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Esmira is currently a Trainee Clinical Psychologist at the University of Manchester. Her PhD examined psychological mechanisms underpinning emotional distress (e.g., depression & anxiety) in individuals experiencing psychosis, with a specific focus on the role of beliefs about experience and goal expectancy. Her ClinPsyD thesis is focused on factors involved in overcoming suicidality.
Background It is suggested that goals are hierarchically organised, with goals at the highest level representing fundamental values and motivations. These abstract goals are said to have a series of sub-goals which represent a means of reaching higher-level goals. While a number of studies have explored goals in the context of psychosis, little is...
Objective Emotional distress, including depression and anxiety, is commonly reported amongst individuals experiencing psychosis. The beliefs individuals hold about the meaning of their psychosis may explain the distress they experience. The current meta‐analysis aimed to review the association between beliefs about psychosis experiences and emotion...