distinct sources of distress in psychosis. The present study presents data from the first randomised controlled trial investigating group PBCT in people distressed by hearing voices. One-hundred and eight participants were randomised to receive either group(More)
Clark and Wells’ [1995. A cognitive model of social phobia. In: R. Heimberg, M. Liebowitz, D.A. Hope, & F.R. Schneier (Eds.) Social phobia: Diagnosis, assessment and treatment (pp. 69–93). New York: Guildford Press.] cognitive model of social phobia proposes that following a social event, individuals with social phobia will engage in post-event processing,(More)
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