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Self-esteem, locus of control, hippocampal volume, and cortisol regulation in young and old adulthood
Self-esteem, the value we place on ourselves, has been associated with effects on health, life expectancy, and life satisfaction. Expand
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An Exploration of the Relational Schemata Underlying Attachment Styles: Self-Report and Lexical Decision Approaches
It is proposed that the cognitive mechanisms underlying attachment styles are expectations about interaction with significant others. Two studies are described that assessed these relationalExpand
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Effects of Existential Anxiety and Self-Esteem on the Perception of Others
Previous research has demonstrated that when people are led to think about death they later exhibit more polarized judgments of ingroup and outgroup members. This reaction has been interpreted as anExpand
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Anger in Close Relationships: An Interpersonal Script Analysis
The authors conducted an analysis of anger scripts in close relationships from a relational schema perspective focusing on the interpersonal experience of anger and on the sequencing of anger events.Expand
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Selfhood : identity, esteem, regulation
Selfhood The Self-System Identity Self-Concept Self-Esteem Self-Enhancement Other Self-Motives Self-Regulation and Agency
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A Signal Detection Analysis of Chronic Attachment Anxiety at Speed Dating: Being Unpopular Is Only the First Part of the Problem
Initiating a romantic relationship invokes an approach—avoidance conflict between the desire for affiliation and the fear of rejection; optimally, people should selectively approach potentialExpand
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A Relational Schema Approach to Social Support
Psychological Bulletin (Burman & Margolin, 1992), Science (House, Landis, & Umberson, 1988), and a lot of grandmothers attest to the impact that relationships have on health, illness, and subjectiveExpand
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On Priming Security and Insecurity
It is exciting to see the remarkable advances made in our understanding of relationship cognition as the field matures. Mikulincer and Shaver (2007) offer an artic ulate and persuasive overview ofExpand
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An Expectancy-Value Approach to Attachment
Attachment working models provide the cognitive structure by which individuals seek to satisfy attachment-relevant goals. In this chapter, we examine working models, drawing on social cognitiveExpand
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