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"Why bother? It's gonna hurt me": the role of interpersonal cognitive biases in the development of anxiety and depression

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Child and adolescent mood and anxiety symptoms are common and debilitating, with long-term effects on well-being. Research presented in this thesis examines interpersonal cognitive factors in the emergence of anxious and depressive symptoms in late childhood through to early adulthood. The thesis considers this issue using three main approaches. For the first, data are presented showing that biases in the appraisals of social situations are the aspects of interpersonal cognition most close...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Researching Emotional Disorders and Development (REDD)
Oxford college:
Balliol College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:49351aab-b4c6-49c8-8376-c5dc0ca096f3
Local pid:
ora:7447

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