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Methods of coping with morally distressing situations were also identified (McClendon & Buckner, 2007).
Abstract: Sexual intrusive thoughts (SITs) are common in both clinical and non-clinical populations and these experiences are distressing for many.
This extensively researched coping (or defensive) modality implicates cognitions and behaviors that seek toward off anxiety, minimize threat, and alleviate related distressing emotions.