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Problem-focused and distractive coping relate negatively to degree of depressive symptoms, whereas ruminative coping relates positively to depression.
A multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) with TCM attachment category as the independent variable and scores on the Ruminative Response Scale (RRS) and Experiences in Close Relationships (ECR) Anxiety and Avoidance dimensions as dependent variables was significant: (Wilk's lambda =.
Therapists work with clients to determine when their thoughts are helpful (concrete, problem-solving focused) or unhelpful (abstract, asking "why"), and help clients to develop alternative thoughts and behaviors to reduce unhelpful ruminative thoughts.
This dry, almost detached surveillance is put alongside lines that are poetic and dreamy, striking at the heart of a character and explicating the nature of grief in beautifully ruminative ways ("Mike was a smoking wick seconds after a puff took the flame").
Millet is that rare writer of ideas who can turn a ruminative passage into something deeply personal.
These exacting studies, completed over many sessions, show both the artist's grounding in 19th-century tradition and the dark side of Dickinson's artistic temperament: ruminative and probing, always visionary.
Its ruminative mood is reflected in the dominant neutral tone of the clothes, which bring into sharper focus their exquisite craftsmanship.
With Tom Piper's colorless set of sliding panels and Chahine Yavroyan's restrained lighting, he creates something of the atmosphere of Eastern European theater, all shadows and grim illumination, and a pace that, for all its boisterous outbursts, is typically ruminative.
A university spokeswoman said, 'Experience of anxiety can be extremely debilitating, preventing people from living fulfilling lives, but through neuro- feedback people can reduce their anxiety and get rid of intrusive and ruminative thoughts.
By turns dyspeptic, melancholy, and ruminative, Hart casts a surprisingly detached eye on his subject.
Other individual factors that contribute to adolescent depressed mood include exposure to negative life events and ruminative coping style.
Severe phobias, unshakable obsessions, ruminative worry, paralyzing nervousness, or fear of losing control/going crazy.
And he's not as ruminative as recent ``Trek'' captains have been - unlike Picard or Janeway, you'll see him bloodying his knuckles and pursuing a sex life.
Hopefully, when Lord Carnarvon has returned to Highclere and taken a ruminative sip at some of the 1982 claret the butler has disinterred from the cellar, he will calm down and conclude that "rode an awful race" was the sort of remark you expect from someone propping up the saloon bar at the Dog and Daihatsu, but was uncalled for from one seasoned professional talking about another who is part of his team.
The lived-in look they register underscores a steady, ruminative progress in the poems, which never fail to engage events in familiar terms, anecdotes and parables made texturally distinct with remembered details, and, by means of starkly absurd and candid metaphor, raise issues of the moment for visionary appraisal, brought to the quick of palpability: "having all but / stopped eating / they only wanted / to sing out / at the end.