|The effects of perceived social support and coping self-efficacy on trauma symptoms after a traumatic event
||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
||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...
|Predicting child abuse potential from the MMPI-2-RF higher order scales and the ASEBA within a sample of care givers referred for evaluation
||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
||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...
|Personality, rejection sensitivity and perceptions of social support adequacy as predictors of college students' depressive symptoms
||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
||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...