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Negative bias in the perception of others' facial emotional expressions in major depression: the role of depressive rumination.

Abstract:

Depressed individuals display a negative bias in the perception of others' facial emotional expressions. The extent of this selective processing, moreover, has proven predictive of a poor outcome in depression. However, to date, little is known about the possible mechanisms that may account for this bias. This study examined the hypothesis that rumination--an analytical type of self-focused attention--would be associated with higher levels of perception of negative facial emotions in major de...

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Hermans, D More by this author
Williams, JM More by this author
Journal:
The Journal of nervous and mental disease
Volume:
194
Issue:
10
Pages:
796-799
Publication date:
2006-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1539-736X
ISSN:
0022-3018
URN:
uuid:7812522f-c65f-4854-a5ea-6ee03c10ed75
Source identifiers:
139685
Local pid:
pubs:139685

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