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The impact of the developmental timing of trauma exposure on PTSD symptoms and psychosocial functioning among older adults.
(Dev Psychol, 2013-11)
The present study examined the impact of the developmental timing of trauma exposure on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and psychosocial functioning in a large sample of community-dwelling older adults (N = ...
The relation between insecure attachment and posttraumatic stress: Early life versus adulthood traumas.
(Psychological trauma : theory, research, practice and policy, 2015-07)
The present study examined the relations between insecure attachment and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms among community-dwelling older adults with exposure to a broad range of traumatic events. Attachment ...
Cumulative exposure to traumatic events in older adults.
(Aging Ment Health, 2014)
OBJECTIVES: The present study examined the impact of cumulative trauma exposure on current posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom severity in a nonclinical sample of adults in their 60s. The predictive utility of cumulative ...
Two versions of life: emotionally negative and positive life events have different roles in the organization of life story and identity.
Over 2,000 adults in their sixties completed the Centrality of Event Scale (CES) for the traumatic or negative event that now troubled them the most and for their most positive life event, as well as measures of current ...
Changes in neuroticism following trauma exposure.
(J Pers, 2014-04)
Using longitudinal data, the present study examined change in midlife neuroticism following trauma exposure. Our primary analyses included 670 participants (M(age) = 60.55; 65.22% male, 99.70% Caucasian) who completed the ...
Neuroticism Increases PTSD Symptom Severity by Amplifying the Emotionality, Rehearsal, and Centrality of Trauma Memories.
(Journal of personality, 2017-10)
OBJECTIVE:Although it is well established that neuroticism increases the risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), little is known about the mechanisms that promote PTSD in individuals with elevated levels of neuroticism. ...