Ed R Watkins

Summary

Affiliation: University of Exeter
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Ruminative self-focus and negative affect: an experience sampling study
    Nicholas J Moberly
    Mood Disorder Center, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:314-23. 2008
  2. pmc Processing mode causally influences emotional reactivity: distinct effects of abstract versus concrete construal on emotional response
    Ed Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, UK
    Emotion 8:364-78. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Revealing negative thinking in recovered major depression: a preliminary investigation
    E R Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QG, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:3069-76. 2007
  4. pmc Constructive and unconstructive repetitive thought
    Edward R Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Washington Singer Laboratories, UK
    Psychol Bull 134:163-206. 2008
  5. pmc Depressive rumination: investigating mechanisms to improve cognitive behavioural treatments
    Edward R Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Cogn Behav Ther 38:8-14. 2009
  6. pmc Guided self-help concreteness training as an intervention for major depression in primary care: a Phase II randomized controlled trial
    E R Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, University of Exeter, UK
    Psychol Med 42:1359-71. 2012
  7. pmc Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial comparing mindfulness-based cognitive therapy with maintenance anti-depressant treatment in the prevention of depressive relapse/recurrence: the PREVENT trial
    Willem Kuyken
    Mood Disorders Centre, University of Exeter, UK
    Trials 11:99. 2010
  8. pmc Dysregulation in level of goal and action identification across psychological disorders
    Edward Watkins
    University of Exeter, United Kingdom
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:260-78. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Rumination-focused cognitive-behavioural therapy for residual depression: phase II randomised controlled trial
    Edward R Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 199:317-22. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Concreteness training reduces dysphoria: proof-of-principle for repeated cognitive bias modification in depression
    Ed R Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:55-64. 2009

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Ruminative self-focus and negative affect: an experience sampling study
    Nicholas J Moberly
    Mood Disorder Center, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:314-23. 2008
    ..Though broadly consistent with Nolen-Hoeksema's (1991) response styles theory, these results suggest that a reciprocal relationship exists between ruminative self-focus and negative affect...
  2. pmc Processing mode causally influences emotional reactivity: distinct effects of abstract versus concrete construal on emotional response
    Ed Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, UK
    Emotion 8:364-78. 2008
    ..These findings provide evidence consistent with the hypothesis that processing mode modifies emotional reactivity and support the processing-mode theory of rumination...
  3. ncbi request reprint Revealing negative thinking in recovered major depression: a preliminary investigation
    E R Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QG, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:3069-76. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc Constructive and unconstructive repetitive thought
    Edward R Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Washington Singer Laboratories, UK
    Psychol Bull 134:163-206. 2008
    ..concrete processing) adopted during RT. Of the existing models of RT, it is proposed that an elaborated version of the control theory account provides the best theoretical framework to account for its distinct consequences...
  5. pmc Depressive rumination: investigating mechanisms to improve cognitive behavioural treatments
    Edward R Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Cogn Behav Ther 38:8-14. 2009
    ..These findings indicate the potential value of process-outcome research (a) explicitly targeting identified vulnerability processes and (b) developing interventions informed by research into basic mechanisms...
  6. pmc Guided self-help concreteness training as an intervention for major depression in primary care: a Phase II randomized controlled trial
    E R Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, University of Exeter, UK
    Psychol Med 42:1359-71. 2012
    ..This randomized trial provides the first controlled data on an innovative cognitive bias modification (CBM) training guided self-help intervention for depression...
  7. pmc Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial comparing mindfulness-based cognitive therapy with maintenance anti-depressant treatment in the prevention of depressive relapse/recurrence: the PREVENT trial
    Willem Kuyken
    Mood Disorders Centre, University of Exeter, UK
    Trials 11:99. 2010
    ..symptoms, (c) antidepressant (ADM) usage, (d) psychiatric and medical co-morbidity, (e) quality of life, and (f) cost effectiveness? An explanatory research question asks is an increase in mindfulness skills the key mechanism of change?..
  8. pmc Dysregulation in level of goal and action identification across psychological disorders
    Edward Watkins
    University of Exeter, United Kingdom
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:260-78. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Rumination-focused cognitive-behavioural therapy for residual depression: phase II randomised controlled trial
    Edward R Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 199:317-22. 2011
    ..About 20% of major depressive episodes become chronic and medication-refractory and also appear to be less responsive to standard cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT)...
  10. doi request reprint Concreteness training reduces dysphoria: proof-of-principle for repeated cognitive bias modification in depression
    Ed R Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:55-64. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that concreteness training has potential as a guided self-help intervention for mild-to-moderate depressive symptoms...
  11. pmc When the ends outweigh the means: mood and level of identification in depression
    Edward R Watkins
    College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Cogn Emot 25:1214-27. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that the putatively adaptive association between mood and level of identification is impaired in major depression...
  12. pmc Concreteness training reduces dysphoria: a pilot proof-of-principle study
    Edward R Watkins
    Mood Disorders Centre, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Behav Res Ther 47:48-53. 2009
    ..These findings suggest the potential value of concreteness training as a guided self-help intervention for mild-to-moderate depressive symptoms...
  13. ncbi request reprint Distinct modes of ruminative self-focus: impact of abstract versus concrete rumination on problem solving in depression
    Ed Watkins
    School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Emotion 5:319-28. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Adaptive and maladaptive ruminative self-focus during emotional processing
    Ed Watkins
    Washington Singer Laboratories, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, EX4 4QG, UK
    Behav Res Ther 42:1037-52. 2004
    ..These results support the differentiation of rumination into distinct modes of self-focused attention with distinct functional effects; a conceptual-evaluative mode that is maladaptive and an experiential mode that is adaptive...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparisons between rumination and worry in a non-clinical population
    Ed Watkins
    School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QG, UK
    Behav Res Ther 43:1577-85. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Adaptive and maladaptive self-focus in depression
    Ed Watkins
    School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QG, UK
    J Affect Disord 82:1-8. 2004
    ..It was predicted that, relative to analytical self-focus, experiential self-focus would reduce overgeneral memory...
  17. doi request reprint Submissive interpersonal style mediates the effect of brooding on future depressive symptoms
    Katherine A Pearson
    Mood Disorders Centre, University of Exeter, England, EX4 4QJ, United Kingdom
    Behav Res Ther 48:966-73. 2010
    ..Thus, the effects of brooding on depression may in part depend on its association with an interpersonal style characterised by submissiveness...
  18. doi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of depressive rumination
    Katherine A Pearson
    Mood Disorders Centre, School of Psychology University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QJ, UK
    Behav Res Ther 48:784-91. 2010
    ..01). Brooding was not correlated with needy or cold interpersonal styles after controlling for depressive symptoms...
  19. doi request reprint The psychosocial context of depressive rumination: ruminative brooding predicts diminished relationship satisfaction in individuals with a history of past major depression
    Katherine A Pearson
    Mood Disorders Centre, University of Exeter, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 49:275-80. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that rumination contributes to poor social functioning by examining whether ruminative brooding predicts subsequent relationship satisfaction in individuals with a history of major depression...
  20. doi request reprint Psychological distress and rumination in palliative care patients and their caregivers
    John M Galfin
    School of Psychology, Washington Singer Laboratories, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    J Palliat Med 13:1345-8. 2010
    ....
  21. doi request reprint A brief guided self-help intervention for psychological distress in palliative care patients: a randomised controlled trial
    John M Galfin
    School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Palliat Med 26:197-205. 2012
    ..We hypothesised that reducing rumination may be important in addressing psychological distress in palliative care...
  22. pmc Ruminative self-focus, negative life events, and negative affect
    Nicholas J Moberly
    Mood Disorders Centre, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QG, UK
    Behav Res Ther 46:1034-9. 2008
    ..Further, dispositional measures of rumination predict mood reactivity to everyday stressors in a non-clinical sample...
  23. ncbi request reprint Processing mode influences the relationship between trait rumination and emotional vulnerability
    Nicholas J Moberly
    University of Exeter, United Kingdom
    Behav Ther 37:281-91. 2006
    ..This finding is consistent with processing mode influencing the relationship between trait rumination and emotional vulnerability...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relapse prevention in patients with bipolar disorder: cognitive therapy outcome after 2 years
    Dominic H Lam
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 162:324-9. 2005
    ..This study reports additional 18-month follow-up data and presents an overview of the effect of therapy over 30 months...
  25. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled study of cognitive therapy for relapse prevention for bipolar affective disorder: outcome of the first year
    Dominic H Lam
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:145-52. 2003
    ..This article reports the outcome of a randomized controlled study of CT to help prevent relapses and promote social functioning...