Cognitive distortions and irrational beliefs in post-traumatic stress, anxiety, and depressive disorders.


This study examined the validity of PTSD by comparing the dysfunctional cognitions found in a PTSD group, a clinical group (anxiety or depression), and a nonclinical group. Subjects completed the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-II, the Impact of Event Scale, the Beck Depression Inventory, the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, the Cognitive Error… (More)