Memory bias in social phobia

Rapee R.M., McCallum S.L., Melville L.F., Ravenscroft H. and Rodney J.M. (1994) Memory bias in social phobia. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 32 1: 89-99. doi:10.1016/0005-7967(94)90087-6


Author Rapee R.M.
McCallum S.L.
Melville L.F.
Ravenscroft H.
Rodney J.M.
Title Memory bias in social phobia
Journal name Behaviour Research and Therapy   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0005-7967
Publication date 1994-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0005-7967(94)90087-6
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 32
Issue 1
Start page 89
End page 99
Total pages 11
Subject 2738 Psychiatry and Mental health
3203 Clinical Psychology
Abstract To examine memory bias for social threat in social phobics, four studies are reported in which social phobic and nonclinical Ss are compared on their retrieval of threat-relevant information. Study 1 measured standard recall and recognition of threat, neutral, and positive words, while Study 2 assessed retrieval of these words through implicit and explicit tasks. The two final studies attempted to increase the validity of the procedures. Study 3 examined recall of feedback in a hypothetical public performance task and Study 4 examined autobiographical memory for social and neutral situations. All four studies consistently failed to find any evidence for biased retrieval processes in social phobics.
Q-Index Code C1
Institutional Status Unknown

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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