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Biased information processing in anxiety: Low anxiety scores, but still at risk [ 2002 - 2005 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/LX0346872]

Researchers A/Prof OV LippDr N Derakshan

Brief description Information processing in anxious persons is biased if confronted with threatening stimulus materials such as words or pictures. This finding has considerable implications for our understanding of fear acquisition and maintenance and for the design of therapeutic interventions. More recent research has shown, however, that low anxious persons who employ repressive coping styles show similar biases. The present project will follow up on these findings by combining the expertises of the two CIs in contemporary cognitive and psychophysiological research. It will not only provide new insights, but also offer research opportunities for postgraduate students, and prospects for future collaborative funding.

Funding Amount $25,571

Funding Scheme Linkage International

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