The Effects of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy on Affective Memory Recall Dynamics in Depression: A Mechanistic Model of Rumination

@inproceedings{Vugt2012TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy on Affective Memory Recall Dynamics in Depression: A Mechanistic Model of Rumination},
  author={Marieke K van Vugt and Peter Hitchcock and B Ben Shahar and Willoughby B Britton},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES converging research suggests that mindfulness training exerts its therapeutic effects on depression by reducing rumination. Theoretically, rumination is a multifaceted construct that aggregates multiple neurocognitive aspects of depression, including poor executive control, negative and overgeneral memory bias, and persistence or stickiness of negative mind states. Current measures of rumination, most-often self-reports, do not capture these different aspects of ruminative tendencies… CONTINUE READING
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