[Anxiety and cognition disorders].

@article{Peretti1998AnxietyAC,
  title={[Anxiety and cognition disorders].},
  author={Charles Siegfried Peretti},
  journal={L'Encephale},
  year={1998},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={256-9}
}
Anxious subjects present attentional disorders that are manifest with an increased bias towards threatening contents stimuli. In tasks derived from the Stroop task (such as emotional Stroop, a variant of the classic Stroop task) congruence between anxious themes or manifestations and stimuli content induces information processing changes leading to a slowness of response speed. In this case, results are similar to those obtained in signal detection tasks either when information is visually or… CONTINUE READING