When the half-full glass is appraised as half empty and memorised as completely empty: mood-congruent true and false recognition in depression is modulated by salience.

@article{Moritz2008WhenTH,
  title={When the half-full glass is appraised as half empty and memorised as completely empty: mood-congruent true and false recognition in depression is modulated by salience.},
  author={Steffen Moritz and Katharina Voigt and Gladys Marina Arzola and Christian Otte},
  journal={Memory},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={810-20}
}
Since the 1980s a large body of empirical effort has been devoted to mood-congruent memory (MCM) biases in clinical depression. Whereas there is broad, albeit not unequivocal, evidence that depressive patients retain negative-valenced memory items better than neutral material, few studies have investigated false memories in depression. In a pilot study we gathered support for both enhanced true and false memory for emotional material in depression. The present study aimed to extend these… CONTINUE READING

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