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Mania and dysregulation in goal pursuit: a review.
  • S. Johnson
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Clinical psychology review
  • 1 February 2005
This paper reviews evidence for deficits in goal regulation in bipolar disorder. A series of authors have described mania as related to higher accomplishment, elevated achievement motivation, andExpand
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Responses to Positive Affect: A Self-Report Measure of Rumination and Dampening
Rumination in response to dysphoric moods has been linked to the onset and maintenance of depressive symptoms; however, responses to positive moods have received less attention despite theExpand
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BIS/BAS Levels and Psychiatric Disorder: An Epidemiological Study
Behavioral inhibition and behavioral activation levels have been theorized to relate to a broad range of psychopathologies. To date, however, studies have focused on a single diagnosis, and theExpand
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Serotonergic function, two-mode models of self-regulation, and vulnerability to depression: what depression has in common with impulsive aggression.
Evidence from diverse literatures supports the viewpoint that two modes of self-regulation exist, a lower-order system that responds quickly to associative cues of the moment and a higher-orderExpand
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Life events in bipolar disorder: towards more specific models.
  • S. Johnson
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Clinical psychology review
  • 1 December 2005
This article reviews the evidence concerning life events as a predictor of symptoms within bipolar disorder. First, key methodological issues in this area are described, and criteria used forExpand
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Early alliance, alliance ruptures, and symptom change in a nonrandomized trial of cognitive therapy for avoidant and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders.
Participants were 30 adult outpatients diagnosed with avoidant personality disorder or obsessive-compulsive personality disorder who enrolled in an open trial of cognitive therapy for personalityExpand
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Looking Deathworthy
Researchers previously have investigated the role of race in capital sentencing, and in particular, whether the race of the defendant or victim influences the likelihood of a death sentence. In theExpand
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Responsiveness to Threat and Incentive in Bipolar Disorder: Relations of the BIS/BAS Scales with Symptoms
Over the past 10 years, theorists have suggested that bipolar disorder symptoms result from increases and decreases in the activity of the Behavioral Activation or Facilitation System (BAS or BFS)Expand
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Coherence and specificity of information-processing biases in depression and social phobia.
Research has not resolved whether depression is associated with a distinct information-processing bias, whether the content of the information-processing bias in depression is specific to themes ofExpand
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The behavioral activation system and mania.
For over two decades, theorists have suggested that mania relates to heightened sensitivity of the behavioral activation system (BAS). In this article, we review a burgeoning empirical literature onExpand
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