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Sex Differences in Jealousy: Evolution, Physiology, and Psychology
In species with internal female fertilization, males risk both lowered paternity probability and investment in rival gametes if their mates have sexual contact with other males. Females of suchExpand
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A multidimensional meta-analysis of psychotherapy for PTSD.
OBJECTIVE The authors present a multidimensional meta-analysis of studies published between 1980 and 2003 on psychotherapy for PTSD. METHOD Data on variables not previously meta-analyzed such asExpand
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The empirical status of empirically supported psychotherapies: assumptions, findings, and reporting in controlled clinical trials.
This article provides a critical review of the assumptions and findings of studies used to establish psychotherapies as empirically supported. The attempt to identify empirically supported therapiesExpand
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Revising and assessing axis II, Part I: developing a clinically and empirically valid assessment method.
OBJECTIVE Personality pathology is difficult to measure. Current instruments have problems with validity and rely on a direct-question format that may be inappropriate for the assessment ofExpand
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Revising and assessing axis II, Part II: toward an empirically based and clinically useful classification of personality disorders.
OBJECTIVE The DSM-IV classification of personality disorders has not proven satisfying to either researchers or clinicians. Incremental changes to categories and criteria using structured interviewsExpand
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A multidimensional meta-analysis of treatments for depression, panic, and generalized anxiety disorder: an empirical examination of the status of empirically supported therapies.
  • D. Westen, K. Morrison
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
  • 1 December 2001
The authors report a meta-analysis of high-quality studies published from 1990-1998 on the efficacy of manualized psychotherapies for depression, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety disorderExpand
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Countertransference phenomena and personality pathology in clinical practice: an empirical investigation.
OBJECTIVE This study provides initial data on the reliability and factor structure of a measure of countertransference processes in clinical practice and examines the relation between these processesExpand
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Personality profiles in eating disorders: rethinking the distinction between axis I and axis II.
OBJECTIVE Like other DSM-IV axis I syndromes, eating disorders are diagnosed without respect to personality, which is coded on axis II. The authors assessed the utility of segregating eatingExpand
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Divergences between clinical and research methods for assessing personality disorders: implications for research and the evolution of axis II.
  • D. Westen
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1 July 1997
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which instruments for assessing axis II diverge from clinical diagnostic processes. METHOD Subjects in the first study were 52Expand
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Dimensions of personality pathology: an alternative to the five-factor model.
OBJECTIVE Researchers have advocated replacing the DSM-IV classification of personality disorders with an alternative diagnostic system based on the five-factor model. This study evaluates theExpand
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