Context-dependent automatic processing in depression: accessibility of negative constructs with regard to self but not others.

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The existence of automatic negative self-referential thought in depression was examined by using the concurrent memory load paradigm. Depressed and nondepressed subjects judged each of a series of depressed- and nondepressed-content adjectives as to its descriptiveness of the self or of the average other person. While making each judgment, some subjects… (More)

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@article{Bargh1988ContextdependentAP, title={Context-dependent automatic processing in depression: accessibility of negative constructs with regard to self but not others.}, author={John A. Bargh and Michael Tota}, journal={Journal of personality and social psychology}, year={1988}, volume={54 6}, pages={925-39} }