Day: October 9, 2018

Ecologic Momentary Assessment to Accomplish Real-Time Capture of Symptom Progression and the Physical and Cognitive Activities of Patients Daily Following Concussion

Authors Douglas J. Wiebe; Michael L. Nance; Eileen Houseknecht Abstract Physical and cognitive rest are recommended as the cornerstone of treatment for concussion, largely based on expert opinion.1-3 However, it is unclear whether physical and cognitive rest aid recovery in youths with a concussion.4 In fact, a 2015 study suggests prolonged rest may correlate with …

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Mixed emotions: Network analyses of intra-individual co-occurrences within and across situations.

Authors Moeller, Julia; Ivcevic, Zorana; Brackett, Marc A; White, Arielle E. Abstract This study revisits the structure of emotions by using a co-occurrence network analysis. While previous studies have examined the structure of emotions primarily through interindividual correlations, we investigated how often and which specific positive and negative emotions occur together within individuals. Two studies …

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Comparing Cognitive Defusion and Cognitive Restructuring Delivered Through a Mobile App for Individuals High in Self-Criticism

Authors Michael E. Levin, Jack Haeger, Woolee An, Michael P. Twohig Abstract There are ongoing questions regarding the similarities and differences in the clinical impact and processes of change for cognitive restructuring and cognitive defusion. This clinical component test compared 87 adults high in self-criticism randomized to a cognitive defusion mobile app, restructuring app, or …

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A Randomized Controlled Trial of Multiple Versions of an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Matrix App for Well-Being

Authors Jennifer Krafft, Sarah Potts, Benjamin Schoendorff, Michael E. Levin Abstract Mobile apps may be useful in teaching psychological skills in a high-frequency, low-intensity intervention. The acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) matrix is a visual tool to help develop psychological flexibility by categorizing moment-to-moment experience and is well suited to a mobile app. This pilot …

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Telepsychotherapy for the Treatment of Trichotillomania: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Author Eric B. Lee Abstract Trichotillomania is defined as recurrent pulling of one’s hair that results in distress and negative effects on general functioning and quality of life. Estimates of trichotillomania lifetime prevalence generally range from approximately 1% to 3% and it is likely as common as disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and agoraphobia. Yet, …

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Ecological Momentary Assessment of Factors Associated with Water Intake Among Adolescents with Kidney Stone Disease

Authors Gregory E. Tasian, Gregory E. Tasian, Gregory E. Tasian, Michelle Ross, Lihai Song, Janet Audrain-McGovern, PhD, Douglas Wiebe, Steven G. Warner, Brittney Henderson, Anisha Patel, Susan L. Furth Abstract Background Maintaining high water intake reduces kidney stone recurrence, but is difficult to do. Strategies to reduce stone recurrence among adolescents are lacking. Methods We …

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