The causal influence of emotional interference in working memory on depressive symptoms

01 October 2010 → 31 August 2014
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Animal experimental and comparative psychology
    • Applied psychology
    • Clinical and counseling psychology
    • Human experimental psychology
    • Other psychology and cognitive sciences
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
    • Nursing
    • Other paramedical sciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
depression training working memory
Project description

Cognitive problems are a central feature of depression. These problems might be related to impairments in the updating of affective information in working memory. This research aims to gain a better understanding of the role of these impairments, using a combination of crosssectional, prospective and experimental research designs.