The Connection between Disgust and Obsessions and Compulsions In a non-cinical Sample.
Mancini, F, Gragnani, A. & D’Olimpio, F. (2001). The Connection between Disgust and Obsessions and Compulsions In a non-cinical Sample. “Personality and Individual Differences”, 2001, 31 (7): 1171-1178 Abstract: Although obsessive-compulsive patients (OCD) frequently report thoughts and compulsions about dirt and contamination, there is scarce evidence for a relationship between disgust and OCD. This [...]Leggi tutto..
The role of personal goals in depressive reaction to adverse life events: a cross-sectional study.
Couyoumdjian, A., Ottaviani, C., Trincas, R., Spitoni, G., Tenore, K., Mancini, F. (2012). The role of personal goals in depressive reaction to adverse life events: a cross-sectional study. The Scientific World Journal Vol. 2012, article ID 810341, 8 pages Abstract: Consistent with cognitive views of depression, we aimed to investigate the mediating role of personal goals in the relationship between [...]Leggi tutto..
The paradoxes of depression: a goal driven approach.
Mancini, F., Gangemi, A., (2012). The paradoxes of depression: a goal driven approach. in The goals of cognition: essays in honour of Cristiano Castelfranchi(edited by F. Paglieri, L. Tummolini, R. Falcone e M. Miceli), pp 253.273, College Pubblications Abstract: Depressive reaction (DR) is a common and normal reaction to loss and failures when there isn’t subjective hope [...]Leggi tutto..
Obsession and Compulsions and Intolerance for Uncertainty in a non-clinical sample
Casa Editrice: Journal of Anxiety Disorder
Anno: 2002, vol. 16 (4), 401-412
Autore: F. Mancini; F. D’Olimpio; M. Del Genio; F. Didonna; E. Prunetti
Abstract: It has been hypothesized that decisionmaking difficulties in patients with obsessivecompulsive disorder may arise from intolerance for uncertainty. We investigated the relationship between obsessivity and intolerance for uncertainty (defined in terms of need for cognitive closure), controlling for state and trait anxiety and depression. We tested non-clinical subjects through the Need for Closure Scale (NFCS), the Padua Inventory Revised (PI-R), the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and the State Trait Anxiety Inventory (Form-Y; STAI-Y).Leggi tutto..