Attentional bias for negative, positive, and threat words in current and remitted depression

Hermien J. Elgersma, Ernst H. W. Koster, Lonneke A. van Tuijl, A. Hoekzema, Brenda W. J. H. Penninx, Claudi L. H. Bockting, Peter J. de Jong

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to improve our understanding of the underlying mechanisms in the maintenance of depression. We examined attentional bias (AB) for negative and positive adjectives and general threat words in strictly-defined clinical groups of participants with pure Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) without a history of anxiety disorders (AD), mixed MDD and AD, and remitted participants.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e0205154
JournalPLoS ONE
Volume13
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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Elgersma, H. J., Koster, E. H. W., van Tuijl, L. A., Hoekzema, A., Penninx, B. W. J. H., Bockting, C. L. H., & de Jong, P. J. (2018). Attentional bias for negative, positive, and threat words in current and remitted depression. PLoS ONE, 13(10), e0205154. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0205154