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The association between rumination and negative affect: A review
- D. Thomsen
- 1 December 2006
A total of 100 experimental, cross-sectional and longitudinal studies on the association between rumination and negative affects are reviewed. Experimental and cross-sectional studies support a…
Autobiographical Periods: A Review and Central Components of a Theory
- D. Thomsen
- 1 September 2015
Autobiographical periods refer to subjectively defined life periods with perceived beginnings and endings, including information about the people, places, activities, and objects associated with the…
Personal memories for remote historical events: accuracy and clarity of flashbulb memories related to World War II.
One hundred forty-five Danes between 72 and 89 years of age were asked for their memories of their reception of the news of the Danish occupation (April 1940) and liberation (May 1945) and for their…
The cultural life script and life story chapters contribute to the reminiscence bump
The findings suggest that the culturallife script helps to identify beginning and ends of chapters in autobiographical memory, and that both the cultural life script and organisation in terms of chapters influence the recall of life story memories and may help to explain the bump.
Rumination—relationship with negative mood and sleep quality
Rumination is related to depression as well as to anxiety and anger. However, since these negative emotions are interrelated, it is not known whether rumination is independently related to each of…
Is There an Association Between Rumination and Self-Reported Physical Health? A One-Year Follow-Up in a Young and an Elderly Sample
- D. Thomsen, M. Mehlsen, +4 authors R. Zachariae
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of Behavioral Medicine
- 1 June 2004
In conclusion, rumination is associated with poorer self-reported physical health, but the association depends on the age of the individual as well as time span studied.
The Dark Triad across academic majors
Abstract The Dark Triad traits (i.e., narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism) have been associated with the desire for power, status, and social dominance in the workplace, and these desires…
Age and gender differences in negative affect—Is there a role for emotion regulation?
Abstract Elderly people report less negative affect than the young, and women report more negative affect than men. This study investigated whether age and gender differences in negative affect could…
There is more to life stories than memories
- D. Thomsen
- Psychology, MedicineMemory
- 1 April 2009
The results show that chapters were much more common than specific memories in the life stories, indicating that chapters may play a role in the structuring of life stories.
Negative Thoughts and Health: Associations Among Rumination, Immunity, and Health Care Utilization in a Young and Elderly Sample
- D. Thomsen, M. Mehlsen, +5 authors R. Zachariae
- Psychology, MedicinePsychosomatic medicine
- 1 May 2004
Negative thoughts may be detrimental to health, independently of negative affect, and the results suggest that rumination may be associated with health-related measures in the elderly.