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Personality, rejection sensitivity and perceptions of social support adequacy as predictors of college students' depressive symptoms 2013 6907 Depression is a common and potentially detrimental occurrence among emerging adults (18 to 25-year-olds), especially those enrolled in college. Underlying personality traits may predispose an individual to experience symptoms of depression, especiall...
Cannabis use, schizotypy and personality : associations with cannabis-related problems and emotion recognition 2013 5109 Individuals with schizotypy often report more cannabis-related problems, which include cognitive, interpersonal, and social responsibility difficulties. Past studies have observed correlations between the factors of schizotypy (i.e., positive, diso...
Parental substance abuse and child maltreatment : a study of child protective services 2015 1880 Child maltreatment continues to be a serious and prevalent issue that affects a significant portionof the population each year, and has been shown to predict negative short and long term effectson victims, and the family as a unit. Much of the litera...
Suicidal ideation among veterans through a lens of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide 2015 1203 Suicide among veterans has reached an all-time high. Joiner’s Interpersonal-PsychologicalTheory of Suicide (IPTS) (Joiner, 2005; Van Orden et al., 2010) stipulates that the desire forsuicide is the highest when both perceived burdensomeness and thwar...
Parenting skills and family stressors : implications for child removal and maltreatment recidivism among CPS involved families 2015 794 Child maltreatment continues to be a significant problem in the United States. Although afamily’s involvement with Child Protective Services (CPS) may increase the welfare of children,the risk of maltreatment reoccurrence (i.e., recidivism) is common...
Clinical risk factors for substance abuse : the potential effects on treatment outcomes 2016 4176 Alcohol and illicit drug abuse continues to be a significant problem in the United States. Although access to treatment remains a hurdle for many who struggle with addiction, the extent to which treatment (once available) is effective in promoting re...
The effects of trait anxiety, potentially traumatic events, and psychological adjustment on attentional threat bias in college students 2016 1726 Attentional biases towards threatening information are considered a highly adaptive process(e.g., Boyer & Bergstrom, 2011). However, differential processing of threat as a result ofindividual differences can result in attentional mechanisms that are ...
Associations among the triarchic psychopathic constructs, five-factor model of personality, narcissism, disinhibition, and substance use in college students 2016 1167 The term “psychopathy” has had a controversial past with varying conceptualizations and definitions. Presently, psychopathy is “considered to entail persistent behavioral deviancy in the company of emotional-interpersonal detachment” (Patrick, 2010, ...
The effects of perceived social support and coping self-efficacy on trauma symptoms after a traumatic event 2011 11220 Individuals who have had a traumatic experience are more likely to report psychological maladjustment, such as posttraumatic stress (Marx & Sloan, 2003). However, not everyone who experiences a traumatic event will develop symptoms of posttraumatic s...
The media's influence on college females' body satisfaction 2011 6838 College females have been shown to be at risk for problems such as eating disturbances (Schwitzer et al., 2008), body dissatisfaction (Altabe & Thompson, 1993), and depression (Abramson et. al., 1998). Further, some aspects of the media have been sho...
Components influencing craving in substance use disorders 2014 1754 Previous research has established craving as a significant element in models of Substance Use Disorders (SUD). Craving is a new criterion for SUD in the most recent Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Illness (DSM-5) and is also considered a ...
The maternal influence: child-caregiver interactions as a mechanism for the intergenerational transmission of trauma 2019 342 Child maltreatment (CM) is a substantial public health concern and its occurrence often brings a host of negative outcomes for the individuals involved and the larger community as a whole. Adults who experienced CM in their youth often endure a wide ...
Child and non-offending care giver ratings of post-traumatic stress symptoms before and after trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy: a preliminary study 2018 434 The adverse impact of child maltreatment (CM) is undisputed. In fact, the experience of CM can have lasting negative effects across multiple psychosocial domains. For children who have experienced CM, intervention, in particular the availability of e...
Perceived ethnic discrimination, rumination, and hope: implications for sleep quality in minority and non-minority college students 2018 338 There is a vast amount of literature supporting the notion that sleep is vital for the physical and mental health of human beings. Mentally, poor sleep can interfere with cognitive processes and is a risk factor in the development of health problems....
Experiental avoidance and disgust in the context of moral injury: implications for psychological adjustment among veterans 2019 344 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and depression are pervasive mental health concerns among veteran populations. One factor that has been implicated in the development and maintenance of PTSD and depression is experiential avoidance (EA). Similarl...
Predicting child abuse potential from the MMPI-2-RF higher order scales and the ASEBA within a sample of care givers referred for evaluation 2012 3580 The purpose of the current study is to examine the association between the higher-order scales of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, Second Edition, Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF) and the DSM-oriented scales of the Achenbach System of ...
Effectiveness of child protective services interventions as indicated by rates of recidivism 2012 10966 Child maltreatment is a pervasive problem with a number of negative consequences, both in terms of human suffering and economic costs. This issue is compounded by the alarming rates of abuse recidivism (i.e., having a second case of abuse following t...
Shame, self-esteem, and identity in the aftermath of adverse childhood experiences: implications for depression and posttraumatic growth in emerging adults 2019 1256 Emerging adulthood (i.e., age 18 to 25-years; Arnett, 2000) is an important developmental period with unique demands (i.e., gaining independence from parents, finding one’s true identity, navigating new and increasing responsibilities). Adverse child...
Substance use and post-traumatic stress in victims of trauma: the role of interoceptive body awareness 2021 9 The experience of trauma (e.g., interpersonal violence, sexual assault) is associated with a range of adverse outcomes, including an increased risk for misusing substances (Ullman et al., 2013), often in an attempt to cope (Asberg & Renk, 2012; Hogar...
Demographic risk factors predicting substance use treatment outcomes 2016 4119 Substance use disorders and misuse of alcohol and drugs are significant problems in the UnitedStates. Demographic variables such as age, marital status, education, and race or ethno-culturalbackground may play a role in the prediction of substance us...
Parenting influences on adolescent risky behaviors : how much do parents matter? 2016 1209 This study utilized retrospective reports from a sample of college students and their primary care giver during childhood to examine the interplay among parent and adolescent personality, parent psychopathology, parenting behaviors, and adolescent ou...
Predictors of well-being and growth following exposure to interpersonal violence among emerging adults 2017 853 Interpersonal violence is considered a serious health problem given the potential for contributing to negative outcomes among victims. In recent decades, however, findings from studies have suggested that although the experience of interpersonal viol...