Metacognition in substance misuse

Spadea, Marcantonio, Proctor, Dawn, Caselli, Gabriele, & Strodl, Esben (2013) Metacognition in substance misuse. In Strodl, Esben (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Addictive Behaviours. Elsevier, Oxford.

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Metacognitive theory provides a novel conceptual framework to understand the development and maintenance of psychopathology. It emphasizes the importance of stored knowledge guiding the individual’s plan for coping with heightened cognitive-affective arousal. According to the metacognitive model individuals experience strong affective responses and engage in a process of metacognitive appraisal and initiation of coping responses in the pursuit of cognitive-affective self-regulation. This chapter outlines the details of this theoretical approach as applied to substance misuse and the metacognitive treatment components aimed at interrupting the selection of maladaptive coping responses.

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ID Code: 67261
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Metacognitions, alcohol, Self-Regulatory Executive Function model, persevertative thinking, substance misuse
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Health Clinical and Counselling Psychology (170106)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Deposited On: 13 Feb 2014 03:19
Last Modified: 11 May 2016 05:49

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