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Emotional working memory capacity in postraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Emotional working memory capacity in postraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Participants with a lifetime history of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and trauma-exposed controls with no PTSD history completed an emotional working memory capacity (eWMC) task. The task required them to remember lists of neutral words over short intervals while simultaneously processing sentences describing dysfunctional trauma-related thoughts (relative to neutral control sentences). The task was designed to operationalise an everyday...

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