Cognitive mediation of clinical improvement after intensive exposure therapy of agoraphobia and social phobia

@article{Vgele2010CognitiveMO,
  title={Cognitive mediation of clinical improvement after intensive exposure therapy of agoraphobia and social phobia},
  author={Claus V{\"o}gele and Anke Ehlers and Andrea H Meyer and Monika Frank and Kurt Hahlweg and J{\"u}rgen Margraf},
  journal={Depression and Anxiety},
  year={2010},
  volume={27}
}
Background: The present study investigated cognitive mediation of clinical improvement in patients with agoraphobia (N=427) or social phobia (N=98) receiving high‐density exposure therapy in a naturalistic clinical treatment setting. Methods: Patients were assessed before therapy, 6 weeks after the end of therapy, and 1 year thereafter, using a self‐report assessment battery. Lower level mediation analyses provided support for the notion that cognitive changes partially mediate clinical… 

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