Information processing biases concurrently and prospectively predict depressive symptoms in adolescents: Evidence from a self-referent encoding task.

@article{Connolly2016InformationPB,
  title={Information processing biases concurrently and prospectively predict depressive symptoms in adolescents: Evidence from a self-referent encoding task.},
  author={Samantha L. Connolly and Lyn Y. Abramson and Lauren B. Alloy},
  journal={Cognition & emotion},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={550-60}
}
Negative information processing biases have been hypothesised to serve as precursors for the development of depression. The current study examined negative self-referent information processing and depressive symptoms in a community sample of adolescents (N = 291, Mage at baseline = 12.34 ± 0.61, 53% female, 47.4% African-American, 49.5% Caucasian and 3.1… CONTINUE READING