Chapter 6. The Response Styles Theory

  1. Costas Papageorgiou2 and
  2. Adrian Wells3
  1. Susan Nolen-Hoeksema

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713853.ch6

Depressive Rumination: Nature, Theory and Treatment

Depressive Rumination: Nature, Theory and Treatment

How to Cite

Nolen-Hoeksema, S. (2003) The Response Styles Theory, in Depressive Rumination: Nature, Theory and Treatment (eds C. Papageorgiou and A. Wells), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713853.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Lancaster, UK

  2. 3

    University of Manchester, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471486923

Online ISBN: 9780470713853

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Keywords:

  • response styles theory;
  • rumination;
  • passive thinking;
  • instrumental behavior;
  • mental health

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Mental Health Effects of Rumination

  • Sources of Individual Differences in Rumination

  • Gender Differences in Rumination and Depression

  • Developmental Antecedents of Rumination

  • Distinguishing Rumination from Other Cognitive Constructs

  • Alternative Conceptualizations of Rumination

  • Implications for Therapy

  • Conclusions

  • References