Allison G. Harvey, Edward Watkins, Warren Mansell and Roz Shafran

in Cognitive Behavioural Processes across Psychological Disorders

Published on behalf of © Allison G. Harvey, Edward Watkins, Warren Mansell, and Roz Shafran

Published in print April 2004 | ISBN: 9780198528883
Published online August 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191808111 | DOI:

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Chapter 6 reviews the literature on behavioural processes and draws conclusions about the extent to which they are transdiagnostic. Three behavioural processes considered are escape/avoidance, within-situation safety-seeking behaviours, and ineffective safety-signals. These processes are considered in the context of anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), somatoform disorders, eating disorders, sleep disorders, and substance-related disorders).

Keywords: psychological assessment; transdiagnostic; escape/avoidance; within-situation safety-seeking behaviors; ineffective safety-signals; anxiety disorders; cognitive-behavioral therapy; CBT

Chapter.  11669 words. 

Subjects: Clinical Psychology

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