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Roles of Psychological and Cognitive Flexibility in Complex PTSD, The
Abstract:Psychological flexibility is considered to be a person’s ability to flexibly use emotional, behavioral, and cognitive strategies to adapt to changing situational demands. A lack of psychological flexibility has been associated with the development...
DEPRESSION, SUICIDE, ANXIETY AND POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER: PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF CHILD MALTREATMENT
The current study examined the effects of childhood maltreatment, which included retrospective self-reports of childhood sexual, physical, and emotional abuse, on several adverse mental health outcomes. Using data from ...
THERAPEUTIC MERITS OF SOCIAL MEDIA
Abstract:The literature is replete with studies that suggest the psychological benefits of writing. Benefits have ranged from increased general well-being and more positive affect to fewer visits to the physician’s office. Writing appears to be helpful...
LESS HUMAN THAN OTHER NURSES: AN EXAMINATION OF ATTRIBUTIONS OF HUMANNESS TOWARD AN OLDER ADULT IN LONG-TERM CARE
Abstract:The relationship between care recipient and care provider is central to the care recipient’s quality of life, yet relatively little is known about psychological factors that impact this relationship. Existing evidence suggests...
POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AS A THREAT TO MASCULINE IDENTITY
Author(s):Taylor, Jerika Allison
The current study was designed to assess hypotheses derived from the Precarious Manhood Thesis, Anxiety Buffer Disruption Theory, and Terror Management Theory. Specifically, this study attempted to assess whether men who ...
Development and psychometric properties of the Police Exposure and Impact Scale
Author(s):Weisman, Pamela M.
Abstract: people of color, placing them at higher risk for repeated exposure and injury. However, little is known about the psychological outcomes of experiencing police use of force. Whereas some research has explored emotional and behavioral consequences...
Model of Post-Traumatic Symptoms, Negative Affect, Coping Use Motivations, Substance Use, and Substance Use Consequences in Incarcerated Inmates, A
This study applies frameworks of the self-medication hypothesis and social cognitive theory to investigate pathways from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms to substance use consequences (as mediated by negative ...
ANXIETY BUFFER DISRUPTION: INTERPLAY BETWEEN NEUROCOGNITIVE FUNCTIONING AND WORLDVIEW DEFENSE IN POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
Abstract:-related thoughts; because traumatized individuals often report cognitive deficits, it may be that atypical responses to reminders of death stem from trauma-related cognitive impairments. Ninety-three participants were recruited via the psychology department...
Effect of Meditation on Death-Thought Accessibility and Worldview Defense in Response to Mortality Salience, The
Author(s):Park, Young Chin
Research suggests that people typically respond to reminders of their own death by suppressing death-related thoughts and becoming more negative in their attitudes to people who criticize their worldview. However, research ...
CONSEQUENCES OF MORAL DECISION-MAKING: SELF-REGULATORY PERSEVERATION ON MORAL CONCERNS FOLLOWING MORAL BEHAVIOR VIOLATIONS, The
Author(s):Yetzer, Andrea M.
Abstract:, and expectations about the world and the self. Exposure to these moral traumatic experiences result in adverse psychological outcomes that overlap with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, but are uniquely characterized by overwhelming feelings of shame...