Low implicit self-esteem and dysfunctional automatic associations in social anxiety disorder.

@article{Glashouwer2013LowIS,
  title={Low implicit self-esteem and dysfunctional automatic associations in social anxiety disorder.},
  author={Klaske A. Glashouwer and Maartje S. Vroling and Peter J de Jong and Wolf-Gero Lange and Jos de Keijser},
  journal={Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={262-70}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Negative automatic associations towards the self and social cues are assumed to play an important role in social anxiety disorder. We tested whether social anxiety disorder patients (n = 45) showed stronger dysfunctional automatic associations than non-clinical controls (n = 45) and panic disorder patients (n = 24) and whether there existed gender differences in this respect. METHODS We used a single-target Implicit Association Test and an Implicit Association Test… CONTINUE READING