Asberg, Kia

WCU

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The effects of perceived social support and coping self-efficacy on trauma symptoms after a traumatic event 2011 8026 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 3882 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 2012 1900 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 4514 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 2013 2712 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 1942 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...
Components influencing craving in substance use disorders 2014 225 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 ...
Parental substance abuse and child maltreatment : a study of child protective services 2015 231 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 140 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 217 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 64 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 30 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 52 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, ...
Demographic risk factors predicting substance use treatment outcomes 2016 69 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 39 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...