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Is it only specificity? : an investigation into the relationship between autobiographical memory and social problem-solving
(University of St Andrews, 2012) - Thesis,
Research suggests that deficits in retrieving specific autobiographical memories (ABMs) relate to deficits in social problem solving (SPS). Williams (1996) proposes depressed individuals have deficits in SPS because of ...
The effect of rumination on social problem-solving and autobiographical memory retrieval in depression : a cross-cultural perspective
(University of St Andrews, 2007-02) - Thesis,
Previous research has indicated that depression and thinking style (rumination versus distraction) interact to influence cognitive processing. Depressed ruminators produce more categoric autobiographical memories (AM) ...
An investigation into the role of thought suppression in the retrieval of autobiographical memories
(University of St Andrews, 2008-11-27) - Thesis,
This program of research was designed to examine the role of thought suppression in the retrieval of autobiographical memories (ABMs). The principal theory proposed here is that thought suppression is an important mechanism ...
Investigating the link between intrusive memories and cognitive control
(University of St Andrews, 2016) - Thesis,
Intrusive memories are memories for negative autobiographical events that come to mind without being deliberately recalled (Hackmann, Ehlers, Speckens, & Clark, 2004). Previous research has demonstrated that intrusive ...
We are what we remember : an examination of autobiographical memory across the lifespan and the impact of Alzheimer’s disease
(University of St Andrews, 2014-10) - Thesis,
“If you could somehow reprogram a person’s brain and change a significant memory in someone’s life, would that individual become someone else entirely?” According to McAdams (1985), a loss of autobiographical memory (AM) ...