Journal article

Source monitoring and proneness to auditory-verbal hallucinations: A signal detection analysis

Meredith McKague, Ken I McAnally, Marissa Skovron, Sarah Bendall, Henry J Jackson

COGNITIVE NEUROPSYCHIATRY | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2012

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: It has been suggested that a bias to misattribute self-generated thoughts to a nonself source underlies the experience of auditory-verbal hallucinations (AVH). We tested this hypothesis with healthy participants prone or not prone to AVH. METHOD: Participants (N=133) were presented with 96 words for subsequent recognition (half positively, half negatively valenced). For self-generated trials, participants generated a sentence containing the word. For other-generated trials, participants heard a prerecorded sentence containing the word. At test, studied words were re-presented visually, intermixed with 96 matched lures. Participants indicated the study status (old or new) and so..

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