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Cognitive Vulnerability-Stress Model of Depression: Origin, Development and Integration

Zou Tao;Yao Shuqiao   

  1. Medical Psychological Research center, Second Xiangya Hospital. Central South University, Changsha 410011, China
  • Received:2005-08-01 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2006-09-15 Published:2006-09-15
  • Contact: Yao Shuqiao

Abstract: In recently year, Research on vulnerability of depression has been an important filed in exploring psychopathology of depression. The article introduces the vulnerability-stress model of definition, origin and characteristic. The paper reviews recent three representative theory (1) Abramson of hopeless theory; (2)Beck of cognitive vulnerability theory;(3) A dual process model .Special reviews the origin, development and influence factor of cognitive vulnerability to depression. At the end, the paper introduces the integration of cognitive vulnerability-stress model and puts forward some recommendations for the model in the further research

Key words: vulnerability, depression, cognitive vulnerability-stress model, developmen

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