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, rumination has been dismantled into two distinct subcomponents: reflection, which is more adaptive, and brooding, which is more maladaptive. In the present study… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/09658210903376243