Attention training in individuals with generalized social phobia: A randomized controlled trial.

@article{Amir2009AttentionTI,
  title={Attention training in individuals with generalized social phobia: A randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Nader Amir and Courtney Beard and Charles T. Taylor and Heide Klumpp and Jason A Elias and Michelle Nicole Burns and Xi Chen},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={77 5},
  pages={
          961-973
        }
}
The authors conducted a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial to examine the efficacy of an attention training procedure in reducing symptoms of social anxiety in 44 individuals diagnosed with generalized social phobia (GSP). Attention training comprised a probe detection task in which pictures of faces with either a threatening or neutral emotional expression cued different locations on the computer screen. In the attention modification program (AMP), participants responded to a… CONTINUE READING
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