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Unformatted text preview: observe changes in childrens inferential styles about causes, consequences, and self-characteristics. Gibb and Abela (2008) confirmed that emotional abuse is associated with childrens development of negative inferential styles and depressive symptoms. They observed that the abusive messages parents conveyed to children involved negative characteristics about the children and caused significant negative changes in children. This study further solidified the theory that rejection and humiliation contribute to the childrens development of depressive symptoms and cognitions. It also recommends further research on the contents of the negative messages the children receive and the factors that link emotional abuse and the development of depressive cognitions and symptoms....
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2010 for the course PSYC 203 taught by Professor Michelecarter during the Fall '09 term at Tompkins Cortland Community College.
- Fall '09
- Cognitive Therapy