Cognitive Theory of Depression: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?
The purpose of this chapter is to provide an overview of the main cognitive theories of depression, with a view toward the future. First, we review the clinically significant cognitive changes that are associated with, or are part of, depression. We then focus briefly on the theories’ central assumptions and empirical support, highlighting some of the controversies in the existent literature. Finally, we offer comments about future directions in this fast-moving field.
KeywordsDepression Posit Peris Cane Triad
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