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Selective mutism: a review and integration of the last 15 years.
Selective mutism (SM) is a rare childhood disorder characterized by a lack of speech in one or more settings in which speaking is socially expected. A comprehensive and uniform theory about the… Expand
Correlates and predictors of parenting stress among internationally adopting mothers: A longitudinal investigation
This study examined correlates and predictors of parenting stress among internationally adopting (IA) mothers with the goal of expanding the knowledge base on the experiences of adoptive parents. One… Expand
Interventions for Internationally Adopted Children and Families: A Review of the Literature
Internationally adopted (IA) children are at increased risk for health-related, developmental, and behavioral difficulties. This article reviews the literature on various interventions currently used… Expand
Impulsive behaviors as an emotion regulation strategy: examining associations between PTSD, emotion dysregulation, and impulsive behaviors among substance dependent inpatients.
- N. Weiss, M. Tull, A. Viana, M. Anestis, K. L. Gratz
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of anxiety disorders
- 1 April 2012
Recent investigations have demonstrated that posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with a range of impulsive behaviors (e.g., risky sexual behavior and antisocial behavior). The purpose… Expand
Non-medical use of prescription drugs among Mississippi youth: constitutional, psychological, and family factors.
OBJECTIVE The non-medical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD) among youth is a significant public health concern, ranking as the second most frequently used class of drug in youth after marijuana.… Expand
Ready to Adopt: Characteristics and Expectations of Preadoptive Families Pursuing International Adoptions
ABSTRACT The present work is a descriptive study of preadoptive characteristics of families pursuing international adoptions. Families were recruited through six adoption agencies and two… Expand
Perceived attachment: relations to anxiety sensitivity, worry, and GAD symptoms.
This investigation examined the relation between perceived alienation from parents and peers, anxiety sensitivity (AS), and current worry and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) symptoms with the goal… Expand
Fears of cognitive dyscontrol and publicly observable anxiety symptoms: depression predictors in moderate-to-high worriers.
This study examined the relation between dimensions of anxiety sensitivity (AS) and depression symptoms in 94 moderate-to-high worriers (mean age=19.02 years, SD=2.07; age range=18-36; 76.6%… Expand
Developmental Outcomes of Internationally Adopted Children
This study followed 106 international adoptees over an 18-month period. Mothers completed the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) at 6, 12, and 24 months post-adoption, assessing their children's… Expand
Emotion Dysregulation Explains Associations Between Anxiety Sensitivity and Hazardous Drinking and Drinking Motives Among Adult Treatment-Seeking Smokers
- Daniel J Paulus, Jaclyn Valadka, +4 authors M. Zvolensky
- Psychology, Medicine
- Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of…
- 12 January 2017
Smoking and drinking frequently co-occur. For example, alcohol use is associated with smoking lapses during quit attempts. However, little is known regarding psychological factors explaining drinking… Expand