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Publications of Christin M Ogle    :chronological  alphabetical  combined listing:

%% Journal Articles   
   Author = {Ogle, CM and Siegler, IC and Beckham, JC and Rubin,
   Title = {Neuroticism Increases PTSD Symptom Severity by Amplifying
             the Emotionality, Rehearsal, and Centrality of Trauma
   Journal = {Journal of Personality},
   Volume = {85},
   Number = {5},
   Pages = {702-715},
   Year = {2017},
   Month = {October},
   url = {},
   Abstract = {OBJECTIVE:Although it is well established that neuroticism
             increases the risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD),
             little is known about the mechanisms that promote PTSD in
             individuals with elevated levels of neuroticism. Across two
             studies, we examined the cognitive-affective processes
             through which neuroticism leads to greater PTSD symptom
             severity. METHOD:Community-dwelling adults with trauma
             histories varying widely in severity (Study 1) and
             clinically diagnosed individuals exposed to DSM-IV-TR A1
             criterion traumas (Study 2) completed measures of
             neuroticism, negative affectivity, trauma memory
             characteristics, and PTSD symptom severity.
             RESULTS:Longitudinal data in Study 1 showed that individuals
             with higher scores on two measures of neuroticism assessed
             approximately three decades apart in young adulthood and
             midlife reported trauma memories accompanied by more intense
             physiological reactions, more frequent involuntary
             rehearsal, and greater perceived centrality to identity in
             older adulthood. These properties of trauma memories were in
             turn associated with more severe PTSD symptoms. Study 2
             replicated these findings using cross-sectional data from
             individuals with severe trauma histories and three
             additional measures of neuroticism. CONCLUSIONS:Results
             suggest that neuroticism leads to PTSD symptoms by
             magnifying the emotionality, availability, and centrality of
             trauma memories as proposed in mnemonic models of
   Doi = {10.1111/jopy.12278},
   Key = {fds323891}

   Author = {Ogle, CM and Block, SD and Harris, LS and Goodman, GS and Pineda, A and Timmer, S and Urquiza, A and Saywitz, KJ},
   Title = {Autobiographical memory specificity in child sexual abuse
   Journal = {Development and Psychopathology},
   Volume = {25},
   Number = {2},
   Pages = {321-332},
   Year = {2013},
   Month = {May},
   url = {},
   Abstract = {The present study examined the specificity of
             autobiographical memory in adolescents and adults with
             versus without child sexual abuse (CSA) histories.
             Eighty-five participants, approximately half of whom per age
             group had experienced CSA, were tested on the
             autobiographical memory interview. Individual difference
             measures, including those for trauma-related
             psychopathology, were also administered. Findings revealed
             developmental differences in the relation between
             autobiographical memory specificity and CSA. Even with
             depression statistically controlled, reduced memory
             specificity in CSA victims relative to controls was observed
             among adolescents but not among adults. A higher number of
             posttraumatic stress disorder criteria met predicted more
             specific childhood memories in participants who reported CSA
             as their most traumatic life event. These findings
             contribute to the scientific understanding of childhood
             trauma and autobiographical memory functioning and
             underscore the importance of considering the role of age and
             degree of traumatization within the study of
             autobiographical memory.},
   Doi = {10.1017/s0954579412001083},
   Key = {fds326673}

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