Feeling connected again: Interventions that increase social identification reduce depression symptoms in community and clinical settings
作者: Tegan CruwysS. Alexander HaslamGenevieve A. DingleJolanda JettenMatthew J. HornseyE.M. Desdemona ChongTian P.S. Oei
作者单位: 1School of Psychology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
2CBT Unit, Toowong Private Hospital, Queensland, Australia
刊名: Journal of Affective Disorders, 2014, Vol.159 , pp.139-146
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2014.02.019
关键词: DepressionSocial identificationLonelinessGroup psychotherapyRelapse preventionMental health
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Background(#br)Clinical depression is often preceded by social withdrawal, however, limited research has examined whether depressive symptoms are alleviated by interventions that increase social contact. In particular, no research has investigated whether social identification (the sense of being part of a group) moderates the impact of social interventions.(#br)Method(#br)We test this in two longitudinal intervention studies. In Study 1 ( N =52), participants at risk of depression joined a community recreation group; in Study 2 ( N =92) adults with diagnosed depression joined a clinical psychotherapy group.(#br)Results(#br)In both the studies, social identification predicted recovery from depression after controlling for initial depression severity, frequency of attendance,...
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