Abnormal and normal mental contamination

@inproceedings{Radomsky2017AbnormalAN,
  title={Abnormal and normal mental contamination},
  author={Adam S Radomsky and Anna E. Coughtrey and Roz Shafran and Stephen Douglas Rachman},
  year={2017}
}
Mental contamination is defined and the main features of the phenomenon are set out. In addition to the familiar form of abnormal mental contamination, as evident in psychological disorders, notably Obsessive-compulsive Disorder, the phenomenon of non-clinical mental contamination is common. The clinical form is distressing, uncontrollable, constant and dysfunctional. The normal phenomenon can be disturbing but it is usually dormant, evoked intermittently, transient, tolerable, manageable, not… CONTINUE READING

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