Social Rejection: How Best to Think About It?

@article{Rude2010SocialRH,
  title={Social Rejection: How Best to Think About It?},
  author={Stephanie S. Rude and Francesco A. Mazzetti and H. Pal and Melissa R. Stauble},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={35},
  pages={209-216}
}
College students who wrote about the abstract context of a recent social rejection (e.g., “How do you think you will view this event in 1–2 years?”) subsequently reported lower levels of depression and rumination symptoms than those who wrote about the abstract reasons or implications (e.g., “Why do you think this happened?”) or those given no writing… CONTINUE READING