A cross-cultural study of the integrated cognitive model of depression

Oei T.P.S., Goh Y.-W. and Kwon S.-M. (1996) A cross-cultural study of the integrated cognitive model of depression. Cahiers de Psychologie Cognitive, 15 3: 265-281.

Author Oei T.P.S.
Goh Y.-W.
Kwon S.-M.
Title A cross-cultural study of the integrated cognitive model of depression
Journal name Cahiers de Psychologie Cognitive   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0249-9185
Publication date 1996-01-01
Year available 1996
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 15
Issue 3
Start page 265
End page 281
Total pages 17
Place of publication MARSEILLE CEDEX 20
Publisher ADRSC-ASSOC DIFFUSION RECHERCHES SCIENCES COGNITIVES
Language eng
Subject 3200 Psychology
3205 Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
Abstract This study tests the cross-cultural validity of the Integrated Cognitive Model of Depression proposed by Kwon and Oei (1994). One hundred and fifty-one Singaporean undergraduates completed the Dysfunctional Attitudes Scale, the Automatic Thoughts questionnaire, the Beck Depression Inventory and the Life Experiences Survey. Structural equation analyses were performed on the Singaporean data to test for the best fitting and most parsimonious models. These models from the Singaporean data were then compared with the Australian data. The results indicate that the Integrated Cognitive Model, not the Symptom Model, is the best fitting and the most parsimonious model for the Singaporean data. This supports the cross-cultural generalisation of the Integrated Cognitive Model of Depression.
Keyword Cognition
Cross-cultural
Depression
Mood
Theory
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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