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Feinstein, Brian A.; Goldfried, Marvin R.; Davila, Joanne – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2012
Objective: The current study used path analysis to examine potential mechanisms through which experiences of discrimination influence depressive and social anxiety symptoms. Method: The sample included 218 lesbians and 249 gay men (total N = 467) who participated in an online survey about minority stress and mental health. The proposed model…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Children, Gender Differences, Rejection (Psychology)
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Lowe, Sarah R.; Chan, Christian S.; Rhodes, Jean E. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2010
Objective: In this study, we examined the influence of pre-disaster perceived social support on post-disaster psychological distress among survivors of Hurricane Katrina. Method: Participants (N = 386) were low-income mothers between 18 and 34 years of age at baseline (M = 26.4, SD = 4.43). The majority (84.8%) was African American; 10.4%…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Natural Disasters, Mothers, Low Income
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Harrington, Ellen F.; Crowther, Janis H.; Shipherd, Jillian C. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2010
Objective: The primary goal of this study was to test a culturally specific model of binge eating in African American female trauma survivors, investigating potential mechanisms through which trauma exposure and distress were related to binge eating symptomatology. Method: Participants were 179 African American female trauma survivors who…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Inhibition, Questionnaires, Path Analysis
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DiLillo, David; Peugh, James; Walsh, Kate; Panuzio, Jillian; Trask, Emily; Evans, Sarah – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2009
Participants included 202 newlywed couples who reported retrospectively about child maltreatment experiences (sexual abuse, physical abuse, psychological abuse, and neglect) and whose marital functioning was assessed 3 times over a 2-year period. Decreased marital satisfaction at T1 was predicted by childhood physical abuse, psychological abuse,…
Descriptors: Spouses, Child Abuse, Marital Satisfaction, Longitudinal Studies
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Beeble, Marisa L.; Bybee, Deborah; Sullivan, Cris M.; Adams, Adrienne E. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2009
Intimate partner violence is a serious and pervasive social problem with deleterious consequences for survivors' well-being. The current study involved interviewing 160 survivors 6 times over 2 years to examine the role of social support in explaining or buffering these negative psychological consequences. The authors examined both between- and…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Social Support Groups, Females, Quality of Life
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Pos, Alberta E.; Greenberg, Leslie S.; Warwar, Serine H. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2009
In this study, we measured emotional processing and the alliance across 3 phases of therapy (beginning, working, and termination) for 74 clients who each received brief experiential psychotherapy for depression. Using path analysis, we proposed and tested a model of relationships between these 2 processes across phases of therapy and how these…
Descriptors: Path Analysis, Psychotherapy, Depression (Psychology), Models
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Park, Crystal L.; Edmondson, Donald; Fenster, Juliane R.; Blank, Thomas O. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2008
Cancer survivors' efforts at meaning making may influence the extent to which they successfully make meaning from their experience (i.e., experience posttraumatic growth, find life meaningful, and restore beliefs in a just world), which may, in turn, influence their psychological adjustment. Previous research regarding both meaning making…
Descriptors: Cancer, Outcomes of Treatment, Positive Reinforcement, Quality of Life
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Kolden, Gregory G.; Chisholm-Stockard, Sarah M.; Strauman, Timothy J.; Tierney, Sandy C.; Mullen, Elizabeth A.; Schneider, Kristin L. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2006
The authors used structural equation modeling to investigate universal change processes identified in the generic model of psychotherapy (GMP). Three path models of increasing complexity were examined in Study 1 in dynamic therapy. The best fitting model from Study one was replicated in Study two for participants receiving either cognitive or…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Structural Equation Models, Cognitive Restructuring, Path Analysis
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Leung, Debbie W.; Slep, Amy M. Smith – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2006
Relations among 'parents' psychological difficulties (i.e., depressive symptoms, overt anger), dysfunctional attributions for child misbehavior, and inept discipline were investigated in a representative community sample of 451 mothers and 449 fathers. Depressive symptoms and anger were hypothesized to relate to discipline via their link with…
Descriptors: Discipline, Depression (Psychology), Psychological Patterns, Attribution Theory
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Verona, Edelyn; Hicks, Brian M.; Patrick, Christopher J. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2005
The influence of personality and childhood abuse on suicidal behaviors and psychopathy was examined among female prisoners. Scores on the affective/interpersonal component (Factor 1; F1) and the antisocial deviance (Factor 2; F2) component of psychopathy were obtained from the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (R. D. Hare, 1991). Suicide attempt and…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Check Lists, Suicide, Sexual Abuse
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Schafer, Robert B. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1985
Examined the relationship of depressed mood to role problems and self-concept in married women using a causal model based on path analysis. Wives' perceptions of husbands' evaluations directly affected their depressed mood and mediated the effect of role disagreement on depressed mood. (MCF)
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Females, Models, Path Analysis
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Nezu, Arthur M.; Ronan, George F. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1985
Tested a model of depression that included level of current problems and social problem solving. Path analysis of data from 205 undergraduates showed the model accounted for 42 percent of the variance associated with the prediction of depressive symptoms. (MCF)
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Higher Education, Models, Path Analysis
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Morris, Richard J.; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1991
Reviews basic tenets of structural modeling in relation to issues in research and practice involving clinical assessment. Compares approach with more traditional psychometric approaches to validation of assessment instruments with children. Discusses arguments for and against inclusion of nonexperimental variables in causal studies aimed as…
Descriptors: Children, Clinical Diagnosis, Path Analysis, Research Methodology
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Cronkite, Ruth C.; Moos, Rudolf H. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1980
Results illustrate the usefulness of a conceptual model for assessing the interrelationships among pretreatment, and posttreatment variables and outcome. This approach facilitates the unraveling of these complex interrelationships by allowing for examination of the cumulative influences of prior variables on subsequent variables. (Author/BEF)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Behavior Change, Behavioral Science Research, Coping