Event-related potentials when identifying or color-naming threatening schematic stimuli in spider phobic and non-phobic individuals
- SPIDER PHOBIC THERAPY TOY. Chamove, Arnold S. // Behavior Analyst Today;Apr2005, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p109
It is known that watching computer images or another person contact spiders is better for desensitization than no treatment but not as good as contacting real spiders, but neither give the client control over the stimuli. Two women with spider phobias assembled and disassembled wooden spider...
- FEAR NOT! Kluger, Jeffrey; Cray, Dan; Liston, Brad; Plon, Ulla // Time International (South Pacific Edition);4/2/2001, Issue 13, p46
Discusses various phobias that afflict people and recent advances in their treatment as of April 2, 2001. Description of a phobia, in which there is a physiological reaction to the thing which is feared; How phobias are created in the mind, including trauma in childhood; Description of the...
- An Experimental Study of Spider-Related Covariation Bias in 8- to 13-Year-Old Children. Muris, Peter; De Jong, Peter J.; Meesters, Cor; Waterreus, Bregje; Van Lubeck, Jenet // Child Psychiatry & Human Development;Spring2005, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p185
Covariation bias can be defined as phobic subjectsï¿½ tendency to overestimate the association between phobic stimuli and aversive outcomes. The current study presents two experiments that examined this type of cognitive bias in children aged 8-13 years(N=147 in Experiment 1,N=240 in...
- FEAR. Kent, Fraser // Saturday Evening Post;Oct1978, Vol. 250 Issue 7, p64
Provides information on phobia. Most common objects or things that most people fear; Factors that phobic stimuli have in common; Causes of thing-phobias.
- Interpretation Bias: A Comparison of Treated Social Phobics, Untreated Social Phobics, and Controls1. Franklin, Martin E.; Huppert, Jonathan; Langner, Robert; Leiberg, Susanne; Foa, Edna B. // Cognitive Therapy & Research;Jun2005, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p289
Interpretation bias, defined as the tendency to interpret ambiguous stimuli as threatening, is thought to play a central role in the maintenance of social phobia. However, the effect of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) on this bias has not been determined. The present study examined...
- What Am I So Afraid Of? Monroe, Valerie // O, The Oprah Magazine;May2005, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p328
Presents an article on overcoming fear of failure. Opportunities missed because of such fear; Effect of such fear on life; Efforts to overcome such fear.
- Visual avoidance in phobia: particularities in neural activity, autonomic responding, and cognitive risk evaluations. Aue, Tatjana; Hoeppli, Marie-Eve; Piguet, Camille; Sterpenich, Virginie; Vuilleumier, Patrik // Frontiers in Human Neuroscience;May2013, Vol. 7, p1
We investigated the neural mechanisms and the autonomic and cognitive responses associated with visual avoidance behavior in spider phobia. Spider phobic and control participants imagined visiting different forest locations with the possibility of encountering spiders, snakes, or birds (neutral...
- Implicit and Explicit Attitudes Toward Spiders: Sensitivity to Treatment and Predictive Value for Generalization of Treatment Effects. Huijding, Jorg; De Jong, Peter J. // Cognitive Therapy & Research;Apr2009, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p211
This study tested whether high spider fearful individualsï¿½ implicit and explicit attitudes toward spiders are sensitive to exposure treatment, and whether post-treatment implicit and/or explicit attitudes are related to the generalization of treatment effects. Self-reported explicit and...
- ...deal with phobias. // Good Medicine (Australian Consolidated Press);Sep2003, p118
Presents information on phobias. Remarks from psychologist Roger Dooley on phobias; Details of the use of cognitive behavior therapy in treating phobias; Types of phobias.