Mood congruent memory bias of individuals with depressed mood and anxiety

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Title: Mood congruent memory bias of individuals with depressed mood and anxiety
Authors: Lange, Gregor
Carr, Alan
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6351
Date: 2001
Abstract: Mood congruent memory (MCM) is the tendency for individuals to encode and retrieve affectively-valenced information which is congruent with their prevailing mood state more easily than other information. For example, a depressed or sad individual tends to remember negative or unpleasant memories better than positive or happy memories.
Type of material: Book Chapter
Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press
Keywords: Memory;Depression;Anxiety
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Carr, A. (eds.). Clinical Psychology in Ireland, Volume 2: Empirical Studies of Problems and Treatment Processes in Adults
Appears in Collections:Psychology Research Collection

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