Ian D. Goncher's research while affiliated with Loyola University Maryland and other places

Publications (2)

Article
The authors explored the efficacy of a randomized controlled trial to assess the potential benefits of psychological first aid (PFA) compared with a social acknowledgement condition in a sample of 42 participants who spoke about a stressful life event. Demographics and standardized questionnaires, including the state version of the State Trait Anxi...
Conference Paper
This study examined the relation between programmatic perceptions of self-care emphasis, self-care utilization, and quality of life among a convenience sample of 262 clinical psychology doctoral students. Specifically, this study proposed that there would be a relation between programmatic perceptions of self-care emphasis and graduate trainee qual...

Citations

... Some experts have criticized the ease with which it has been adopted by the international community (Shultz & Forbes, 2014). Besides two RCTs that assessed the effect of PFA in a laboratory (Despeaux, Lating, Everly, Sherman, & Kirkhart, 2019;Everly, Lating, Sherman, & Goncher, 2016), the only controlled trial in an ecologically valid setting we are aware of is a study by McCart and colleagues (McCart, Chapman, Zajac, & Rheingold, 2020). In a sample of 172 crime survivors, they assessed the effect of PFA offered up to three weeks following a traumatic event. ...