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Examining the unique relationships between anxiety disorders and childhood physical and sexual abuse in the National Comorbidity Survey-Replication
Research has accumulated over the past several years demonstrating a relationship between childhood abuse and anxiety disorders. Extant studies have generally suffered from a number of methodologicalExpand
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Depression and unintended pregnancy in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth: a cohort study
Psychological maladjustments after abortion are significantly associated with a history of depression.1 It has been suggested that prior psychological state is equally predictive of subsequentExpand
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Excessive reassurance seeking and anxiety pathology: tests of incremental associations and directionality.
Excessive reassurance-seeking (ERS) is hypothesized to play a key role in emotional disorders but has been studied mostly in relation to depression. Study 1 reports a new measure of reassuranceExpand
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Mechanisms of change in ERP treatment of compulsive hand washing: does primary threat make a difference?
The present study sought to examine patterns of habituation in exposure and response prevention (ERP) treatment of compulsive hand washing. Sub-clinical compulsive washers (n=27) with illness orExpand
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Anger problems across the anxiety disorders: findings from a population‐based study
Background: Previous research examining anger problems among the anxiety disorders has been limited by the use of nonrepresentative samples, univariate analyses, as well as low sample size. TheExpand
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Anxiety disorders and suicidality in the National Comorbidity Survey-Replication.
OBJECTIVE The current study sought to examine the unique associations between anxiety disorders and suicidality using a large nationally representative sample and controlling for a number ofExpand
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Psychiatric admissions of low-income women following abortion and childbirth.
BACKGROUND Controversy exists about whether abortion or childbirth is associated with greater psychological risks. We compared psychiatric admission rates of women in time periods from 90 days to 4Expand
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The psychology of abortion: A review and suggestions for future research
The literature base pertaining to abortion decision-making and adjustment has grown substantially since legalization of abortion in the U.S. 30 years ago. However, the available research has sufferedExpand
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Quality of life and risk of psychiatric disorders among regular users of alcohol, nicotine, and cannabis: An analysis of the National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC).
Research is limited on the effects of regular substance use on mental health-related outcomes. We used a large nationally representative survey to examine current and future quality of life and riskExpand
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Posttraumatic stress disorder and cannabis use in a nationally representative sample.
The present study examined the relations between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and cannabis use in a large representative survey of adults (N = 5,672) from the United States (Kessler et al.,Expand
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