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

Paul O Wilkinson, 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
Pages (from-to)250
JournalBMC Psychiatry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 8 Oct 2013

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