publication . Doctoral thesis . 2006

Diatheses to Depression: The Interactions of Schema Propositions, Schema Structure, and Negative Life Events

Cankaya, Banu;
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  • Published: 13 Mar 2006
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Drawing from the meta-construct model of cognition (Ingram, 1984; Ingram & Kendall, 1986), the goal of the present study was to examine whether the structural (i.e., self-complexity; SC, Linville, 1985) and propositional components of schemas (dysfunctional attitudes; DAS, Weissman & Beck, 1978), independently and in interaction with each other and stressors, lead to changes in depressive symptoms. The prediction was that if negative self-attributes across different self-aspects in a specific domain, interpersonal or achievement, are highly distinct (i.e., high negative SC) or if positive self-attributes across different aspects of self are redundant (i.e., low ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Life Events, Self-Complexity, Dysfunctional Attitudes, Depression, Schemas
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