Monthly Archive: December 2016

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Beck’s Cognitive Triad |theory of depression

One of the most influential theories of depression is Aaron Beck’s (1987) cognitive theory. According to this theory, vulnerability to depression develops during childhood when basic beliefs about the self are formulated. Beck says...


Depression is the result of Learned helplessness

The Learned Helplessness model of depression suggests that if people feel they are unable to control life events – especially stressful events – they learn a sense of helplessness that will eventually lead to...