Relationship between filial piety, meta-cognitive beliefs about rumination and response style theory in depressed Chinese patients.

@article{Ng2008RelationshipBF,
  title={Relationship between filial piety, meta-cognitive beliefs about rumination and response style theory in depressed Chinese patients.},
  author={Roger Ng and Dinesh Kumar Bhugra},
  journal={Asian journal of psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={28-32}
}
The presentation of depression varies across cultures and the Chinese culture lays considerable emphasis on filial piety. We studied the relationship between filial piety and psychopathology in the Chinese population in Hong Kong. 172 patients of Chinese origin were interviewed using Beck Depression Inventory, response style questionnaire (RSQ) to measure ruminative response styles and filial piety scale. Of 172 individuals, 67 were males and 105 females and mean age was 38.9 years (S.D. 12.74… CONTINUE READING

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