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Once they engage in such negative ruminative thoughts and sustain damage to these subcortical structures, older PLWH may find it more difficult to initiate an alternative thought that may be more positive.
Qualitative analysis can potentially highlight responses that aggravate (ruminative behaviors) and alleviate (distraction, problem-solving behaviors) the course of depression.
Further, Nolen-Hoeksema (1994) suggested that the ruminative and distractive coping response sets might be a result of socialization processes that contribute to gender stereotypes.
But the heart of the book is the ecstatic, ruminative, urgent appreciations of the land she knows so well.
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Severe phobias, unshakable obsessions, ruminative worry, paralyzing nervousness, or fear of losing control/going crazy.
Reserved, ruminative and spare, these are stunning still lifes, the most haunting of which is Rocking Chair.
As the title of the CD suggests, the music here is on the quiet side, gently ruminative rather than aggressively thought-provoking.
That decree should be the product of many ruminative hours spent with your beloved, with or without benefit of professional help.
Where Panorama and the sketches from Chronicle had left the audience physically stirred, Dark Meadow was ruminative. On this occasion, it was presided over by Crockett as She of the Ground.
The bitingly sarcastic undertone that animated much of Rushdie's earlier work has been replaced by a more ruminative voice, a tenderness that perhaps comes with age or suffering.
The most powerful moment of The Archivist is a resurrection of sorts: the book shifts dramatically from secondary to primary sources, from Matt's ruminative retrospective to the anguished present tense of the journal Judith herself wrote in an asylum.