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Effects of engaging in repeated mental imagery of future positive events on behavioural activation in individuals with major depressive disorder

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Depression is associated with decreased engagement in behavioural activities. A wide range of activities can be promoted by simulating them via mental imagery. Mental imagery of positive events could thus provide a route to increasing adaptive behaviour in depression. The current study tested whether repeated engagement in positive mental imagery led to increases in behavioural activation in participants with depression, using data from a randomized controlled trial (Blackwell et al. in Clin ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s10608-016-9776-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Renner, F
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Funding agency for:
Pictet, A
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140104
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Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Cognitive Therapy and Research Journal website
Pages:
1-12
Publication date:
2016-04-09
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EISSN:
1573-2819
ISSN:
0147-5916
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620525
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2016-06-24

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