publication . Thesis . 2002

Psychosocial Factors, Maladaptive Cognitive Schemas, and Depression in Young Adults: An Integration

Cankaya, Banu;
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  • Published: 06 May 2002
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
The present study examined a psychosocial-cognitive model that integrates recent findings on the independent effects of early maladaptive cognitive schemas (EMSs; Young, 1994) and psychosocial factors/stressors; viz., social support, expressed emotion, stressful life events and daily hassles, on level of depressive symptoms in young adults. Consistent with Beck's theory of depression, the expectation was that individuals with the EMSs would be more likely to respond to psychosocial stressors with higher levels of depression. Questionnaires measuring the selected psychosocial factors and EMSs were administered to 244 (82 male and 162 female) undergraduate student...
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free text keywords: Depression, Psychosocial Factors, Maladaptive Cognitive Schemas
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