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Obsessive patients and deontological guilt: a review

Obsessive patients and deontological guilt: a review

Francesco Mancini, Amelia Gangemi

ABSTRACT: In line with the Appraisal Theories of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), in this review we present some experiments aimed at demonstrating the role of fear of guilt in OCD. What kind of guilt do OC patients want to prevent? Several studies suggest the existence of two different types of guilt emotions, namely deontological guilt and altruistic guilt. This research suggests that the former, more than the latter, ...

Journal Article: Psychopathology Review, 4 (2), pp. 155-168, 2017, ISSN: 2051-8315.



Not just right experience: Is it influenced by feelings of guilt?

Francesco Mancini, Amelia Gangemi, Claudia Perdighe, Chiara Marini

ABSTRACT: Individuals with obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) experience increased guilt. Further, these individuals often report uncomfortable sensations of things being not quite right (“not just right experiences”—NJREs). As to the relation between these psychological phenomena, it was hypothesized that feelings of guilt may enhance NJRE. In two experiments, we demonstrated that the induction of a guilty emotion ...

Journal Article: Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 39 (2), pp. 162 - 176, 2008, ISSN: 0005-7916.