Thought Control Questionnaire, TCQ

Authors: A. Wells, M. Davies (1994)


Most people experience unpleasant and/or unwanted thoughts (in verbal and/or picture form), which can be difficult to control.

We are interested in the techniques that you generally use to control such thoughts.

Below are a number of things that people do to control these thoughts.

Please read each statement carefully, and indicate how often you use each technique by choosing the appropriate answer.

There are no right or wrong answers.

Do not spend too much time thinking about each one.

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