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(p. 89) Dealing with self-defeating safety behaviour 

(p. 89) Dealing with self-defeating safety behaviour
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(p. 89) Dealing with self-defeating safety behaviour
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S. Rachman

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10.1093/med:psych/9780198515371.003.0007
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date: 20 October 2020

This chapter discusses self-defeating safety behaviour and how to deal with it. It explores the purpose that safety behaviours (such as avoidance and concealment) perform, and overcoming the urge to suppress thoughts, discouraging neutralization, dealing with self-doubt, and the use of pragmatic tests.

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