The role of metacognition and cognitive attentional syndrome on fear of cancer recurrence: a longitudinal study


Grant Data
Project Title
The role of metacognition and cognitive attentional syndrome on fear of cancer recurrence: a longitudinal study
Principal Investigator
Dr Lam, Wendy Wing Tak   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Tsang Wing Hang Janice   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Fielding Richard   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Ng Simon Siu-man   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Foo Chi Chung   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Fong Daniel Yee Tak   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Law Wai Lun   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Kwong Ava   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2017-12-31
Amount
500176
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Metacognition, Cognitive attentional syndrome, Fear of cancer recurrence, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer
Discipline
Psychology
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17607315
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2) To examine if maladapative metacogntive beliefs predict cognitive attentional syndrome (i.e. intrusive thoughts, avoidance thoughts, and ttention bias toward threat-related information) 3) To examine the indirect effect of maladapative metacognitive beliefs on fear of cancer recurrence through its effect on cognitive attentional syndrome