Emotional working memory capacity in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

@inproceedings{Schweizer2011EmotionalWM,
  title={Emotional working memory capacity in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)},
  author={Susanne Schweizer and Tim Dalgleish},
  booktitle={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={2011}
}
Participants with a lifetime history of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and trauma-exposed controls with no PTSD history completed an emotional working memory capacity (eWMC) task. The task required them to remember lists of neutral words over short intervals while simultaneously processing sentences describing dysfunctional trauma-related thoughts (relative to neutral control sentences). The task was designed to operationalise an everyday cognitive challenge for those with mental health… CONTINUE READING

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