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BACKGROUND This study examines the therapeutic effect of fluoxetine, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, added to dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), an empirically supported psychosocial therapy, for the treatment of borderline personality disorder. METHOD This is a 12-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of patients with(More)
BACKGROUND Men and women use a variety of coping strategies to manage stress associated with infertility. Although previous research has helped us understand these coping processes, questions remain about gender differences in coping and the nature of the relationship between coping and specific types of infertility stress. METHODS This study examined the(More)
Family systems theory and attachment theory have important similarities and complementarities. Here we consider two areas in which the theories converge: (a) in family system theorists' description of an overly close, or "enmeshed," mother-child dyad, which attachment theorists conceptualize as the interaction of children's ambivalent attachment and(More)
(Abstract) Research on the comparison of educational aspirations among Black and White students has produced conflicting results. Some studies at the national level have shown that the level of educational aspirations for college between these two groups is similar, while other studies at the state, regional, or local level have shown differences. The(More)
The number of people who access the Internet has increased considerably over the past decade. The use of the Internet for sexual purposes (Cybersex) has begun to get the attention of clinicians as more and more families are affected. However, to date little research has been conducted to determine how much of a problem Cybersex is. The purpose of this study(More)
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