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An application of RST in understanding social anxiety and alcohol use

Egan, Sarah 2011, An application of RST in understanding social anxiety and alcohol use, D.Psych thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title An application of RST in understanding social anxiety and alcohol use
Alternative title The utility of projective tests in child and adolescent mental health services
Author Egan, Sarah
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name D.Psych
Thesis advisor Kambouropoulos, Nicolas
Date submitted 2011-09
Keyword(s) reinforcement sensitivity theory
RST
social anxiety
alcohol use
reinforcement psychology
alcoholism psychological effects
projective techniques for children
projective techniques for adolescents
Summary By employing revised-Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory (r-RST) this thesis was the first study to provide important information beyond that afforded by current motivational models in both the social anxiety and alcohol use literature. Specifically, the Fight Flight Freeze system was the most important variable in understanding social anxiety and o-BAS in understanding co-morbid hazardous alcohol use.
Language eng
Field of Research 179999 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970117 Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Description of original 301 p. : PDF file
Dewey Decimal Classification 153.85
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Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30044697

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