Theories of the Aetiology of Depression

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Describe the diagnostic features of depression and the mood disorders

Compare and contrast at least 2 theories of the aetiology of depression.

Describe and evaluate the cognitive processes that contribute to the acquisition and maintenance of depression.

Core reading

Cavanagh, K. & Strauss, C. (2015) Working with depression. In GCL Davey, N Lake & A Whittington (Eds). Clinical Psychology (2nd ed). London: Routledge.

Davey G.C.L. (2014) Psychopathology. London: BPS Blackwell. Chapter 6. Second Edition

Davey G.C.L. (2011) (ed) Applied Psychology. London: BPS Blackwell. Chapter 5.

Background reading

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/depression/Pages/Introduction.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/psychotherapy/pages/introduction.aspx

Cuijpers, P., van Straten, A., Andersson, G. & van Oppen, P. (2008) Psychotherapy for depression in adults: A meta-analysis of comparative outcome studies, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, vol. 76, no. 6, 909-922.

Driessen, E., Cuijpers, P., de Maat, Saskia C. M., Abbass, A.A., de Jonghe, F. & Dekker, J.J.M. (2010) The efficacy of short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy for depression: A meta-analysis, Clinical Psychology Review, vol. 30, no. 1, 25-36.

Hankin BL, Oppenheimer C, Jennes J, Barrocas A, ShaperobBG & Goldband J (2009) Developmental origins of Cognitive Vulnerabilities to Depression: Review of Processes Contributing to Stability and Changes across time. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 65, 1327-1338.

Seligman M.E.P (1975) Helplessness: On Depression, development and death. San Francisco: Freeman.

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Beck A.T. (1976) Cognitive Therapy and the Emotional Disorders. New York: International Universities Press.

Abramson L.Y., Seligman M.E.P. & Teasdale J.D. (1978) Learned helplessness in human

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