Feeling guilty as a source of information about threat and performance
Casa Editrice: Behaviour Research and Therapy
Anno: 2007, 45, pp. 2387–2396
Autore: Amelia Gangemi, Francesco Mancini & Marcel Van Den Hout
Abstract: 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 “information” that increases the sense of threat and decreases the sense that preventive action is effective. We tested whether state guilt is used as information about risk and prevention effects and whether people high in trait guilt do so more than others.Leggi tutto..