Attentional bias for emotional faces in paediatric anxiety disorders: an investigation using the emotional Go/No Go task.

@article{Waters2009AttentionalBF,
  title={Attentional bias for emotional faces in paediatric anxiety disorders: an investigation using the emotional Go/No Go task.},
  author={Allison M Waters and Jaya S Valvoi},
  journal={Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={306-16}
}
BACKGROUND The present study examined contextual modulation of attentional control processes in paediatric anxiety disorders. METHOD Anxious children (N=20) and non-anxious controls (N=20) completed an emotional Go/No Go task in which they responded on some trials (i.e., Go trials) when neutral faces were presented amongst either angry or happy faces to which children avoided responding (i.e., No Go trials) or when angry and happy faces were presented as Go trials and children avoided… CONTINUE READING