Aurélie Wagener

Aurélie Wagener
University of Liège | ulg ·  Faculty of Psychology and Education

PhD

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Introduction
Main research areas: - Depression and its treatment (i.e. behavioral activation) - Engagement in activities of depressed patients - Psychological processes (e.g. environmental satisfaction, emotion regulation strategies, self-efficacy) - Autobiographical memory (self-defining memories and self-defining future projections) - Tailoring of clinical interventions depending on patient profile
Additional affiliations
October 2017 - present
University of Liège
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • Health Psychology
October 2013 - October 2017
University of Liège
Position
  • PhD Student
Education
September 2007 - November 2017
University of Liège
Field of study
  • Psychology, clinical practice

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Publications (26)
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The COVID-19 pandemic disturbs mental health. Indeed, higher levels of negative emotions and anxiety, along with lower levels of positive emotions and well-being, have been highlighted. As a result, individuals need to regulate these psychological states in a context of uncertainty and daily restrictions (e.g., access to leisure activities, social...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has been shown to induce several psychological consequences (e.g., increases in anxiety and stress). Accordingly, it seems relevant to investigate how individuals cope with their emotions. Indeed, when facing negative emotions, individuals need to rely on adaptive emotion regulation strategies to alleviate their negative impac...
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This exploratory study assessed parents' perceptions of the emotional and behavioral impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown on their children. The total sample included 749 children, aged 4 to 13 years old (353 girls, 396 boys); 524 parents took part. The emotional and behavioral changes observed during the societal lockdown, family coexistence, the impa...
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Virtual reality (VR) exposure is one of the tools used in clinical psychology to treat anxiety dis-orders. It is also used to enhance the resilience of soldiers by confronting them with virtual combat environments. Increasing their resilience could strengthen them against the negative consequences of trauma exposure or the suffering experienced by...
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Objectives: Behavioural activation improves mental health and psychological functioning, especially among patients with depression. Behavioural activation is associated with the improvement of several mechanisms, such as activation, avoidance, and environmental reward. Behavioural activation may also improve cognitive control abilities. Finally, st...
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The authors asked breast cancer (BC) patients to participate in 1 of 3 mind-body interventions (cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), yoga, or self-hypnosis) to explore their feasibility, ease of compliance, and impact on the participants’ distress, quality of life (QoL), sleep, and mental adjustment. Ninety-nine patients completed an intervention (C...
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The heterogeneity of depression (i.e., symptomatology profiles, treatment responsiveness) is more and more evidenced. From a clinical perspective, having a clearer overview of the symptoms’ heterogeneity of depression will help (1) to deeper understand its underlined psychological processes and (2) to tailor clinical treatments (i.e., psychological...
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INTRODUCTION : L’hétérogénéité de la dépression est de plus en plus mise en évidence en termes de profils de symptômes, de réponse au traitement, etc. Les théories comportementales de la dépression soulignent l’importance de l’inactivité ainsi que des faibles niveaux de plaisir et de fréquence d’activités plaisantes dans le maintien de la dépressio...
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Introduction. In the Brief Behavioral Activation Treatment for Depression, depressed patients are lead to a reflection on their personal values per life domains (e.g., family relationships, employment). The aim of this reflection is to tailor behavioral assignments through valued activities. This reflection is usually difficult for depressed patien...
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BACKGROUNG: Depression is a highly prevalent disorder which is usually considered as differentially experienced depending on gender. Behavioral theories of depression pinpoint the importance of the behavioral avoidance in the maintenance of depression. However, little is known about the specific impact of the behavioral avoidance and activation on...
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Les patients dépressifs unipolaires peuvent présenter une détérioration du sentiment de continuité de soi. Les souvenirs définissant le soi sont des souvenirs autobiographiques particuliers qui pourraient consister en des outils d’intervention psychologique visant au rétablissement de ce sentiment de continuité de soi. L’évocation de ces souvenirs...
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The perceived perspective of the distress tolerance refers to the perceived ability to experience and to withstand negative emotional states and/or other aversive sensations (e.g., physical discomfort). Two scales were developed to assess this construct: the Distress Tolerance Scale (DTS) and the Discomfort Intolerance Scale (DIS). The objective of...
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The perceived perspective of the distress tolerance refers to the perceived ability to experience and to withstand negative emotional states and/or other aversive sensations (e.g., physical discomfort). Two scales were developed to assess this construct: the Distress Tolerance Scale (DTS) and the Discomfort Intolerance Scale (DIS). The objective of...
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Background: Low levels of environmental rewards have been related to depression on a number of occasions in the scientific literature. Two scales have been created to assess environmental rewards: the Environmental Reward Observation Scale (EROS) and the Reward Probability Index (RPI). This study aims to validate the French versions of these two sc...
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The behavioural model of depression put forward that the level of activities in depressed patients decreases which maintains their low mood. Depressed patients are also known to use non-adaptive cognitive coping strategies (e.g. rumination, catastrophizing). Previous research underlined that cognitive coping strategies predict the level of activati...
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En psychothérapie, les patients rapportent fréquemment des difficultés d’affirmation de soi, difficultés pour lesquelles les procédures thérapeutiques cognitives et comportementales ont démontré leur efficacité. L’objectif de cette recherche est de vérifier qu’une nouvelle combinaison de techniques (« jeu de l’acteur » et programme classique d’affi...
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Le cancer est une maladie chronique ayant indéniablement un impact sur les patients qui en sont atteints mais aussi sur les membres de leur famille. Les conjoints, plus particulièrement, adopteront généralement le rôle de proche aidant principal et ressentiront de nombreux besoins psychosociaux, ainsi qu’une détresse émotionnelle. Notre recherche-a...
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A decrease in the level of engagement in activities (“behavioral activation”) is usually observed in major depressive disorder. Because behavioral treatments of depression aim to counteract that mechanism, assessing changes in behavioral activation during treatment is of great interest. Therefore, Manos et al. (2011) developed a scale that assesses...
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INTRODUCTION. Depression is a common psychopathology characterized by a decrease of the level of behavioural activation (BA) that is the level of engagement in activities. The relationship between depression and BA is well-established in the scientific literature. According to theoretical models of depression, psychopathology is also characterized...
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La dépression est un trouble qui touche de très nombreux patients. Ainsi, il existe un réel besoin, pour les cliniciens, d’avoir à leur disposition des traitements psychologiques efficaces permettant de venir en aide à ces patients. L’activation comportementale, une approche psychothérapeutique structurée et brève, a montré son efficacité dans le c...
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Introduction. Le cancer provoque des réactions cognitives, émotionnelles et comportementales chez le patient, mais qu’en est-il pour son conjoint ? Objectif. Cette étude cherche à décrire, chez les conjoints en bonne santé physique, leur rôle de proche aidant principal, leurs besoins psychosociaux et leur détresse émotionnelle. Méthodologie. Les pa...

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Projects (2)
Project
French adaptation of various assessment questionnaires. Developpement of new psychological assessment tools. Access to some of the questionnaires and tools (French version): https://www.unige.ch/fapse/psychoclinique/autres-enseignants-de-lorientation-clinique/vanderlinden/outils1/
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- Assessment of the heterogeneity of depression: subtypes (i.e., clusters) and gender differences - Assessment of the predictive values of psychological processes (e.g., self-efficacy, motivation, environmental satisfaction) on behavioral activation features (i.e., inativity, levels of pleasure, levels of frequency of pleasant activities) - Assessment of change mechanisms in behavioral activation through a specific focus on psychological processes