Internet-Based Attention Bias Modification for Social Anxiety: A Randomised Controlled Comparison of Training towards Negative and Training Towards Positive Cues

@inproceedings{Boettcher2013InternetBasedAB,
  title={Internet-Based Attention Bias Modification for Social Anxiety: A Randomised Controlled Comparison of Training towards Negative and Training Towards Positive Cues},
  author={Johanna Boettcher and Linda Leek and Lisa Matson and Emily A. Holmes and Michael Browning and Colin D. MacLeod and Gerhard Andersson and Per Carlbring},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
UNLABELLED Biases in attention processes are thought to play a crucial role in the aetiology and maintenance of Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD). The goal of the present study was to examine the efficacy of a programme intended to train attention towards positive cues and a programme intended to train attention towards negative cues. In a randomised, controlled, double-blind design, the impact of these two training conditions on both selective attention and social anxiety were compared to that of… CONTINUE READING