Uwe Heim-Dreger

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The authors examined the processing of threat-related information in childhood anxiety with the emotional Stroop task and the dot probe task. In study 1, a nonclinical sample of 112 pupils (mean age = 9 years) performed pictorial versions of both tasks. For each task, an index indicating a bias for threat processing was computed. Positive correlations were(More)
Three studies (Study I: N = 92, Study II: N = 63, Study III: N = 225) investigated the processing of threat-related information in non-clinical samples of young primary school children (aged 6 to 10 years) using a pictorial version of the modified emotional Stroop colour-naming task; the stimuli included threatening and happy facial expressions. The results(More)
BACKGROUND Self-regulatory behaviour refers to both controlled and automatic processes. When people are distracted, automatic over controlled processes prevail. This was analysed with regard to nutritional behaviour (food choices, beverage intake) in situations of low or high distraction. METHODS A self-concept Implicit Association Test (IAT) was adapted(More)
This study evaluated stressors and coping strategies in 70 children who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH) or with auditory processing disorder (APD) attending Grades 5 and 6 of a school for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Everyday general stressors and more hearing-specific stressors were examined in a hearing-specific modified stress and coping(More)
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