Identifying specific interpretations and use of safety behaviours in people with distressing visual hallucinations: an exploratory study

Dudley, Robert; Wood, Markku; Spencer, Helen; Brabban, Alison; Mosimann, Urs P; Collerton, Daniel (2012). Identifying specific interpretations and use of safety behaviours in people with distressing visual hallucinations: an exploratory study. Behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy, 40(3), pp. 367-75. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 10.1017/S1352465811000750

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Visual hallucinations (VH) are a common experience and can be distressing and disabling, particularly for people suffering from psychotic illness. However, not everyone with visual hallucinations reports the experience to be distressing. Models of VH propose that appraisals of VH as a threat to wellbeing and the use of safety seeking behaviours help maintain the distress.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > University Psychiatric Services > University Hospital of Geriatric Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

UniBE Contributor:

Mosimann, Urs Peter

ISSN:

1352-4658

Publisher:

Cambridge University Press

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:24

Last Modified:

24 Oct 2019 04:30

Publisher DOI:

10.1017/S1352465811000750

PubMed ID:

22321567

Web of Science ID:

000302364900008

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.8420

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/8420 (FactScience: 213957)

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