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Table 2 Stimulus words in the word-valence identification task

From: Elucidating treatment targets and mediators within a confirmatory efficacy trial: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy vs. light therapy for winter depression

Stimulus category
Seasonal words Emotionally salient words
Winter Summer Negative Positive Neutral
Blizzard
Chill
Cloudy
Cold
Damp
Darkness
December
Dreary
February
Frost
Gray
Hibernate
Icy
Indoors
Sledding
Snow
Snowshoeing
Snowy
Windy
Winter
August
Autumn
Boating
Brightest
Camp
Getaways
Heat
Hot
July
June
May
Midsummer
Outdoors
Picnics
Spring
Summer
Sunny
Sunshine
Vacation
Warm
Awful
Bad
Biased
Bothers
Disgusting
Frustrating
Hateful
Horrendous
Horrible
Horrid
Hostile
Negative
Shameful
Sorry
Terrible
Ugly
Unhelpful
Unpleasant
Weird
Worrying
Cheerful
Confident
Constructive
Delighted
Exciting
Fantastic
Fortunate
Grateful
Happy
Healthy
Pleased
Satisfied
Successful
Supportive
Terrific
Thankful
Thrilled
Upbeat
Uplifting
Welcoming
Agnostic
Analyst
Cautious
Dull
Flat
Hold
Impartial
Intact
Lowered
Mediate
Preferred
Purely
Rating
Sell
Sided
Subjective
Tact
Tense
Unbiased
Upgraded