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A Brief Measure of Social Support: Practical and Theoretical Implications
Two studies leading to the development of a short form of the Social Support Questionnaire (SSQ) are reported. In Study 1 three items selected for high correlations with the total score (SSQ3) were
Perceived social support and working models of self and actual others
Etude des relations entre le soutien social percu et (a) les perceptions de soi et des autres et (b) la perception de soi par les autres. Le role de la personnalite et des relations personnelles dans
Self-injurious behavior and mood regulation in borderline patients.
The hypothesis that self-injurious behavior of the type associated with borderline personality disorder (BPD) has an important mood regulatory function is explored, with significant mood elevation and decreased dissociation following self injury.
Dialectical behavior therapy for borderline personality disorder: theoretical and empirical foundations
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) has shown superiority in reducing para‐suicide, medical risk of parasuicides, number of hospital days, dropout from treatment and anger while improving social adjustment.
Interpersonal problem solving and parasuicide
Results suggest that assertion deficits may characterize the psychiatric population in general, but suicidal behavior within psychiatric patients may be related to lower active problem solving.
Construct validity of the Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire: flexible and rigid control subscales.
The results supported the validity of the two restraint constructs by showing that FC was inversely related to BMI and predicted an anorexia diagnosis and RC directly predicted BMI when tested concurrently with FC.