Terror mismanagement: evidence that mortality salience exacerbates attentional bias in social anxiety

Abstract

Death anxiety is a basic fear underlying a range of psychological conditions, and has been found to increase avoidance in social anxiety. Given that attentional bias is a core feature of social anxiety, the aim of the present study was to examine the impact of mortality salience (MS) on attentional bias in social anxiety. Participants were 36 socially… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/02699931.2015.1065794

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@inproceedings{Finch2016TerrorME, title={Terror mismanagement: evidence that mortality salience exacerbates attentional bias in social anxiety}, author={Emma C. Finch and Lisa Iverach and Ross G. Menzies and Mark Jones}, booktitle={Cognition & emotion}, year={2016} }