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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 ...
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) ...
Emotion-related information processing biases associated with depression in childhood
(University of St Andrews, 2006) - Thesis
Few studies have examined depression in children from an Information Processing (IP) perspective. In this thesis a number of domains of IP (known to be associated with adult depression)are examined in children and ...
Processing of emotional material in major depression : cognitive and neuropsychological investigations
(University of St Andrews, 2005) - Thesis
The aim of this thesis was to expand the existing knowledge base concerning the profile of emotional processing that is associated with major depression, particularly in terms of socially important non-verbal stimuli (e.g. ...