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Effects of Cognitive Complexity and Emotional Upset on Processing Supportive Messages: Two Tests of a Dual‐Process Theory of Supportive Communication Outcomes
We report tests of hypotheses derived from a theory of supportive communication outcomes that maintains the effects of supportive messages are moderated by factors influencing the motivation andExpand
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Are Gender Differences in Responses to Supportive Communication a Matter of Ability, Motivation, or Both? Reading Patterns of Situation Effects Through the Lens of a Dual-Process Theory
Women process information about support situations and messages more extensively than men, but little is known about whether these gender differences reflect underlying differences in processingExpand
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Testing a Dual-Process Theory of Supportive Communication Outcomes: How Multiple Factors Influence Outcomes in Support Situations
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We evaluated several predictions derived from a recently proposed dual-process theory of supportive communication outcomes. Expand
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Examining self-presentation as a motivational explanation for comparative optimism.
Five studies examined a self-presentation explanation for comparative optimism. Experiments 1 and 2 laid the foundation for such an account by first showing that people associate a favorableExpand
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Finding the Love Guru in You: Examining the Effectiveness of a Sexual Communication Training Program for Married Couples
ABSTRACT One specific area of communication that has the potential to elicit a wide range of outcomes, such as enhancing a couple's feelings of intimacy, offending one or both partners causingExpand
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From “Crying Expands the Lungs” to “You’re Going to Spoil That Baby”: How the Cry-It-Out Method Became Authoritative Knowledge:
The cry-it-out (CIO) method is a sleep training method that encourage parents to let their infants cry at night by themselves for increments of time in order to get them to eventually sleep through...
How Multiple Factors Influence Outcomes in Support Situations Testing a Dual-Process Theory of Supportive Communication Outcomes :
To test a recently proposed dual-process theory of supportive communication outcomes, participants (N = 328) assumed they had experienced a mildly or moderately problematic situation. They thenExpand
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