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Cognitive pathways to depression and suicidality: the role of reflective rumination and modes of processing

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Ruminative thinking – repetitively fixating on symptoms of distress and the causes and consequences of these symptoms – is strongly implicated in the onset, persistence and severity of depressive symptoms (Just and Alloy, 1997; Nolen-Hoeksema and Morrow, 1991). However other, less evaluative, forms of self-focused thinking that involve active problem-solving aimed at understanding or overcoming one’s problems are generally considered less maladaptive. Consistent with this, research has indic...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
MSc by Research
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:b9b0a46f-4d9b-4824-b7e9-69fc23cf57d8
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ora:7307

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