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Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings

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The Role of Metacognitions on the Relationship Between Adult Attachment and Mood Symptoms in Individuals with Obesity

In order to examine psychological mechanisms contributing to the development and maintenance of mood symptoms experienced by individuals with obesity, this study focused on the mediator role of metacognitions in the relationship between adult …


Does Posttraumatic Growth Buffer the Association Between Death Anxiety and Quality of Life Among People living with HIV/AIDS?

People living with HIV (PLWH) may experience death anxiety (DA), which can be detrimental to quality of life. Posttraumatic growth (PTG), however, is antithetical to DA, with its positive attributes at odds with negative psychosocial outcomes.


Conducting a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial on a Medical Inpatient Unit Utilizing Cognitive Remediation Therapy for Adolescents with Restrictive Eating Disorders: Protocol Updates and Reflections on Feasibility

We conducted a pilot randomized control trial (RCT) to simultaneously examine the feasibility of effectively implementing Cognitive Remediation Therapy (CRT) for adolescents with anorexia nervosa (AN) during medical hospitalization at a …


Comparisons Between Patients Diagnosed with PTSD in Primary Care Versus Mental Health Care in Five Large Civilian Health Care Systems

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious mental health disorder that may not be adequately detected or treated in primary care (PC). The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical characteristics and health care utilization of PTSD …


A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Distress Thermometer for Screening Distress in Asian Patients with Cancer

The distress thermometer (DT) is a commonly used tool for screening distress in Asian patients with cancer. However, the optimal cut-off score and discriminative accuracy remain unclear. Hence, this meta-analysis aimed to examine its diagnostic …

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This is the official journal of the Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers (APAHC). It publishes clinical articles that reflect single-case design methodology; literature reviews that serve as a basis for new techniques, heuristic research challenges, or exemplary clinical material; and papers that address philosophical issues surrounding training models at different educational levels.

The Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings is an international forum for the publication of peer-reviewed original papers on both applied and basic research as related to the work of psychologists in medical settings and with all patient groups.

Coverage in the journal includes innovative training programs; special course materials; licensing, credentialing, and privileging in hospital practice; ethics; the role of psychologists in medical schools; professional practice matters; practice management; marketing and the politics of health care in general.

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