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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 ...
Emotional intensity predicts autobiographical memory experience.
(Mem Cognit, 2004-10)
College students generated autobiographical memories from distinct emotional categories that varied in valence (positive vs. negative) and intensity (high vs. low). They then rated various perceptual, cognitive, and emotional ...
Autobiographical memory for stressful events: the role of autobiographical memory in posttraumatic stress disorder.
(Conscious Cogn, 2011-09)
To provide the three-way comparisons needed to test existing theories, we compared (1) most-stressful memories to other memories and (2) involuntary to voluntary memories (3) in 75 community dwelling adults with and 42 without ...
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 = ...
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 ...