Modelling relationships between cognitive variables during and following public speaking in participants with social phobia.

@article{Rapee2007ModellingRB,
  title={Modelling relationships between cognitive variables during and following public speaking in participants with social phobia.},
  author={Ronald M. Rapee and Maree J.-Anne Abbott},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 12},
  pages={2977-89}
}
Cognitive models of social phobia predict that several cognitive processes will mediate the relationship between trait levels of social anxiety and the extent of anxiety experienced in a specific social-evaluative situation. The current study aimed to provide a test of these relationships. Over 200 clinical participants with social phobia completed measures of their general social anxiety and a week later performed a brief impromptu speech. They completed a measure of state anxiety in response… CONTINUE READING