Nienke H Tenney

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Macleod and Hagan (1992) [Behaviour Research and Therapy, 30, 151-161] reported that threat-relevant interference on a masked Stroop task, where neutral and negative words cannot be consciously perceived, is positively correlated with trait anxiety and emotional vulnerability to stressful life events. Their findings were obtained from subjects who were(More)
Patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) not only suffer from obsessive-compulsive symptoms, but also the disorder is associated with aberrant social functioning and a diminished quality of life (QoL). Although studies concerning the effect of treatment interventions on symptoms are common, studies with regard to the effect of treatment(More)
In patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder, personality disorders are not many times assessed according to DSM-IV criteria. The purpose of the present study is to examine the prevalence of personality disorders diagnosed according to the DSM-IV in a severely disordered OCD population (n=65) with three different methods of assessing personality disorders(More)
The occurrence of processing bias manifested by the modified Stroop task does not require that the subjects to be aware of the stimuli presented. Earlier studies have shown that even when stimuli are backwardly masked so conscious identification is prevented, patients suffering from Generalised Anxiety Disorders slow down colour-naming masks that are(More)
OBJECTIVE In the present study, it was hypothesized that restrained eating subjects will show an attentional bias for body shape and weight words during the automatic stage of information processing and not during the strategic or controlled stage. METHOD Thirteen high restrained and fifteen low restrained eaters participated in the experiment. Body shape(More)
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