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Responding mindfully to unpleasant thoughts and images: reliability and validity of the Southampton mindfulness questionnaire (SMQ).
OBJECTIVE To assess the reliability and validity of the Southampton mindfulness questionnaire (SMQ), a 16-item measure of mindful awareness of distressing thoughts and images. METHODS A total ofExpand
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The omnipotence of voices. A cognitive approach to auditory hallucinations.
We offer provisional support for a new cognitive approach to understanding and treating drug-resistant auditory hallucinations in people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Study 1 emphasises theExpand
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Randomized Controlled Trial of the MEND Program: A Family‐based Community Intervention for Childhood Obesity
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do it (MEND) Program, a multicomponent community‐based childhood obesity intervention (www.mendcentral.org).Expand
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The omnipotence of voices: testing the validity of a cognitive model.
BACKGROUND A preliminary report by the authors suggested that the range of affect generated by voices (anger, fear, elation) was linked not to the form, content or topography of voice activity, butExpand
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Cognitive approach to depression and suicidal thinking in psychosis. 1. Ontogeny of post-psychotic depression.
BACKGROUND Depression in schizophrenia is a rather neglected field of study, perhaps because of its confused nosological status. Three course patterns of depression in schizophrenia, includingExpand
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Cognitive approach to depression and suicidal thinking in psychosis. 2. Testing the validity of a social ranking model.
BACKGROUND In paper I we reported that depression in the acute stage remitted in line with the psychosis and that 36% of patients developed post-psychotic depression (PPD). AIMS We apply ourExpand
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Toward an Assessment of Suitability of People with Mental Retardation for Cognitive Therapy
Forty people with mild mental retardation completed five tasks which assessed progressively their ability to identify emotions, link emotions to situations, and select either an emotion given aExpand
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Mindfulness groups for distressing voices and paranoia: a replication and randomized feasibility trial.
BACKGROUND The clinical literature cautions against use of meditation by people with psychosis. There is, however, evidence for acceptance-based therapy reducing relapse, and some evidence forExpand
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The present study examined the incidence of paranoid ideation in a nonclinical population. A sample of 324 college students completed a questionnaire assessing their personal experiences of paranoia,Expand
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The omnipotence of voices. II: The Beliefs About Voices Questionnaire (BAVQ).
BACKGROUND We describe the development and psychometric investigation of the Beliefs About Voices Questionnaire (BAVQ), a self-report measure of how people understand and respond to their voices. TheExpand
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