Decreased approach motivation in depression.

@article{Wang2006DecreasedAM,
  title={Decreased approach motivation in depression.},
  author={Catharina E A Wang and Tim Brennen and Arne Holte},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={
          505-11
        }
}
The present study examined relations between choice preference and reaction time to emotionally valenced words, dysphoric symptoms (BDI), and dysfunctional attitudes (DAS) in clinically depressed (CD; n= 61), previously depressed (PD; n= 42), and never depressed controls (ND; n= 46). The results showed: (1) NDs and PDs exhibited a choice preference for the relatively more positive words and differed significantly from CDs; (2) PDs and CDs exhibited longer reaction time and differed… CONTINUE READING

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