Inhibitory Control Mediates the Relationship Between Depressed Mood and Overgeneral Memory Recall in Children

  title={Inhibitory Control Mediates the Relationship Between Depressed Mood and Overgeneral Memory Recall in Children},
  author={F. Raes and K. Verstraeten and P. Bijttebier and M. Vasey and T. Dalgleish},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology},
  pages={276 - 281}
  • F. Raes, K. Verstraeten, +2 authors T. Dalgleish
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • It has been well established that depressed mood is related to overgeneral memory recall (OGM), which refers to a relative difficulty in retrieving specific information from one's autobiographical memory (AM). The present study examined whether OGM is also related to depressed mood in children and whether lack of inhibitory control mediates this relationship. One hundred thirty-five children (ages 9–13) completed measures assessing depressive symptoms, AM specificity, and inhibitory control… CONTINUE READING
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