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ERIC Number: EJ796834
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Feb
Pages: 10
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1077-7229
Emotional Schemas and Resistance to Change in Anxiety Disorders
Leahy, Robert L.
Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, v14 n1 p36-45 Feb 2007
Cognitive-behavioral treatment for all anxiety disorders involves exposure to feared situations and feared emotions. Dropout from therapy is a continued problem for final treatment effectiveness. A meta-emotional model of fear of negative emotions (and anxious sensations and thoughts) is advanced that can be used as a transdiagnostic treatment model for anxiety disorders. According to this model, anxious individuals hold theories of anxiety that interfere with effective treatment. Specific treatment recommendations are developed from this model to counter roadblocks in cognitive-behavioral therapy of the various anxiety disorders. (Contains 1 figure and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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