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The Warpy Thoughts Scale: A new 20 item instrument to measure dysfunctional attitudes

Parslow, Ruth; Christensen, Helen; Griffiths, Kathleen; Groves, Chloe


Cognitive theories of psychopathology propose that specific negative cognitive schema held by individuals can increase their likelihood of experiencing depressive episodes. While it has been argued that such dysfunctional attitudes are state measures that occur primarily during periods of depression, a range of research has supported the view that holding dysfunctional attitudes is ongoing, persisting prior to and following depressive episodes. To date, the need for a parsimonious measure of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
DOI: 10.1080/16506070500372279


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