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Norlin, D.; Broberg, M. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2013
Background: Research on parents of children with intellectual disability (ID) has identified a range of risk and protective factors for parental well-being. In family research, the association between marital quality and depression is a vital field of investigation. Still little research has addressed how aspects of the couple relationship affect…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Parents, Children, Well Being
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Stoeber, Joachim; Hoyle, Azina; Last, Freyja – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2013
This study investigated the Consequences of Perfectionism Scale (COPS) and its relationships with perfectionism, performance perfectionism, affect, and depressive symptoms in 202 university students using confirmatory factor analysis, correlations, and regression analyses. Results suggest that the COPS is a reliable and valid measure of positive…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Depression (Psychology), Affective Behavior, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Crane, Laura; Goddard, Lorna; Pring, Linda – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
Autobiographical memory difficulties have been widely reported in adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The aim of the current study was to explore the potential correlates of autobiographical memory performance (including depressed mood, rumination, working memory and theory of mind) in adults with ASD, relative to a group of typical adults…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Autobiographies, Adults
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Dominguez-Sanchez, Francisco J.; Lasa-Aristu, Amaia; Amor, Pedro J.; Holgado-Tello, Francisco P. – Assessment, 2013
The aim of this study was to validate a Spanish version of the Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire (CERQ-S), originally developed by Garnefski, Kraaij, and Spinhoven. To date, it is the only available instrument that permits a conceptually pure quantification of cognitive strategies of emotional regulation. A sample of 615 students (25…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Spanish, Questionnaires, Cognitive Processes
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Richards, Derek; Timulak, Ladislav – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
Participants with symptoms of depression received either eight sessions of therapist-delivered email cognitive behaviour therapy (eCBT; n = 37), or eight sessions of computerised CBT self-administered treatment (cCBT; n = 43). At post-treatment participants completed a questionnaire to determine what they found satisfying about their online…
Descriptors: Satisfaction, Foreign Countries, Depression (Psychology), Electronic Mail
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Laurent, Heidemarie K.; Leve, Leslie D.; Neiderhiser, Jenae M.; Natsuaki, Misaki N.; Shaw, Daniel S.; Fisher, Philip A.; Marceau, Kristine; Harold, Gordon T.; Reiss, David – Child Development, 2013
Child hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) activity was investigated as a moderator of parental depressive symptom effects on child behavior in an adoption sample ("n" = 210 families). Adoptive parents' depressive symptoms and child internalizing and externalizing were assessed at 18, 27, and 54 months, and child morning and evening HPA…
Descriptors: Metabolism, Depression (Psychology), Parent Influence, Child Behavior
Helm, Charles Andre – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Many researchers have investigated the relationship between the experiences of overt racist events and psychological wellbeing (Greene, Way, & Pahl, 2006; Harrell, Hall & Taliaferro, 2003; Okazaki, 2009). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between psychological wellbeing and racial microaggressions. Psychological…
Descriptors: African American Students, College Students, Racial Bias, Aggression
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Drapeau, Christopher W.; DeBrule, Daniel S. – Creativity Research Journal, 2013
Elevations in hypomanic symptoms have been linked to high levels of creativity, and clinicians assess hypomania as one means of identifying individuals most at risk for attempting suicide among individuals diagnosed with depression. However, potential relationships between hypomania, creativity (i.e., divergent thinking and creative achievement),…
Descriptors: Creativity, Undergraduate Students, Higher Education, Suicide
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Kurland, Robert M.; Siegel, Harold I. – NACADA Journal, 2013
We used 2 studies to examine attachment security and college student success. In the 1st study, 85 first-semester students provided information on attachment dimensions and psychological, ethical, and social indices. More anxious students performed worse academically in college than they had in high school and indicated they would be more willing…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Success, College Freshmen, Student Adjustment
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Morsünbül, Ümit; Atak, Hasan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2013
The main developmental task is identity development in adolescence period. Marcia defined four identity statuses based on exploration and commitment process: Achievement, moratorium, foreclosure and diffusion. Certain scales were developed to measure identity development. Another questionnaire that evaluates both four identity statuses and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Self Concept Measures, Test Validity
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Fisher, Lauren B.; Overholser, James C. – Death Studies, 2013
Despite its high sensitivity, the Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS) has demonstrated low specificity, has an ambiguous factor structure, and includes inadequate items. The current study examined the psychometric properties of a modified BHS (mBHS) using a Likert scale format that would allow for improved reliability, validity, and clinical utility.…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Likert Scales, Depression (Psychology), Undergraduate Students
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Walters, Jessica Bleil; Hughes, Tammy L.; Sutton, Lawrence R.; Marshall, Stephanie N.; Crothers, Laura M.; Lehman, Cathryn; Paserba, Dave; Talkington, Vanessa; Taormina, Rochelle; Huang, Ann – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2013
This study examined the self-reported presence and severity of abuse, neglect, and depressive symptoms for 43 adolescents adjudicated delinquent due to a sexual offense. Twenty-seven of the adolescent sexual offenders were also diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, and 16 did not carry an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. Both groups…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Child Abuse
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Gunduz, Bulent; Capri, Burhan; Akbay, Sinem Evin; Tunc, Aygul – Educational Research and Reviews, 2013
This study aims to examine the relationship between abuse experiences, depression and attachment styles. The data for this study was collected from 251 students (123 females and 128 males) who attend Mersin University. As a part of the data collection, students completed the Experiences in Affiliation Inventory, Childhood Trauma Scale and Brief…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Trauma, College Students, Depression (Psychology)
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Angelico, Antonio Paulo; Crippa, Jose Alexandre S.; Loureiro, Sonia Regina – International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 2013
The objective of this article is to present a critical analysis of the research outlines used in empirical studies published between the years 2000 and March of 2007 about social anxiety disorder and its associations with social skills. Seventeen papers were identified and grouped into two classes for analysis, namely: Characterization of Social…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Criticism
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Lustig, Daniel C.; Zanskas, Stephen – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
Although research supports a relationship between work and psychological factors, one area not studied is the relationship between preferred career value and psychological factors. This study investigated the relationship between preferred career values and psychological problems for individuals with disabilities. Career values have been shown to…
Descriptors: Work Ethic, Disabilities, Values, Psychological Patterns
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