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Gender differences in problem discussion : the depressive effect of co-rumination in same-sex friendships

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The main objective of this thesis was to examine gender differences in co-rumination using observational, experimental, and diary methods. At the start of this project there were no existing studies which had assessed co-rumination in this way and this thesis intended to be an exploratory investigation of co-rumination using these methods. Rose (2002) defined co-rumination as ‘excessively discussing problems within a dyadic relationship’ (p. 1830) and used it to explain why females have cl...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Research group:
Emotions and Social Relations - Dr Brian Parkinson
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2015-01-08

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