Metacognition & Trauma Memory
Metacognitive beliefs about trauma memory are influential in the development of post traumatic stress symptoms. Our lab has been using the Trauma Film paradigm to investigate whether it is possible to train people to adopt healthier metacognitive beliefs to protect against the development of post trauma stress symptoms, and improve resilience.
Hett, D., Flowe, H., & Takarangi, M. K. T. (2017). Metacognitive beliefs in posttraumatic stress disorder. The Psychoneurotherapist.
Takarangi, M. K. T., Smith, R. A., Strange, D. & Flowe, H. D. (2016). Metacognitive and Meta-Memory Beliefs in the Development and Maintenance of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Clinical Psychological Science, 5, 131-140. doi: 10.1177/2167702616649348