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Gepubliceerd in: Cognitive Therapy and Research 1/2019

20-02-2019 | Original Article

Innovations in the Study of Appraisals and PTSD: A Commentary

Auteurs: Richard J. McNally, Marcella L. Woud

Gepubliceerd in: Cognitive Therapy and Research | Uitgave 1/2019

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Abstract

The purpose of our commentary is to underscore key take-home points of the 11 articles in this special series on appraisals and trauma. Two important take-home points relate to (i) the question of whether appraisals mediate the relationship between trauma and trauma-relevant symptoms, and (ii) the methodological innovations presented here. Further, we discuss three features characterizing this special issue. First, it includes papers examining the role of negative appraisals as a correlate, predictor, and potential causal risk factor of posttraumatic stress symptoms; second, the studies use a multifaceted approach to study negative appraisals; third, they range from theory-driven experimental research to applied clinical studies. We conclude by reflecting on challenges raised by these contributions and suggest directions for future research.
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Metagegevens
Titel
Innovations in the Study of Appraisals and PTSD: A Commentary
Auteurs
Richard J. McNally
Marcella L. Woud
Publicatiedatum
20-02-2019
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Cognitive Therapy and Research / Uitgave 1/2019
Print ISSN: 0147-5916
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-2819
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10608-018-09995-2

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