He suggested that depressed people tended to use a more pessimistic explanatory style when thinking about stressful events than did non-depressed people, who tended to be more optimistic in.
Explanatory style change during cognitive therapy for unipolar depression martin e p seligman, camilo castellon, john cacciola, peter schulman, and their explanatory style and. Unfortunately much of the research in explanatory style relates to this construct as a predictor of depression or other negative outcomes, and interventions have assumed its malleability and.
This study investigated the interrelationships among cultural identity, explanatory style, and depression in navajo adolescents a total of 332 (197 female, 135 male) navajo.
Some research has suggested a pessimistic explanatory style may be correlated with depression and physical illness the concept of explanatory style encompasses a wide range of possible. Chapter 16:therapy 20:19 • cognitive explanations for depression: research reveals how self-defeating beliefs and a negative explanatory style feed depression’s vicious cycle learned.
Research also shows that normal and unipolar depression are greatly helped when people are trained to shift from a negative to a positive explanatory style what’s your explanatory style.
Learned helplessness in children: a longitudinal study of depression, achievement, and explanatory style susan nolen-hoeksema university of pennsylvania martin e p seligman university of. Interactions between explanatory style and depression in collecting data for study 1 it became apparent that an adaptation to the activity chart may yield greater information.
42 volume 20, number 3 the role of explanatory style and negative life events in depression: a cross-sectional study with youth from a north american plains reservation.