Appraisals of Anomalous Experiences Interview (AANEX): a multidimensional measure of psychological responses to anomalies associated with psychosis.

@article{Brett2007AppraisalsOA,
  title={Appraisals of Anomalous Experiences Interview (AANEX): a multidimensional measure of psychological responses to anomalies associated with psychosis.},
  author={Caroline Brett and Ezinne Peters and Louise Johns and Paul Tabraham and Lucia R Valmaggia and P. McGuire},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry. Supplement},
  year={2007},
  volume={51},
  pages={s23-30}
}
BACKGROUND Cognitive models of psychosis suggest that whether anomalous experiences lead to clinically relevant psychotic symptoms depends on how they are appraised, the context in which they occur and the individual's emotional response. AIMS To develop and validate a semi-structured interview (the Appraisals of Anomalous Experiences Interview; AANEX) to assess (a) anomalous experiences and (b) appraisal, contextual and response variables. METHOD Following initial piloting, construct… CONTINUE READING