S. A. Gamble

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The relationships of depression with alcohol and drug use and impairment were examined. Additional analyses were conducted to examine moderators of these associations. Empirical reports on adults with alcohol abuse or dependence published in English in peer-reviewed journals since 1986 that contained data on depression and substance use variable(s) were(More)
OBJECTIVE Using a heuristic model of suicidal ideation and behavior, the two objectives were to identify correlates of (1) unique suicide-related outcomes (ideation, planning, planned attempt, unplanned attempt) and (2) specific transitions from one suicide-related category to the next. METHOD Analyses were conducted with data from the Collaborative Study(More)
Prior research has established a link between negative early parent–child relationships and cognitive styles related to risk for depression. In attempting to explain this association, several theorists have proposed that attachment insecurity may play a key mediating role. The present study examined the relationships between adolescents' perceptions of(More)
This study investigated the roles of current mood-state and past depression in predicting self-esteem and dysfunctional attitudes in a sample of 110 adolescents who were presently non-depressed. First, the authors tested the hypothesis that lower self-esteem and more dysfunctional attitudes would be found among adolescents with more severe past depression(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the combined roles of level and perceived stability of self-esteem in prospectively predicting depression. DESIGN Symptoms of depression and anxiety were measured both before and after psychoeducational treatment for depression; level and perceived stability of self-esteem were measured before treatment. METHOD Participants(More)
An adaptation of the Coping With Depression Course (CWDC) was evaluated in mothers of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a population at risk for depression. Mothers were randomly assigned to receive the CWDC either immediately following an intensive summer treatment program targeting their child's behavior or after a wait-list(More)
This study examined self-esteem reactivity to a variety of contextual cues in a sample of women prone to depression. Participants were 49 mothers of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Across a 9-month time-period, participants completed weekly measures of self-esteem, perceived stress, positive and negative affect, and child disruptive(More)
This study examined neuroticism's role in the association between childhood sexual abuse and severity of depressive symptoms in a sample of 105 psychiatric patients 50 years of age and older diagnosed with major depressive disorder. As hypothesized, men and women who reported histories of childhood sexual abuse had more severe depressive symptoms than those(More)
OBJECTIVES Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) increases risk for both depression and pain in women. Pain is associated with worse depression treatment response. The contribution of pain to depression treatment outcomes in women with histories of CSA is unknown. This study examined whether clinically significant pain would be associated with worse depression and(More)
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)