Do we need a cognitive theory for obsessive-compulsive disorder? Yes, we do
Mancini, F., Barcaccia, B. (2014). Do we need a cognitive theory for obsessive-compulsive disorder? Yes, we do. Clinical Neuropsychiatry, 11, 6, 197-203. Abstract: Nowadays a general trend in psychiatry and clinical psychology, claming to explain mental illness and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in particular as a neurological disease, seems to be in ascendant. The purpose [...]Leggi tutto..
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. Summary: 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 syllogistic premises tested this prediction. Individuals [...]Leggi tutto..