Search for dissertations about: "imaginal exposure"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words imaginal exposure.

  1. 1. Emotional mental imagery and the reduction of fear within the mind’s eye

    Author : Johanna M. Hoppe; Thomas Ågren; Emily A. Holmes; Francisco Estevez; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mental imagery; emotion; imaginal exposure; imaginal extinction; hotspots; intrusive memories; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Mental imagery refers to sensory-perceptual experiences in the absence of external sensory input. Emotional mental imagery (i.e., imagery with emotional content) is a key feature in many mental disorders, such as the image-based intrusive memories of trauma in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). READ MORE

  2. 2. Novel intervention approaches after recent exposure to trauma

    Author : Maria Bragesjö; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Background: The life-time incidence of exposure to traumatic events is high and can have a profound negative impact on mental health. The majority of individuals exposed to trauma will go through a process of natural recovery and experience short-lived reactions. READ MORE