Journal article

Metacognitive beliefs in the at-risk mental state: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Jack Cotter, Alison R Yung, Rebekah Carney, Richard J Drake

BEHAVIOUR RESEARCH AND THERAPY | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2017

Abstract

Dysfunctional metacognitive beliefs are common among people with psychosis. In this meta-analysis we examined whether these are also present in people meeting at-risk mental state (ARMS) criteria. We also explored the relationship between metacognitive beliefs and symptoms in the ARMS group. An electronic database search of Ovid MEDLINE, PsycINFO and Embase from inception until August 2016 was conducted using keyword search terms synonymous with ARMS and metacognition. Eligible studies were original research articles that examined metacognitive beliefs using the Metacognitions Questionnaire (MCQ) among people meeting ARMS criteria. Studies included in the meta-analyses also reported comparis..

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