Understanding the schematic representation of pain and general symptomatology: The contribution of the cognitive miser perspective
Moss, T. and DiCaccavo, A. (2005) Understanding the schematic representation of pain and general symptomatology: The contribution of the cognitive miser perspective. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 29 (5). pp. 511-524. ISSN 0147-5916 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/7987
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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10608-005-3240-8
This experimental study, using vignettes, identified that whereas schematic information was recalled better than aschematic, the cognitive miser perspective could explain patterns of processing pain information but did not explain processing of general symptom information. The paper illustrates the potential of using social cognition approaches in health research.