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Graduate Students Who Hold Themselves to High Standards Are More Prone to Depression Than Others

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Title: Graduate Students Who Hold Themselves to High Standards Are More Prone to Depression Than Others
Author: Mongrain, Myriam
Leather, Faith
Identifier: 00025
Abstract: Academic perfectionists are more prone to major depression than others. Self-critical and 'needy' personality types are at risk for experiencing recurring bouts of major depression.
Sponsor: York's Knowledge Mobilization Unit provides services and funding for faculty, graduate students, and community organizations seeking to maximize the impact of academic research and expertise on public policy, social programming, and professional practice. It is supported by SSHRC and CIHR grants, and by the Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation. kmbunit@yorku.ca www.researchimpact.ca
Subject: Psychology
Mental Health
Type: Research Summary
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Canada
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/ca/
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10315/29110
Citation: Mongrain, M., & Leather, F. (2006). Immature dependence and self-criticism predict the recurrence of major depression. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 62(6), 705-713.
Date: 2008

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