Self Cognitions of Depressed Adolescents: a Personal Construct Approach

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The primary purpose of the study was to quantify the characteristics of certain self cognitions that occur in depressed adolescents. A secondary purpose was to assess the change that occurs in these self cognitions during a depressive episode. The intervention, in the form of guided imagery about a previous drug-using episode, was used to induce a mood change. The REP, a Personal Construct Theory measure, and the Beck Depression Inventory were used in a repeated measures design.

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Rasile, Karen D. December 1989.

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The primary purpose of the study was to quantify the characteristics of certain self cognitions that occur in depressed adolescents. A secondary purpose was to assess the change that occurs in
these self cognitions during a depressive episode. The intervention, in the form of guided imagery about a previous drug-using episode, was used to induce a mood change. The REP, a Personal Construct Theory measure, and the Beck Depression Inventory were used in a repeated measures
design.

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Rasile, Karen D. Self Cognitions of Depressed Adolescents: a Personal Construct Approach, dissertation, December 1989; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc331833/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .