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Doing good and feeling well : understanding the relationship between volunteering and mental wellbeing in older adult populations through the application of a social-cognitive theory of depression : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Massey University, Albany, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2015)
Previous research indicates that volunteering can improve positive psychological wellbeing, and protect against the onset of depressive symptoms amongst older adults. However, the mechanisms at play in the relationship ...
Identifying mood- and age-related differences in attentional biases in dysphoria : an eye-tracking study : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Clinical Psychology at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2013)
Previous research has indicated that individuals who experience depression selectively attend to negative information for greater periods of time than non-depressed individuals. This negative bias may reflect difficulty ...