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Autobiographical Memory Specificity and Emotional Disorder
Research showing that when recalling autobiographical events, many emotionally disturbed patients summarize categories of events rather than retrieving a single episode is reviewed, with a focus on M. Pleydell-Pearce's hierarchical search model of personal event retrieval.
Construction and factorial validation of a short form of the Self-Compassion Scale.
The SCS-SF represents a reliable and valid alternative to the long-form SCS, especially when looking at overall self-compassion scores.
A sentence completion procedure as an alternative to the Autobiographical Memory Test for assessing overgeneral memory in non-clinical populations
Results suggest that the SCEPT, relative to the AMT, is a more sensitive instrument to measure OGM, at least in non-clinical populations.
The Effect of Self-Compassion on the Development of Depression Symptoms in a Non-clinical Sample
Self-compassion, or the ability to kindly accept oneself while suffering, is a topic of significant and growing scientific interest. Past research has shown, for example, that self-compassion is
Associations between components of rumination and autobiographical memory specificity as measured by a Minimal Instructions Autobiographical Memory Test
Clinical studies have shown that rumination functions as a mediator between overgeneral memory—the tendency to retrieve autobiographical memories in a non-specific format—and depression. Recently,
Temperament and Risk for Depressive Symptoms in Adolescence: Mediation by Rumination and Moderation by Effortful Control
Findings confirm and extend previous findings on the associations between temperament, response styles and depression in adolescence and add to the growing body of research providing support for the applicability of cognitive vulnerability theories to depression in younger populations.