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Psychometric analysis and refinement of the Connor-davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC): Validation of a 10-item measure of resilience.
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The 10-item CD-RISC displays excellent psychometric properties and allows for efficient measurement of resilience and demonstrates good internal consistency and construct validity.
Social fears and social phobia in the USA: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
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Social phobia is a common, under-treated disorder that leads to significant functional impairment and among non-co-morbid cases, those with the most fears were least likely to receive social phobia treatment.
The Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale: a comparison of the psychometric properties of self-report and clinician-administered formats
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Results of this study suggest that the self-report version of the LSAS compares well to the clinician-administered version and may be validly employed in the assessment of social anxiety disorder.
Social fears and social phobia in a community sample of adolescents and young adults: prevalence, risk factors and co-morbidity.
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Although generalized social phobics are more likely than non-generalized social phobia to receive mental health treatments, the treatment rate in this sample was low despite the fact that mental health services are free in Germany.
The interpersonal expression of perfection: perfectionistic self-presentation and psychological distress.
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It is argued that the need to promote one's perfection or the desire to conceal one's imperfection involves self-esteem regulation in the interpersonal context.
Full and partial posttraumatic stress disorder: findings from a community survey.
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Interference with work or school was significantly more pronounced in persons with full PTSD than in those with only partial symptoms, although the latter were significantly more occupationally impaired than traumatized persons without PTSD.
Developing an optimal short‐form of the PTSD Checklist for DSM‐5 (PCL‐5)
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The results of analyses designed to create an optimal short‐form PCL for DSM‐5 (PCL‐5) using both machine learning and conventional scale development methods are presented.
An Insular View of Anxiety
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It is proposed that individuals who are prone to anxiety show an altered interoceptive prediction signal, i.e., manifest augmented detection of the difference between the observed and expected body state, which triggers an increase in anxious affect, worrisome thoughts and other avoidance behaviors.
Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 306 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 188 countries, 1990–2013: quantifying the epidemiological
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Patterns of the epidemiological transition with a composite indicator of sociodemographic status, which was constructed from income per person, average years of schooling after age 15 years, and the total fertility rate and mean age of the population, were quantified.
Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
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The Global Burden of Disease 2015 Study provides a comprehensive assessment of all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes in 195 countries and territories from 1980 to 2015, finding several countries in sub-Saharan Africa had very large gains in life expectancy, rebounding from an era of exceedingly high loss of life due to HIV/AIDS.
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