Depressive Rumination: Nature, Theory and Treatment by Costas Papageorgiou, Adrian Wells

By Costas Papageorgiou, Adrian Wells

Rumination (recyclic destructive thinking), is now acknowledged as vital within the improvement, upkeep and relapse of recurrence of melancholy. for example, rumination has been stumbled on to raise, perpetuate and exacerbate depressed temper, are expecting destiny episodes of melancholy, and hold up restoration in the course of cognitive remedy.

Cognitive treatment is among the most appropriate remedies for melancholy. even though, depressive relapse and recurrence following cognitive treatment stay an important challenge. An figuring out of the mental procedures which give a contribution to relapse and recurrence may possibly advisor the advance of greater interventions.

it is a significant contribution to the learn and therapy of melancholy which experiences a wide physique of analysis on rumination and cognitive approaches, in melancholy and similar issues, with a spotlight at the implications of this information for therapy and medical administration of those problems.

* First booklet on rumination in depressive and emotional problems
* members are the leaders within the box
* First editor is a emerging researcher and clinician with professional curiosity in melancholy, and moment editor is international well known for his paintings on cognitive remedy of emotional issues

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1988). The consequences of ruminative thinking for the inhibition of instrumental action can be troublesome or inconvenient at best, and serious and dangerous at worst. , a breast lump) and, consequently, delay seeking a diagnosis (Lyubomirsky, Kasri, & Chang, 2003). For example, a recent naturalistic investigation showed that women with breast cancer with a tendency to ruminate reported having delayed the presentation of their initial cancer symptoms to a physician more than two months longer than did nonruminators (Study 2).

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