Cognitive psychology and anxiety

  title={Cognitive psychology and anxiety},
  author={W. Mansell},
  journal={Psychiatry MMC},
  • W. Mansell
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology
  • Psychiatry MMC
  • Abstract Cognitive psychology is the study of how the mind processes information. In other words, it involves information processing – that is, the notion that psychological processes can be described by the flow of information within the nervous system. Examples of cognitive processes include the ways that people select, interpret and remember information from their environment. These processes are influenced by the concerns or beliefs that a person holds, leading to a particular response. For… CONTINUE READING
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