Marnie Johnston

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This article investigates the level of distress in relatives at the time of an acute episode of illness in the schizophrenia sufferer. Guided by attributional literature on the prediction of distress and depression, the association between relatives' distress and their explanations and beliefs concerning the illness is examined in the context of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of an Acceptance Commitment Therapy based self-help book for people with chronic pain. METHOD This was a randomized 2 group study design. Over a 6-week period, 6 participants read the self-help book and completed exercises from it with weekly telephone support whereas 8 others formed a wait-list control group.(More)
Research into the relationship between attachment quality in both children and adults suggests links with patterns of exploration; however, exploration has been operationalized differently in studies of adults and children. This study examined adults' patterns of exploration operationalized in terms of novelty seeking, curiosity, and impulsivity, as in(More)
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