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The results of 6 experiments indicate that emotional intensity reduces perceived psychological distance. People who described events emotionally rather than neutrally perceived those events as less psychologically distant, including embarrassing autobiographical events (Experiment 1), past and future dentist visits (Experiment 2), positive and negative(More)
Negative personal and social illness demands related to depression may first become stable and then persistent. Persistent illness demands may be a factor in the development of depression-related functioning impairment. The purpose of this study was to explore the premise of stable or persistent illness demands related to depression. The Demands of Illness(More)
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