Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Depression

@article{Cox2012StereotypesPA,
  title={Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Depression},
  author={William T. L. Cox and Lyn Y. Abramson and Patricia G. Devine and Steven D. Hollon},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={7},
  pages={427 - 449}
}
Social psychologists fighting prejudice and clinical psychologists fighting depression have long been separated by the social–clinical divide, unaware that they were facing a common enemy. Stereotypes about others leading to prejudice (e.g., Devine, 1989) and schemas about the self leading to depression (e.g., A. T. Beck, 1967) are fundamentally the same type of cognitive structure. According to the integrated perspective on prejudice and depression, negative stereotypes (i.e., schemas) are… Expand
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