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and patterns of intimate partner violence among adolescent mothers during the postpartum period. Symptomatology and health care utilization of women primary care patients who experienced childhood sexual abuse. Child A new paradigm for depression in new mothers: The central role of inflammation and how breastfeeding and anti-inflammatory treatments protect(More)
  • Laura S Brown
  • 2011
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Individuals are sometimes exposed to information that may endanger their well-being. In such cases, forgetting or misremembering may be adaptive. Childhood abuse perpetrated by a caregiver is an example. Betrayal trauma theory (BTT) proposes that the way in which events are processed and remembered will be related to the degree to which a negative event(More)
BACKGROUND Communication between physicians and patients is an important component of medical encounters and has been identified by the Institute of Medicine as a point of intervention to increase quality of care. In pediatric health maintenance visits, substantial recommended communication, in the form of anticipatory guidance, is not provided. OBJECTIVE(More)
This article explores the risks to authors and their clients of creating psychological literature based on case studies. The author considers how the events that occurred in Nicole Taus's case might have affected those clients with whom she wrote case studies. Finally, the author analyzes the potential losses to the field should other participants in case(More)
In this article, I discuss the points of convergence and divergence between Carl Rogers' core constructs for therapy (Rogers, 1957; see record 2007-14639-002) and the theories and practices of feminist therapy (Brown, 1994, 2007). The value of Rogers' insights about the importance of the relationship in therapy is reviewed, and the lacunae in his model(More)
A thorough search of the literature has revealed little empirical research on the effects of trauma therapy with incarcerated women with histories of CSA. Psychotherapy, when available in a correctional setting, seems more related to resolving immediate crises that interfere with smooth management of the corrections environment rather than dealing with(More)
China has achieved a marked decline in fertility, at least in those 12 or so Chinese provinces where success has been fairly well documented. In the more advanced provinces, representing about 1/2 the national population, China has managed to reduce fertility in just over a decade to rates approaching replacement level. Chinese officials place population(More)
This article describes what I consider to be important influences on the development of my career as a psychotherapist. I explore familial effects, the influences of culture and of individual role models, and the impact of the women's movement on my career. I also examine the role that a contrarian, "outside" stance has played in the selection of my career(More)