Negative expectancy biases in psychopathology

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Processing biases have been widely linked as a causal role in the diagnosis and maintenance of different mental disorders, including anxiety and depression. Cognitive Biases in Mental Disorders: Neurophysiological Foundations focuses on neurophysiological basis of biases in attention, interpretation, expectancy, and memory. Each chapter includes a review of the specific bias including both positive and negative information in both healthy individuals as well as the psychiatric populations. This book provides readers with major theories, methods used in investigating biases, brain regions associated with the related bias, and autonomic responses to specific biases. The book aims to provide a comprehensive overview regarding the neural, autonomic, and cognitive mechanisms related to processing biases.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCognitive Biases in Health and Psychiatric Disorders
Subtitle of host publicationNeurophysiological Foundations
EditorsTatjana Aue, Hadas Okon-Singer
Place of PublicationSan Diego
Number of pages27
ISBN (Electronic)9780128166611
ISBN (Print)9780128166604
Publication statusPublished - 31-Mar-2020


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