Autobiographical memory in major depression: a comparison between first-episode and recurrent patients.

@article{Nandrino2002AutobiographicalMI,
  title={Autobiographical memory in major depression: a comparison between first-episode and recurrent patients.},
  author={Jean-Louis Nandrino and Laurent Pezard and Alexa Post{\'e} and Christian R{\'e}veill{\`e}re and Daniel Beaune},
  journal={Psychopathology},
  year={2002},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={335-40}
}
Autobiographical memory in depression is characterized by an increase in general memory evocation. The aim of this study is to compare autobiographical memory in patients with a first depressive episode and in recurrent patients before and after recovery, using Williams' and Scott's autobiographical memory test. Our results show an increase of the number of general memories only with positive cue words in both groups of patients during the depressive episode. After clinical improvement, this… CONTINUE READING

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