The role of overgeneral autobiographical memory in the development of adult depression following childhood trauma.

@article{Burnside2004TheRO,
  title={The role of overgeneral autobiographical memory in the development of adult depression following childhood trauma.},
  author={Elizabeth Burnside and M. Startup and M. Byatt and L. Rollinson and J. Hill},
  journal={The British journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 Pt 4},
  pages={
          365-76
        }
}
  • Elizabeth Burnside, M. Startup, +2 authors J. Hill
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The British journal of clinical psychology
  • OBJECTIVE Overgeneral autobiographical memory (AM) has been associated with episodes of clinical depression in adults and also with reported experience of childhood sexual abuse (CSA). This study investigated whether AM has a role in the development of adult depression in survivors of CSA and whether it is related to circumstances of CSA. METHOD A community sample of women who reported a history of CSA (N = 41) completed the autobiographical memory test and were interviewed about any adult… CONTINUE READING
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