Sensitivity to criticism differentially mediates the relationship between interpersonal problems and state and trait depression.

@article{Natoli2016SensitivityTC,
  title={Sensitivity to criticism differentially mediates the relationship between interpersonal problems and state and trait depression.},
  author={Adam P Natoli and Sharon M Nelson and Ketrin J Lengu and Steven K Huprich},
  journal={Personality and mental health},
  year={2016},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={
          293-304
        }
}
Both state- and trait-like manifestations of depression have been associated with poor interpersonal functioning. One mechanism by which this could occur is through individuals' sensitivity to criticism. In the present study, 414 undergraduates were assessed with the Beck Depression Inventory-II (Beck et al. 1996) and Depressive Personality Disorder… CONTINUE READING