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Reduced autobiographical memory specificity and rumination in predicting the course of depression.

Abstract:

Reduced autobiographical memory (AM) specificity is a known vulnerability factor for depression. AM specificity was investigated as a predictor of depression with the Autobiographical Memory Test (J. M. G. Williams and K. Broadbent, 1986). When baseline depression scores were partialed, reduced AM specificity to negative cue words predicted higher levels of depression at 7-month follow-up. Once rumination was taken into account by means of the Rumination on Sadness Scale (M. Conway, P. A. R. ...

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10.1037/0021-843x.115.4.699

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Hermans, D More by this author
Williams, JM More by this author
Brunfaut, E More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of abnormal psychology
Volume:
115
Issue:
4
Pages:
699-704
Publication date:
2006-11-05
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EISSN:
1939-1846
ISSN:
0021-843X
URN:
uuid:c9cec66e-6cd0-4856-8425-2a353cb32a31
Source identifiers:
139817
Local pid:
pubs:139817

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