Jennifer L Buchholz

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OBJECTIVE To examine the factor structure of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) in a sample of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), testing all of the alternative models suggested by the previous evidence. METHODS The CES-D was administered to a group of RA patients (n = 685) during a structured telephone interview. The(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine depressive disorders and health status in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), controlling for potential confounds. METHOD Subjects (n = 426) completed measures of depressive symptoms (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale [CES-D]) and health status (Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales 2 [AIMS2]), via cross-sectional(More)
Body image disturbance (BID) refers to persistent dissatisfaction, distress, and dysfunction related to some aspect(s) of one's physical appearance. Cognitive models of BID highlight the importance of dysfunctional beliefs in maintaining BID. Relational Frame Theory (RFT), in contrast, posits that psychological distress is sustained by the unwillingness to(More)
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