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Extreme attributions predict transition from depression to mania orhypomania in bipolar disorder

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Background: Relatively little is known about psychological predictors of the onset of mania among individuals with bipolar disorder, particularly during episodes of depression. In the present study we investigated attributional style as a predictor of onset of hypomanic, manic or mixed episodes among bipolar adults receiving psychosocial treatment for depression. We hypothesized that "extreme" (i.e., excessively pessimistic or optimistic) attributions would predict a greater likelihood of dev...

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Journal of Psychiatric Research More from this journal
Volume:
47
Issue:
10
Pages:
1329-1336
Publication date:
2013-10-01
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EISSN:
1879-1379
ISSN:
0022-3956
Language:
English
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uuid:e8c32a27-0836-46b0-b941-ec5558154f27
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418843
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2015-03-13

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