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Analyzing Longitudinal Data with Multilevel Models: An Example with Individuals Living with Lower Extremity Intra-articular Fractures.
The use and quality of longitudinal research designs has increased over the past two decades, and new approaches for analyzing longitudinal data, including multi-level modeling (MLM) and latentExpand
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Guilt, fear, submission, and empathy in depression.
BACKGROUND This study compares self-focused motivations (fear of negative evaluation, social comparison, and fear of envy) and other-focused motivations (empathy and interpersonal guilt) inExpand
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Problem-solving training for family caregivers of persons with traumatic brain injuries: a randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that a problem-solving training program would lower depression, health complaints, and burden, and increase well-being reported by community-residing familyExpand
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Forgivingness, relationship quality, stress while imagining relationship events, and physical and mental health.
In all, 39 participants (19 male, 20 female) were classified as either happy (n = 19) or unhappy (n = 20) with a relationship. Baseline salivary cortisol was measured. Participants imagined (for aExpand
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Telephone-based problem-solving intervention for family caregivers of stroke survivors: a randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE Intervention trials for stroke caregivers after the early poststroke period are lacking. To address this gap, we examined the effectiveness of a problem-solving intervention (PSI) forExpand
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Trajectories of life satisfaction in the first 5 years following traumatic brain injury.
OBJECTIVES The trajectories of life satisfaction for 609 individuals who sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) were studied. Hierarchical linear modeling analysis examined individual level growthExpand
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Efficient assessment of social problem-solving abilities in medical and rehabilitation settings: a Rasch analysis of the Social Problem-Solving Inventory-Revised.
The Social Problem Solving Inventory-Revised Scale (SPSI-R) has been shown to be a reliable and valid self-report measure of social problem-solving abilities. In busy medical and rehabilitationExpand
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Therapeutic massage of the neck and shoulders produces changes in peripheral blood flow when assessed with dynamic infrared thermography.
OBJECTIVE This study's objective was to determine the effect of therapeutic massage on peripheral blood flow utilizing dynamic infrared thermography in a constant temperature/humidity thermal chamberExpand
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Empathy in Mental Illness: Empathy and depression: the moral system on overdrive
Introduction This chapter describes the intimate connection between empathy and depression, the epidemic of our modern world. While depression has been described as a ‘disorder of the self’, it mayExpand
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Family Caregivers of Persons With Spinal Cord Injury: Predicting Caregivers at Risk for Probable Depression.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the percentage of family caregivers of persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) with probable depression and to test the hypothesis that dysfunctional problem-solving abilitiesExpand
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