The looming maladaptive style: anxiety, danger, and schematic processing.

@article{Riskind2000TheLM,
  title={The looming maladaptive style: anxiety, danger, and schematic processing.},
  author={John H. Riskind and N. Williams and Teresa Gessner and L D Chrosniak and Jose M. Cortina},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={79 5},
  pages={837-52}
}
The importance of cognitive styles as psychological antecedents of psychopathology has gained increasing acceptance over the past 2 decades. Although ample research has explored cognitive styles that confer vulnerability to depression, cognitive styles that confer vulnerability to anxiety have received considerably less attention. In the present investigation, we examined the looming maladaptive style (LMS) as a cognitive style that functions as a danger schema to produce specific vulnerability… CONTINUE READING
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