The attributional Style Questionnaire

  title={The attributional Style Questionnaire},
  author={C. Peterson and A. Semmel and C. Baeyer and L. Abramson and G. Metalsky and M. Seligman},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  • C. Peterson, A. Semmel, +3 authors M. Seligman
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Cognitive Therapy and Research
  • Of current interest are the causal attributions offered by depressives for the good and bad events in their lives. One important attributional account of depression is the reformulated learned helplessness model, which proposes that depressive symptoms are associated with an attributional style in which uncontrollable bad events are attributed to internal (versus external), stable (versus unstable), and global (versus specific) causes. We describe the Attributional Style Questionnaire, which… CONTINUE READING
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