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Pronoun use during patient-caregiver interactions: Associations with caregiver well-being

Introduction:Caring for a spouse with dementia can be extremely challenging. Many caregivers experience profound declines in well-being; however, others remain healthy. Objective: This study determined whether the personal pronouns used in …

Coherence between subjective experience and physiology in emotion: Individual differences and implications for well-being

Emotion theorists have characterized emotions as involving coherent responding across various emotion response systems (e.g., covariation of subjective experience and physiology). Greater response system coherence has been theorized to promote …

Neurodegenerative disease caregivers' 5-HTTLPR genotype moderates the effect of patients' empathic accuracy deficits on caregivers' well-being

OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that a functional polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene (serotonin-transporter-linked polymorphic region [5-HTTLPR]), which is thought to be associated with differential environmental sensitivity, moderates …

An idiographic statistical approach to clinical hypothesis testing for routine psychotherapy: A case study

In order to develop more targeted, efficient, and effective psychotherapeutic interventions, calls have been made in the literature for greater use of idiographic hypothesis testing. Idiographic analyses can provide useful information regarding …

Case formulation-driven cognitive behavioral therapy

This chapter describes a case formulation-driven approach to cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). The chapter begins with an overview of the model of case formulation-driven CBT and a review of its empirical underpinnings. We describe each element of …

Empathic accuracy deficits in patients with neurodegenerative disease: Association with caregiver depression

Objectives: To investigate whether deficits in empathic accuracy (i.e., ability to recognize emotion in others) in patients with neurodegenerative disease are associated with greater depression in their caregivers. Design: Two cross-sectional …