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Modern Psychological Studies

Volume

23

Number

1

Page Numbers

1-26

Department

Dept. of Psychology

Publisher

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Place of Publication

Chattanooga (Tenn.)

Date

2017

Abstract

Understanding the correlates of psychological distress has important implications for enhancing clinical treatments and promoting well-being and mental health in daily life. The present study examines the associations between attachment avoidance and anxiety, conflict resolution, and psychological distress in romantic relationships in a large sample (N = 697) recruited online. Anxiety and avoidance were associated with heightened psychological distress, and maladaptive conflict resolution strategies were found partially mediate these associations. Future directions and clinical implications highlighting attachment and conflict resolution are discussed.

Keyword

psychological distress; conflict resolution; attachment

Discipline

Psychology

Document Type

articles

Language

English

Rights

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License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Included in

Psychology Commons

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