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Reduced autobiographical memory specificity as an avoidant coping style.

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OBJECTIVE: Previous studies suggest that reduced autobiographical memory specificity might serve as a way of regulating affect. This study examined the relationship between autobiographical memory specificity and avoidant coping. METHOD: Sixty students completed the Autobiographical Memory Test (AMT). Different types of avoidant coping were assessed using questionnaires: the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire, the Cognitive-Behavioural Avoidance Scale and the White Bear Suppression Inventor...

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Publisher copy:
10.1348/014466505X53461

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Hermans, D More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
The British journal of clinical psychology / the British Psychological Society
Volume:
44
Issue:
Pt 4
Pages:
583-589
Publication date:
2005-11-05
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ISSN:
0144-6657
URN:
uuid:fb1dd124-1686-4624-908e-c1c4e937faab
Source identifiers:
139648
Local pid:
pubs:139648

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