Sociocultural. 1 Â½ RULE. Cognitive. Psychodynamic. Psychological Explanations of Depression . Aim: Can I outline TWO psychological explanations for depression? Can I evaluate TWO psychological explanations for depression?.
Although biological explanations for depression have attracted the most research support in recent years, psychological explanations have also been influential.
depressive attributional style
* long term difficulties (marital problems)
* vulnerability factors (3+ children under 14,
not working outside home or lack of close