Dysfunctional attitudes or extreme response style as predictors of depressive relapse and recurrence after mobile cognitive therapy for recurrent depression.


Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, Department of Psychiatry, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Groningen, Grote Kruisstraat 2-1, Groningen 9712 TS, The Netherlands. Electronic address: [Email]


According to previous research, dysfunctional attitudes and/or scoring extreme on the end-point anchors of questionnaires of dysfunctional thinking predict depressive relapse/recurrence. Evidence that these two methods represent a risk for depressive relapse/recurrence is however mixed, due to differential or poorly defined concepts. The current study aimed to test the two methods.


Cognition,Cognitive behavior therapy,Depression,Extreme responding,Relapse,Web-based,