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Autobiographical memory in depression: state or trait marker?

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Two cognitive measures were used to assess 22 patients who met DSM-III-R criteria for major depressive disorder: the Autobiographical Memory (AM) test and the Dysfunctional Attitude Scale. They were followed up over seven months. Measurement of dysfunctional attitudes did not predict outcome at seven months. Overgeneral recall on the AM test at initial assessment, especially for emotionally positive memories, was highly correlated with failure to recover from depression and accounted for 33% ...

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10.1192/bjp.162.1.118

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
162
Issue:
1
Pages:
118-121
Publication date:
1993-01-05
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:fbe69795-a719-4d9f-858d-d0ecdfc3c460
Source identifiers:
375545
Local pid:
pubs:375545

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