Psychological explanation of depression - Beck (brief)

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  • Created on: 29-03-13 11:17
  • Cognitive triad: negative views of self as worthless and helpless > negative views of world > negative views of future. 
  • Interfere with normal cognitve processing, it is maintained by negative self-schemas and cognitve distortions
  • Negative self-schema: set of beliefs and expectations about themselves that are self blaming an pessimistic. Can be acquired by childhood tramuas. 
  • Cognitve distortions: logical errors in…


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