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(p. 351) Avoidance of affect 

(p. 351) Avoidance of affect
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(p. 351) Avoidance of affect
Author(s):

Gillian Butler

and Christina Surawy

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780198529163.003.0017
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date: 12 November 2019

Chapter 17 discusses the avoidance of affect, feelings, and emotions. Cognitive models and key cognitions are outlined, followed by behavioural experiments to explore changing thoughts about having feelings, expressing feelings, and reducing confusion about affect.

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