Emotional Processing Scale (EPS)

On this page you will find key references and further information.

Key references

Baker, R., Thomas, S., Thomas, P. and Owens, M., 2007. Development of an emotional processing scale. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 62, 167-178.

Baker, R., Thomas, S., Thomas, P., Gower, P., Santonastaso, M. and Whittlesea, A., 2010. The emotional processing scale: Scale refinement and abridgement (EPS-25). Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 68, 83-88.

Baker, R., Owens, M., Thomas, S., Whittlesea, A., Abbey, G., Gower, P., Tosunlar, L., Corrigan, E. and Thomas, P.W., 2012. Does CBT facilitate emotional processing? Behavioural Cognitive Psychotherapy, 40 (1), 19-37.

Baker, R., Holloway, J., Thomas, P., Thomas, S. and Owens, M., 2004. Emotional processing and panic. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 42, 1271-1287.

Baker, R., Gale, L., Abbey, G., Thomas, S., 2013. Emotional Processing Therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 26 (3-4)

Wilkins, C., Baker, R., Bick, D., Thomas, P., 2009. Emotional processing in childbirth: a predictor of postnatal depression? British Journal of Midwifery, 17 (3), 154-159.

Kwasniewska, A., Thomas, R., Baker., R., 2014. Are there cross-cultural differences in emotional processing and social problem-solving? Polish Psychological Bulletin, 45 (2), 205-210.

More information

Download the British Psychological Society EPS test review here.



Lead author of the Emotional Processing Scale Roger Baker discusses panic attacks in relation to emotional processing in this video, published by Bournemouth University.