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The Experiences in Close Relationship Scale (ECR)-Short Form: Reliability, Validity, and Factor Structure
A 12-item, short form of the Experiences in Close Relationship Scale (ECR) was developed across 6 studies and validity found to be equivalent for the short and the original versions of the ECR across studies.
The role of outcome expectations and attitudes on decisions to seek professional help
Two studies examined the predictors of seeking psychological services. Study 1 examined the role of attitudes in mediating the relationship between 11 psychological factors and intent to seek help
Acculturative stress, perfectionism, years in the United States, and depression among Chinese international students.
The present study examined whether maladaptive perfectionism (i.e., discrepancy between expectations and performance) and length of time in the United States moderated the association between
Adult Attachment and Help-Seeking Intent: The Mediating Roles of Psychological Distress and Perceived Social Support.
This study examined the mediating roles of perceived social support and psychological distress on the relationship between adult attachment and help-seeking intentions. Participants were 355 college
Adult Attachment, Social Self-Efficacy, Self-Disclosure, Loneliness, and Subsequent Depression for Freshman College Students: A Longitudinal Study
This longitudinal study examined whether social self-efficacy and self-disclosure serve as mediators between attachment and feelings of loneliness and subsequent depression. Participants were 308
Minority stress, perceived bicultural competence, and depressive symptoms among ethnic minority college students.
Based on biculturalism theory (LaFromboise, Coleman, & Gerton, 1993), the present study examined the direct effect of perceived bicultural competence (PBC) on depressive symptoms, and PBC as a
Adult Attachment, Affect Regulation, Negative Mood, and Interpersonal Problems: The Mediating Roles of Emotional Reactivity and Emotional Cutoff.
This study examined the mediating role of affect regulation among attachment, negative mood, and interpersonal problems. Participants were 229 college students at a large midwest university.
Perceived coping as a mediator between attachment and psychological distress: A structural equation modeling approach
This study examined perceived coping (perceived problem-solving ability and progress in coping with problems) as a mediator between adult attachment (anxiety and avoidance) and psychological distress
Attachment, self-compassion, empathy, and subjective well-being among college students and community adults.
This study examined whether the association between attachment anxiety and subjective well-being was mediated by Neff's (2003a, 2003b) concept of self-compassion, and also examined empathy toward others as a mediator in the relationship between attachment avoidance and subjectiveWell-being.
Attachment, Social Competencies, Social Support, and Psychological Distress
In this survey study of 430 undergraduates, elements of the social competencies and interpersonal processes model (B. Mallinckrodt, 2000) were tested. Two social competencies were hypothesized to