Involuntary Memories after a Positive Film Are Dampened by a Visuospatial Task: Unhelpful in Depression but Helpful in Mania?

@inproceedings{Charlotte2012InvoluntaryMA,
  title={Involuntary Memories after a Positive Film Are Dampened by a Visuospatial Task: Unhelpful in Depression but Helpful in Mania?},
  author={Davies Charlotte and Aiysha Malik and Arnaud Pictet and Simon E Blackwell and Emily A. Holmes},
  booktitle={Clinical psychology & psychotherapy},
  year={2012}
}
Spontaneous negative mental images have been extensively researched due to the crucial role they play in conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder. However, people can also experience spontaneous positive mental images, and these are little understood. Positive images may play a role in promoting healthy positive mood and may be lacking in conditions such as depression. However, they may also occur in problematic states of elevated mood, such as in bipolar disorder. Can we apply an… CONTINUE READING
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