Role of Deontological Guilt in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder-Like Checking and Washing Behaviors
D'Olimpio, F., Mancini, F., (2014). Role of Deontological Guilt in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder-Like Checking and Washing Behaviors. Clinical Psychological Science, Published online before print April 30, 2014, doi:10.1177/2167702614529549
Obsessions and compulsions are driven by the goal of preventing or neutralizing guilt. We investigated whether inducing deontological versus ......
Moral choices: The influence of the “Do not play God” principle
Gangemi A., Mancini F. (2013). Moral choices: The influence of the Do not play God principle. In: (a cura di): Knauff M., Pauen, M, Sebanz, N. and Wachsmuth I., Cooperative minds: Social Interaction and group dynamics. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.p. 2973-2977. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society, ISBN: 9780976831891, Berlino, 31 Luglio-3 Agosto
Intrapsychic and interpersonal guilt: a critical review of the recent literature
Carnì, S., Petrocchi, N., Del Miglio, C., Mancini, F., Couyoumdjian, A.
Intrapsychic and interpersonal guilt: a critical review of the recent literature – Cognitive Processing, pp. 1-14
Various authors hold that some emotions (i.e.,moral emotions) have the function of orienting people toward ethical actions. In addition to embarrassment, shame and pride, the moral emotion ......
Abnormal processing of deontological guilt in obessive-compulsive disorder
Basile, B., Mancini, F., Macaluso, E., Caltagirone, C., Bozzali, M. (2013)
. Abnormal processing of deontological guilt in obsessive-compulsive disorder – Brain Structure and Function, pp 1-11
Guilt plays a significant role in the occurrence and maintenance of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD). Two major types of guilt have been identified: one deriving from the transgression of a ......
Emotion, reasoning and psychopathology
Gangemi, A., Mancini, F., Johnson-Laird, P.N.
, (2013) Emotion, reasoning and psychopathology in Emotion and Reasoning (Isabelle Blanchette, ed.) Psychology Press.
This chapter addresses the two main mysteries of psychopathology: what causes psychological illnesses and what maintains them. One prevalent view is that both result from faulty reasoning. Yet, healthy individuals also err......
Models and Cognitive Change in Psychopathology
Gangemi, A., Mancini, F., Johson-Laird, P.N
., (2013) Models and Cognitive Change in Psychopathology. Journal of Cognitive Psychology Vol.25 (2) 157-164.
The hyper-emotion theory attributes psychological illnesses to emotions of aberrant intensity, which in turn prompt better reasoning about their causes. Two experiments in which participants drew their own conclusions from syllogisti......
Deontological and Altruistic Guilt: Evidence for Distinct Neurobiological Substrates
Basile, B., Mancini, F., Macaluso, E., Caltagirone, C., Frackowiak, R.S.J. e Bozzali, M. (2011).
Deontological and Altruistic Guilt: Evidence for Distinct Neurobiological Substrates. Wiley-Liss, Inc. - Human Brain Mapping. Inc. 32, 229-239
The feeling of guilt is a complex mental state underlying several human behaviors in both private and social life. From a psychological an......
Eliciting Guilty Feeling: A preliminary Study Differentiating Deontological and Altruistic Guilt
Basile B., Mancini F. (2011).
Eliciting Guilty Feelings: A Preliminary Study Differentiating Deontological and Altruistic Guilt. Psychology. 2 (2), pp. 98-102.
Guilt has been identified as both an intrapsychic and an interpersonal emotion. The current study presents evidence of the existence of two senses of guilt, deontological and altruistic guilt, induced through different ......
Guilt and Focusing in Decision-making
Gangemi, A., Mancini, F.
, (2007). Guilt and Focusing in Decision-Making – Journal of Behavioural Decision Making, 20, 1-20.
In this paper we examined the impact of a specific emotion, guilt, on focusing in decision-making. Through the focusing mechanism, when making decisions, individuals tend to restrict their thoughts to what is explicitly represented in the decisional tas......
Feeling guilty as a source of information about threat and performance
Gangemi, A., Mancini, F., Van Den Hout, M. (2007)
. Feeling guilty as a source of information about threat and performance - Behaviour Research and Therapy 45, 2387-2396
OCD patients experience increased feelings of guilt, threat and uncertainty about harm prevention. As to the relation between these phenomena, it was hypothesised that the experience of guilt acts as “infor......