Distress Severity Following a Romantic Breakup Is Associated With Positive Relationship Memories Among Emerging Adults

@article{delPalacioGonzalez2017DistressSF,
  title={Distress Severity Following a Romantic Breakup Is Associated With Positive Relationship Memories Among Emerging Adults},
  author={Adriana del Palacio-Gonzalez and David A. Clark and Lucia F. O’Sullivan},
  journal={Emerging Adulthood},
  year={2017},
  volume={5},
  pages={259 - 267}
}
Romantic relationship loss is associated with significant psychological distress for emerging adults. Intrusive memories of stressful events are typically associated with symptom severity; however, whether spontaneous positive memories of a relationship breakup may also be related to psychological symptoms has received little attention. We examined links between breakup-specific distress, depressive symptoms, and relationship memories of different valence. Ninety-one emerging adults (M age = 20… 

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