Pamela T McFarland

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The authors examined the immediate antecedents and consequences of the demand/withdraw interaction pattern within naturally occurring conflicts. Both partners in 75 couples, including gay, lesbian, and straight couples, were interviewed individually regarding 2 recent conflicts, 1 chosen by each partner, and completed postinterview questionnaires.(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether a computer-assisted training (CAT) program for patients with left unilateral neglect would decrease symptoms of this disorder. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING Inpatient rehabilitation unit of a government medical center. PATIENTS Twenty right-handed patients who showed left unilateral neglect on screening measures(More)
The demand-withdraw interaction pattern has been extensively studied and consistently linked to relationship quality in cross-sex relationships, but it has received little study using observational data in same-sex relationships. Demand-withdraw behavior, which occurs when 1 partner makes a complaint or request for a change and the other partner avoids the(More)
Associations between vocally expressed emotional arousal, influence tactics, and demand/withdraw behavior were examined in a treatment-seeking sample of 130 seriously and stably distressed, married, heterosexual couples and in a community sample (N = 38) of 18 married heterosexual and 20 dating heterosexual couples. Fundamental frequency was used to measure(More)
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