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Effects of mindfulness on psychological health: a review of empirical studies.
Within the past few decades, there has been a surge of interest in the investigation of mindfulness as a psychological construct and as a form of clinical intervention. This article reviews theExpand
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Efficacy of dialectical behavior therapy in women veterans with borderline personality disorder
Twenty women veterans who met criteria for borderline personality disorder (BPD) were randomly assigned to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) or to treatment as usual (TAU) for 6 months. ComparedExpand
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Dialectical behavior therapy: current status, recent developments, and future directions.
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) was developed as a treatment for parasuicidal women with borderline personality disorder and has been adapted for several other populations. This article describesExpand
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Congruence of personality and life events in depression.
  • C. Robins
  • Medicine
  • Journal of abnormal psychology
  • 1990
Consistent with the personality-event congruence hypothesis, highly sociotropic depressed patients (n = 19) reported more recent negative interpersonal events than negative autonomy events and moreExpand
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A cross-cultural comparison of depressive symptom manifestation: China and the United States.
  • S. Yen, C. Robins, N. Lin
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
  • 1 December 2000
This study compared depressive symptomatology among Chinese psychiatric outpatients versus the general Chinese population, and across 3 cultural groups--Chinese, Chinese American, and CaucasianExpand
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Effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction on emotional experience and expression: a randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVES Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) has been found to reduce psychological distress and improve psychological adjustment in medical, psychiatric, and nonclinical samples. We examinedExpand
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Attitudes toward borderline personality disorder: a survey of 706 mental health clinicians.
OBJECTIVE We sought to determine attitudes toward patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) among mental health clinicians at nine academic centers in the United States. METHODS AExpand
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An appraisal of cognitive therapy.
  • C. Robins, A. Hayes
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
  • 1 April 1993
This review describes the development of cognitive therapy (CT) for depression in the 1960s and 1970s and its application to diverse clinical populations. The question of how CT works, in terms ofExpand
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Zen principles and mindfulness practice in dialectical behavior therapy
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT; Linehan, 1993a ) was developed as a treatment for borderline personality disorder (BPD). It involves a dialectical synthesis of the change-oriented strategies ofExpand
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Personal vulnerability, life events, and depressive symptoms: a test of a specific interactional model.
  • C. Robins, P. Block
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 May 1988
We tested Beck's (1983) hypothesis that depressive symptoms occur when an individual experiences a negative life event that specifically matches the individual's personal motivational vulnerability.Expand
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