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Disinhibition and the self-medication model of alcohol use
Self-medication model of alcohol use has received extensive attention; however, previous studies demonstrated mixed support for this model. Examining moderating effects of personality may help elucidate the self-medicating ...
Brief inpatient psychiatric treatment of adolescents: Outcomes and effectiveness
Research on outcomes of emergency hospitalization of adolescents in the United States is scant. In this study, a sample of 60 adolescents admitted to an inpatient unit was administered self-report measures of symptoms and ...
Resiliency in response to an analogue stressor: Exploring the relationship between hardiness and posttrauma reactions
Although resiliency is the most common outcome following a traumatic event, there is little research on factors that buffer against the experience of a trauma. One factor that has received preliminary support is hardiness, ...
Recognizing nonverbal cues of affect: An intervention to enhance performance of persons with traumatic brain injury
Aims . Affect recognition is a skill crucial for guiding appropriate behaviors. Studies have demonstrated that persons with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) have more difficulty identifying affect than uninjured peers. The ...
Construct validity of the Adapted Skillstreaming Survey for communicative individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are characterized by deficits in social interactions and communication, as well as the presence of restricted interests and circumscribed behaviors (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). ...
Buffalo Cardio-Metabolic Occupational Police Stress study: An exploratory analysis of post-traumatic stress, depression, metabolic syndrome and salivary cortisol
Chronic stress has been hypothesized to lead to depression, as well as a multitude of medical ailments. It is postulated that stress, depression, and metabolic syndrome exhibit the potential to share a common pathway through ...