Dill, J.C., & Anderson, C.A. (1999). 

Loneliness, Shyness, and Depression:  The Etiology and Interrelationships of Everyday Problems in Living. 

Chapter in T. Joiner  and J.C. Coyne (Eds.)  (pp. 93-125). The interactional nature of depression: Advances in interpersonal approaches. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. 


This chapter describes an integrated model of depression, loneliness, and shyness. Common (e.g., attributional style) and unique (e.g., genetically-related anxiety) etiological factors in the development and maintenance of these three everyday problems in living are discussed. Implications for treatment and prevention are considered.

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