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All my children: The roles of semantic category and phonetic similarity in the misnaming of familiar individuals.
(Mem Cognit, 2016-10)
Despite knowing a familiar individual (such as a daughter) well, anecdotal evidence suggests that naming errors can occur among very familiar individuals. Here, we investigate the conditions surrounding these types of errors, ...
Participant, rater, and computer measures of coherence in posttraumatic stress disorder.
(J Abnorm Psychol, 2016-01)
We examined the coherence of trauma memories in a trauma-exposed community sample of 30 adults with and 30 without posttraumatic stress disorder. The groups had similar categories of traumas and were matched on multiple ...
THE DEVELOPMENTAL TIMING OF TRAUMA EXPOSURE: A LIFE COURSE PERSPECTIVE
Accounting for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptom Severity With Pre- and Posttrauma Measures: A Longitudinal Study of Older Adults.
(Clin Psychol Sci, 2016-03)
Using data from a longitudinal study of community-dwelling older adults, we analyzed the most extensive set of known correlates of PTSD symptoms obtained from a single sample to examine the measures' independent and combined ...
Maladaptive trauma appraisals mediate the relation between attachment anxiety and PTSD symptom severity.
(Psychol Trauma, 2016-05)
OBJECTIVE: In a large sample of community-dwelling older adults with histories of exposure to a broad range of traumatic events, we examined the extent to which appraisals of traumatic events mediate the relations between ...
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 = ...
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 ...
The Frequency and Impact of Exposure to Potentially Traumatic Events Over the Life Course.
(Clin Psychol Sci, 2013-10-01)
We examined the frequency and impact of exposure to potentially traumatic events among a nonclinical sample of older adults (n = 3,575), a population typically underrepresented in epidemiological research concerning the ...
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. ...