Journal of Depression and Anxiety

Journal of Depression and Anxiety
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-1044


Martin C. Scherrer

  • Research Article
    Cognitive Reactivity to a Depressive Mood Induction Procedure Across Diagnostic Categories
    Author(s): Martin C. Scherrer and Keith S. DobsonMartin C. Scherrer and Keith S. Dobson

    The concepts of cognitive vulnerability and cognitive reactivity are central to cognitive models of depression. These concepts have been extensively examined using mood priming methodology. Research has largely examined cognitive reactivity in individuals theoretically vulnerable to depression and based on self-reported dysfunctional attitudes as a primary index of cognitive vulnerability. The current research was designed to expand the examination of cognitive reactivity through mood priming methodology with regard to assessment of cognitive reactivity and clinical populations examined. This study examined the specificity of cognitive reactivity in the form of self-reported automatic thoughts, dysfunctional attitudes, and rumination to individuals with a history of depression compared to a clinical control group of currently anxious participants and a control sample. The primary resu.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-1044.1000203

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