Factores cognitivos de vulnerabilidad al estrés postraumático en víctimas de atentados terroristaslas actitudes disfuncionales depresivas

  1. Rocío Fausor
Supervised by:
  1. María Paz García Vera Director
  2. Jesús Sanz Fernández Director

Defence university: Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Year of defence: 2022

  1. José Luis Graña Gómez Chair
  2. José Manuel Andreu Rodríguez Secretary
  3. Miguel Ángel Pérez Nieto Committee member
  4. Jorge Barraca Mairal Committee member
  5. Jose Ramón Yela Bernabé Committee member
  1. Personalidad, Evaluación y Psicología Clínica

Type: Thesis


Given the high presence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) in victims of terrorist attacks, as well as the high comorbidity of PTSD and MDD in this population (García-Vera & Sanz, 2016), and also given the importance that DSM-5 attaches, in its definition of PTSD, to certain negative alterations in cognitions and mood that are very similar or common to the cognitive and emotional symptoms that characterize MDD (American Psychiatric Association, 2013), it might be possible that the cognitive vulnerability factors for depression proposed by Beck's cognitive theory of depression (Beck et al., 1983), in particular depressive dysfunctional attitudes, may play a role in PTSD or in its symptomatology...