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Title: What makes one person paranoid and another person anxious? The differential prediction of social anxiety and persecutory ideation in an experimental situation
Author: Freeman, D.
Gittins, M.
Pugh, K.
Antley, A.
Slater, Mel
Dunn, G.
Keywords: Ansietat
Realitat virtual
Virtual reality
Issue Date: 4-Jun-2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Abstract: The study shows that social anxiety and persecutory ideation share many of the same predictive factors. Non-clinical paranoia may be a type of anxious fear. However, perceptual anomalies are a distinct predictor of paranoia. In the context of an individual feeling anxious, the occurrence of odd internal feelings in social situations may lead to delusional ideas through a sense of" things not seeming right". The study illustrates the approach of focusing on experiences such as paranoid thinking rather than diagnoses such as schizophrenia.
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It is part of: Psychological Medicine, 2008, vol. 38, p. 1121-1132
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ISSN: 0033-2917
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Psicologia Clínica i Psicobiologia)

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