Core Beliefs, Self-Perception, and Cognitive Organization in Depressed Adolescents

@inproceedings{Dozois2012CoreBS,
  title={Core Beliefs, Self-Perception, and Cognitive Organization in Depressed Adolescents},
  author={David J. A. Dozois and Julie A. Eichstedt and Kerry Allyson. Collins and Elizabeth Phoenix and Kimberly Harris},
  year={2012}
}
The relationships between cognitive products (e.g., self-perception) and cognitive structure (or organization) in clinically depressed adolescents and nonpsychiatric controls (average age = 14.68) were examined. Adolescents with major depressive disorder showed significantly higher scores than did controls on the Young Schema Questionnaire domains of Disconnection, Impaired Autonomy, and Impaired Limits. These individuals also demonstrated poorer self-concept than controls on scholastic… CONTINUE READING