Other network theories

There have been a number of other network theories of emotion, some of which are simply variants of Bower's theory applied to specific emotional disorders such as depression (e.g., Ingram, 1984; Teasdale, 1983), aggression (Berkowitz, 1990), and also to multiple personality disorder (Yates & Nasby, 1993), and others that were developed in parallel to Bower's approach (e.g., Lang, 1979; Leventhal, 1984). Because Lang's theory has had a particular impact on the study of fear and anxiety (see Chapter 6), a brief outline will be given of the similarities to and differences from Bower's theory.

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