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2008 | 50 | 4 | 429-435
Article title

COUNTERFACTUAL THINKING AS RELATED TO ANXIETY AND SELF-ESTEEM

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Languages of publication
EN
Abstracts
EN
The research study deals with the occurrence and characteristics of counterfactual thinking (CT) in a sample of 456 nurses, and relationships between this type of thinking and personality - of its characteristics, those studied were anxiety, self-esteem, rumination, reflection, curiosity, aggressiveness and depressiveness. Results showed a higher CT occurrence and higher rumination and reflection level related to higher anxiety, the relation between CT frequency and level of self-esteem was not significant. CT as a help to possible future problem solving (representing the adaptive function of CT) is mentioned by up to 77.26% of nurses. This contribution (help) is related to a higher level of curiosity and reflection and a lower level of anxiety.
Year
Volume
50
Issue
4
Pages
429-435
Physical description
Document type
ARTICLE
Contributors
author
  • A. Prokopcakova, Ustav experimentalnej psychologie SAV, Dubravska cesta 9, 813 64 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
References
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Publication order reference
Identifiers
CEJSH db identifier
08SKAAAA05418
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.ab63f9de-0307-37aa-9a20-f61589742f95
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