Rumination induces a pattern of attention characterized by increased vigilance followed by avoidance of affective pain words.


BACKGROUND This study examined the effects of rumination on attentional processes in relation to an acute experimental pain task. In keeping with recent theory and research, it was hypothesized that we would identify a pattern of attentional bias characterized by enhanced initial vigilance followed by avoidance of pain-related stimuli. METHOD… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ejp.1020


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