Processing of emotional information in seasonal depression across different cognitive measures.

@article{Dalgleish2004ProcessingOE,
  title={Processing of emotional information in seasonal depression across different cognitive measures.},
  author={Tim Dalgleish and Helen Spinks and Ann-Marie Golden and Pieter L. du Toit},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={113 1},
  pages={116-26}
}
This study examined memory for emotional material, endorsement of emotional adjectives, and negative attributional style (NAS) in seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD patients showed elevated NAS and increased endorsement of negative self-referent adjectives, but no memory bias for negative material, when compared with never-depressed controls. Longitudinal analyses revealed that none of these cognitive measures significantly predicted later symptom levels independent of initial symptom… CONTINUE READING