Anxiety and attention to threat: Cognitive mechanisms and treatment with attention bias modification.

@article{Mogg2016AnxietyAA,
  title={Anxiety and attention to threat: Cognitive mechanisms and treatment with attention bias modification.},
  author={Karin Mogg and Brendan P. Bradley},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={2016},
  volume={87},
  pages={76-108}
}
Anxiety disorders are common and difficult to treat. Some cognitive models of anxiety propose that attention bias to threat causes and maintains anxiety. This view led to the development of a computer-delivered treatment: attention bias modification (ABM) which predominantly trains attention avoidance of threat. However, meta-analyses indicate disappointing effectiveness of ABM-threat-avoidance training in reducing anxiety. This article considers how ABM may be improved, based on a review of… CONTINUE READING
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