Rumination, anxiety, depressive symptoms and subsequent depression in adolescents at risk for psychopathology: a longitudinal cohort study

Paul O. Wilkinson (Lead / Corresponding author), Tim J. Croudace, Ian M. Goodyer

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    A ruminative style of responding to low mood is associated with subsequent high depressive symptoms and depressive disorder in children, adolescents and adults. Scores on self-report rumination scales correlate strongly with scores on anxiety and depression symptom scales. This may confound any associations between rumination and subsequent depression.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number250
    Number of pages9
    JournalBMC Psychiatry
    Publication statusPublished - 8 Oct 2013



    • Psychiatry and Mental health

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