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Exploring the use of Tetris as a post-trauma ‘cognitive vaccine’: from memory consolidation to reconsolidation

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Re-experiencing trauma in the form of intrusive, image-based memories (here referred to as flashbacks) is a hallmark symptom of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). There are successful treatments available for full-blown PTSD; however, these can only be administered one month post trauma. There are limited interventions that can be administered to reduce flashbacks in the early aftermath of trauma. The overarching aim of this thesis was to use an experimental psychopathology approach, t...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Research group:
Experimental Psychopathology and Cognitive Therapies (EPaCT)
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Supervisor
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Funding agency for:
James, E
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-09-19

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