Internal cognitive control in clinical depression: general but no emotion-specific impairments.

@article{Lissnyder2012InternalCC,
  title={Internal cognitive control in clinical depression: general but no emotion-specific impairments.},
  author={Evi De Lissnyder and Ernst H. W. Koster and Jonas Everaert and Rik Schacht and Dirk Van Den Abeele and Rudi De Raedt},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2012},
  volume={199 2},
  pages={124-30}
}
Prior research has suggested that depression is characterized by impaired cognitive control. The present study sought to investigate internal cognitive control impairments related to emotional information and task settings in clinical depression (MDD, major depressive disorder). Internal cognitive control was operationalized as switching between internally held mental representations that required continuous updating in working memory and measured with the Internal Shift Task (IST). The results… CONTINUE READING