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  • 2011 Springer
    Caplan, Bruce; DeLuca, John; Kreutzer, Jeffrey S.
    v. 1. A-C -- v. 2. D-K -- v. 3. L-P -- v. 4. Q-Z.
  • 2010 Springer
    Leeming, David Adams; Madden, Kathryn Wood; Marlan, Stanton.
    Offers a definitive and intellectually rigorous collection of psychological interpretations of the stories, rituals, motifs, symbols, doctrines, dogmas, and experiences of the world's religious and mythological traditions.
  • 2011 Springer
    Fleischhacker, W. W.; Stolerman, Ian P.
    Key Essays: Active Avoidance / Marie-Louise G. Wadenberg -- Aggressive Behavior: Clinical Aspects / Emil F. Coccaro, -- Aminergic Hypothesis for Schizophrenia / Hiroyuki Uchida and Shitij Kapur -- Animal Models for Psychiatric States / Paul Willner -- Antipsychotic Drugs / W. Wolfgang Fleischhacker -- Anti-Parkinson Drugs / Joseph H. Friedman -- Antipsychotic Medication: Future Prospects / Seiya Miyamoto -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for People with Schizophrenia / Gillian Haddock -- Cognitive Remediation in Schizophrenia Patients / Alice Medalia and Alice Saperstein -- Delayed Onset of Drug Effects / Stefan Leucht -- Delusional Disorder / Istvan Bitter -- Dissociative Anesthetics / Anthony Absalom and David Menon -- Family Based Approaches for Schizophrenia Patients / Andrea Fiorillo and Silvana Galderisi -- First-Generation Antipsychotics / Cyril Höschl -- Hallucinations / Eileen M. Joyce -- Hallucinogen / Abuse and Dependence / John H. Halpern, Pedro E. Huertas, Joji Suzuki, and Torsten Passie -- Neurotoxicity and Schizophrenia / Heleen B. M. Boos, H. D. Postma, and Wiepke Cahn -- Pediatric Schizophrenia / Christoph U. Correl -- Pharmacogenetics of Antipsychotic Drug Response in Schizophrenia / Eva J. Brandl and Daniel J. Müller -- Pharmacogenetics of Drug Side Effects and Safety / Anil K. Malhotra and Todd Lencz -- Postpsychotic Depressive Disorder of Schizophrenia / Samuel G. Siris -- Pre-psychotic States and Prodromal Symptoms / Patrick D. Mcgorry, Alison R. Yung -- Psychoeducation in the Management of Schizophrenia / Werner Kissing and Gabriele Pitschel-Walz -- Rating Scales and Diagnostic Schemata / David V. Sheehan and Kathy H. Sheehan -- Rehabilitation in Schizophrenia / Wulf Rössler and Andreas Marneros -- Schizophrenia / Alex Hofer -- Second and Third Generation Antipsychotics / Gary Remington.
  • 2015 healthaffairs.org
    Goodell, Sarah.
    Five years after the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act took effect, access to equal benefits and qualified providers remains elusive for many insured Americans.
  • 2008 CRCnetBASE
    Bednyi, G. Z.; Chebykin, A. IA; Karwowski, Waldemar.
    Ecological ergonomics / Marvin J. Dainoff -- Integrating cognitive and digital human models for virtual product design / Daniel W. Carruth and Vincent G. Duffy -- Time study during vocational training / Gregory Z. Bedny and Waldemar Karwowski -- The laws of ergonomics applied to design and testing of workstations / V.F. Venda, V.K. Kalin, and A.Y. Trofimov -- Day-to-day monitoring of an operator's functional state and fitness-for-work : a psychophysiological and engineering approach / Oleksandr Burov -- Identification of mental modules ; Identification of neural modules / Saul Sternberg -- The new interface of brain, mind, and machine : will the emergent whole be greater than the sum of the parts? / Chris Berka ... [et al.] -- The interaction of sleep and memory / Jeffrey M. Ellenbogen -- Attention, selection for action, error processing, and safety / Magdalena Fafrowicz and Tadeusz Marek -- Activity theory : comparative analysis of Eastern and Western approaches / Waldemar Karwowski, Gregory Z. Bedney, and Olexiy Y. Chebykin -- Discourse in activity / Harry Daniels -- Movements of the cane prior to locomotion judgments : the informer fallacy and the training fallacy versus the role of exploration / Gregory Burton and Jennifer Cyr -- Emotional intelligence : a novel approach to operationalizing the construct / E.L. Nosenko -- Emotional regulation of the learning process / Olexiy Y. Chebykin and S.D. Maksymenko -- Emotional resources of the professional trainer / G.V. Lozhkin -- Good judgment : the intersection of intelligence and personality / Robert Hogan, Joyce Hogan and Paul Barrett -- Relational self in action : relationships and behavior / Susan E. Cross and Kari A. Terzino.
  • 2008 Springer
    Marsella, Anthony J.
    Essential concepts and foundations / Anthony J. Marsella ... [et al.] -- Promoting disaster recovery in ethnic-minority individuals and communities / Fran H. Norris and Margarita Alegría -- Meeting the physical, psychological, and social needs of African Americans following a disaster / Steven B. Carswell and Melisssa A. Carswell -- Essential information for disaster management and trauma specialists working with American Indians / Jeannette L. Johnson ... [et al.] -- Arab Americans : understanding their challenges, needs, and struggles / Naji Abi-Hashem -- Asian Indians : cultural considerations for disaster workers / B.J. Prashantham -- Caribbean blacks : (Haitians, Jamaicans, Virgin Islanders, Eastern Caribbean) responses to disasters in cultural context / G. Rita Dudley-Grant and Wayne Etheridge -- Chinese Americans : guidelines for disaster mental health workers / Frederick T.L. Leong and Szu-Hui Lee -- The Kanaka Maoli : native Hawaiians and their testimony of trauma and resilience / Laurie D. McCubbin, Michele E. Ishikawa, and Hamilton I. McCubbin -- Mexicans, Mexican Americans, Caribbean, and other Latin Americans / Patricia Arredondo, Veronica Bordes, and Freddy A. Paniagua -- Working with Vietnamese Americans in disasters / Aaron S. Kaplan and Uyen Kim Huynh -- Culture, trauma, and the treatment of post-traumatic syndromes : a global perspective / John P. Wilson -- A brief list of disaster-related vocabulary terms -- Summary and overview of disasters in developing countries / Fran H. Norris -- Disaster rescure and response workers / Bruce H. Young, Julian D. Ford, and Patricia Watson.
  • 2015 Springer
    Cloitre, Marylène; Schnyder, Ulrich.
    This book offers an evidence based guide for clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists and other clinicians working with trauma survivors in various settings. It provides easily digestible, up-to-date information on the basic principles of traumatic stress research and practice, including psychological and sociological theories as well as epidemiological, psychopathological, and neurobiological findings. However, as therapists are primarily interested in how to best treat their traumatized patients, the core focus of the book is on evidence based psychological treatments for trauma-related mental disorders. Importantly, the full range of trauma and stress related disorders is covered, including Acute Stress Reaction, Complex PTSD and Prolonged Grief Disorder, reflecting important anticipated developments in diagnostic classification. Each of the treatment chapters begins with a short summary of the theoretical underpinnings of the approach, presents a case illustrating the treatment protocol, addresses special challenges typically encountered in implementing this treatment, and ends with an overview of related outcomes and other research findings. Additional chapters are devoted to the treatment of comorbidities, special populations and special treatment modalities, and to pharmacological treatments for trauma-related disorders. The book concludes by addressing the fundamental question of how to treat whom, and when.
  • 2014 Wiley
    Sburlati, Elizabeth S.
    Machine generated contents note: 1. An Introduction to the Competencies-Based Approach -- 2. Effective Training Methods / Carolyn A. Schniering / Heidi J. Lynehanti / Elizabeth S. Sburlati -- 3. Self-Assessment of Our Competence as Therapists / Emily Jones / Katharina Manassis -- 4. Professional Evidence-Based Practice with Children and Adolescents / James Bennett-Levy / Elizabeth S. Sburlati -- 5. Child and Adolescent Characteristics that Impact on Therapy / Rinad S. Beidas / Julie Edmunds / Matthew Ditty / Margaret Mary Downey -- 6. Building a Positive Therapeutic Relationship with the Child or Adolescent and Parent / Caroline L. Donovan / Sonja March -- 7. Assessing Child and Adolescent Internalizing Disorders / Michael A. Southam-Gerow / Bryce D. McLeod / Ruth C. Brown / Kimberly M. Palter -- 8. Theoretical Foundations of CBT for Anxious and Depressed Youth / Sophie C. Schneider / Carol Newall / Jennifer L. Hudson / Talia Morris -- 9. Case Formulation and Treatment Planning for Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents / Sarah J. Perini / Ronald M. Rapee -- 10. Effectively Engaging and Collaborating with Children and Adolescents in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Sessions / Heidi J. Lyneham -- 11. Facilitating Homework and Generalization of Skills to the Real World / Philip C. Kendall / Cara A. Settipani / Jeremy S. Peterman -- 12. Managing Negative Thoughts, Part 1: Cognitive Restructuring and Behavioral Experiments / Nikolaos Kazantzis / Philip C. Kendall / Colleen M. Cummings -- 13. Managing Negative Thoughts, Part 2: Positive Imagery, Self-Talk, Thought Stopping, and Thought Acceptance / Shirley Reynolds / Gemma Bowers / Sarah Clark -- 14. Changing Maladaptive Behaviors, Part 1: Exposure and Response Prevention / Sarah Clark / Shirley Reynolds / Maria Loades -- 15. Changing Maladaptive Behaviors, Part 2: The Use of Behavioral Activation and Pleasant Events Scheduling with Depressed Children and Adolescents / Stephen P. Whiteside / Thomas H. Ollendick / Brennan J. Young -- 16. Managing Maladaptive Mood and Arousal / Sandra L. Mendlowitz -- 17. Problem-Solving Skills Training / Caroline E. Kerns / Christina Hardway / Jonathan S. Comer / Donna B. Pincus / Ryan J. Madigan -- 18. Social Skills Training / Ana M. Ugueto / John R. Weisz / Lauren S. Krumholz / Lauren C. Santucci -- 19. Modifying the Family Environment / Lauren C. Santucci / John R. Weisz / Ana M. Ugueto / Lauren S. Krumholz.
  • [v.5], 2014
    Orsay, Jonathan.
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  • 2012 Springer
    Almeida, Alexander Moreira de; Santos, Franklin Santana.
    Part I. Philosophy and History -- 1. Materialism's Eternal Return: Recurrent Patterns of Materialistic Explanations of Mental Phenomena / Saulo de Freitas Araujo -- 2. The Major Objections from Reductive Materialism Against Belief in the Existence of Cartesian Mind-Body Dualism / Robert Almeder -- 3. Psychic Phenomena and the Mind-Body Problem: Historical Notes on a Neglected Conceptual Tradition / Carlos S. Alvarado -- Part II. Physics -- 4. No-Collapse Physics and Consciousness / Chris Clarke -- 5. The "Quantum Soul": A Scientific Hypothesis / Stuart Hameroff and Deepak Chopra -- Part III. Functional Neuroimaging -- 6. The Neurobiological Correlates of Meditationand Mindfulness / Jesse Edwards, Julio Peres, Daniel A. Monti, and Andrew B. Newberg -- 7. Functional Neuroimaging Studies of Emotional -- Self-Regulation and Spiritual Experiences / Mario Beauregard -- Part IV. Human Experiences as Promising lines of Investigation of Mind-Brain Relationship -- 8. Can Near Death Experiences Contribute to the Debate on Consciousness? / Peter Fenwick -- 9. Death, End of Life Experiences, and Their Theoretical and Clinical Implications for the Mind-Brain Relationship / Franklin Santana Santos and Peter Fenwick -- 10. Research on Mediumship and the Mind-Brain Relationship / Alexander Moreira-Almeida -- 11. Cases of the Reincarnation Type and the Mind-Brain Relationship / Erlendur Haraldsson -- 12. Conclusion / Alexander Moreira-Almeida and Franklin Santana Santos.
  • 2012 Springer
    Bell, Carl C.; Pequegnat, Willo.
  • 2010
    Zitek, Emily M.; Dweck, Carol S.; Monin, Benoît; Mullen, Elizabeth.
    Five studies demonstrate that feeling wronged leads to a sense of entitlement and to selfish behavior. In Study 1, participants who were instructed to recall a time when their lives were unfair were more likely to refuse to help the experimenter with a supplementary task than were participants who recalled a time when they were bored. In Study 2, the same manipulation increased intentions to engage in a number of selfish behaviors, and this effect was mediated by self-reported entitlement to obtain positive (and avoid negative) outcomes. In Study 3, participants who lost a computer game for an unfair reason (a glitch in the program) requested a more selfish money allocation for a future task than did participants who lost the game for a fair reason, and this effect was again mediated by entitlement. In Studies 4 and 5, bad luck from a fair, random system led to the same kinds of effects for men. In Study 4, students (especially men) who received bad numbers in a housing lottery expressed less intention to behave charitably. In Study 5, men who were assigned to bad outcomes by the roll of a die were less willing to help out by signing up for an additional experiment than were men in the control condition, and self-reported entitlement again mediated the effect.
  • 2007 Springer
    Dorfman, William I.; Walker, Lenore E.
    Introduction -- The role and importance of first responders to dealing with psychologically disordered individuals -- Normal vs. abnormal behavior: a continuum -- Key mental health issues in the criminal justice and emergency medical systems -- Disorders of the brain and central nervous system -- The psychotic disorders -- The mood disorders -- The anxiety, somatoform and dissociative disorders -- The personality disorders -- The substance use disorders -- Crisis, terrorism and trauma-based disorders -- Therapeutic justice -- Mental disorders in youth -- Index.
  • 2009
    Luskin, Frederic Michael.
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    Offers a seven-step program for creating and maintaining a lasting relationship that teaches forgiveness skills in order to resolve conflicts and increase happiness.
  • 2012 Springer
    Huang, Guangguo.
    "Originally, the global exporting of psychology was considered a means of bringing science and modernism to underdeveloped parts of the world. In response, indigenous psychology has emerged as an alternative to the individual-focused theories and therapies of Western cultures, as well as a critique of the idea that the tenets of Western thought apply to all nations. The first full-length work analyzing its Confucian roots, Foundations of Chinese Psychology strips away the myths and assumptions that can impede reliable scholarship while supplying the context necessary for decoding complex, longstanding traditions of behavior. The author re-interprets the widely held idea of collectivism (which is often defined as the absence of individualism) in favor of the more descriptive relationism, using the structure of Confucian ethics as a lens for testing theories and understanding findings on Chinese social relationships. Elaborating on key concepts such as guanxi (personal connection) and face (social standing), the book offers both a specific paradigm for studying non-Western cultures and a model for indigenous psychologies worldwide. Included in the coverage: The Confucian model of mind and the way of humanity; Confucian relationalism and social exchange; Life goals and achievement motivation in Confucian society; Ethics, morality, and the concept of face; Guanxi and organizational behavior. Indigenous Chinese models of conflict resolution. Foundations of Chinese Psychology is a landmark volume of immediate interest to researchers, particularly members of the American Psychological Association, the Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology, the International Academy of Intercultural Research, and similar organizations."--Publisher's website.
  • 2012 Springer
    Rieber, R. W.
    "In its early days, some saw psychology as a substitute for religion. Others regarded it as a new religion in its own right. What was less obvious to most observers--and far less obvious today--were the roots of Freud's work in the ancient mystical teachings of the Middle East. A unique analysis, Freud on Interpretation examines the inner workings of his thought process and the rich mine of knowledge that led him toward his theories and therapies. In the beliefs of ancient Egypt, with its sexually ambiguous dieties, and ancient Israel, with its Biblical accounts of madness and feigned madness, are found surprising sources of inspiration for such core Freudian concepts as free association, dream interpretation, the psychosexual stages, the libido, and the unconscious. Psychoanalyis here is seen in its early growth stages, fed and nurtured by philosophers, scientists, and fearless mind explorers; and Freud is boldly synthesizing modes of knowledge from an age when science and superstition were rarely separate. This compelling volume: Overviews the pre-Freudian history of psychology in the writings of Herbart, Morel, and Krafft-Ebing; Probes Freud's interest in ancient Egyptian creation myths and the Kabbala, and their influence on his work; Explores the paradoxes inherent in the interpretation of the mind; Offers unique insights into the origins of the Rorschach test; Considers the real meaning behind Freud's self-identification as a determinist; Includes a listing of Freud's library of titles on ancient Egypt; Freud on Interpretation is stimulating reading for clinical psychologists and those interested in the intellectual and professional development of the master psychiatrist."--Publisher's website.
  • 2007 ScienceDirect
    Hofsten, Claes von; Rosander, K.
    Pt. I. The structuring of the brain -- Unaltered development of the archi- and neocortex in prematurely born infants: genetic control dominates in proliferation, differentiation and maturation of cortical neurons / H. Ábrahám ... [et al.] -- Subcortical regulation of cortical development: some effects of early, selective deprivations / G.M. Innocenti -- The mirror-neurons system: data and models / L. Craighero ... [et al.] -- Apraxia: a review / B. Petreska ... [et al.] -- Pt. II. The early development of perception and action -- Effects of early visual deprivation on perceptual and cognitive development / D. Maurer, C.J. Mondloch, T.L. Lewis -- Visual tracking and its relationship to cortical development / K. Rosander -- Visual and visuocognitive development in children born very prematurely / J. Atkinson, O. Braddick -- Development of brain mechanisms for visual global processing and object segmentation / O. Braddick, J. Atkinson -- How face specialization emerges in the first months of life / F. Simon ... [et al.] -- The early development of visual attention and its implications for social and cognitive development / S. Hunnius -- Pt. III. The development of action and cognition -- Visual constraints in the development of action / G. Savelsbergh ... [et al.] -- Object and event representation in toddlers / R. Keen, K. Shutts -- Learning and development in infant locomotion / S.E. Berger, K.E. Adolph -- Core Systems in human cognition / K.D. Kinzler, E.S. Spelke -- Taking an action perspective on infant's object representations / G. Gredebäck, C. von Hofsten -- Pt. IV. The development of action and social cognition -- Infants' perception and production of intentional actions / P. Hauf -- The role of behavioral cues in understanding goal-directed actions in infancy / S. Biro, G. Csibra, G. Gergely -- Seeing the face through the eyes: a developmental perspective on face expertise / T. Gliga, G. Csibra -- Past and present challenges in theory of mind research in nonhuman primates / J. Call -- Infancy and autism: progress, prospects, and challenges / M. Elasbbagh, M.H. Johnson -- Children-robot interaction: a pilot study in autism therapy / H. Kozima, C. Nakagawa, Y. Yasuda -- Pt. V. The development of artificial systems -- Sensorimotor coordination in a "baby" robot: learning about objects through grasping / L. Natale ... [et al.] -- Emergence and development of embodied cognition: a constructivist approach using robots / Y. Kuniyoshi ... [et al.].
  • 2011
    Hutchinson, John Benjamin; McClelland, James L.; McClure, Samuel M.; Wagner, Anthony D.
    The memory for specific events and instances in time--episodic memory--is a central aspect of human cognition. It has long been thought that episodic memory is supported by a distributed network of regions in the brain, including frontal cortex and the medial temporal lobes. A growing body of neuroimaging evidence in the last several years has additionally suggested posterior parietal cortex (PPC) involvement during episodic retrieval. Several accounts have argued that the region's involvement reflects the engagement of two specific attentional processes, goal-driven and reflexive attention, distinctly residing in dorsal and ventral regions of PPC, respectively. Strict interpretations of such accounts, however, have recently been called into question, as attention- and memory-related processes might not occupy overlapping subregions of PPC. The research described here systematically assesses the anatomical and functional relationship between attention- and memory-related operations in PPC in a series of three experiments. The first experiment revealed four distinct patterns of activity across left lateral PPC--two thought to relate to mnemonic processes and two thought to relate to attention engaged during retrieval. The second experiment directly tested whether a region thought to index attention during retrieval from the first experiment was recruited in an independent attention task, with results suggesting that attention-sensitive regions are indeed engaged in a systematic manner during retrieval. The final experiment further probed the interaction between memory, attention, and decision-making processes engaged during retrieval, and replicated and extended the findings from the first experiment. Collectively, the findings from the research provide a more detailed depiction of how anatomically and functionally separable regions of PPC support distinct mechanisms of memory and attention.
  • 2014 Springer
    Anbar, Ran D.
    Many children with medical conditions fail to improve despite physicians' best efforts. Sometimes, we ascribe this failure to lack of adherence to therapy, or to the severity of the condition. What we often fail to appreciate, however, is that sometimes the lack of improvement can be explained by the patients' psychological states. The first section of Functional Symptoms in Pediatric Disease: A Clinical Guide teaches children's health care providers to recognize functional symptoms that can complicate organic disease, as well as symptoms that are believed to be purely functional in origin. Literature reviews, case studies and quizzes are provided in each chapter, with video demonstrations included in some of the chapters. The second section of the book will help clinicians differentiate the patients for whom referral to a mental health provider is mandatory from those for whom other approaches may be useful. For the latter group, the book teaches clinicians to empower themselves by learning how to incorporate various therapies for functional disorders into their practice, including biofeedback, basic cognitive behavioral therapy techniques, hypnosis, acupressure, yoga and meditation. Practical strategies for obtaining training in these modalities are provided in the appendix. Useful for practicing clinicians including pediatricians, family practitioners, pediatric subspecialists, child psychiatrists, psychologists, other mental health care providers and practitioners of alternative and complementary medicine, Functional Symptoms in Pediatric Disease: A Clinical Guide is an important new book that will help children's health care providers consider the possible impact of functional contributions to the clinical presentation of their patients.
  • 2009 Springer
    Portman, Michael E.
    Foreword by John H. Riskind -- Preface.-1. Nature of Generalized Anxiety Disorder.-2. Assessment and Diagnosis -- DSM-IV-TR: Diagnostic Criteria for Generalized Anxiety Disorder.-3. Conceptual Models -- Beck's Model -- Barlow's Emotion Theory -- Cognitive Avoidance Theory of Worry -- Riskind's Model of Looming Vulnerability -- The Role of Intolerance of Uncertainty -- Metacognitive Model.-4. Psychosocial Treatments for Adults with Generalized Anxiety Disorder -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Metacognitive Therapy -- Supportive-Expressive Psychodynamic Therapy -- Integrative Psychotherapy -- Emotion Regulation Therapy -- Acceptance-Based Behavior Therapy.-5. Pharmacotherapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder -- Genetics -- Neurobiology -- Medications used for Generalized Anxiety Disorder.-6. Special Populations -- Children and Adolescents -- Clinical Presentation -- Assessment and Diagnosis -- Psychosocial Treatments -- Pharmacological Treatments -- Older Adults -- Clinical Presentation -- Assessment and Diagnosis -- Psychosocial Treatments -- Pharmacological Treatments.-7. Enigmas and Paradoxes -- Prevention -- Cultural Considerations -- Treatment Resistant Generalized Anxiety Disorder.-8. Future Directions and Recommendations.-Final Remarks.Appendix A: Assessment Tools for Adults and Older Adults -- Appendix B: Assessment Tools for Children and Adolescents.
  • 2010 Springer
    Leigh, Hoyle.
    Genes and mental illness -- How does stress work? the role of memes in epigenesis -- Culture and mental illness -- Genetic-memetic model of mental illness-migration and natural disasters as illustrations -- What do we inherit from our parents and ancestors? -- Genes -- Evolution -- Learning, imitation, and memes -- Storage and evolution of memes in the brain -- External storage of memes: culture, media, cyberspace -- Culture and the individual -- What is mental health -- What is mental illness? -- Psychiatric diagnosis: toward a memetic-epigenetic multiaxial model -- Memetic diagnosis, memetic assessment and biopsychosocial epigenetic formulation -- Principles of memetic therapy -- Broad-spectrum memetic therapy -- Specific memetic therapies -- Genetic-memetic prevention -- Overview of specific syndromes -- Attention-cognition spectrum syndromes: delirium, dementia, impulse control syndromes, ADHD, antisocial personality, obsessive-compulsive personality traits, obsessive-compulsive syndrome -- Anxiety-mood spectrum syndromes: anxiety, panic, phobias, ASD, PTSD, borderline syndrome, dependent and avoidant personalities, social phobia, bipolarity and mania, depression-neurotic and syndromic, adjustment disorders -- Reality perception spectrum syndromes (imagination, dissociation, conversion, somatoform, misattribution somatization, psychosis) -- Pleasure spectrum syndromes (substance use/abuse, additions to substances and beliefs, fanaticism) -- Primary memetic syndromes: eating disorders, factitious disorders, malingering, meme-directed destructive behaviors -- Challenges for the future.
  • 2008 ebrary
    Miller, Eileen.
  • 2010 Atypon
    De Vico Fallani, Fabrizio; Babiloni, Fabio.
  • 2010 Springer
    Kollins, S. H.; Conners, C. Keith; Sparrow, Elizabeth P.
  • 2009 Springer
    Palombo, Joseph; Bendicsen, Harold K.; Koch, Barry J.
    Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) , publishing era (1888-1950) -- Ego psychological theories (1894-1970), publishing era (1917-1966) -- Anna Freud (1895-1982), publishing era (1922-1982) -- Rene Spitz (1887-1974), publishing era (1945-1974) -- Peter Blos (1904-1997), publishing era (1941-1998) -- Greenspan (1941-), publishing era, 1972 to present -- Object relations theories -- Melanie Klein (1882-1960), publishing era (1923-1960) -- Donald Winnicott (1896-1971), publishing era (1931-1971) -- Margaret Mahler (1897-1985), publisher era (1938-1980) -- Otto F. Kernberg (1928-), publishing era, 1963 to the present -- Life Cycle Theory -- Erik Erikson (1902-1994), publishing era (1937-1980) -- Interpersonal theory -- Harry Stack Sullivan (1892-1949), publishing era (1925-1947) -- Theories of the self -- Daniel Stern (1934-), publishing era, 1963 to the present -- Heinz Kohut (1913-1981), publishing era (1950-1984) -- Attachment theories -- Traditional attachment theories -- John Bowlby (1907-1990), publishing era (1952-1990) -- Mary Salter Ainsworth (1913-1999), publishing era (1951-1999) -- Neurodevelopmental attachment theories: the return to psychoanalysis -- Allen N. Schore (1943-), publishing era, 1991 to the present -- Peter Fonagy (1952-), publishing era, 1984 to the present.
  • 2006 ScienceDirect
    Binstock, Robert H.; Cutler, Stephen J.; George, Linda K.; Hendricks, Jon; Schulz, James H.
    Aging and the life course / Richard A. Settersten, Jr. -- Modeling the effects of time: integrating demographic and developmental perspectives / Duane F. Alwin, Scott M. Hofer, and Ryan J. McCammon -- Morbidity, disability, and mortality / Kennneth C. Land and Yang Yang -- Old age through the lens of family history / Carole Haber -- Internal and international migration / Charles F. Longino, Jr., and Don E. Bradley -- Diversity and aging in the United States / Ronald J. Angel and Jacqueline L. Angel -- Social networks and health / Jennifer L. Moren-Cross and Nan Lin -- Converging divergences in age, gender, health, and well being: strategic selection in the third age / Phyllis Moen and Donna Spencer -- Stratification and the life course: life course capital, life course risks, and social inequality / Angela M. O'Rand -- Intergenerational family transfers in social context / Merril Silverstein -- Social relationships in late life / Neal Krause -- Older workers / Melissa Hardy -- Economic status of the aged / Karen Holden and Charles Hatcher -- Health and aging / Kenneth F. Ferraro -- Technological change and aging / Stephen J. Cutler -- Religion and aging / Ellen Idler -- Lifestyle and aging / Jon Hendricks and Laurie Russell Hatch -- Perceived quality of life / Linda K. George -- Aging and politics: an international perspective / Alan Walker -- Economic security in retirement: reshaping the public private pension mix / James H. Schulz and Allan Borowski -- Organization and financing of health care / Marilyn Moon -- Emerging issues in long-term care / Robyn I. Stone -- Aging and the Law / Marshall B. Kapp -- Anti-aging medicine and science: social implications / Robert H. Binstock, Jennifer R. Fishman, and Thomas E. Johnson -- Aging and justice / Martin Kohli.
  • 2008 Springer
    Gallagher-Thompson, Dolores; Steffen, Ann M.; Thompson, Larry W.
    Behavioral and cognitive treatments for geriatric depression: an evidence-based perspective / Kathryn S. Moss and Forrest R. Scogin -- Treating generalized anxiety in a community setting / J. Gayle Beck -- Treating of late-life generalized anxiety in primary care settings / Gretchen A. Brenes, Paula Wagener, and Melinda A. Stanley -- Cognitive-behavior therapy for late-life insomnia / Kristen C. Stone, Andrea K. Booth, and Kenneth L. Lichstein -- Relapse preventions model for older alcohol abusers / Larry W. Dupree [et al.] -- Cognitive-behavioral pain management interventions for long-term care residents with physical and cognitive disabilities / P. Andrew Clifford [et al.] -- Reducing psychosocial distress in family caregivers / Ann M. Steffen, Judith R. Gant, and Dolores Gallagher-Thompson -- Integrated psychosocial rehabilitation and health care for older people with serious mental illness / Meghan McCarthy, Kim T. Mueser, Sarah I. Pratt -- Cognitive therapy for suicidal older adults / Gregory K. Brown, Lisa M. Brown, Sunil S. Bhar, Aaron T. Beck -- Cognitive therapy for older people with psychosis / David Kingdon, Maged Swelam, Eric Granholm -- Behavioral interventions to improve management of overweight, obesity, and diabetes in patients with schzophrenia / Christine L. McKibbin [et al.] -- Dialectical behavior therapy for personality disorders in older adults / Jennifer S. Cheavens and Thomas R. Lynch -- Treating persons with dementia in context / Jane E. Fisher [et al.] -- Cognitive-behavioral case management for depressed low-income older adults / Patricia A. Areán, George Alexopoulos, Joyce P. Chu -- Post-stroke depression and CBT with older people / Ken Laidlaw -- Cognitive-behavioral therapy for older adults with bipolar disorder / Robert Reiser [et al.] -- Meaning reconstruction in later life: toward a cognitive-constructivist approach to grief therapy / Robert A. Neimeyer, Jason M. Holland, Joseph M. Currier, Tara Mehta -- PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder) in later life / Lee Hyer and Amanda Sacks -- Training of geriatric mental health providers in CBT interventions for older adults / Nancy A. Pachana, Bob Knight, Michele J. Karel, Judith S. Beck -- The role of positive aging in addressing the mental health needs of older adults / R.D. Hill and E. Mansour -- How Medicare shapes behavioral health practice with older adults in the US: issues and recommendations for practitioners / Paula E. Harman-Stein and James M. Georgoulakis.
  • 2005 ScienceDirect
    Cohen, Henri; Lefebvre, Claire.
  • 2009 Springer
    Fletcher-Janzen, Elaine; Reynolds, Cecil R.
    Foundations and current issues -- Development of neuropsychology as a professional psychological specialty: history, training, and credentialing -- Development of the child's brain and behavior -- Development of cerebral lateralization in children -- Development of higher brain functions: birth through adolescence -- Neuropsychology of child psychopathology -- Neurodevelopmental malformations: etiology and clinical manifestations -- Pediatric brain injury: mechanisms and amelioration -- Neuropsychological basis of learning disabilities -- Measurement and statistical problems in neuropsychological assessment of children -- Models of inference in evaluating brain-behavior relationships in children -- Neuropsychological diagnosis -- Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Batteries for Children -- Nebraska Neuropsychological Children's Battery -- Applications of the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children, 2nd edition in neuropsychological assessment -- Utilizing a neuropsychological paradigm for understanding common educational and psychological tests -- Assessment of behavior and personality in the neuropsychological diagnosis of children -- Psychophysiological evaluation of neuropsychological disorders in children -- Assessment of the Hispanic child -- Techniques of intervention -- Neurocognitive interventions for childhood and adolescent disorders: a transactional model -- Brain injury rehabilitation of children and youth: neurodevelopmental perspectives -- Neuropsychology of pediatric epilepsy and antiepileptic drugs -- Neuropsychological effects of stimulant medication on children's learning and behavior -- Nonstimulant psychotropic medication: desired and adverse cognitive events -- Special topics in clinical child neuropsychology -- Child clinical neuropsychology of drug abuse -- Neuropsychological aspects of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Neurobehavioral and neurodevelopmental sequelae associated with pediatric HIV infection -- Neuropsychological sequelae of chronic medical disorders in children and youth -- Coping and adjustment of children with neurological disorder -- Child forensic neuropsychology: a scientific approach -- Neuropsychology and coma management -- Neuropsychological aspects of pervasive developmental and autism spectrum disorders -- Using the Planning, Attention, Simultaneous, Successive (PASS) theory within a neuropsychological context.
  • 2010 Springer
    Hersen, Michel; Thomas, Jay C.
    V. 1. General competencies -- v. 2. Intervention and treatment for adults -- v. 3. Intervention and treatment for children and adolescents.
  • 2014 Springer
    Hunter, Christine M.; Hunter, Christopher L.; Kessler, Rodger.
    Growing recognition of the role of behavioral health in overall health, the rise of health psychology, the trend toward interdisciplinary medicine--any number of factors have made clinical psychology an integral part of integrative care. Its applicability to the range of specialties, populations, and levels of care adds to its increasing necessity in diverse healthcare settings. The Handbook of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings emphasizes evidence-based care and practical strategies for hands-on work with patients while illuminating the unique aspects of the practice of psychology within medical settings. Skills are examined in depth for more effective work with patients, more efficient teamwork with colleagues, and better functioning within medical settings, whether readers are involved in primary, secondary, or tertiary care or prevention. Chapters also focus on ethical, legal, and financial issues, as well as changes needed in training programs to ensure that the field keeps up with the evolution of care systems and service delivery. Included in the Handbook 's forward-looking coverage: Psychology and population health. Core competencies for success in medical settings. Evidence-based practice--and practice-based evidence. Marketing health psychology, both within and outside the medical setting. Competency for diverse populations. Plus chapters devoted to specific specialties and settings, from cardiology to women's health. Comprehensive yet highly readable, the Handbook of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings is a practice-building resource for health psychologists, clinical psychologists, and primary care physicians.
  • v.1-2=, 2010 Springer
    v.2 Springer
    Chrisler, Joan C.; McCreary, Donald R.
    Volume 1. Gender research in general and experimental psychology. Introduction / Donald R. McCreary, Joan C. Chrisler -- Emergence and development of the psychology of women / Alexandra Rutherford, Leeat Granek -- Emergence and development of the psychology of men and masculinity / Sam V. Cochran -- Emergence and development of the psychological study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues / Kristin A. Hancock, Karen Greenspan -- Quantitative approaches to the study of gender / Sarah K. Murnen, Linda Smolak -- Qualitative inquiry in gender studies / Mary M. Gergen -- Measuring gender : options and issues / Andrew P. Smiler, Marina Epstein -- Cross-cultural research methods and the study of gender / Gordon B. Forbes -- Gender diverse recruitment to research projects / Deborah J. Bowen, Chanita Hughes Halbert, Alecia Robinson, Uli Boehmer -- Interpreting and communicating the results of gender-related research / Peter Hegarty, Felicia Pratto -- The physiology of sex differences -- Deborah Saucier, Crystal Ehresman -- Sex and gender in sensation and perception / Joseph A. Schroeder -- On tending to our scientific knitting : thinking about gender in the context of evolution / Nora S. Newcombe -- Gender in the classroom / Susan A. Basow -- Gender and academic abilities and preferences / Heather A. Priess, Janet Shibley Hyde -- Gender, spatial abilities, and wayfinding / Carol A. Lawton -- Gender and creativity / Mark A. Runco, Bonnie Cramond, Alexander R. Pagnani -- Words matter : the language of gender / Christine A. Smith, Ingrid Johnston-Robledo, Maureen C. McHugh, Joan C. Chrisler -- She said, he said : gender, language, and power / Maureen C. McHugh, Jennifer Hambaugh -- Gender, power, and nonverbal behavior / Marianne Schmid Mast, Sabine Sczesny -- Gender, emotion, and socialization / Leslie R. Brody, Judith A. Hall -- Sex and gender differences in eating behavior / C. Peter Herman, Janet Polivy -- Gender differences in sexuality / Jennifer Petersen, Janet Shibley Hyde -- Gender identity and stereotyping in early and middle childhood / May Ling Halim, Diane Ruble -- Gender in adolescence : applying a person-in-context approach to gender identity and roles / Katherine H. Clemans, Laura M. DeRose, Julia A. Graber, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn -- Gender, adult development, and aging / Abigail J. Stewart, Nicky J. Newton. Volume 2. Gender research in social and applied psychology. Introduction / Donald R. McCreary, Joan C. Chrisler -- Gender and personality / Jayne E. Stake, Heather Eisele -- Gender and motivation for achievement, affiliation-intimacy, and power / Lauren E. Duncan, Bill E. Peterson -- Gender issues in psychological testing of personality and abilities / Nancy Lynn Baker, Janelle L. Mason -- Gender stereotypes in diagnostic criteria / Alisha Ali, Paula J. Caplan, Rachel Fagnant -- Gender identity disorder : concerns and controversies / Kate Richmond, Kate Carroll, Kristoffer Denboske -- Gender, sexual orientation, and vulnerability to depression / Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, Lori M. Hilt, Susan Nolen-Hoeksema -- Gender and body image / Rachel M. Calogero, J. Kevin Thompson -- Feminist psychotherapies : theory, research, and practice / Cynthia M. Bruns, Ellyn Kaschak -- Psychotherapy with men / Matt Englar-Carlson, Mark A. Stevens, Robert Scholz -- Gender issues in family therapy and couples counseling / Louise B. Silverstein, Gary R. Brooks -- Gender, peer relations, and intimate romantic relationships / Tara C. Marshall -- Gender, aggression, and prosocial behavior / Irene Hanson Frieze, Man Yu Li -- Gender and group behavior / Linda L. Carli -- Sexual and gender prejudice / Ritch C. Savin-Williams, Seth T. Pardo, Zhana Vrangalova, Ryan S. Mitchell, Kenneth M. Cohen -- Gender and occupational choice / Helen M.G. Watt -- Gender and the division of labor / Scott Coltrane, Kristy Y. Shih -- The gendered nature of workplace mistreatment / Vicki J. Magley, Jessica A. Gallus, Jennifer A. Bunk -- Gender and leadership : negotiating the labyrinth / Ronit Kark, Alice H. Eagly -- Gender, health, and health behaviors / Christina Lee -- Gender, stress, and coping / Amy Zwicker, Anita DeLongis -- Gender and health-care utilization / Cheryl Brown Travis, Andrea L. Meltzer, Dawn M. Howerton -- Gender issues in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic illness / Vivian S. Hwang, Sharon Danoff-Burg -- Gender in sport and exercise psychology / Diane L. Gill, Cindra S. Kamphoff -- Ethical and methodological considerations for gender researchers in forensic psychology / Kenneth V. Heard -- The treatment of gender in community psychology research / Sharon M. Wasco, Meg A. Bond -- Gender and media : content, uses, and impact / Dara N. Greenwood, Julia R. Lippman -- Gender and military psychology / Angela R. Febbraro, Ritu M. Gill.
  • 2012 Springer
    Rutherford, Alexandra.
    Part I. Introduction -- ch. 1. Feminisms and psychologies: multiple meanings, diverse practices, and forging possibilities in an age of globalization / Alexandra Rutherford . . . [et al.] -- Part II. History, politics, context -- ch. 2. Searching for feminism in psychology in Turkey / Hale Bolak Boratav -- ch. 3. Waves of feminist psychology in the United States: politics and perspectives / Joan C. Chrisler and Maureen C. McHugh -- ch. 4. Feminist changes in Israel / Dahlia Moore -- ch. 5. Feminisms and psychology in the contemporary Spanish state / Barbara Biglia -- ch. 6. Feminism, psychology, and gender studies: the Brazilian case / Adriano Henrique Nuernberg . . . [et al.] -- ch. 7. Development of feminist psychology: a Pakistani perspective / Ruhi Khalid -- Part III. Experience -- ch. 8. Feminist approaches to psychology in the Nordic countries: the fates of feminism in psychology in modern welfare societies / Eva Magnusson and Hanne Haavind -- ch. 9. (Re)locating the feminist standpoint in the practice of psychology today: a case of India / Manasi Kumar -- ch. 10. Shaping feminist psychologies in Aotearoa: history, paradox, transformation / Mandy Morgan . . . [et al.] -- ch. 11. Psychology, women, and political practice in Britain / Erica Burman -- Part IV. Specificity -- ch. 12. South African psychology and gender: and analysis of the SAJP and PINS journals 1994-2009 / Peace Kiguwa and Malose Langa -- ch. 13. Feminist psychology in China / Xue Fei Chen and Fanny M. Cheung -- ch. 14. Canadian perspectives on feminism and psychology / H. Lorraine Radtke -- ch. 15. Present but unnamed: feminisms and psychologies in Sri Lanka / Jeanne Marecek and Udeni M.H. Appuhamilage.
  • 2012 Springer
    Grigorenko, Elena L.
    11-34 -- Developmental Changes in Adolescence and Risks for Delinquency -- The "Why(s)" of Criminal Behavior in Juveniles: The Long and the Short of It -- Race and Sex Disparity in Juvenile Justice Processing -- Major Principles in a Minor Context: Forensic Practices Involving Adolescents -- Juveniles and Criminal Responsibility Evaluations -- Sentencing Juveniles to Life in Prison Without the Opportunity for Parole -- Transfer to Adult Court: Enhancing Clinical Forensic Evaluations and Informing Policy -- Need for and Barriers to Inclusion in Health Research of Justice-Involved Youth -- Toward Establishing Standards of Practice in Juvenile Forensic Mental Health Assessment -- Assessment in Juvenile Justice Systems: An Overview -- Mental Health Assessment of Juveniles -- The Juvenile Forensic Court Clinic in Theory and Practice -- The History, Development, and Testing of Forensic Risk Assessment Tools -- Assessing Juveniles for Risk of Violence -- Becoming More Therapeutic: Motivational Interviewing as a Communication Style for Paraprofessionals in Juvenile Justice Settings -- At the Junction of Personality Theories: Working with Juvenile Offenders -- Services for Youth in Closed Settings: Gaps in Services -- Implementing Evidence-Based Practices for Juvenile Justice Prevention and Treatment in Communities -- Preventing Early Conduct Problems and Later Delinquency -- Treating Juvenile Offenders: Best Practices and Emerging Critical Issues -- Psychopharmacological Treatment of Youth in Juvenile Justice Settings -- IICAPS: A Treatment Model for Delinquent Youths with Co-occurring Mental Health Disorders -- Serving Dually Diagnosed Youth in the Juvenile Justice System -- Treating Juvenile Sex Offenders -- Sexually Transmitted Infections in Juvenile Offenders -- A Self-Regulation Model for the Treatment of Pathological Juvenile Firesetters -- Mentor Programming for At-Risk Youth -- Responding to Child Trauma: Theory, Programs, and Policy -- Psychosocial Treatment of Traumatized Juveniles -- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Youth Involved in Juvenile Justice -- Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: A Critical Appraisal -- Juvenile Offenders with Disabilities: Challenges and Promises -- Ensuring that They Learn -- Female Juvenile Offenders -- Juvenile Gangs -- Juvenile Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry: The Movement Toward Data-Based Innovations.
  • 2013 ScienceDirect
    Paniagua, Freddy A.; Yamada, Ann Marie.
    Discusses the impact of cultural, ethnic, and racial variables for the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, service delivery, and development of skills for working with culturally diverse populations. This second edition recognizes diversity as extending beyond race and ethnicity to reflect characteristics or experiences related to gender, age, religion, disability, and socioeconomic status.
  • 2005 ebrary
    Mitrushina, Maura N.; Boone, K. B.; D'Elia, Lou.
    "When Handbook of Normative Data for Neuropsychological Assessment was originally published in 1999, it was the first book to provide neuropsychologists with summaries and critiques of normative data for neuropsychological tests." "Locator tables guide the reader to the sets of normative data that are best suited to each individual case, depending on the demographic characteristics of the patient, and highlight the advantages associated with using data for comparative purposes. Those using the book have the option of reading the authors' critical review of the normative data for a particular test, or simply turning to the appropriate data locator table for a quick reference to the relevant data tables in the Appendices." "The second edition includes reviews of 15 new tests. The way the data are presented has been changed to make the book easier to use. Meta-analysis tables of predicted values for different ages (and education, where relevant) are included for nine tests that have a sufficient number of homogeneous datasets." "No other reference offers such an effective framework for the critical evaluation of normative data for neuropsychological tests. Like the first, the second edition will be welcomed by practitioners, researchers, teachers, and graduate students as a unique and valuable contribution to the practice of neuropsychology."--BOOK JACKET.
  • 2009 Springer
    Sailor, Wayne.
    Foreword / Renée Bradley -- Introduction: Overview and history of positive behavior support / Glen Dunlap ... [et al.]. The intellectual roots of positive behavior support and their implications for its development / George H.S. Singer and Mian Wang -- Early childhood, family and community: Positive behavior support and early intervention / Glen Dunlap and Lise Fox. Toward an ecological unit of analysis in behavioral assessment and intervention with families of children with developmental disabilities / Joseph M. Lucyshyn ... [et al.]. Positive behavior support and early intervention for young children with autism : case studies on the efficacy of proactive treatment of problem behavior / Phillip S. Strain and Ilene Schwartz. Integrating a positive behavior support approach within Head Start / Andy J. Frey, Cheryl Anne Boyce, and Louisa Banks Tarullo. Empirically supported intervention practices for autism spectrum disorders in school and community settings : issues and practices / Lynn Kern Koegel, Suzanne Robinson, and Robert L. Koegel. A programwide model for supporting social emotional development and addressing challenging behavior in early childhood setting / Lise Fox and Mary Louise Hemmeter. Integrating PBS, mental health services, and family-driven care / Albert J. Duchnowski and Krista Kutash. Optimistic parenting : hope and help for parents with challenging children / V. Mark Durand ... [et al.]. Families facing extraordinary challenges in urban communities systems-level application of positive behavior support / Amy McCart ... [et al.]. Delivering behavior support in the foster care system / Kimberly Crosland ... [et al.] -- Schoolwide: Defining and describing schoolwide positive behavior support / George Sugai and Robert H. Horner. Sustainability of systems-level evidence-based practices in schools : current knowledge and future directions / Kent McIntosh, Robert H. Horner, and George Sugai. Increasing family participation through schoolwide positive behavior supports / Timothy J. Lewis. Primary-tier interventions and supports / Heather Peshak George, Don Kincaid, and Jenna Pollard-Sage. Secondary-tier interventions and supports / Leanne S. Hawken ... [et al.]. Function-based supports for individual students in school settings / Terrance M. Scott ... [et al.]. Implementation of schoolwide positive behavior support in urban settings / Robert Putnam ... [et al.]. Positive behavior support in alternative education, community-based mental health, and juvenile justice settings / C. Michael Nelson ... [et al.]. Behavior supports in nonclassroom settings / Lori Newcomer, Geoff Colvin, and Timothy J. Lewis. Facilitating academic achievement through schoolwide positive behavior support / Bob Algozzine and Kate Algozzine. Using a problem-solving model to enhance data-based decision making in schools / J. Stephen Newton ... [et al.]. Finding a direction for high school positive behavior support / Hank Bohanon ... [et al.]. Systems change and the complementary roles of in-service and preservice training in schoolwide positive behavior support / Rachel Freeman -- New directions: Sustaining positive behavior support in a context of comprehensive school reform / Wayne Sailor ... [et al.]. Completing the continuum of schoolwide positive behavior support : wraparound as a tertiary-level intervention / Lucille Eber ... [et al.]. Implementing function-based support within schoolwide positive behavior support / Cynthia M. Anderson and Terrence M. Scott. Response to intervention and positive behavior support / Wayne Sailor ... [et al.].
  • 2001 ScienceDirect
    Andrews, Jac; Janzen, Henry L.; Saklofske, Donald H.
    Practical guide for educational and psychological professionals using norm-referenced tests (tests that are designed to compare students to each other) in the ability, achievement, and behavioral assessment of children. Written by key individuals involved in the construction and evolution of the most widely used tests, this book provides critical information on the nature and scope of commonly used tests, on their reliability, on validity, administration, and scoring, on interpretation of the tests, and on how the tests may differ from each other in utility with specific populations.
  • 2012 Springer
    Chang, Edward C.; Downey, Christina A.
    Integrating positive psychology and developmental viewpoints into the study of mental health across diverse groups -- A history of cross-cultural clinical psychology and its importance to mental health today -- Psychology of African American children, strengths and challenges -- The challenge of understanding the mental health of African Americans: the risks and rewards of segregation, support, and John Henryism -- Psychology of older adults: exploring the effects of class and culture on the mental health of African Americans -- More than a nice thing to do: a practice-based evidence approach to outcome evaluation in native youth and family programs -- Natve American adult lifespan perspectives: where power moves -- Psychology of older American Indians and Alaska Natives: strengths and challenges to maintaining mental health -- Psychology of Asian American children: contributions of cultural heritage and the minority experience -- Psychology of Asian American adults: challenges and strengths -- Psychology of Asian American older adults: status, challenges, and strengths -- Psychology of European American children -- Psychology of European American adults: challenges, advantages, and the push for further growth -- Older white adults and mental health -- US Latino youth -- Psychology of Latino adults: challenges and an agenda for action -- Psycholog of Latino American older adults: strengths and challenges to mental health in a shifting society -- Race, age, and mental health: expanding on the transactional model of development to include the impact of racial group membership -- Multidimensional clinical competence: considering racial group, development, and the positive psychology movement in clinical practice -- Index.
  • 2012 Springer
    Christenson, Sandra; Reschly, Amy L.; Wylie, Cathy.
    pt. 1. What is student engagement? -- pt. 2. Engagement as linked to motivational variables -- pt. 3. Engagement and contextual influences -- pt. 4. Student engagement : determinants and student outcomes -- pt. 5. Measurement issues, instruments, and approaches.
  • 2005 ScienceDirect
    Kalin, N. H.; Reul, J. M. H. M.; Steckler, T.
    Pt. 1. The Neurobiology of stress -- pt. 2. Stress: integrative and clinical aspects. Contents of pt. 2: Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in postnatal life / D.M. Vázquez and S. Levine -- Early-life environmental manipulations in rodents and primates : potential animal models in depression research / C.R. Pryce ... [et al.] -- Gene targeted animals with alterations in corticotropin pathways : new insights into allostatic control / S.C. Coste, S.E. Murray and M.P. Stenzel-Poore -- Rat strain differences in stress sensitivity / B.A. Ellenbroek, E.J. Geven and A.R. Cools -- Glucocorticoid hormones, individual differences, and behavioral and dopaminergic responses to psychostimulant drugs / M. Marinelli and P.V. Piazza -- Social hierarchy and stress / R.R. Sakai and K.L.K. Tamashiro -- Stress-induced hyperthermia / B. Olivier ... [et al.] -- Cytokine activation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis / A.J. Dunn -- Glucocorticoids and the immune response / G.J. Wiegers ... [et al.] -- The molecular basis of fever / T. Cartmell and D. Mitchell -- Animal models of posttraumatic stress disorder / I. Liberzon, S. Khan and E.A. Young -- Neuroendocrine aspects of PTSD / R. Yehuda -- Depression and effects of antidepressant drugs on the stress systems / S. Modell and F. Holsboer -- A contemporary appraisal of the role of stress in schizophrenia / R.R.J. Lewine -- Atypical antipsychotic drugs and stress / C.E. Marx ... [et al.] -- The role of stress in opiate and psychostimulant addiction : evidence from animal models / L. Lu and Y. Shaham -- Stress and drug abuse / R. Sinha -- Stress and dementia / E. Ferrari ... [et al.] -- CRF antagonists as novel treatment strategies for stress-related disorders / T. Steckler -- Nonpeptide vasopressin V1b receptor antagonists / G. Griebel and C. Serradeil-Le Gal -- Substance P (NK1 receptor) antagonists / N.M.J. Rupniak -- Glucocorticoid antagonists and depression / J.S. Andrews.
    Also available: Print – pt. 2, 2005.
  • 2005 CRCnetBASE
    Cooper, Cary L.
    Also available: Print – 2005
  • 2010 Springer
    Miller, Thomas W.
    An international and multidisciplinary core of clinicians, physicians, counsellors, educators, and researchers provide perspectives on the subject and scope of the stressful aspects of transitions in the life span. Transitions are discussed in depth, and the book balances theoretical knowledge with practical applications.
  • 2006 ScienceDirect
    Abeles, Ronald P.; Birren, James E.; Gatz, Margaret; Salthouse, Timothy A.; Schaie, K. Warner.
    Concepts, theory, and methods in the psychology of aging -- Biological and social influences on aging and behavior -- Behavioral processes and aging -- Complex behavioral concepts and processes in aging.
  • 2013 Springer
    Citrome, Leslie.
    Handbook of Treatment-resistant Schizophrenia is a concise review of treatment-resistant schizophrenias definition, measurement tools, adherence issues, substance abuse, optimal dosing, clinicianpatient relationships, and current management approaches. The book was originally commissioned with the intention of creating a comprehensive text focusing on treatment-resistant schizophrenia and its management. The book explores many aspects of the background and practice- and research-based evidence for treating this complex subset of schizophrenia, including psychopharmacological, somatic, and nonpharmacological treatment approaches. While exploring the various therapies for treatment-resistant schizophrenia, Dr Citrome also emphasizes the importance of building strong and trusting relationships between patients and their clinicians so the clinician can best manage their patients adherence and overall treatment.
  • 2006 ScienceDirect
    Fine, Aubrey H.
    The original edition was the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the ways in which animals can assist therapists with treatment of specific populations, and/or in specific settings. The second edition continues in this vein, with 7 new chapters plus substantial revisions of continuing chapters as the research in this field has grown. New coverage includes: Animals as social supports, Use of AAT with Special Needs students, the role of animals in the family- insights for clinicians, and measuring the animal-person bond. Also features contributions from veterinarians, animal trainers, psychologists, and social workers as well as guidelines and best practices for using animals as therapeutic companions, and addresses specific types of patients and environmental situations. From publisher description.
  • 2002 ScienceDirect
    Kolko, David J.
  • 2007 Springer
    Fulltext Springer
    Schlander, Michael.
    Appendices: Abbreviations and use of terminology -- Critical gaps of assessment -- Consistency issues associated with NICE assessment. Introduction -- A note on objectives and methods -- NICE [National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence] appraisal process -- NICE appraisal of ADHD treatments -- NICE appraisal of ADHD treatment options: a critique -- Discussion and implications -- Which way forward?
  • 2013 Springer
    Kawecka-Jaszcz, Kalina.
    The genesis of health : evolution of the concept of health-related quality of life -- Quality of life in hypertensive patients -- Quality of life in patients with coronary artery disease -- Quality of life in patients after coronary interventional treatment -- Quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure -- Quality of life in patients with cardiac rhythm disturbances -- Quality of life in patients with implantable cardiac devices -- Quality of life after stroke.
  • 2007 Springer
    Glas, Gerrit.
    Introduction to historical and conceptual issues / Gerrit Glas -- Psychiatry and religion: an unconsummated marriage / Herman van Praag -- Biblical narratives as history: biblical persons as objects of historical faith / C. Stephen Evans -- Introduction to prophecy: theological and psychological aspects / Gerrit Glas -- The dynamics of prophecy in the writings of Abraham Joshua Heschel / Neil Gillman -- The prophets as persons / Bob Becking -- Jeremiah interpreted: a rabbinic analysis of the prophet / Bryna Jocheved Levy -- Introduction to martyrdom: theological and psychological aspects / Gerrit Glas -- Martyrdom: theological and psychological aspects. Martyrdom in Judaism / Hyam Maccoby -- The martyrdom of Paul / Jakob van Bruggen -- Spiritual, human, and psychological dimensions / Msngr. H.W.M. Tájirá. Introduction to messianism: theological and psychological aspects / Gerrit Glas -- Casting a psychological look on Jesus the marginal Jew / Antoine Vergote -- The land of Israel: desire and dread in Jewish literature / Aviezer Ravitzky -- The person of Jesus / Abraham van de Beek -- Imagining Jesus: to portray or betray? Psycho (-patho)logical aspects of attempts to discuss the historical individual / Peter J. Verhagen -- Introduction to interdisciplinary issues: prospects for the future / Gerrit Glas -- The hidden subject of Job: mirroring and the anguish of interminable desire / Moshe Halevi Spero -- Biblical themes in psychiatric practice: implications for psychopathology and psychotherapy / Samuel Pfeifer -- The bible and psychology: new directions in biblical scholarship / Wayne G. Rollins -- Searching for the dynamic 'within'. Concluding remarks on 'psychological aspects of biblical concepts and personalities' / Gerrit Glas.
  • 2008 Springer
    Kayser, Karen; Scott, Jennifer L.
    The Nature of cancer and its psychosocial challenges -- Why work with couples? -- Assessing the couple's adjustment to cancer -- Integrating tasks of illness into the couple's daily routine -- Building cognitive coping skills -- Communicating support -- Expanding the couple's coping skills -- Enhancing sexuality and body image -- Helping children to cope when a mother has cancer -- Living with cancer after treatment ends.
  • 2011 Wellcome Trust
    Overy, Caroline; Reynolds, L. A.; Tansey, E. M.
  • 2014 Wiley
    Grant, Igor; Joska, John A.; Stein, Dan J.
    Epidemiology of psychopathology in HIV / Milton L. Wainberg, Karen McKinnon and Francine Cournos -- Pathogenesis of mental health disorders in HIV / Gursharan Chana, Chad A. Bousman and Ian P. Everall -- Clinical aspects of HIV-related neurocognitive disorders / Nicholas W.S. Davies and Bruce J. Brew -- Treatment of psychiatric disorders in HIV / Maria Ferrara, Ignacio Perez Valero, David J. Moore, Adam F. Knight, Nichole A. Duarte and J. Hampton Atkinson -- Special populations and public health aspects / Francine Cournos, Karen McKinnon, Veronica Pinho and Milton Wainberg.
  • 2012 ScienceDirect
    Bogin, Barry; Cameron, Noël.
    The human growth curve, canalization and catch-up growth / Noël Cameron -- Growth in infancy and childhood: a pediatric approach / Horacio Lejarraga -- Adolescent growth / Roland Hauspie and Mathieu Roelants -- Puberty / Peter T. Ellison and Meredith W. Reiches -- Endocrine control of growth / Ron G. Rosenfeld -- Nutrition and growth / Nicholas G. Norgan, Barry bogin and Noël Cameron -- Genomics, epigenetics and growth / Geert R. Mortier and Wim Vanden Berghe -- The genetic epidemiology of growth and development / Bradford Towne, Ellen W. Demerath and Stefan A. Czerwinski -- Social and economic effects on growth / Richard H. Steckel -- Environmental effects on growth / Lawrence M. Schell, Kristen L. Knutson and Stephen Bailey -- The evolution of human growt / Barry Bogin -- Early environments, developmental plasticity and chronic degenerative disease / Christopher W. Kuzawa -- Leg length, body proportion, health and beauty / Barry Bogin -- Physical activity as a factor in growth and maturation / Robert M. Malina -- Comparative and evolutionary perspectives on human brain growth / William R. Leonard, J. Josh Snodgrass and Marcia L. Robertson -- Saltation and stasis / Michelle Lampl -- Lectures on human growth / Peter C. Hindmarsh -- Body composition during growth and development / Babette S. Zemel -- The measurement of human growth / Noël Cameron -- Assessment of maturation / Noël Cameron -- Growth references and standards / T.J. Cole.
  • 2009 Springer
    Steen, R. Grant.
    1. Are People Getting Smarter? -- 2. Human IQ and Increasing Intelligence -- 3. Evolution and Increasing Intelligence -- 4. Brain Development and Increasing Intelligence -- 5. Environment and Increasing Intelligence -- 6. Evidence of Physical Plasticity in Humans -- 7. Evidence of Mental Plasticity in Humans -- 8. Evidence of Cognitive Plasticity in Humans -- 9. Impact of Medical Conditions on Human IQ in the United States -- 10. Impact of Medical Conditions on Human IQ Worldwide -- 11. Medical Interventions for Cognitive Impairment -- 12. Increasing IQ in the United States -- 13. Increasing IQ and Social Justice.
  • 2009 Springer
    Brock, Stephen E.; Hansen, Robin L.; Jimerson, Shane R.
    ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed childhood behavioral disorder. Moreover, many students receiving special education assistance are reported to have ADHD. This book offers guidance on conducting psycho educational assessments of children with ADHD. It is suitable for school psychologists, and mental health professionals.
  • 2009 Springer
    Christo, Catherine; Brock, Stephen E.; Davis, John M.
    "As many as one in four children experiences problems with reading. Dyslexia, the most common learning disability leads to well-documented negative effects on school and, ultimately, adult success. Therefore, it is critical that school professionals provide early and effective assessment and intervention. This volume equips practitioners with in-depth understanding of the disorder and a wealth of practical information for meeting student needs." "As the duties of school psychologists and related education professionals become more complex, recognizing and providing services for students with learning disorders has become progressively more demanding. Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Dyslexia at School offers practitioners an accessible and easy-to-read reference that they will use for years to come."--BOOK JACKET.
  • 2002 ScienceDirect
    Aronson, Joshua Michael.
    Self and self-belief in psychology and education : a historical perspective / Frank Pajares and Dale H. Schunk -- Pygmalion effect and its mediating mechanisms / Robert Rosenthal -- Messages that motivate : how praise molds students' beliefs, motivation, and performance (in surprising ways) / Carol S. Dweck -- Paradox of achievement : the harder you push, the worse it gets / Edward L. Deci and Richard M. Ryan -- Improving the academic performance of college students with brief attributional interventions / Timothy D. Wilson, Michelle Damiani, and Nicole Shelton -- Self-handicapping and school : academic self-concept and self-protective behavior / Frederick Rhodewalt and Michael W. Tragakis -- Wisdom of practice : lessons learned from the study of highly effective tutors / Mark R. Lepper and Maria Woolverton -- Students' motivation during the middle school years / Allan Wigfield and Jacquelynne S. Eccles -- Self-efficacy and self-regulated learning : the dynamic duo in school performance / Pamela J. Gaskill and Anita Woolfolk Hoy -- Building empathy, compassion, and achievement in the jigsaw classroom / Elliot Aronson. Intelligence is not just inside the head : the theory of successful intelligence / Robert J. Sternberg -- Being and becoming a good person : the role of emotional intelligence in moral development and behavior / David A. Pizarro and Peter Salovey -- Mozart and the mind : factual and fictional effects of musical enrichment / Frances H. Rauscher -- Stereotype threat : contending and coping with unnerving expectations / Joshua Aronson -- Barrier of mistrust : how negative stereotypes affect cross-race mentoring / Geoffrey L. Cohen and Claude M. Steele -- Toward a resolution of an American tension : some applications of the helping model of affirmative action to schooling / Anthony R. Pratkanis, Marlene E. Turner, and Stanley B. Malos -- Social exclusion in the classroom : teachers and students as agents of change / Amanda W. Harrist and K. Denise Bradley.
  • 2016 Springer
    Hunter, Jon; Maunder, Bob.
    Introduction -- Background: Fundamentals of Attachment Theory -- Advanced Attachment Concepts -- Specific populations: Family Practice/Somatization -- Diabetes -- Chronic Pain -- Nephrology/dialysis -- Hepatitis/obesity -- Cancer/ Palliative care -- The Disorganized attachment patient -- The interventions: Consultation and Liaison (C&L) -- Collaborative Care -- Psychotherapy -- Mentalizing -- The Future: What about the practitioner's attachment system -- Health care process/systems -- The Attachment approach to Medical Education -- The Attachment Lens on Psychosomatics -- Summary.
  • 2008 Springer
    Blaszczynski, Alex; Turner, Nigel E.; Zangeneh, Masood.
    Introduction / Masood Zangeneh, Alex Blaszczynski and Nigel E. Turner -- Explaining Why People Gamble / Michael Walker, Tony Schellink, and Fadi Anjoul -- Games, Gambling, and Gambling Problems / Nigel E. Turner -- Exploring the Mind of the Gambler / Ewa Czerny, Stephanie Koenig, and Nigel E. Turner -- Individual Factors in the Development and Maintenance of Problem Gambling / Masood Zangeneh, Alex Grunfeld, and Stephanie Koenig -- Gambling / Lisa Cavion, Carol Wong, and Masood Zangeneh -- A Critical Perspective on Gambling / Amnon Jacob Suissa -- The Marketing of Gambling / Masood Zangeneh, Mark Griffiths, and Jonathan Parke -- Religiosity and Gambling Rituals / Robert Grunfeld, Masood Zangeneh, and Lea Diakoloukas -- Buying a Risk / G. E. Minchin -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Problem Gamblers / Malcolm Battersby, Jane Oakes, Barry Tolchard, Angus Forbes, and Rene Pols -- Psychopharmacological Management of Pathological Gambling / Jon E. Grant, Suck Won Kim, and Marc N. Potenza -- A Transpersonal Developmental Approach to Gambling Treatment / Gary Nixon and Jason Solowoniuk -- How Science Can "Think" About Gamblers Anonymous / Peter Ferentzy and Wayne Skinner -- Problem Gambling and Anger: Integrated Assessment and Treatment / Lorne M. Korman, Emily Cripps, and Tony Toneatto -- A Treatment Approach for Adolescents with Gambling Problems / Rina Gupta and Jeffrey Derevensky -- The Evolution of Problem Gambling Helplines / Gary Clifford.
  • 2011 Springer
    Bardo, Michael T.; Fishbein, Diana H.; Milich, Richard.
    Part I: Introduction -- Part II: Neurobehavioral approaches for understanding inhibitory control -- Part III: Translating research on inhibitory control to at-risk populations -- PartIV: Translating research on inhibitory control to prevention interventions -- PartV: Conclusion.
  • 2011 ScienceDirect
    Silverstein, Charles.
    1. Introduction / Charles Silverstein -- 2. Scott's Interview (transcript) / Charles Silverstein -- 3. The initial psychotherapy interview / Charles Silverstein -- 4. Variations on gender and orientation in Scott's first interview / Margaret Nichols -- 5. Institutional aspects of the initial interview / Ronald E. Hellman -- 6. Death and bereavement / Michael C. Singer -- 7. An attachment perspective on the first interview (accelerated experiential dynamic psychotherapy) / Gil Tunnell -- 8. Understanding self-report of sexual abuse in an initial clinical interview / John C. Gonsiorek -- 9. Sex, drugs, and HIV (clinical issues and assessment strategies) / Peter S. Theodore -- 10. Motivational interviewing for health behavior problems / Donald Bux -- 11. Cognitive-behavioral therapy / DeMond M. Grant and LaRicka R. Wingate -- 12. Family systems (the relational contexts of individual symptoms) / Corinne Datchi-Phillips -- 13. Listening as a psychoanalyst / Ralph Roughton -- 14. Psychodrama (in searach of meaning through action) / Jacob Gershoni -- 15. Gay-affirmative psychotheraphy in real time (a first interview) / Armand R. Cerbone.
  • 2013 Springer
    Belin, Pascal; Campanella, Salvatore; Ethofer, Thomas.
    This book follows a successful symposium organized in June 2009 at the Human Brain Mapping conference. The topic is at the crossroads of two domains of increasing importance and appeal in the neuroimaging/neuroscience community: multi-modal integration, and social neuroscience. Most of our social interactions involve combining information from both the face and voice of other persons: speech information, but also crucial nonverbal information on the person's identity and affective state. The cerebral bases of the multimodal integration of speech have been intensively investigated; by contrast only few studies have focused on nonverbal aspects of face-voice integration. This work highlights recent advances in investigations of the behavioral and cerebral bases of face-voice multimodal integration in the context of person perception, focusing on the integration of affective and identity information. Several research domains are brought together. Behavioral and neuroimaging work in normal adult humans included are presented alongside evidence from other domains to provide complementary perspectives: studies in human children for a developmental perspective, studies in non-human primates for an evolutionary perspective, and studies in human clinical populations for a clinical perspective.
  • 2008 WHO
    PART 1: Primary care for mental health in context -- Chapter 1. Primary care for mental health within a pyramid of health care -- Chapter 2. Seven good reasons for integrating mental health into primary care -- -- PART 2: Primary care for mental health in practice -- Introduction -- Argentina: Physician-led primary care for mental health in Neuquén province, Patagonia region -- Australia: Integrated mental health care for older people in general practices of inner-city Sydney -- Brazil: Integrated primary care for mental health in the city of Sobral -- Chile: Integrated primary care for mental health in the Macul district of Santiago -- India: Integrated primary care for mental health in the Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala State -- Islamic Republic of Iran: Nationwide integration of mental health into primary care -- Saudi Arabia: Integrated primary care for mental health in the Eastern Province -- South Africa: Integrated primary care services and a partnership for mental health primary care -- Ehlanzeni District, Mpumalanga Province, and Moorreesburg District, Western Cape Province -- Uganda: Integrated primary care for mental health in the Sembabule District -- United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Primary care for mental health for disadvantaged communities in London -- -- Report conclusions -- -- Annex 1: Improving the practice of primary care for mental health
    Also available: Print – 2008
  • 2015 ScienceDirect
    Wright, James D.
    Provides historical, foundational and interdisciplinary information across behavioral and social sciences, including psychiatry. Includes nearly 4000 articles.
  • 2012 Springer
    Potegal, Michael; Spielberger, Charles Donald; Stemmler, Gerhard.
    Cross-disciplinary views of anger : consensus and controversy / Michael Potegal and Gerhard Stemmler -- A brief history of anger / Michael Potegal and Raymond W. Novaco -- Population and molecular genetics of anger and aggression : current state of the art / Martin Rueter -- Constructing a neurology of anger / Michael Potegal and Gerhard Stemmler -- Anger, motivation, and asymmetrical frontal cortical activations / Eddie Harmon-Jones, Carly K. Peterson, and Cindy Harmon-Jones -- The neurochemistry and psychopharmacology of anger / Alyson J. Bond and Janet Wingrove -- Somatovisceral activation during anger / Gerhard Stemmler -- The expression of anger across cultures / David Matsumoto, Seung Hee Yoo, and Joanne Chung -- Vocal expressions of anger / James A. Green, Pamela G. Whitney, and Gwen E. Gustafson -- Cross-cultural experience of anger : a psycholinguistic analysis / Zoltán Kövecses -- The development of anger / Michael Lewis -- Anger in children's tantrums : a new, quantitative, behaviorally based model / Michael Potegal and Peihua Qiu -- The development of anger from preschool to middle childhood : expressing, understanding, and regulating anger / Elizabeth A. Lemerise and Bridgette D. Harper -- Anger and the reactive-proactive aggression distinction in childhood and adolescence / Julie A. Hubbard ... [et al.] -- Why do I get angry? A componential appraisal approach / Tanja Wranik and Klaus R. Scherer -- Appraisals and anger : how complete are the usual appraisal accounts of anger? / Leonard Berkowitz -- Fuel in the fire : how anger impacts judgment and decision-making / Paul M. Litvak ... [et al.] -- State and trait anger, fear, and social information processing / David Schultz, Angela Grodack, and Carroll E. Izard -- The sociological study of anger : basic social patterns and contexts / Scott Schieman -- Anger in the context of gender / Agneta H. Fischer and Catharine Evers -- Madmen : an evolutionary perspective on anger and men's violent responses to transgression / Daniel M.T. Fessler -- The temporal dynamics of anger : phenomena, processes, and perplexities / Michael Potegal -- The nature and measurement of anger / Charles D. Spielberger and Eric C. Reheiser -- "Righteous" anger and revenge in the workplace : the fantasies, the feuds, the forgiveness / Thomas M. Tripp and Robert J. Bies -- Anger/hostility and cardiovascular disease / Janice E. Williams -- The anger of pain sufferers : attributions to agents and appraisals of wrongdoings / Ephrem Fernandez and Ajay Wasan -- Anger and psychopathology / Raymond W. Novaco -- Toward an integrative psychotherapy for maladaptive anger / Ephrem Fernandez -- The contribution of child anger and fear, and parental discipline to early antisocial behavior : an integrative model / James Snyder ... [et al.] -- Anger in intimate relationships / Donald G. Dutton -- Don't worry, be angry? Effects of anger on feelings, thoughts, and actions in conflict and negotiation / Gerben A. Van Kleef -- Anger, violence, and political science / Roger Petersen and Sarah Zukerman.
  • 2011 Springer
    Matson, Johnny L.; Sturmey, Peter.
    Since the early 1940s, when first identified as childhood psychosis and autistic psychopathy, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has continued to burgeon into a major focus of inquiry and interest among researchers, practitioners, and the public alike. With each passing decade, the number of scholarly articles addressing ASD and related disabilities continues to soar. Today, thousands of papers on autism are published annually across various disciplines and journals, making it challenging if not impossible to keep pace with, let alone synthesize, all the latest developments. Based on a solid historical foundation of autism theory and research, the International Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders integrates the broad scholarly base of literature with a trenchant analysis of the state of the field in nosology, etiology, assessment, and treatment. Its expert contributors examine recent findings and controversies (e.g., how prevalent autism actually is), along with longstanding topics of interest as well as emerging issues. Coverage includes: A survey of diagnostic criteria and assessment strategies. Genetic, behavioral, biopsychosocial, and cognitive models. Psychiatric disorders in persons with ASD. Theory of mind and facial recognition. Diagnostic instruments for assessing core features and challenging behaviors. Evidence-based psychosocial, pharmacological, and integrative treatments. Interventions specifically for adults with ASD. Training issues for professionals and parents. A review of findings of successful and promising therapies, coupled with guidance on how to distinguish between dubious and effective treatments. The International Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders is an indispensable resource for researchers, professors, graduate students, and allied practitioners in clinical child and school psychology, child and adolescent psychiatry, education, social work, rehabilitation, pediatric medicine, and developmental psychology.
  • 2009 Springer
    De Souza, Marian; Francis, Leslie J.; O'Higgins-Norman, James; Scott, Daniel G.
    Part 1. General Introduction -- Part I. The Psychology of Religion and Spirituality: Implications for Education and Wellbeing - An Introduction -- Part II. The Role of Spirituality in Human Development and Identity: An Introduction -- Part III. The Spiritual Dimension in Educational Programs and Environments to Promote Holistic Learning and Wellbeing: An Introduction.
  • 2012 Springer
    Gainsbury, Sally.
  • 2006 Springer
    Gullotta, Thomas; Hampton, Robert L.
    Offers insights gained through the contributors' individual experiences in family violence prevention and intervention within the African-American community as well as their backgrounds in writing, teaching, training, and researching in this area. This work is useful to professional and clinical settings - as well as a graduate-level study.
  • 2005 ScienceDirect
    Arrigo, Bruce A.; Shipley, Stacey L.
  • 2000 ScienceDirect
    Grodzinsky, Yosef; Shapiro, Lewis P.; Swinney, David.
  • 2001 ScienceDirect
    Wolfe, Christopher R.
  • 2010
    Lindberg, Casey Moren; Carstensen, Laura L.; Dweck, Carol S.; Tsai, Jeanne L.
    The story of old age is not one of pure loss. Indeed, old age represents a time of certain cognitive decline in some domains, but also a time of growth and stability in others. Wisdom, maturity, expertise, and emotional regulation show improvements across adulthood. Goals also shift over the life span, from those aimed at gaining information and preparing for the future to emotionally meaningful pursuits later in life. These differences lead to goal-consistent cognitive biases in the young and the old. Younger people attend to negative information more than positive information. Older adults attend to positive information more than negative information. This developmental shift, called the positivity effect, is presumably adaptive in a life-span context. Yet either set of chronically activated goals can be maladaptive in certain contexts. Because the positivity effect is malleable -- influenced by the way task relevant goals are structured -- it may be possible to frame information in ways that reduce biases in young and old. The present program of research aims to show how biases can be reduced when participants are given information about relevant research findings and have the necessary psychological tools to adjust their behavior accordingly. No previous work has investigated the impact of disclosing information about the positivity effect directly to participants. Such an informed debiasing attempt could prove fruitful for future attempts to educate the public about their own attentional biases. Study 1 demonstrates the positivity effect in a picture recall task; Study 2 adds images to an existing image set in order to more accurately study debiasing of the positivity effect in future studies; Study 3 demonstrates that people are generally unaware of the positivity effect; Study 4 demonstrates that simple information disclosure about the positivity effect is insufficient to change participants' behavior on a picture presentation/recall task and a health care decision task; Study 5 demonstrates that participants' motivation to change is key to behavior change.
  • 2012 Springer
    Lewis, Michele K.; Marshall, Isiah.
    Indigenous and intersecting : people of African descent in LGBT psychology -- Gender and Black communities -- Religion and spirituality -- New "outsiders" : Black lesbian, gay, and bisexual students in a historically Black university context -- Black gay men of the South : research implications and E. Patrick Johnson's Sweet tea -- Sexual minority women of African descent -- Cultural complexities and conflict -- Covering, cultural-centrism, and liberation psychology -- Urban and rural challenges -- Education, research, and community services.
  • 2005 MyiLibrary
    Feinberg, Todd E.; Keenan, Julian Paul.
    The self as a problem in philosophy and neurobiology / John R. Searle -- The cognitive neuroscience of the self: insights from functional neuroimaging of the normal brain / Seth J. Gillihan and Martha J. Farah -- Neural hierarchies and the self / Todd E. Feinberg -- The frontal lobes and self-awareness / Donald T. Stuss ... [et al.] -- Autobiographical disorders / Esther Fujiwara and Hans J. Markowitsch -- Body image and the self / Georg Goldenberg -- Right-hemisphere pathology and the self: delusional misidentification and reduplication / Todd E. Feinberg ... [et al.]. The mirror sign delusional misidentification symptom / Karen Spangenberg Postal -- Disorders of the self in dementia / William W. Seeley and Bruce L. Miller -- Autism -- "Autos": literally, a total focus on the self? / Simon Baron-Cohen -- Recognizing the sensory consequences of one's own actions and delusions of control / Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. The neural correlates of depersonalization: a disorder of self-awareness / Hedy Kober ... [et al.] -- The self in dreams / Antti Revonsuo -- Psychoactive agents and the self / Roy J. Mathew -- Meditation and the self / Hans C. Lou and Troels W. Kjaer -- The enduring self: a first-person account of brain insult survival / J. Allan Hobson.
  • 2008 CRCnetBASE
    Kail, Tony M.
  • 2014 Springer
    Young, Gerald.
    This book is a comprehensive analysis of the definitions, concepts, and recent research on malingering, feigning, and other response biases in psychological injury/ forensic disability populations. It presents a new model of malingering and related biases, and develops a "diagnostic" system based on it that is applicable to PTSD, chronic pain, and TBI. Included are suggestions for effective practice and future research based on the literature reviews and the new systems, which are useful also because they can be used readily by psychiatrists as much as psychologists.
  • 2010 ClinicalKey
    Stern, Theodore A.
    Experts from the Massachusetts General Hospital-widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions-provide practical advice on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric issues experienced by in-hospital, medically ill adults and children. This compact resource reads like a handbook, but delivers all the details you'd expect from a textbook. Find information quickly thanks to an improved chapter organization, and get just the answers you need with concise yet complete coverage appropriate for psychiatrists and generalists alike.
  • 2014 Springer
    Parekh, Ranna.
    Long considered important for professionals working with minority and under-represented populations, cross-cultural competency has become a requisite for all health care providers. As society in the US increasingly diversifies, there is a crucial need to prepare health care professionals to effectively treat this changing population. The Massachusetts General Hospital Textbook on Diversity and Cultural Sensitivity in Mental Health addresses the importance and relevance of cultural sensitivity in US mental health. Prominent researchers and clinicians examine the cultural and cross-cultural mental health issues of Native American, Latino, Asian, African American, Middle Eastern, Refugee and LGBQT communities. The discussion includes understanding the complexities in making mental health diagnoses and the various meanings it has for the socio-cultural group described, as well as biopsychosocial treatment options and challenges. In understanding the specific populations, the analysis delves into overarching concepts that may apply to specific populations and to those at the intersection of multiple cultures. An invaluable resource for mental health professionals, including clinicians, researchers, educators, leaders and advocates in the United States, The Massachusetts General Hospital Textbook on Diversity and Cultural Sensitivity in Mental Health provides the necessary understanding and insights for research and clinical practice in specific cultural and multicultural groups.
  • 2012 Springer
    Borgo, Mauro; Grassi, Massimo; Soranzo, Alessandro.
    Basic operations -- Data handling -- Plotting data -- Start programming -- A better sound -- Create and process images -- Data analysis -- The charm of graphical user interface -- Psychtoolbox : video -- Psychtoolbox : sound, keyboard and mouse.
  • 2014 Springer Protocols
    Bimonte-Nelson, Heather A.
  • v. 1, 2007. MyiLibrary
    Fischer, Joel; Corcoran, Kevin.
    v. 1. Couples, families, and children -- v. 2. Adults.
    Also available: Print – v. 1-2., 2007
  • 2010 ScienceDirect
    Sweatt, J. David.
    This book represents the first step at beginning to put together the complex puzzle of the molecular basis of memory. Sweatt creates a framework of thinking about synaptic plasticity and memory at the molecular level; one which recognizes and begins to incorporate this extreme biochemical complexity into our thinking about memory.
  • 2013 ScienceDirect
    Alberini, Cristina M.
    As little as ten years ago, it was believed that memory went from short to long term via one consolidation practice that made that memory intractable. Since then, research has shown that long term memories can be activated, modified, and reconsolidated in their new form. This research indicates that memories are more dynamic than once believed. And understanding how this process works, and helping people to redefine established memories can be clinically useful, if those memories lead to problems as is the case in post traumatic stress disorder. This book provides a comprehensive overview of research on memory reconsolidation, what this has to say about the formation, storage, and changeabitility of memory, and the potential applications of this research to treating clinical disorders. Presents both neuroscience and psychological research on memory reconsolidation. Discusses what findings mean for understanding memory formation, storage, and retrieval. Includes treatment applications of these findings.
  • 2015 WHO
    "WHO's Mental Health Atlas series has already established itself as the single most comprehensive and most widely used source of global information on mental health situation. This new edition of Mental Health Atlas, carried out in 2014, assumes new importance as a repository of mental health information in WHO Member States because it is providing much of the baseline data against which progress towards the objectives and targets of the Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020 is to be measured. The Action Plan contains four objectives: (1) To strengthen effective leadership and governance for mental health (2) To provide comprehensive, integrated and responsive mental health and social care services in communitybased settings (3) To implement strategies for promotion and prevention in mental health (4) To strengthen information systems, evidence and research for mental health."--Page 7
    Also available: Print – 2015
  • 2011 WHO
    "The World Health Organization launched Project Atlas in 2000. The objective of this project is to collect, compile and disseminate relevant information on mental health resources in countries. The first set of publications from the project appeared in October 2001; these were updated in 2005. These publications have already established themselves as the most authoritative source of such information globally. Responding to the continued need for accurate information, WHO has fully revised and updated the Atlas" -- Page 5.
    Also available: Print – 2011
  • 2015 Springer
    Tripathi, Adarsh; Trivedi, Jitendra Kumar.
    This book tackles the issue of mental health legislation in South Asia. The first of its kind, it addresses an issue that is necessary for protecting the rights of people with mental disorders and serves as an essential text for reinforcing mental health policy in South Asia. it is a timely addition to our global understanding of mental health and how different regions address it.Asia is by far the largest continent in the world in terms of area with population exceeding 3.5 billion and has dozens of cultures, religions, languages and ethnic groups. As a result of its highly varied political systems, Asia also spawns a wide variety of health care systems including mental health care systems, often based on historical roots and at times colonial heritages. The people who suffer from mental or neurological disorders in the continent form a vulnerable section of society and often face stigma, discrimination and marginalization in all societies, and this increases the likelihood that their human rights will be violated
  • 2015 Springer
    Dewan, Naakesh A.; Lorenzi, Nancy M.; Luo, John S.
    Past, Present and Future Policy Landscape for Technology in Public Mental Health Care -- Electronic Health Records Technology: Policy and Realities -- Leading Health IT Optimization: A Next Frontier -- Computer aided Psychotherapy Technologies -- Cognitive Assessment and Enhancement Technologies -- Digital platform and technology innovation in treatment of substance use disorders -- Technology and Adolescent Behavioral Health Care -- An Overview of Practicing High Quality Telepsychiatry -- Virtual Reality Technologies -- Social Media Technologies -- Technology Tools supportive of DSM-V: An Overview -- Summary and Look Forward.
  • 2006 ScienceDirect
    Held, Carsten; Knauff, Markus; Vosgerau, Gottfried.
    Mental models, sentential reasoning, and illusory inferences / P.N. Johnson-Laird -- Interaction of knowledge and working memory in reasoning about relations / A. Vandierendonck, V. Dierckx & H. Van der Beken -- Mental models in learning situations / N.M. Seel -- Resolving valid multiple model inferences activates a left hemisphere network / R.L. Waechter & V. Goel -- A neuro-cognitive theory of relational reasoning with mental models and visual images / M. Knauff -- Pictures, perception, and mental models / K. Rehkämper -- Emotion, decision, and mehtal models / M. Pauen -- Language processing : construction of mental models or more? / B. Hemforth & L. Konieczny -- Visual imagery, mental models, and reasoning / V. Gottschling -- Mental models as objectual representations / C. Held -- The perceptual nature of mental models / G. Vosgerau.
  • 2013 ebrary
    Greenfeld, Liah.
    In the culminating volume of her nationalism trilogy, Greenfeld argues that we have overlooked the connection between egalitarian society and mental illness. Modern nationalism rests on principles of popular sovereignty, equality, and secularism. Citizens of the twenty-first century enjoy unprecedented freedom to become the authors of their personal destinies. Empowering as this is, it also places them under enormous psychic strain. They must constantly appraise their identities, manage their desires, and calibrate their place within society. For vulnerable individuals, this pressure is too much. Training her analytic eye on extensive case histories in manic depression and schizophrenia, Greenfeld contends that these illnesses are dysfunctions of selfhood caused by society's overburdening demands for self-realization. In her rigorous diagnosis, madness is a culturally constituted malady.
  • 2012 Springer
    Gehart, Diane R.
    Mindfulness in Therapy -- A Mindful Re-visioning of Couple and Family Therapy Practice -- Mindfulness Research Foundations -- Therapeutic Presence and Mindfulness -- Mindfulness-Informed Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning -- Teaching Mindfulness Practice in Therapy -- Foundational Mindfulness- and Acceptance- Informed Interventions and Practices -- Mindfulness and Acceptance Interventions for Couples and Families -- Training and Supervision -- Therapist Self-Care and Style of Life.
  • 2003 ScienceDirect
    Deubel, Heiner; Hyönä, J.; Radach, R.
  • 2010 Atypon
    Enderle, John D.
    There are five different types of eye movements: saccades, smooth pursuit, vestibular ocular eye movements, optokinetic eye movements, and vergence eye movements. The purpose of this book is focused primarily on mathematical models of the horizontal saccadic eye movement system and the smooth pursuit system, rather than on how visual information is processed. A saccade is a fast eye movement used to acquire a target by placing the image of the target on the fovea. Smooth pursuit is a slow eye movement used to track a target as it moves by keeping the target on the fovea. The vestibular ocular movement is used to keep the eyes on a target during brief head movements. The optokinetic eye movement is a combination of saccadic and slow eye movements that keeps a full-field image stable on the retina during sustained head rotation. Each of these movements is a conjugate eye movement, that is, movements of both eyes together driven by a common neural source. A vergence movement is a non-conjugate eye movement allowing the eyes to track targets as they come closer or farther away. In this book, early models of saccades and smooth pursuit are presented. The smooth pursuit system allows tracking of a slow moving target to maintain its position on the fovea. Models of the smooth pursuit have been developed using systems control theory, all involving a negative feedback control system that includes a time delay, controller and plant in the forward loop, with unity feedback. The oculomotor plant and saccade generator are the basic elements of the saccadic system. The oculomotor plant consists of three muscle pairs and the eyeball. A number of oculomotor plant models are described here beginning with the Westheimer model published in 1954, and up through our 1995 model involving a 4th order oculomotor plant model. The work presented here is not an exhaustive coverage of the field, but focused on the interests of the author. In Part II, a state-of-art model of the saccade system is presented, including a neural network that controls the system.
  • 2010 Atypon
    Enderle, John D.; Zhou, Wei.
    There are five different types of eye movements: saccades, smooth pursuit, vestibular ocular eye movements, optokinetic eye movements, and vergence eye movements. The purpose of this book is focused primarily on mathematical models of the horizontal saccadic eye movement system and the smooth pursuit system, rather than on how visual information is processed. A saccade is a fast eye movement used to acquire a target by placing the image of the target on the fovea. Smooth pursuit is a slow eye movement used to track a target as it moves by keeping the target on the fovea. The vestibular ocular movement is used to keep the eyes on a target during brief head movements. The optokinetic eye movement is a combination of saccadic and slow eye movements that keeps a full-field image stable on the retina during sustained head rotation. Each of these movements is a conjugate eye movement, that is, movements of both eyes together driven by a common neural source. A vergence movement is a non-conjugate eye movement allowing the eyes to track targets as they come closer or farther away. In this book, a 2009 version of a state-of-the-art model is presented for horizontal saccades that is 3rd-order and linear, and controlled by a physiologically based time-optimal neural network. The oculomotor plant and saccade generator are the basic elements of the saccadic system. The control of saccades is initiated by the superior colliculus and terminated by the cerebellar fastigial nucleus, and involves a complex neural circuit in the mid brain. This book is the second part of a book series on models of horizontal eye movements.
  • 2011 Springer
    Westall, Carolyn; Liamputtong, Pranee.
    This book fills the gap in knowledge of cultural and social issues relating to pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood. The book is based on a study which explored how women and their partners in Melbourne, Australia, understood and resolved postnatal depression (PND). The central argument was the significance of support before and after the birth for women's emotional well-being. Thirty-three women who experienced PND were individually interviewed, and eighteen partners were either individually interviewed or attended a focus group. Women were asked to draw their experience of PND and its resolution; these drawings were powerful representations of their lived experience and are included in this book. The book highlights the struggles women faced and the amount of support they received from health professionals, family and friends before and after the birth. The partners provided valuable insights about the support they provided to women, their understanding of PND, as well as their own emotional well-being after the birth. This book offers much more than previous books: it provides the stories of both the women and their partners and a research method (drawings) that is new in the health and social sciences.The insights presented in this book can be used to inform and develop programs to identify women who are particularly vulnerable to experiencing PND, or to improve the treatment of the illness to assist other families in their recovery.
  • 2014 Springer
    Barber, Mary E.; Benders-Hadi, Nikole.
    Despite the importance of regaining social roles during recovery from mental illness, the intersection between motherhood and serious mental illness is often overlooked. This book aims to rectify that neglect. A series of introductory chapters describing current research and services available to mothers with serious mental illness are followed by personal accounts of clients reflecting on their parenting experiences. One goal of the book is to provide clinicians with information on this seldom addressed topic, which they can then use to help patients who are struggling with questions and barriers in their attempts to parent. The inclusion of personal accounts of mothers on issues such as stigma, fears, and discrimination in the context of parenting with a mental illness is intended to promote the message of mental illness recovery to a larger audience as well. Finally, it is hoped that this handbook will help inspire more research on mothers with mental illness and the creation of more services tailored to their needs.
  • 2008 Springer
    Willis-Esqueda, Cynthia.
    Introduction: motivational aspects of prejudice and racism / Cynthia Willis-Esqueda -- Social cognition, ethnic identity, and ethnic specific strategies for coping with threat due to prejudice and discrimination / Amado M. Padilla -- New directions in adversive racism research: persistence and pervasiveness / John F. Dovidio and Samuel L. Gaertner -- The role of race and racial prejudice in recognizing other people / John C. Brigham -- Addressing contemporary racism: the common ingroup identity model / Samuel L. Gaertner and John F. Dovidio.
  • 2003 Wellcome Trust
    Reynolds, Lois A.; Tansey, E. M.
    "This transcript considers the origins and impact of the MRC Applied Psychology Unit's work from 1944 to 1998."
  • 2005 Springer
    Mühlmann, Heiner.

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Large number of high quality software and database programming titles from O'Reilly. Other software titles are also available from Sams and Prentice Hall. Limited to 7 concurrent users.Vast collection of software and database programming titles from multiple publishers, including Microsoft Press.Largest provider of engineering-related eBooks; includes titles in computer science and biomedical engineering.Over 4,000 full-text e-books covering scientific and technical information from CRC Press and others. Many handbooks and single volume reference sources.Includes peer-reviewed life science and biomedical research protocols compiled from Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, Neuromethods, the Biomethods Handbook, the Proteomics Handbook, and Springer Laboratory Manuals.Contains full text access to selected biomedical and nursing books.

Provides online, full-text access to Springer's journal titles as well as journals from other publishers.

Subjects include: life sciences, chemical sciences, environmental sciences, geosciences, computer science, mathematics, medicine, physics and astronomy, engineering and economics. Also includes eBooks.

Collection of over 8 thousand fulltext titles in engineering, math, and basic and applied biomedical research. Coverage is from 1967 to the present.A library of ebooks on a wide array of topics, digitized and made available online in conjunction with the original publishers.
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