Why Do People Worry And Ruminate

Metacognitive Therapy Type Worry

In an earlier section of this chapter, the numerous negative consequences associated with worry and rumination were reviewed. Despite these consequences, it is puzzling to understand why people choose to engage in worry and rumination when stressors are encountered. Knowledge of the factors implicated in proneness to worry and rumination may contribute to our understanding of the mechanisms underlying the frequency and severity of worry and anxiety symptoms as well as rumination and depressive...

Theories of Chronic and Pathological Worry

Chapter 11 The Metacognitive Model of Worry and Generalised Anxiety Disorder ____ 179 Chapter 12 A Cognitive Model of Generalized Anxiety Disorder The Role of Intolerance of Uncertainty 201 Chapter 13 A Mood-As-Input Account of Perseverative Worrying 217 Chapter 14 The Cognitive Avoidance Theory of Worry 239 Nicholas J. Sibrava and T.D. Borkovec Chapter 15 Metacognitive Therapy for Worry and Generalised Anxiety Disorder ____ 259 Chapter 16 Applied Relaxation and Cognitive Therapy for...

The Content of Worry The Worry Domains Questionnaire Tallis Davey Bond 1992

Within the literature, attention has been given to the content features of worry. The rationale for considering clusters of worry content types was driven by the theoretical view that there exist semantically cohesive domains of worry-related material stored in memory (Eysenck, 1984). This culminated in production of the WDQ (Tallis, Eysenck & Mathews, 1992), the most widely used content-based measure of worry. There is also a shortened version of the WDQ, which has 10 rather than 25 items...