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What is the diathesis-stress model?
The diathesis-stress model is a way of explaining
how people end up suffering from mental
disorders by assuming that mental disorders
come from the interaction of two things, genetic
and life experience (nature and nurture) such as
culture, gender, work environment and
relationships. One area…

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Stressful life events, personality &
depression ­ Mazure et al (2000)
Looked at stressful life events and personality
style as factors in predicting depression (MDD).
Trained interviewers used standard scales to
assess the number, severity & type of stressful
events that had occurred in the previous 6
months in both…




An insightful piece of reading about the diathesis-stress model.  This would be useful for adding further depth to your answers!

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