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Psychological antecedents of suicidal behavior
(University of St Andrews, 2013-11-29) - Thesis,
While research highlights a number of risk factors for suicide, not all individuals displaying these characteristics will go on to attempt suicide. Depressed mood is a proximal indicator of suicide, with deterioration in ...
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 ...
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) ...
Provide all the details that you can remember : assessing the quantity and quality of autobiographical retrieval
(University of St Andrews, 2018-12-06) - Thesis,
People asked to recall the memory of an event during testimony are encouraged to prioritize both quantity and quality – "the whole truth and nothing but the truth". Extensive research has shown that people can provide ...