Comparing thought suppression and mindfulness as coping techniques for spider fear.

@article{Hooper2011ComparingTS,
  title={Comparing thought suppression and mindfulness as coping techniques for spider fear.},
  author={Nic Hooper and Nathan Davies and Laura H. Davies and Louise A McHugh},
  journal={Consciousness and cognition},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={1824-30}
}
The current study compared thought suppression, focused attention (mindfulness) and unfocused attention as strategies for managing spider fear. Spider fearful participants were exposed to a strategy induction before completing a Behavioural Approach Test (BAT). The BAT is a 10 step measurement of how close participants are willing to move towards a spider… CONTINUE READING