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(p. 178) Self-Focused Attention and Coping: Attending to the Right Things 

(p. 178) Self-Focused Attention and Coping: Attending to the Right Things
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(p. 178) Self-Focused Attention and Coping: Attending to the Right Things
Author(s):

Nancy A. Hamilton

and Rick E. Ingram

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10.1093/med:psych/9780195130447.003.0009
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date: 19 March 2019

This chapter explores self-focused attention and coping. It presents definitions of self-focused attention, theories incorporating attentional variables (schemas and automatic thinking, differential activation processes, associative network models, ruminative response styles, self-regulatory perseveration, and self-statement specificity in emotional distress), self-focus and coping with distress, distraction, and mindfulness.

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