Meta-cognition, Decision Making and Working Memory as Mediators Between Coping with Stress Styles and Major Depressive Disorder
This study aimed to investigate the mediator roles of meta-cognition, decision making and working memory between coping with stress styles and major depressive disorder (MDD). The sample size was 250 participants that filled in five scales to assess MDD, coping with stress styles and executive functions. The model representing the mediation role of meta-cognition, decision making and working memory between coping with stress styles and MDD is fit. The effect of problem focused coping (PFC) on meta-cognition as well as the effect of emotion focused coping (EFC) on working memory was strongly significant. Decision making was an executive function that independently influenced on MDD. Our overall results represented that the main executive functions that strongly influenced the correlation between coping with stress styles and MDD were meta-cognition, working memory and decision making respectively.
Seyedeh Monavar Yazdi,
Meta-cognition, Decision Making and Working Memory as Mediators Between Coping with Stress Styles and Major Depressive Disorder, International Journal of Psychological and Brain Sciences.
Vol. 1, No. 1,
2016, pp. 1-8.
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