Micheline Anderson

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Mood induction procedures (MIPs) have been used extensively as a means of inducing a variety of mood states in laboratory settings. Recently, MIPs have been employed in a repeated measures design in combination with such techniques as functional imaging and psychopharmacological investigations. This study attempted to assess the repeatability of two(More)
Eleven-year-old severely impaired poor readers failed to show a word length effect with pictorial presentation, but showed an effect of equal magnitude to that of reading age and chronological age controls with auditory presentation. The lack of a pictorial word length effect was unlikely to be due to slow speed of naming skills, as in one study these were(More)
OBJECTIVE Pediatric loss of control (LOC) eating is predictive of partial- and full-syndrome binge eating disorder. The interpersonal model proposes that LOC eating is used to cope with negative mood states resulting from interpersonal distress, possibly on a momentary level. We therefore examined temporal associations between interpersonal problems,(More)
The purpose of this study was to consider reading disorders in children within the context of their general perceptual development. A review of the literature suggested that visual and auditory perceptual skills advance from a holistic to an analytical approach, and that reading skills also show this progression. It was proposed that poor readers might show(More)
OBJECTIVES Relapse to drug misuse may follow exposure to drug cues that elicit craving. The learned associations, or "emotional memories," that underlie responses to cues may be attenuated or erased by the β-adrenergic antagonist propranolol during a "reconsolidation window" shortly after the memories are reactivated by cues. METHODS We evaluated the(More)
The 1983 National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) guidelines for a premenstrual syndrome (PMS) diagnosis were applied to Daily Rating Form (DRF) data in a prospective research study. The use of two sets of criteria, each consistent with the NIMH guidelines, resulted in prevalence rates of 44% and 17%. The authors discuss other problems in defining a(More)
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