C R Hirsch

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Information-processing bias in social phobia
    Colette R Hirsch
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Clin Psychol Rev 24:799-825. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Imagery special issue: underestimation of auditory performance in social phobia and the use of audio feedback
    Colette R Hirsch
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 38:447-58. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Negative self-imagery in social anxiety contaminates social interactions
    Colette R Hirsch
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Memory 12:496-506. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The causal role of negative imagery in social anxiety: a test in confident public speakers
    Colette R Hirsch
    Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8NX, UK
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:159-70. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Inducing an interpretation bias changes self-imagery: a preliminary investigation
    Colette R Hirsch
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:2173-81. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Imagery and interpretations in social phobia: support for the combined cognitive biases hypothesis
    Colette R Hirsch
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, University of London, De Crespigny Park, UK
    Behav Ther 37:223-36. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-images play a causal role in social phobia
    Colette R Hirsch
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Res Ther 41:909-21. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Negative self-imagery blocks inferences
    C R Hirsch
    Department of Psychology, P O Box 77, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Res Ther 41:1383-96. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Facilitating a benign interpretation bias in a high socially anxious population
    Rebecca Murphy
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:1517-29. 2007
  10. pmc The contribution of attentional bias to worry: distinguishing the roles of selective engagement and disengagement
    Colette R Hirsch
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
    J Anxiety Disord 25:272-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Information-processing bias in social phobia
    Colette R Hirsch
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Clin Psychol Rev 24:799-825. 2004
    ..The clinical implications of social-phobia-related information-processing biases are discussed and possible avenues for future research are outlined...
  2. ncbi request reprint Imagery special issue: underestimation of auditory performance in social phobia and the use of audio feedback
    Colette R Hirsch
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 38:447-58. 2007
    ..Auditory feedback partially corrected this underestimation of auditory performance...
  3. ncbi request reprint Negative self-imagery in social anxiety contaminates social interactions
    Colette R Hirsch
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Memory 12:496-506. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the conversation was contaminated since both groups of participants rated its quality as poorer in the negative image condition...
  4. ncbi request reprint The causal role of negative imagery in social anxiety: a test in confident public speakers
    Colette R Hirsch
    Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8NX, UK
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:159-70. 2006
    ..Given that participants do not currently have anxiety problems, the findings are consistent with the idea that negative self-imagery has a causal role in the development and maintenance of social anxiety...
  5. ncbi request reprint Inducing an interpretation bias changes self-imagery: a preliminary investigation
    Colette R Hirsch
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:2173-81. 2007
    ..We suggest that this finding is consistent with the hypothesis that inferential biases and content of self-images can interact with each other and may together serve to maintain social anxiety...
  6. ncbi request reprint Imagery and interpretations in social phobia: support for the combined cognitive biases hypothesis
    Colette R Hirsch
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, University of London, De Crespigny Park, UK
    Behav Ther 37:223-36. 2006
    ..Clinical implications and the potential utility of examining the combined influence of other cognitive biases are highlighted...
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-images play a causal role in social phobia
    Colette R Hirsch
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Res Ther 41:909-21. 2003
    ..Taken together, these results support the hypothesis that negative self-imagery has a causal role in maintaining social phobia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Negative self-imagery blocks inferences
    C R Hirsch
    Department of Psychology, P O Box 77, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Res Ther 41:1383-96. 2003
    ..In contrast, and as predicted, non-anxious volunteers who were trained to hold a negative image in mind lacked any non-threatening inferential bias, and also experienced higher levels of state anxiety...
  9. ncbi request reprint Facilitating a benign interpretation bias in a high socially anxious population
    Rebecca Murphy
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:1517-29. 2007
    ..Possible implications of the findings for therapeutic interventions in social phobia are discussed...
  10. pmc The contribution of attentional bias to worry: distinguishing the roles of selective engagement and disengagement
    Colette R Hirsch
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
    J Anxiety Disord 25:272-7. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that facilitated attentional engagement with threat meanings may causally contribute to variability in worry...
  11. pmc Engaging in imagery versus verbal processing of worry: Impact on negative intrusions in high worriers
    Caroline Stokes
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Res Ther 48:418-23. 2010
    ..Furthermore, imagery was associated with a decrease in negative intrusions. The results support the theory that the predominantly verbal nature of worry may be responsible for the uncontrollability and maintenance of worry...
  12. doi request reprint Facilitating a benign attentional bias reduces negative thought intrusions
    Sarra Hayes
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:235-40. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that attentional bias plays a causal role in worry and that its modification can reduce excessive worry...
  13. doi request reprint The effect of attention modification with explicit vs. minimal instructions on worry
    Georgina Krebs
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Behav Res Ther 48:251-6. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that an attentional bias towards threatening information plays a role in worry persistence, and that explicit instructions may be helpful in modifying this bias...
  14. doi request reprint The effects of modifying interpretation bias on worry in generalized anxiety disorder
    Sarra Hayes
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Behav Res Ther 48:171-8. 2010
    ..These findings show that it is possible to induce a more benign interpretive bias in GAD clients and that this reduces negative thought intrusions...
  15. doi request reprint Looking on the bright side: accessing benign meanings reduces worry
    Colette R Hirsch
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:44-54. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that enhancing access to benign outcomes is an effective method of reducing both the persistence of worry and its detrimental consequences...
  16. pmc Worry in imagery and verbal form: effect on residual working memory capacity
    Eleanor Leigh
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
    Behav Res Ther 49:99-105. 2011
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  17. ncbi request reprint Life review of an older adult with memory difficulties
    C R Hirsch
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:261-5. 1999
    ..LRT was beneficial for this client despite her memory difficulties, since, following therapy, she was no longer distressed when thinking about her childhood...