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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, problem gambling and metacognition
Journal Title: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY TRAUMA STUDIES 
Author/s: Maria Paola Boldrini, Gabriele Caselli, Marcantonio M. Spada 
Year:  2016 Issue: Language: English 
Pages:  10 Pg. 90-99 FullText PDF:  184 KB
DOI:  10.3280/IJM2016-001009
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Over the last twenty years meta-cognitive theory has been applied to the conceptualization and treatment of psychological distress (Wells, 2009). In this paper we consider the evidence linking Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and problem gambling. This is followed by an overview of the role of metacognition in psychopathology and its specific application to the conceptualisation and treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. We then proceed to discuss the possible role of metacognition in the relationship between Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and problem gambling, and conclude by considering the clinical implications of metacognitive therapy for the transdiagnostic treatment of these co-occuring conditions.
Keywords: Meta-cognition, meta-cognitive therapy, PTSD, problem gambling, co-morbidity.

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Maria Paola Boldrini, Gabriele Caselli, Marcantonio M. Spada, in "INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY TRAUMA STUDIES" 1/2016, pp. 90-99, DOI:10.3280/IJM2016-001009

   

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