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Possible Selves
The concept of possible selves is introduced to complement current conceptions of self-knowledge. Possible selves represent individuals' ideas of what they might become, what they would like toExpand
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  • P. Nurius
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Aggression and violent behavior
  • 2000
Beliefs that people hold about sources of harm and their personal susceptibility to harm have been shown to play an important role in their subsequent self-protection. With respect to acquaintanceExpand
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Through Her Eyes
A major component of a woman's ability to resist assaults by strangers versus acquaintances lies in the social and cognitive context in which she is engaged with the perpetrator and within which sheExpand
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Life course pathways of adverse childhood experiences toward adult psychological well-being: A stress process analysis.
Growing evidence suggests that toxic stressors early in life not only convey developmental impacts but also augment risk of proliferating chains of additional stressors that can overwhelm individualExpand
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Interpreting and Defensively Responding to Threat: Examining Appraisals and Coping With Acquaintance Sexual Aggression
Resistance and prevention programming aimed at strengthening women’s ability to protect themselves against acquaintance sexual aggression has lacked attention to the cognitive and emotional processesExpand
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When a Date Changes from Fun to Dangerous
Women's ability to perceive risk of acquaintance sexual assault is key to decreasing its likelihood. This study examined the relationship between women's recognition of known situational risk factorsExpand
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Interviewing and Change Strategies for Helpers: Fundamental Skills and Cognitive Behavioral Interventions
This innovative revision of a respected text skillfully combines evidence-based interviewing skills and cognitive-behavioral intervention change strategies applicable to a wide range of client ages,Expand
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A Cognitive Ecological Model of Women's Response to Male Sexual Coercion in Dating.
  • P. Nurius, J. Norris
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of psychology & human sexuality
  • 11 July 1996
We offer a theoretical model that consolidates background, environmental, and intrapersonal variables related to women's experience of sexual coercion in dating into a coherent ecological frameworkExpand
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Mental health implications of sexual orientation.
Abstract The findings of a study designed to examine relationships among four measures of clinical psychopathology (depression, self‐esteem, marital discord, sexual discord), a measure of sexualExpand
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