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To mention or not to mention? The inclusion of self-reported most traumatic and most positive memories in the life story

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To mention or not to mention? The inclusion of self-reported most traumatic and most positive memories in the life story. / Kongshøj, Inge Lise Lundsgaard; Bohn, Annette; Berntsen, Dorthe.

2021. Abstract fra Virtual SARMAC 2021.

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title = "To mention or not to mention? The inclusion of self-reported most traumatic and most positive memories in the life story",
abstract = "The Centrality of Event Scale (CES; Berntsen & Rubin, 2006) measures the centrality of events to life story and identity; yet it is unresolved if “central” events are actually mentioned when individuals recount their lives. Here, 386 adults wrote life stories and afterwards nominated most traumatic and positive events and rated these on the CES. Mentioned events were more central than non-mentioned. Positive events were more often mentioned and rated more central than traumas, though not for participants who only mentioned their trauma. Participants who mentioned their trauma scored higher on PTSD, but did not differ in life story coherence.",
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year = "2021",
month = jul,
day = "22",
language = "English",
note = "Virtual SARMAC 2021, vSARMAC 2021 ; Conference date: 21-07-2021 Through 23-07-2021",
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N2 - The Centrality of Event Scale (CES; Berntsen & Rubin, 2006) measures the centrality of events to life story and identity; yet it is unresolved if “central” events are actually mentioned when individuals recount their lives. Here, 386 adults wrote life stories and afterwards nominated most traumatic and positive events and rated these on the CES. Mentioned events were more central than non-mentioned. Positive events were more often mentioned and rated more central than traumas, though not for participants who only mentioned their trauma. Participants who mentioned their trauma scored higher on PTSD, but did not differ in life story coherence.

AB - The Centrality of Event Scale (CES; Berntsen & Rubin, 2006) measures the centrality of events to life story and identity; yet it is unresolved if “central” events are actually mentioned when individuals recount their lives. Here, 386 adults wrote life stories and afterwards nominated most traumatic and positive events and rated these on the CES. Mentioned events were more central than non-mentioned. Positive events were more often mentioned and rated more central than traumas, though not for participants who only mentioned their trauma. Participants who mentioned their trauma scored higher on PTSD, but did not differ in life story coherence.

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T2 - Virtual SARMAC 2021

Y2 - 21 July 2021 through 23 July 2021

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