Natalie A Cort

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The current study examined the interaction of attachment orientation and acute social maladjustment as risk factors for death ideation in a sample of women with Major Depression and histories of childhood sexual abuse. Social maladjustment was associated with greater endorsement of death ideation. Avoidant and anxious attachment orientations moderated the(More)
Age-discordant sexual relationships are associated with negative sexual health outcomes for adolescent females. We were particularly interested in females' motivations for engaging in these relationships, and in contextual factors that increase receptivity to age-discordant relationships in the United States (U.S.). However, recent research addressing this(More)
Up to 37% of individuals experience chronic pain during their lifetimes. Approximately one-fourth of primary care patients with chronic pain also meet criteria for major depression. Many of these individuals fail to receive psychotherapy or other treatment for their depression; moreover when they do, physical pain is often not addressed directly. Women,(More)
I ntimate partner violence (IPV) is a pervasive and persistent social problem that requires attention and further study for us to understand its impact on American homes and communities. 1,2 IPV can manifest itself through physical, emotional, sexual, financial, and psychological abuse. This threat is particularly concerning for women, as seen in a recent(More)
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