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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 4455 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 2318 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 815 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 1372 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 783 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 641 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...