Examining academic self-concept as a mediator of the relationship between anxiety and depression: A longitudinal study

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Open Access paper from our CAMH journal

Background – Self-concept plays a role as a mediator in the development and maintenance of internalizing symptoms but mechanisms through which the early presence of anxiety symptoms is associated with the subsequent development of depression is unknown. The aim of this longitudinal study was to analyze the mediating role of different areas of self-concept in the relationship between the early development of anxiety symptoms and the later appearance of depressive symptoms.

Authors; Alexandra Morales, Miriam Rodríguez-Menchón, José P. Espada, Mireia Orgilés

First published: 10 July 2022


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