Is worry different from rumination? Yes, it is more predictive of psychopathology!

Jürgen Hoyer, Andrew T. Gloster & Philipp Yorck Herzberg
Objective: Although worry and rumination are everyday phenomena as well as common symptoms across numerous psychopathological disorders, the theoretical and clinical delineations of both concepts need more clarification. This study explored the degree of overlap between worry and rumination on the levels of standardized questionnaires and a priori lay concepts. Method: The subjective conceptualization of worry and of rumination of 221 undergraduate and graduate students was assessed with the semantic differential technique, together with the...