Hasty decision-making in a variety of tasks: does it contribute to the development of delusions?

@article{Ziegler2008HastyDI,
  title={Hasty decision-making in a variety of tasks: does it contribute to the development of delusions?},
  author={Michael J. Ziegler and Winfried Rief and Sarah-M Werner and Stephanie Mehl and Tania Marie Lincoln},
  journal={Psychology and psychotherapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={81 Pt 3},
  pages={237-45}
}
OBJECTIVES The finding that persons with delusions tend to jump-to-conclusions ( JTC) in the beads task has often been replicated. This study investigates whether hasty decision-making in the beads task is associated with hasty decisions in tasks with more relevance for everyday decision-making. Furthermore, it is hypothesized that hasty decisions in these tasks will be associated with subclinical delusional beliefs. DESIGN A correlational study. METHODS A sample of students (N=85… CONTINUE READING

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