G E Vaillant
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Involuntary coping mechanisms: a psychodynamic perspectiveGeorge E Vaillant
Harvard Medical School, The Study of Adult Development, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Dialogues Clin Neurosci 13:366-70. 2011....
- The natural history of male mental health: health and religious involvementGeorge Vaillant
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA, USA
Soc Sci Med 66:221-31. 2008..quot; If these findings can be generalized, they suggest that religious involvement may exert the greatest mental health benefits on people with the fewest alternative social and personal resources...
- Natural history of male psychological health, XV: retirement satisfactionGeorge E Vaillant
Division of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1249 Boylston St, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Am J Psychiatry 163:682-8. 2006....
- Evidence for a possibly X-linked trait related to affective illnessGeorge E Vaillant
Division of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1249 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:730-5. 2005..Finally, in order to examine why MGFL might be a predictor of affective illness, the report examines the association of the probands' affective illness and their own mortality...
- Alcoholics Anonymous: cult or cure?George E Vaillant
Harvard Medical School and Division of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1249 Boylston Street 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:431-6. 2005..To discuss the mechanism of action, the efficacy and the safety of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) in the treatment of alcoholism...
- Secrets and lies: comments on Dawson et al. (2005)George Vaillant
Division of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Addiction 100:294; discussion 296-8. 2005
- Mental healthGeorge E Vaillant
Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Psychiatry 160:1373-84. 2003..Only in the last 30 years has psychiatry begun to develop empirical approaches to conceptualizing and assessing positive mental health. Six models of mental health are reviewed here...
- A 60-year follow-up of alcoholic menGeorge E Vaillant
Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Addiction 98:1043-51. 2003..To study the course of male alcohol abuse from age 20 to age 70-80 years...
- Healthy aging among inner-city menG E Vaillant
Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Int Psychogeriatr 13:425-37. 2001..Premature deaths, childhood variables, and alcohol abuse have been often ignored. So has positive aging. As people live longer, gerontology needs to understand the determinants of health as well as illness in the later years...
- Adaptive mental mechanisms. Their role in a positive psychologyG E Vaillant
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am Psychol 55:89-98. 2000..Last, evidence is offered to illustrate the validity of mature defenses and their contribution to positive psychology...
- Successful agingG E Vaillant
Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Psychiatry 158:839-47. 2001..Until now, prospective studies of aging have begun with 50-60-year-olds, not adolescents. Premature death, childhood variables, and alcohol abuse have been often ignored, as has successful aging...
- Prescription opioid use among older adults with arthritis or low back painDaniel H Solomon
Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont Street, Ste, 3030, Boston, MA 02120, USA
Arthritis Rheum 55:35-41. 2006..To examine patterns of chronic opioid use in selected groups with arthritis and low back pain and compare them with patterns among persons with ischemic heart disease...
- Field trial of a diagnostic axis for defense mechanisms for DSM-IVJ C Perry
Cambridge Hospital, MA, USA
J Pers Disord 12:56-68. 1998..Our findings indicate that the defense axis is a feasible, acceptably reliable, and nonredundant addition to DSM-IV, which may prove useful for planning and conducting treatment...
- Strengths and satisfaction across the adult lifespanDerek M Isaacowitz
Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
Int J Aging Hum Dev 57:181-201. 2003..Among community-dwelling older adults, hope, citizenship, and loving relationships all positively and uniquely predicted life satisfaction, compared with loving relationships and appreciation of beauty in the Grant sample...
- Childhood sibling relationships as a predictor of major depression in adulthood: a 30-year prospective studyRobert J Waldinger
Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 1249 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Am J Psychiatry 164:949-54. 2007..The authors examined the quality of sibling relationships in childhood as a predictor of major depression in adulthood...
- LIFE COURSE, MENTAL HEALTH AND LATER DEVELOPMENTGeorge Vaillant; Fiscal Year: 2001..3. Physical exams are obtained on all subjects every 5 years and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living every 2 years. Telephone cognitive status exams will be obtained every 5 years. ..
- LIFE COURSE, MENTAL HEALTH AND LATER DEVELOPMENTGeorge Vaillant; Fiscal Year: 2007..Parallel data (including daily diary data) will be collected on husbands and wives. ..