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Stinson et al., 2011: Affirming values increased security and confidence in personal relationships among insecure college students over two months

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Stinson, D. A., Logel, C., Shepherd, S., & Zanna, M. P. (2011). Rewriting the self-fulfilling prophecy of social rejection: self-affirmation improves relational security and social behavior up to 2 months later. Psychological Science, 22(9), 1145-1149.
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Summary:

College students who felt insecure in their personal relationships felt more secure in their relationships and showed more confident social behavior 2-4 weeks after a values-affirmation, and this contributed to similar improvements another 4 weeks later.

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Walton & Wilson, 2018