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A randomized controlled trial of mindfulness meditation versus relaxation training: Effects on distress, positive states of mind, rumination, and distraction
- Shamini Jain, S. Shapiro, G. Schwartz
- PsychologyAnnals of behavioral medicine : a publication of…
- 1 February 2007
The data suggest that compared with a no-treatment control, brief training in mindfulness meditation or somatic relaxation reduces distress and improves positive mood states, and mindfulness meditation may be specific in its ability to reduce distractive and ruminative thoughts and behaviors.
Conceptualizing and Measuring Ethnic Discrimination in Health Research
- H. Landrine, E. Klonoff, Irma Corral, Senaida Fernandez, S. Roesch
- PsychologyJournal of Behavioral Medicine
- 10 February 2006
The General Ethnic Discrimination Scale is presented, an 18-item measure of perceived ethnic discrimination that can be used in health research with any ethnic group and has sufficient, initial psychometric integrity for use in clinical and community health studies.
Maternal Prenatal Anxiety and Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone Associated With Timing of Delivery
These findings are the first to link both psychosocial and neuroendocrine factors to birth outcomes in a prospective design and support the mediation hypothesis at Time 2, indicating that women with high CRH levels and high maternal prenatal anxiety at 28 to 30 weeks gestation delivered earlier than women with lower CRH Levels and maternal prenatal Anxiety.
Maternal plasma corticotropin-releasing hormone associated with stress at 20 weeks' gestation in pregnancies ending in preterm delivery.
Pathways to self-esteem in late adolescence: the role of parent and peer attachment, empathy, and social behaviours.
A meta‐analytic review of help giving and aggression from an attributional perspective: Contributions to a general theory of motivation
The present review syntheses 64 investigations on the determinants of helping and aggression involving more than 12,000 subjects, providing empirical tests of Weiner's (1986, 1995) theory of social…
A meta-analytic review of coping with illness: do causal attributions matter?
Testing the latent factor structure and construct validity of the Ten-Item Personality Inventory
Psychometric properties of Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS) original and short forms in an African American community sample.
Coping with Prostate Cancer: A Meta-Analytic Review
It is suggested that active approaches to coping with prostate cancer are beneficial psychologically, physically, and are positively associated with a return to pre-cancer activities.