Common Versus Unique Variance Across Measures of Worry and Rumination: Predictive Utility and Mediational Models for Anxiety and Depression

@article{McEvoy2012CommonVU,
  title={Common Versus Unique Variance Across Measures of Worry and Rumination: Predictive Utility and Mediational Models for Anxiety and Depression},
  author={Peter M. McEvoy and Suzie Brans},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={37},
  pages={183-196}
}
Repetitive negative thinking (RNT) has been identified as a transdiagnostic construct. However, diagnosis-specific questionnaires have traditionally been used to measure RNT across emotional disorders, and thus the degree to which they assess shared versus unique aspects of RNT is unclear. Furthermore, the degree to which shared versus unique variance across these measures contributes to the prediction of anxiety and depression symptoms is yet to be fully understood. This study had three aims… CONTINUE READING