Cognitive approach to explaining depression

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  • Created on: 27-04-16 16:12

Beck's theory of depression (1967):

  • Depressed people only focus on the negatives and think in balck and white (extremes)
  • Sufferers have a negative self-schema so view things about themselves in a negative way
  • In the negative triad, a depressed person will have negative views about the world, the self and the future

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Grazoli and Terry assessed 65 pregant women's cognitive vulnerablitity and depression level before and after pregnancy. This is supporting evidence for the theory because they found that the women with a higher cognitive vulnerability had

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