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  • "BipolArt" 2012, Springer
    Written with disarming honesty by a long-term sufferer of bipolar disorder, with more than half a century's experience of intervention and treatment, this highly personal volume traces the effectiveness of a therapy modality for mental illness that has gained much ground in the past two decades: art. The author began to use art, and in particular doodling, from 1998 as a way of externalizing his feelings. Its expressiveness, accessibility and energy-efficiency was ideally suited to the catatonia he experienced during the bouts of depression that are a feature of bipolar disorder, while as the low moods lifted and his energy surged, he completed more ambitious and elaborate works. As well as being highly eclectic, Wheatley's assembled oeuvre has afforded him both insights and therapeutic intervention into his condition, once deemed highly debilitating and taboo, but much more socially accepted now that well known sufferers such as Stephen Fry have recounted their experiences of the condition. After an opening account of how the images were generated, the volume reproduces a 'gallery' of selected work, and then offers an extended epilogue analyzing the art's connections with the disorder as well as the author's assessment of how each attempt at visual self-expression was, for him, a therapeutic intervention. Wheatley, a cell biologist who has enjoyed a full career in cancer research, has had no formal training in art, yet his haunting pictures, many of them resembling life forms, are brought to life by his perceptive, self-aware commentary. This book will be of interest to psychologists and psychiatrists among the wider medical profession as well as people suffering from any form of bipolar disorder whatever the severity.
  • 1. The Inductive Agency of Stress: From Perinatal to Adolescent Induction / Trevor Archer and Richard M. Kostrzewa -- Part I. Introductory Concepts -- 2. Making Sense of Stress: An Evolutionary-Developmental Framework / Marco Del Giudice, Bruce J. Ellis, and Elizabeth A. Shirtcliff -- 3. Prenatal and Maternal Psychosocial Stress in Primates: Adaptive Plasticity or Vulnerability to Pathology? / Dario Maestripieri and Amanda C.E. Klimczuk -- Part II. Adaptive and Maladaptive Consequences of Developmental Stress In Humans -- 4. The Everyday Stress Resilience Hypothesis: Unfolding Resilience from a Perspective of Everyday Stress and Coping / Jennifer A. DiCorcia, Akhila V. Sravish, and Ed Tronick -- 5. Ontogeny of Stress Reactivity in the Human Child: Phenotypic Flexibility, Trade-Offs, and Pathology / Mark V. Flinn, Davide Ponzi, Pablo Nepomnaschy, and Robert Noone -- 6. Consequences of Developmental Stress in Humans: Prenatal Stress / Nadine Skoluda and Urs M. Nater -- 7. Consequences of Developmental Stress in Humans: Adversity Experienced During Childhood and Adolescence / Urs M. Nater and Nadine Skoluda -- Part III. Adaptive and Maladaptive Consequences of Developmental Stress in Animal Models -- 8. Behavioural and Neuroendocrine Consequences of Prenatal Stress in Rat / Sara Morley-Fletcher, Jérôme Mairesse, and Stefania Maccari -- 9. Developmental Consequences of Prenatal Administration of Glucocorticoids in Rodents and Primates / Jonas Hauser -- 10. Early Developmental Trajectories of Brain Development: New Directions in the Search for Early Determinants of Health and Longevity / F. Cirulli and A. Berry -- 11. Adaptive Regulations in Developing Rodents Following Neonatal Challenges / Laurence Coutellier -- 12. Adaptive and Maladaptive Regulations in Response to Environmental Stress in Adolescent Rodents / Simone Macrì and Giovanni Laviola -- 13. Oxidative Stress and Hormetic Responses in the Early Life of Birds / David Costantini.
  • Definitions of adherence, types of adherence, problems, and adherence rates -- Consequences of nonadherence and correlates of adherence -- Adherence theories: review, critique, and clinical implications -- Measurement issues: assessing adherence and disease and health outcomes -- Strategies for improving adherence to pediatric medical regimens -- Review of adherence intervention studies and top ten ways to advance research on adherence to pediatric medical regimens.
  • "Based on recent research, this book discusses how to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care through the application of human factors and ergonomics principles. It provides guidance for those involved with the design and application of systems and devices for effective and safe healthcare delivery from both a patient and staff perspective. Its huge range of chapters covers everything from the proper design of bed rails to the most efficient design of operating rooms, from the development of quality products to the rating of staff patient interaction. It considers ways to prevent elderly patient falls and ways to make best use of electronic health records. It covers staff interactions with patients as well as staff interaction with computers and medical devices. It also provides way to improve organizational aspects in a healthcare setting, and approaches to modeling and analysis specifically targeting those work aspects unique to healthcare. Explicitly, the book contains the following subject areas: I. Healthcare and Service Delivery. II. Patient Safety. III. Modeling and Analytical Approaches. IV. Human-System Interface: Computers & Medical Devices. V. Organizational Aspects"--Provided by publisher.
  • Adversarial reasoning 2007, CRCnetBASE
    Featuring approaches that draw from disciplines such as artificial intelligence and cognitive modeling, this book describes technologies and applications that address a broad range of practical problems, including military planning and command, military and foreign intelligence, antiterrorism and domestic security, as well as simulation and training systems. The authors present an overview of each problem and then discuss approaches and applications, combining theoretical rigor with accessibility. This comprehensive volume covers intent and plan recognition, deception discovery, and strategy formulation.
  • After Darwin 2013, IngentaConnect
    1. Love and hatred are common to the whole sensitive creation: animal feeling in the century before Darwin -- 2. 'The Book of the Season': the conception and reception of Darwin's Expression -- 3. The backbone shiver: Darwin and the arts -- 4. Becoming an animal: Darwin and the evolution of sympathy -- 5. George Eliot, G.H. Lewes, and Darwin: animals, emotions, and morals -- 6. Between medicine and evolutionary theory: sympathy and other emotional investments in life writings by and about Charles Darwin -- 7. From entangled vision to ethical engagement: Darwin, affect, and contemporary exhibition projects -- 8. Reckoning with the emotions: neurological responses to the theory of evolution, 1870-1930 -- 9. Darwin's changing Expression and the making of the modern state -- 10. Calling the wild: selection, domestication, and species -- 11. The development of emotional life -- Afterword. The emotional and moral lives of animals: what Darwin would have said -- Index.
  • Anxiety disorders 2013, Karger
    Preface : concerted efforts to improve the understanding and treatment of anxiety disorders / J. Angst, D.S. Baldwin -- On the nature of obsessions and compulsions / S. de Haan, E. Rietveld, D. Denys -- The origin of anxiety disorders : an evolutionary approach / L.E.W.G. Willers, N.C. Vulink, D. Denys, D.J. Stein -- Genetic factors in anxiety disorders / K. Domschke, E. Maron -- Neuroimaging in anxiety disorders / M. Fredrikson, V. Faria -- Potential neuroimmunological targets in the treatment of anxiety disorders / R. Hou, Z. Tang, D.S. Baldwin -- Anxiety and cardiovascular disease / S.J.C. Davies, C. Allgulander -- The early phases of anxiety disorders : from prevention to treatment / J. Vázquez-Bourgon, A. Herrán, J.L. Vázquez-Barquero -- Duration of untreated Illness and duration of illness in anxiety disorders : assessment and influence on outcome / A.C. Altamura, G. Camuri, B. Dell'Osso -- Pharmacotherapy of generalized anxiety disorder / C. Allgulander, D.S. Baldwin -- Pharmacological treatment of panic disorder / B. Bandelow, D.S. Baldwin, P. Zwanzger -- Pharmacological treatment of social anxiety disorder / V.G. Masdrakis, D. Turic, D.S. Baldwin -- Pharmacotherapy of posttraumatic stress disorder / A. Koller, D.J. Stein -- Evidence-based treatment pathways for translational studies in obsessive-compulsive disorders / N.A. Fineberg, S. Pallanti, S. Reghunandanan.
  • Applied attention theory 2008, CRCnetBASE
    Single channel theory and automaticity theory -- Attention control -- Visual attention control, scanning & information sampling -- Visual search -- Spatial attention and displays -- Resources and effort -- Time sharing and multiple resource theory -- Executive control: attention switching, interruptions, and task-management -- Individual differences in attention -- Cognitive neurosciences and neuroergonomics.
  • Arnheim and different approaches to the psychology of art -- Expression, symbolism and visual thinking -- The senses, perceptual objects and their dynamics -- Notorious Gestalt brain model -- Dynamics of pictorial, sculptural and architectural form -- Dynamics of pantomimic form -- Dynamics of musical form -- Dynamics of poetic form -- Art in comparative perspective: children, adults, cultures -- Dynamics of microgenetic artistic development -- Individual artistic development -- Dynamics of differential and psychopathological artistic form -- Dynamics of cultural-perceptual form -- Objective percepts, objective values -- Appendix: life of a psychologist of art.
  • "During the past several decades, interest in children's psychological disorders has grown steadily within the research community, resulting in a burgeoning knowledge base. The majority of the attention and funding, not surprisingly, has focused on the more prevalent and well-known conditions. Although this raises the odds that young people with more well-known disorders such as ADHD, autism, and learning disorders will receive much-needed professional assessment and intervention, children with less frequently encountered disorders may experience a higher risk of misdiagnosis and inappropriate treatment"--Back cover.
  • Pt. I. Some Theoretical Thoughts on EI -- A Brief Analysis of 20 Years of Emotional Intelligence: An Introduction to Assessing Emotional Intelligence: Theory, Research, and Applications / Con Stough, Donald H. Saklofske and James D. A. Parker -- Psychometrics and the Measurement of Emotional Intelligence / Gilles E. Gignac -- Pt. II. Research on Measures of EI -- An Ability Model of Emotional Intelligence: A Rationale, Description, and Application of the Mayer Salovey Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT) / Peter K. Papadogiannis, Deena Logan and Gill Sitarenios -- Assessing Emotional Intelligence Using the Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i) and Related Instruments / Laura M. Wood, James D. A. Parker and Kateryna V. Keefer -- Psychometric Properties of the Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire (TEIQue) / K. V. Petrides -- The Genos Emotional Intelligence Inventory: A Measure Designed Specifically for Workplace Applications / Benjamin R. Palmer, Con Stough, Richard Harmer and Gilles Gignac -- The Assessing Emotions Scale / Nicola S. Schutte, John M. Malouff and Navjot Bhullar -- Pt. III. Applying EI Research -- The Importance and Training of Emotional Intelligence at Work / Adrian Furnham -- Performance Based Measures and Practical Validity / John Reid -- The Application of Emotional Intelligence in Industrial and Organizational Psychology / Peter J. Jordan, Jane P. Murray and Sandra A. Lawrence -- Emotional Intelligence and Physical Health / Kateryna V. Keefer, James D. A. Parker and Donald H. Saklofske -- Emotional Intelligence and Clinical Disorders / Karen Hansen, Jenny Lloyd and Con Stough -- The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Education / James D. A. Parker, Donald H. Saklofske, Laura M. Wood and Terri Collin -- Pt. IV. New Directions and Conclusions -- Emotional Intelligence Across Cultures: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations / Gina EkermansEmotional Intelligence in Sport: Theoretical Linkages and Preliminary Empirical Relationships from Basketball / Con Stough, Mathilde Clements, Lena Wallish and Luke Downey -- Understanding the Neurobiology of Emotional Intelligence: A Review / Joanne C. Tarasuik, Joseph Ciorciari and Con Stough -- New Directions and Alternative Approaches to the Measurement of Emotional Intelligence / Benjamin Orchard, Carolyn MacCann, Ralf Schulze, Gerald Matthews, Moshe Zeidner and Richard D. Roberts.
  • Assessing well-being 2009, Springer
    Introduction--measuring well-being : collected theory and review works / Ed Diener -- Temporal stability and cross-situational consistency of affective, behavioral, and cognitive responses / Ed Diener and Randy J. Larsen -- Assessing subjective well-being: progress and opportunities / Ed Diener -- The evolving concept of subjective well-being: the multifaceted nature of happiness / Ed Diener, Christie Napa Scollon, and Richard E. Lucas -- Review of the satisfactionwith life scale / William Pavot and Ed Diener -- Subjective well-being: the convergence and stability of self-report and non-self-report measures / Ed Sandvik, Ed Diener, and Larry Seidlitz -- Measuring positive emotions / Richard E. Lucas, Ed Diener, and Randy J. Larsen -- Experience sampling: promises and pitfalls, strengths and weaknesses / Christie Napa Scollon, Chu Kim-Prieto, and Ed Diener -- Life-satisfaction is a momentary judgment and a stable personality characteristic: the use of chronically accessible and stable sources / Ulrich Schimmack, Ed Diener, and Shigehiro Oishi -- Happiness is the frequency, not the intensity, of positive versus negative affect / Ed Diener, Ed Sandvik, and William Pavot -- Income's differential influence on judgments of life versus affective well-being / Ed Diener ... [et al.] -- New measures of well-being / Ed Diener ... [et al.] -- Conclusion: future directions in measuring well-being / Ed Diener.
  • Empirical research has clearly demonstrated that animal abuse in childhood is associated with family violence and violent behavior towards humans in general. Such abuse is accordingly of increasing interest within human services and the criminal justice system. This handbook will serve as an ideal resource for therapists in social work, psychology, psychiatry, and allied fields who work with children who have abused animals. It provides step-by-step guidance on how to assess, develop appropriate treatment plans for, and treat children who commit animal abuse, based on the AniCare model developed by the Animals and Society Institute. Exercises cover the identification and expression of feelings, the development of empathy, self-management skills, and working with parents. Careful consideration is also paid to the effects of witnessing animal abuse. The theoretical framework is eclectic, encompassing cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, and attachment theories. A number of illustrative case studies are included, along with excerpts from treatment sessions. Accompanying electronic supplementary material demonstrates role-played assessment and treatment and includes workshop presentations of pedagogic material.
  • Attention. 1st ed. 2009, ScienceDirect
  • Hardwired to connect: the new scientific case for authoritative communities / The commission on children at risk -- The biochemistry of family commitment and youth competence: lessons from animal models / Larry J. Young, Darlene D. Francis -- How mother nurture helps mother nature: scientific evidence for the protective effect of good nurturing on genetic propensity toward anxiety and alcohol abuse / Stephen J. Suomi -- Investing in children and society: what we have learned from seven decades of attachment research / Robert Karen -- The consolidation of conscience in adolescence / Barbara M. Stilwell -- Best bets for improving the odds for optimum youth development / Michael D. Resnick -- Moral and spiritual dimensions of the healthy person: notes from the founders of modern psychology and psychiatry / Paul C. Vitz -- Hardwired for god: a neuropsychological model for development spirituality / Andrew B. Newberg, Stephanie K. Newberg -- A tale of two religious effects: evidence for the protective and prosocial impact of organic religion / Byron R. Johnson -- Focused on their families: religion, parenting, and child well-being / W. Bradford Wilcox -- Minding the children with mindfulness: a Buddhist approach to promoting well-being in children / Julie E. Thomas, Lisa A. Wuyek -- The psychobiology of adolescence / Linda Patia Spear -- Elders and sons / David Gutmann -- Spirituality and resilience in adolescent girls / Lisa Miller -- Promoting well-being amoung at-risk children: restoring a sense of community and support for development / James P. Comer -- Sex, guns, and rock'n'roll: the influence of media in children's lives / Leonard A. Jason, Kerri L. Kim -- The civil society model: the organic approach to building character, competence, and conscience in our young people / Bill Stancykiewicz -- Caring and character: how close parental bonds foster character development in children / Elizabeth Berger -- Gather around the children children / Enola Aird.
  • Part I: General Aspects of Treatment Complications -- Introduction -- A Case Formulation Approach to Resolve Treatment Complications -- Helping Exposure Succeed: Learning Theory Perspectives on Treatment Resistance and Relapse -- Therapeutic Alliance and Common Factors in Treatment -- Combined Cognitive Behavioral and Pharmacologic Treatment Strategies: Current Status and Future Directions -- Cultural Considerations and Treatment Complications -- Part II: Avoiding Treatment Failures -- Avoiding Treatment Failures in Panic Disorder -- Avoiding Treatment Failures in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder -- Avoiding Treatment Failures in PTSD -- Avoiding Treatment Failures in Social Anxiety Disorder -- Avoiding Treatment Failures in Generalized Anxiety Disorder -- Avoiding Treatment Failures in Specific Phobias -- Part III: Treatment Complications in Special Populations -- Resolving Treatment Complications Associated with Comorbid Depression -- Resolving Treatment Complications Associated with the Presence of Comorbid Personality Disorders -- Resolving Treatment Complications Associated with Comorbid Anxiety and Substance Use Disorders -- Resolving Treatment Complications Associated with Comorbid Eating Disorders -- Resolving Treatment Complications Associated with Comorbid Medical Conditions -- Resolving Treatment Complications in Children and Adolescents -- Index.
  • Basic aspects of hearing 2013, Springer
    Peripheral processing -- Mosaic evolution of the mammalian auditory periphery -- A computer model of the auditory periphery and its application to the study of hearing -- A probabilistic account of absolute auditory thresholds and its possible physiological basis -- Cochlear compression: Recent insights from behavioural experiments -- Improved psychophysical methods to estimate peripheral gain and compression -- Contralateral efferent regulation of human cochlear tuning: Behavioural observations and computer model simulations -- Modeling effects of precursor duration on behavioral estimates of cochlear gain -- Is overshoot caused by an efferent reduction in cochlear gain? -- Accurate estimation of compression in simultaneous masking enables the simulation of hearing impairment for normal-hearing listeners -- Modelling the distortion produced by cochlear compression -- Temporal fine structure and pitch -- How independent are the pitch and the interaural-time-difference mechanisms that rely on temporal fine structure information? -- On the limit of neural phase-locking to fine-structure in humans -- Effects of sensorineural hearing loss on temporal coding of harmonic and inharmonic tone complexes in the auditory nerve -- A glimpsing account of the role of temporal fine structure information in speech recognition -- Assessing the possible role of frequency-shift detectors in the ability to hear out partials in complex tones -- Pitch perception: Dissociating frequency from fundamental-frequency discrimination -- Pitch perception for sequences of impulse responses whose scaling alternates at every cycle -- Putting the tritone paradox into context: insights from neural population decoding and human psychophysics -- Enhancement and perceptual compensation -- Spectral and level effects in auditory enhancement -- Enhancement of increments in spectral amplitude: further evidence for a mechanism based on central adaptation -- Differential sensitivity to appearing and disappearing objects in complex acoustic scenes -- Perceptual compensation when isolated test words are heard in room reverberation -- A new approach to sound source identification -- Binaural processing -- Maps of ITD in the Nucleus Laminaris of the Barn Owl --The influence of the envelope waveform on binaural tuning of neurons in the inferior colliculus and its relation to binaural perception -- No evidence for ITD-specific adaptation in the frequency following response -- Interaural time difference thresholds as a function of frequency -- Interaural time processing when stimulus bandwidth differs at the two ears -- Neural correlates of the perception of sound source separation -- When and how envelope "rate-limitations" affect processing of interaural temporal disparities conveyed by high-frequency stimuli -- The sound source distance dependence of the acoustical cues to location and their encoding by neurons in the inferior colliculus: implications for the Duplex theory -- Cochlear contributions to the precedence effect -- Off-frequency BMLD: the role of monaural processing -- Measuring the apparent width of auditory sources in normal and impaired hearing -- Psychophysics of human echolocation -- Speech and temporal processing -- Formant-frequency variation and its effects on across-formant grouping in speech perception -- Do we need STRFs for cocktail parties? - On the relevance of physiologically motivated features for human speech perception derived from automatic speech recognition -- Modeling speech intelligibility in adverse conditions -- Better temporal neural coding with cochlear implants in awake animals -- Effects of auditory nerve refractoriness and adaptation on auditory perception -- Robust cortical encoding of slow temporal modulations of speech -- Wideband monaural envelope correlation perception -- Detection thresholds for amplitude modulations of tones in budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) -- Phase discrimination ability in Mongolian gerbils provides evidence for possible processing mechanism of mistuning detection -- Auditory cortex and beyond -- Stimulus-specific adaptation beyond pure tones -- Mapping tonotopy in human auditory cortex -- Cortical activity associated with the perception of temporal asymmetry in ramped and damped noises -- Cortical representation of the combination of monaural and binaural unmasking -- Processing of short auditory stimuli: The Rapid Audio Sequential Presentation paradigm (RASP) -- Integration of auditory and tactile inputs in musical meter perception -- A dynamic system for the analysis of the acoustic features and valence of aversive sounds in the human brain -- Auditory scene analysis -- Can comodulation masking release occur when frequency changes would promote perceptual segregation of the on-frequency and flanking bands? -- Illusory auditory continuity despite neural evidence to the contrary -- High-acuity spatial stream segregation -- How early aging and environment interact in everyday listening: From brainstem to behaviour through modeling -- Energetic and informational masking in a simulated restaurant environment -- A computational model for the dynamic aspects of primitive auditory scene analysis -- A naturalistic approach to the cocktail party -- Temporal coherence and the streaming of complex sounds.
  • 1. A Critique of the Behavioral Health Disability System / Pamela A. Warren -- 2. Prevalence of Behavioral Health Concerns and Systemic Issues in Disability Treatment and Management / Pamela A. Warren -- 3. Effective Psychological Evaluation and Management of Behavioral Health Concerns / Pamela A. Warren -- 4. Assessment of Psychosocial Contributions to Disability / Daniel Bruns and Pamela A. Warren -- 5. Psychiatric Issues in Behavioral Health Disability / Bettina B. Kilburn -- 6. The Occupational Medicine Perspective on Behavioral Health Concerns / James B. Talmage -- 7. Physical Therapy Treatment and the Impact of Behavioral Health Concerns / Jill S. Galper -- 8. Vocational Rehabilitation Considerations for Mental Health Impairments in the Workplace / Joseph Cannelongo and Kristina Petro -- 9. Case Management and Behavioral Health Disability / J. David Hubbard, Pamela A. Warren, and Robert M. Aurbach -- 10. Behavioral Health and Disability Insurance: A Perspective / Kenneth Mitchell -- 11. The Legal System and Behavioral Health / Robert M. Aurbach.
  • "Foreword Behavioral Health Response to Disasters Disaster behavioral health has come a long way in a short amount of time. The book you hold in your hands (or perhaps view on your Kindle e-reader) encompasses an array of topics almost unimaginable even 25 years ago. It covers the roles and responsibilities of government and nongovernmental organizations and the integration of behavioral health into public health preparedness and response. There are separate chapters on children, adolescents, older adults, and racially and ethnically diverse populations. Other chapters address secondary trauma in disaster workers and assessing local disaster vulnerability. The list goes on, including dealing with school systems, long-term care, behavioral health in shelters, treatment for disaster survivors, disaster substance abuse services, culturally competent case management, response team training, and building community resilience. A simple perusal of the table of contents serves as an illustration of the way that attention to disaster behavioral health has grown exponentially in research, policy, and practice communities. It was not always so. When I began graduate training in the mid 1980s, to my knowledge disaster mental health was not part of any graduate school curriculum. A small subset of clinical psychologists and other mental health professionals had some training in crisis mental health, but it was optional, and it carried a different and much more specifi c meaning. Crisis mental health in those days typically meant: (1) working with people who were in acute crisis, (2) working with victims of extreme circumstances using models derived from the military and trauma research, and/or (3) community crisis intervention"--Provided by publisher.
  • 1. Overview of behavioral sport psychology / Garry L. Martin and Kendra Thomson -- 2. Actigraphy : the ambulatory measurement of physical activity / Warren W. Tryon -- 3. Quantitative analysis of sports / Derek D. Reed -- 4. Single-case evaluation of behavioral coaching interventions / James K. Luiselli -- 5. Cognitive assessment in behavioral sport psychology / Bradley Donohue, Yani L. Dickens, and Philip D. Del Vecchio III -- 6. Goal setting and performance feedback / Phillip Ward -- 7. Cognitive-behavioral strategies / Jeffrey L. Brown -- 8. Establishing and maintaining physical exercise / Christopher C. Cushing and Ric G. Steele -- 9. Behavioral momentum in sports / Henry S. Roane -- 10. Developing fluent, efficient, and automatic repertoires of athletic performance / Brian K. Martens and Scott R. Collier -- 11. Sport neuropsychology and cerebral concussion / Frank M. Webbe -- 12. Aggression in competitive sports: using direct observation to evaluate incidence and prevention focused intervention / Chris J. Gee -- 13. Behavioral effects of sport nutritional supplements : fact or fiction? / Stephen Ray Flora -- 14. Cognitive-behavioral coach training: a translational approach to theory, research, and intervention / Ronald E. Smith and Frank L. Smoll -- 15. Conclusions and recommendations: toward a comprehensive framework of evidenced-based practice with performers / Gershon Tenenbaum and Lael Gershgoren.
  • Bilingual sentence processing 2002, ScienceDirect
  • Psychological screening: predicting resilience to stress / Howard N. Garb and Jeff Cigrang -- Resilience and military psychiatry / Elspeth Cameron Ritchie ... [et al.] -- The stresses of modern war / George R. Mastroianni ... [et al.] -- Resilience through leadership / Donald Campbell, Kathleen Campbell, and James W. Ness -- Adaptation to stress and psychobiological mechanisms of resilience / Steven M. Southwick ... [et al.] -- Psychophysiology of resilience to stress / Christian Waugh, Michele Tugade, and Barbara Fredrickson --Resilience and survival in extreme environments / Karl E. Friedl and David M. Penetar -- Posttraumatic stress disorder: genetic and environmental risk factors / Dewleen G. Baker, Victoria B. Risbrough, and Nicholas J. Schork -- Resilience and personality / Maren Westphal, George A. Bonanno, and Paul T. Bartone -- Cognitive performance and resilience to stress / Mark A. Staal ... [et al.] -- The impact of social structural conditions on psychological resilience to stress / David E. Rohall and James A. Martin -- Resilience: toward the state of the possible / Victoria Tepe and Brian J. Lukey.
  • "Genes and environment. Biology and behavior. Nature and nurture. The terminology may be clear-cut, but the processes themselves are far from simple: unlike the direct cause-and-effect dichotomies of past frameworks, researchers now recognize these family-based connections as multifaceted, transactional, and emergent. [This book] aims at illuminating a multiplicity of approaches and methodologies for studying family dynamics, to match the complex interplay of physiological factors, environmental challenges, and behavioral adaptations that characterize family life and development. Chapters illustrate physical and social influences on parenting, childhood, adolescence, fertility, and family formation, providing analytical frameworks for understanding key areas such as family behavior, health, development, and adaptation to contextual stressors."--Book jacket.
  • pt. 1.What educators need to know about the brain --1.Introduction and conceptual foundations --2.General principles of microstructure and microfunction --3.General principles of macrostructure and macrofunction --4.General principles of brain development --pt. 2.Linking brain research to literacy research --5.Building a reading brain neurologically --6.Building a writing brain neurologically --7.Building a computing brain neurologically --pt. 3.Linking literacy research to brain research --8.Building a reading brain pedagogically --9.Building a writing brain pedagogically --10.Building a computing brain pedagogically --pt. 4.Educational applications of brain-literacy links --11.Implications for educational policy --12.Implications for classroom practice.
  • Front Matter -- Colour Plates -- Descriptive Aspects. Concept of Schizophrenia: Past, Present, and Future / Nancy C Andreasen -- The Schizophrenia Construct: Symptomatic Presentation / Celso Arango, William T Carpenter -- Child and Adolescent Schizophrenia / Chris Hollis, Judith Rapoport -- Late-Onset Schizophrenia / Robert Howard, Dilip Jeste -- The Schizophrenia Spectrum Personality Disorders / Eran Chemerinski, Larry J Siever -- The Prodrome of Schizophrenia / Jean Addington, Sh̥n W Lewis -- Course and Outcome / Wolfram an der Heiden, Heinz H̃fner -- Neurocognitive Impairments in Schizophrenia: Their Character and Role in Symptom Formation / Terry E Goldberg, Anthony David, James M Gold -- Biological Aspects. The Secondary Schizophrenias / Thomas M Hyde, Maria A Ron -- Schizophrenia: The Epidemiological Horizon / Assen Jablensky, James B Kirkbride, Peter B Jones -- Environmental Risk Factors for Schizophrenia / John J McGrath, Robin M Murray -- Classical Genetic Studies of Schizophrenia / Brien Riley, Kenneth S Kendler -- Genetic Associations in Schizophrenia / Michael C O'Donovan, Michael J Owen -- Intermediate Phenotypes in Genetic Studies of Schizophrenia / Michael F Egan, Tyrone D Cannon -- Electrophysiology of Schizophrenia / Georg Winterer, Robert W McCarley -- Structural Brain Imaging in Schizophrenia and Related Populations / Stephen M Lawrie, Christos Pantelis -- Functional Brain Imaging in Schizophrenia / Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, Edward T Bullmore -- Neuropathology of Schizophrenia / Paul J Harrison, David A Lewis, Joel E Kleinman -- Neurodevelopmental Origins of Schizophrenia / Daniel R Weinberger, Pat Levitt -- Dopamine and Schizophrenia / Anissa Abi-Dargham, Anthony A Grace -- Contributions of Glutamate and GABA Systems to the Neurobiology and Treatment of Schizophrenia / John H Krystal, Bita Moghaddam -- Animal Models of Schizophrenia / Barbara K Lipska, Joseph A Gogos -- Physical Treatments. Pharmacology and Neuroscience of Antipsychotic Drugs / John L Waddington, Colm M P O'Tuathaigh, Gary J Remington -- Principles of Pharmacological Treatment in Schizophrenia / Thomas R E Barnes, Stephen R Marder -- Comparative Efficacy and Effectiveness in the Drug Treatment of Schizophrenia / John R Geddes, T Scott Stroup, Jeffrey A Lieberman -- Approaches to Treatment-Resistant Patients / Stephan Leucht, Christoph U Correll, John M Kane -- Neurological Complications of Antipsychotic Drugs / Peter M Haddad, Venkata S Mattay -- Metabolic Adverse Effects Associated with Antipsychotic Medications / John W Newcomer, Stefan Leucht -- Psychosocial Aspects. Schizophrenia and Psychosocial Stresses / Paul E Bebbington, Elizabeth Kuipers -- Mental Health Services for Patients with Schizophrenia / Tom Burns, Bob Drake -- Societal Outcomes in Schizophrenia / Iain Kooyman, Elizabeth Walsh -- Psychological Treatment of Psychosis / Gillian Haddock, Will Spaulding -- Economics of the Treatment of Schizophrenia / Nancy H Covell, Susan M Essock, Linda K Frisman -- Index.
  • Bullying 2004, ScienceDirect
    What is bullying? /Cheryl E. Sanders --Who are the victims? /Xin Ma --Atheoretical review of bullying: can it be eliminated? /Adrienne Nishina --In the looking glass: a reciprocal effect model elucidating the complex nature of bullying, psychological determinants, and the central role of self-concept /Herbert W. Marsh...[et al.] -- Thebully in the family: family influences on bullying /James R. Holmes,Heather A. Holmes-Lonergan --Peer influences /Helen Cowie --Schools and bullying: school factors related to bullying and school-based bullying interventions /Allison Ann Payne,Denise C. Gottfredson --Bullying during middle school years /A.D. Pellegrini --Evaluating curriculum-based intervention programs: an examination of preschool, primary, and elementary school intervention programs /Faith L. Samples --Research based interventions on bullying /Jaana Juvonen,Sandra Graham.
  • Child homicide 2007, CRCnetBASE
  • During the past decade, significant advances have been made in the field of neurodevelopmental disorders, resulting in a considerable impact on conceptualization, diagnostics, and practice. The second edition of Child Neuropsychology: Assessment and Interventions for Neurodevelopmental Disorders brings readers up to speed clearly and authoritatively, offering the latest information on neuroimaging technologies, individual disorders, and effective treatment of children and adolescents. Starting with the basics of clinical child neuropsychology and functional anatomy, the authors present a transactional framework for assessment, diagnosis, and intervention. The book carefully links structure and function - and behavioral and biological science - for a more nuanced understanding of brain development and of pathologies as varied as pervasive developmental disorders, learning disabilities, neuromotor dysfunction, seizure disorders, and childhood cancers. This volume features a range of salient features valuable to students as well as novice and seasoned practitioners alike, including: overview chapters that discuss the effects of biogenic and environmental factors on neurological functioning; new emphasis on multicultural/cross-cultural aspects of neuropsychology and assessment; brand new chapters on interpretation, neuropsychological assessment process, and report writing; an integrative model of neurological, neuroradiological, and psychological assessment and diagnosis; balanced coverage of behavioral, pharmacological, and educational approaches to treatment; case studies illustrating typical and distinctive presentations and successful diagnosis, treatment planning, and intervention; and important practice updates, including the new HIPAA regulations. Child Neuropsychology, 2nd Edition, is vital reading for school, clinical child, and counseling psychologists as well as neuropsychologists.
  • Learning about cognitive activities -- Conceptual knowledge about cognitive activities -- Phenomenological awareness : consciousness and the development of cognitive monitoring -- Social experience as a source of information about mental events -- Patterns of influence among phenomenological awareness, social experience, and conceptual knowledge.
  • Chronic pain and family 2006, Springer
  • Story board : the "filmist" fall of the cinematic fourth wall / Mary Banks Gregerson -- Act one : introduction / Frank S. Pittman III -- When will Hollywood get the family right? / Jack Cashill -- The dawning of desire skewed through a media lens and the loss of American adolescence : M I 4 U? / Mary Banks Gregerson -- Lives through film : 49 up and the Up series as a longitudinal study of personality and social change / Kevin Lanning, Samantha A. Montgomery, Justin Bright, Lenore Broming, Misty Hudelson, Rachel E. Pauletti, Garreth Rosenzweig, and Rachel Starkings -- Cinematherapy : using movie metaphors to explore real relationships in counseling and coaching / Judy Kuriansky, Amy Vallarelli, Jamie DelBuono, and Jeremy Ortman -- International cinema : an abundant mental health resource of films for education, communication, and transformation / Ryan M. Niemiec -- Trauma and the media : how movies can create and relieve trauma / Ani Kalayjian and Lisa Finnegan Abdolian -- The myth of mental illness in the movies and its impact on forensic psychology / L.E.A. Walker, M. Robinson, R.L. Duros, J. Henle, J. Caverly, S. Mignone, E.R. Zimmerman, and B. Apple -- Looking at disability through a different lens : reinterpreting disability images in line with positive psychology / Rochelle Balter -- Cinema as alchemy for healing and transformation : using the power of films in psychotherapy and coaching / Birgit Wolz -- Deconstructing : perspectives on perspective-making / M. Gene Ondrusek -- The final curtain : movies as models / Danny Wedding.
  • "Conduct problems, particularly oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and conduct disorder (CD), are the most common mental health problems affecting children and adolescents. The consequences to individuals, families, and schools may be severe and long-lasting. To ameliorate negative outcomes and ensure the most effective treatment for aggressive and antisocial youth, early diagnosis and evidence-based interventions are essential. Clinical Handbook of Assessing and Treating Conduct Problems in Youth provides readers with both a solid grounding in theory and a comprehensive examination of the evidence-based assessment strategies and therapeutic practices that can be used to treat a highly diverse population with a wide range of conduct problems. It provides professional readers with an array of evidence-based interventions, both universal and targeted, that can be implemented to improve behavioral and social outcomes in children and adolescents. This expertly written resource: Lays the foundation for understanding conduct problems in youth, including epidemiology, etiology, and biological, familial, and contextual risk factors.Details the assessment process, with in-depth attention to tools, strategies, and differential diagnosis.Reviews nine major treatment protocols, including Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), multisystemic therapy (MST) for adolescents, school-based group approaches, residential treatment, and pharmacotherapy.Critiques the current generation of prevention programs for at-risk youth.Explores salient issues in working effectively with minority youth.Offers methods for evaluating intervention programs, starting with cost analysis.This volume serves as a one-stop reference for all professionals who seek a solid grounding in theory as well as those who need access to evidence-based assessment and therapies for conduct problems. It is a must-have volume for anyone working with at-risk children, including clinical child, school, and developmental psychologists; forensic psychologists; social workers; school counselors and allied professionals; and medical and psychiatric practitioners."--Book description (Amazon.com)
  • Introduction: Where new and old paths to dealing with suffering meet /Fabrizio Didonna --Part 1. Theory, conceptualization, and phenomenology --Mindfulness : What is it? Where did it come from? /Ronald D. Siegel, Christopher K. Germer, and Andrew Olendzki --Mindfulness and meditation /Andrew Olendzki --The neurobiology of mindfulness /Michael T. Treadway and Sara W. Lazar --Toward a phenomenology of mindfulness : subjective experience and emotional correlates /Kirk Warren Brown and Shari Cordon --Part 2. Clinical applications : general issues, rationale, and phenomenology --Mindfulness and psychopathology : problem formulation /Nancy L. Kocovski, Zindel V. Segal, Susan R. Battista --Emotional memory, mindfulness and compassion /Paul Gilbert and Dennis Tirch --The use of metaphor to establish acceptance and mindfulness /Alethea A. Varra, Claudia Drossel, and Steven C. Hayes --Mindfulness and feelings of emptiness /Fabrizio Didonna and Yolanda Rosillo Gonzalez --Assessment of mindfulness /Ruth A. Baer, Erin Walsh, Emily L.B. Lykins --Part 3. Mindfulness-based interventions for specific disorders --Mindfulness and anxiety disorders : developing a wise relationship with the inner experience of fear /Jeffrey Greeson, Jeffrey Brantley --Mindfulness and obsessive-compulsive disorder : developing a way to trust and validate one's internal experience /Fabrizio Didonna --Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression and suicidality /Thorsten Barnhofer and Catherine Crane --Mindfulness and borderline personality disorder /Shireen L. Rizvi, Stacy Shaw Welch, and Sona Dimidjian --Mindfulness-based approaches to eating disorders /Ruth Q. Wolever and Jennifer L. Best --Paradise lost : mindfulness and addictive behavior /Thomas Bien --Mindfulness for trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder /Victoria M. Follette and Aditi Vijay --Mindful awareness and ADHD /L. Zylowska, S.L. Smalley, J.M. Schwartz --Mindfulness and psychosis /Antonio Pinto --Mindfulness-based stress reduction for chronic pain management /Jacqueline Gardner-Nix --Mindfulness-based interventions in oncology /Linda E. Carlson ... [et al.] --Part 4. Mindfulness-based interventions for specific settings and populations --Mindfulness-based intervention in an individual clinical setting : what difference mindfulness makes behind closed doors /Paul R. Fulton --Mindfulness with children : working with difficult emotions /Trudy A. Goodman and Susan Kaiser Greenland --Mindfulness-based elder care : communicating mindfulness to frail elders and their caregivers /Lucia McBee --Mindfulness-based interventions in an inpatient setting /Fabrizio Didonna --Training professionals in mindfulness : the heart of teaching /Susan Lesley Woods --Appendix A :Mindfulness practice /Thomas Bien and Fabrizio Didonna --Appendix B : Resources.
  • Ch. 1. Clinical psychology for cardiac disease / E. Molinari, L. Bellardita, A. Compare -- Pt. I. Psychological risk factors for cardiac disease. Ch. 2. Psychological risk factors for cardiac disease and pathophysiological mechanisms: an overview / A. Compare, L. Gondoni, E. Molinari -- Ch. 3. Psychophysiology of heart disease / G. Parati, M. Valentini, G. Mancia -- Ch. 4. Mental stress ischemia: characteristics, pathophysiology, prognosis and treatment / M.M. Burg -- Ch. 5. Depression and CHD: prevalence, prognosis, pathophysiology and treatment / K. Maier, D. Chatkoff, M.M. Burg -- Ch. 6. Prevalence of depression in chronic heart failure / E.P. Havranek -- Ch. 7. Depression in coronary artery disease: assessment and treatment / W.J. Kop, D.N. Ader -- Ch. 8. Anxiety and heart disease / D.K. Moser, M.J. De Jong -- Ch. 9. Anxiety, depressive symptoms and heart transplantation / S. Zipfel et al. -- Ch. 10. Psychological factors in hypertension development and treatment / T. Rutledge -- Ch. 11. Type A, Type D, anger-prone behavior and risk of relapse in CHD patients / A. Compare, G.M. Manzoni, E. Molinari -- Ch. 12. Defensive hostility and cardiovascular disease: theoretical and empirical bases for an interpersonal approach-avoidance conflict perspective / R.S. Jorgensen, R. Thibodeau -- Ch. 13. In sickness and in health: interpersonal risk and resilience in cardiovascular disease / J.M. Ruiz et al. -- Ch. 14. Psychological stress in women: the Stockholm Female Coronary Risk Study / K. Orth-Gomèr -- Ch. 15. Application of neural networks and other artificial adaptive systems in prediction and data mining of risk psychological profile for CHD / E. Grossi, A. Compare -- Ch. 16. Person measurement and rehabilitation outcome: the new perspective of Rasch analysis / L. Tesio -- Interlude. The "heart" of cardiology: an imaginary conversation with Bernard Lown / E. Molinari -- Pt. II. Psychological treatment in cardiac rehabilitation. Ch. 17. The art of listening to cardiac patient and his family: the meanings of suffering along temporal dimension / A. Compare, M. Simioni -- Ch. 18. Interpersonal psychotherapy for depression in patients with coronary heart disease / D. Koszycki -- Ch. 19. Hanging onto a heartbeat: emotionally focused therapy for couples dealing with the trauma of coronary heart disease / H.B. MacIntosh, S.M. Johnson, A. Lee -- Ch. 20. Type A behavior pattern and its treatment / A.T. Möller -- Ch. 21. Relaxation techniques and hypnosis in the treatment of CHD patients / L. Bellardita, M. Cigada, E. Molinari -- Ch. 22. Cardiological and psychological mobile care through telematic technologies for heart failure patients: ICAROS Project / A. Compare et al. -- Ch. 23. Functioning and disability in patients with cardiovascular disease within the ICF classification framework: proposals for using ICF to classify functioning and disability in patients with cardiovascular disease / M. Leonardi, A. Raggi -- Ch. 24. Coherence-building techniques and heart rhythm coherence feedback: new tools for stress reduction, disease prevention and rehabilitation / R. McCraty, D. Tomasino.
  • Clinicians' guide to adult ADHD 2002, ScienceDirect
    ch. 1. Anoverview of childhood and adolescent ADHD : understanding the complexities of development into the adult years /Anne Teeter Ellison --ch. 2.Continuity of ADHD in adulthood : hypothesis and theory meet reality /Sam Goldstein --ch. 3.Research on comorbidity, adaptive functioning, and cognitive impairments in adults with ADHD : implications for a clinical practice /Russell BarkleyandMichael Gordon --ch. 4. Theassessment process : conditions and comorbidities /Diane E. JohnsonandC. Keith Conners --ch. 5.Clinical case studies /Kevin Murphy --ch. 6. Theclinician's role in the treatment of ADHD /Kathleen G. Nadeau --ch. 7.Changing the mindset of adults with ADHD : strategies for fostering hope, optimism, and resilience /Robert B. Brooks --8. Amodel of psychotherapy for adults with ADHD /Susan Young --ch. 9.Pharmacotherapy of adult ADHD /Jeffrey B. PrinceandTimothy E. Wilens --ch. 10.Career impact : finding the key to issues facing adults with ADHD /Rob CrawfordandVeronica Crawford --ch. 11.What clinicians need to know about legal issues relative to ADHD /Peter S. LathamandPatricia H. Latham --ch. 12.Making marriages work for individuals with ADHD /Patrick Kilcarr --ch. 13.Families and ADHD /Thomas W. Phelan --ch. 14.Life coaching for adult ADHD /Nancy Ratey --ch. 15.Lifestyle issues /Arthur L. Robin.
  • Clocking the mind 2006, ScienceDirect
  • Closure 2011, ebrary
    "When it comes to the end of a relationship, the loss of a loved one, or even a national tragedy, we are often told we need 'closure.' But while some people do find closure for their pain and grief, many more feel that closure does not exist and believe the notion only encourages false hopes. Sociologist Nancy Berns explores these ideas and their ramifications in her timely book, Closure. Berns uncovers the various interpretations and contradictory meanings of closure. She identifies six types of 'closure talk,' revealing closure as a socially constructed concept and a 'new emotion.' Berns explores how closure has been applied widely in popular media and how the idea has been appropriated as a political tool and to sell products and services. This book explains how the push for closure--whether we find it helpful, engaging, or enraging--is changing our society."--Book cover.
  • 1. History of Cognitive Rehabilitation -- 2. The Role of Assessment in Treatment Planning -- 3. Treatment Strategies -- 4. Cognitive Remediation with NeurXercise -- 5. Treatment Generalization and Ecological Validity -- 6. A NeurXercise Casebook -- 7. Conclusions -- Appendicies A-N.
  • Describes the COMPASS model for working with preschool and elementary age students with autism spectrum disorders. This book offers a framework for individualized assessment and program planning based in students' life experiences along with family and teacher input. At the same time, its two-tiered consultation/coaching strategy is designed to minimize the setbacks that occur even in optimal family and classroom situations. Featured in the text: theory and rationale behind COMPASS; self-evaluation tools for assessing core skills and competencies; guidelines for writing effective Individual Education Programs and the COMPASS Action Plan; detailed instructions for implementing Action Plans and monitoring progress; case studies of the COMPASS program in real-life situations; a complete kit of forms, scales, and checklists.
  • One of the challenges the field of clinical neuropsychology faces is to develop an assessment process that is relevant and responsive to the needs of patients. This book describes developments in methods of neuropsychological assessment feedback that involve patients in an open exchange of information and results.
  • Competition and variation in natural languages : the case for case / Mengistu Amberber and Helen de Hoop -- Some participants are more equal than others : case and the composition of arguments in Kuuk Thaayorre / Alice Gaby -- Head marking and dependent marking of grammatical relations in Yurakaré / Rik van Gijn -- Case pattern splits, verb types and construction competition / Andrej L. Malchukov -- Limits to case--a critical survey of the notion / Andrew Spencer and Ryo Otoguro -- Case as feature checking and the status of predicate initial languages / Lisa deMena Travis -- The case of Basque : an accusative analysis for an ergative system / Mario van de Visser -- Noun phrase resolution : the correlation between case and ambiguity / Peter de Swart -- Changes in case marking in NP : from Old English to Middle English / Cynthia L. Allen -- The on-line resolution of subject-object ambiguities with and without case-marking in Dutch : evidence from event-related brain potentials / Monique Lamers -- Differential subject marking in Amharic / Mengistu Amberber -- Differential case-marking in Hindi / Helen de Hoop and Bhuvana Narasimhan.
  • [Publisher-supplied data] Is our society color-blind? Trans-racial? Post-racial? And what if anything should this mean to professionals in clinical practice with diverse clients? The ambitious volume The Concept of Race and Psychotherapy probes these questions, compelling readers to look differently at their clients (and themselves), and offering a practical framework for more effective therapy. By tracing the racial folk taxonomies of eight cultures in the Americas and the Caribbean, the author elegantly defines race as a fluid construct, dependent on local social, political, and historical context for meaning but meaningless in the face of science. This innovative perspective informs the rest of the book, which addresses commonly held assumptions about problem behavior and the desire to change, and presents a social-science-based therapy model, applicable to a wide range of current approaches, that emphasizes both cultural patterns and client uniqueness. Among the highlights of the coverage: Common elements in therapy and healing across cultures.The psychological appeal of racial concepts despite scientific evidence to the contrary.Lessons psychology can learn from anthropology.Three types of therapeutic relationships, with strategies for working effectively in each.The phenomenon of discontinuous change in brief therapy.Solution-focused therapy from a cross-cultural perspective. Thought-provoking reading for psychologists, psychiatrists, clinical social workers, and other mental health professionals as well as graduate students in these fields, The Concept of Race and Psychotherapy affirms the individuality and the interconnectedness of every client.
  • Introduction -- Using existing theory to build a conceptual framework of consumer-run organizations -- Refining the preliminary framework to create the role framework -- Constructing journalistic life history narratives to explore the role framework -- Life history narratives from the P.S. Club -- Using narratives to understand how people benefit from CROs -- How organizations influence role development -- Role development and recovery -- Conclusion.
  • Part I: An introduction to coping theory and research / H. Livneh and E. Martz -- Psychodynamic adn cognitive theories of coping / C.L. Radnitz and L. Tiersky -- Hierarchical coping : a conceptual framework for understanding coping within the context of chronic illness and disability / J. Chronister and F. Chan -- The social context of coping / J.F. Kosciulek -- Reauthoring the self : chronic sorrow and posttraumatic stress following the onset of CID / S. Roos and R.A. Neimeyer -- Adaptive tasks and methods of coping with illness and disability / R.H. Moos and C.J. Holahan. Part II: Coping with AIDS : the challenges of an evolving disease / J. Walkup and L. Cramer-Berness -- Coping with arthritis : from vulnerability to resilience / B.W. Smith and J. Dalen -- Coping with burn injury: research summary and a new model of the influence of coping on psychological complications / J.A. Fauerbach, M.G. Bresnick and M.T. Smith -- Coping with cancer : findings on research and intervention studies / S.L. Manne -- Coping with diabetes : psychological determinants of diabetes outcomes / J. Wagner and H. Tennen -- Coping with epilepsy : research and interventions / M. Bishop and C.A. Allen -- Coping with heart disease : implications for prevention and treatment / K.K. Bennett and J.L. Boothby -- Coping with multiple sclerosis : considerations and interventions / K. McNulty -- Coping with chronic pain : a stress-appraisal coping model / B.E. Thorn and K.E. Dixon -- Coping with severe mental illness : a multifaceted approach / S. Kravetz and D. Roe -- Coping with spinal cord injuries : wholeness is a state of mind / E. Martz and H. Livneh -- Coping with traumatic brain injury : existential challenges and managing hope / J.H. Hinkebein and R.C. Stucky -- Appendix of commonly used coping instruments.
  • Counseling problem gamblers 2002, ScienceDirect
  • Latinos and the Changing Demographic Landscape: Key Dimensions for Infrastructure Building --Latino Mental Health: Acculturation Challenges in Service Provision -- Building Response Capacity: The Need for Universally Available Language Services -- Increasing Service Parity Through Organizational Cultural Competence -- Building Infrastructure Through Training and Interdisciplinary Collaboration -- Investing in the Future: Expanding Educational Opportunities for First-Generation Latino College Students -- Putting Students to Work: Spanish Community Service Learning as a Countervailing Force -- Serving Latino Families Caring for a Person with Serious Mental Illness -- The Plight of Latino Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: Considerations for Mental Health Treatment -- Promoting the Well-Being of Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors -- Latinos in Rural Areas: Addressing Mental Health Disparities in New Growth Communities -- Life During and After Breast Cancer: Providing Community-based Comprehensive Services to Latinas -- Lessons Learned from HIV Service Provision: Using a Targeted Behavioral Health Approach -- Private Practice with Latinos: Brief Reflections and Suggestions.
  • Criminal profiling 2006, Springer
    Peface : The evolution of crime action profiling -- What is criminal profiling? -- Smoke and mirrors : the illusions of accuracy in criminal profiles -- Rhetoric vs reality : investigating the skills and accuracy of criminal profiling -- The components and processes of criminal profiling -- Defining serial violent crime -- Operational interpretation of the CAP models -- Criminal profiling of serial rape offenses -- Criminal profiling of sexual murder offenses -- Criminal profiling of serial arson offenses -- Offense location patterns : geographic profiles -- Procedural considerations and format guidelines -- Fighting fire with fire -- Understanding descriptive and inferential statistics : a beginner's guide -- Variable and coding tables.
  • Cultural psychiatry 2013, Karger
    "Cultural Psychiatry with emphasis on its impact on etio-pathogenesis, diagnosis, clinical practice, preventive and research activities are topics discussed in this publication which give readers a general conceptual perspective of this field. Cultural aspects of psychiatric diagnosis in DSM-5 in particular and the current status of Cultural Psychiatry in European countries are discussed. Of unique importance to the field of psychosomatics are the reviews on so-called culture-bound syndromes and somatization and culture. Ethnopsychopharmacology, pharmacogenomics, current and future research perspectives in Cultural Psychiatry and bioethical dimensions of cultural psychosomatics are also reviewed. The volume closes with an epilogue and conclusions resulting from the examined topics. Psychiatrists, psychologists, social scientists and other mental health professionals involved in clinical practice and research groups as well as trainees and students will find that this publication provides a cogent perspective of current practice and research issues about a field that has enormous clinical relevance and which, until recently, has been systematically neglected"--Back cover.
  • Culture and well-being 2009, Springer
    Introduction : culture and well-being works by Ed Diener / Ed Diener -- Culture and subjective well-being / William Tov and Ed Diener -- Factors predicting the subjective well-being of nations / Ed Diener, Marissa Diener and Carol Diener -- Cross-cultural correlates of life satisfaction and self-esteem / Ed Diener and Marissa Diener -- Goals, culture and subjective well-being / Shigehiro Oishi and Ed Diener -- Cross-cultural variations in predictors of life satisfaction : perspectives from needs and values / Shigehiro Oishi, Ed Diener, Richard E. Lucas and Eunkook M. Suh -- From culture to priming conditions : self-construal infulences on life satisfaction judgments / Eunkook M. Suh, Ed Diener and John A. Updegraff -- The dynamics of daily events and being well across cultures : when less is more / Shigehiro Oishi, Ed Diener, Dong-Won Choi, Chu Kim-Prieto and Incheol Choi -- Norms for experiencing emotions in different cultures : inter- and intranational differences / Michael Eid and Ed Diener -- Emotions across cultures and methods / Christie Napa Scollon, Ed Diener, Shigehiro Ioshi and Robert Biswas-Diener -- Positivity and the contruction of life satisfaction judgments : global happiness is not the sum of its parts / Ed Diener, Christie Napa Scollon, Shigehiro Oishi, Vivian Dzokoto and Eunkook M. Suh -- Most people are pretty happy, but there is cultural variation : the Inughuit, the Amish and the Maasai / Robert Biswas-Diener, Joar Vittersø and Ed Dierner -- Making the best of a bad situation : satisfaction in the slums of Calcutta / Robert Biswas-Diener and Ed Diener -- Conclusion : what we have learned and where we go next / Ed Diener.
  • Defense mechanisms 2004, ScienceDirect
  • Health and wellness / Susan Hatters Friedman, Joy Stankowski, and Martha Sajatovic -- City living and mental health in history / Sandro Galea, Emily Goldmann, and Andrea Maxwell -- Mental health, mental health courts, and minorities / Lara Nochomovitz and Franklin J. Hickman -- Migration and mental health / Sana Loue -- Media, minorities, and the stigma of mental illness / Sandra S. Swantek -- Minority mental health and wellness: a perspective from health care systems / Siran M. Koroukian -- Social support, mental health, minorities, and acculturative stress / Deborah Goebert -- Religion and mental health among minorities and immigrants in the U.S. / Anahí Viladrich and Ana F. Abraído-Lanza -- Cultural considerations regarding perspectives on mental illness and healing / Declan T. Barry and Mark Beitel -- Gender and minority mental health: the case of body image / Laura Simonelli and Leslie J. Heinberg -- Family determinants of minority mental health and wellness / Stevan Weine and Saif Siddiqui -- Family-focused psychoeducational programs for minorities with serious mental illness / Amy Weismann de Mamani ... [et al.] -- Socioeconomic status: risks and resilience / Lara M Stepleman, Dustin E. Wright, and Kathryn A. Bottonari -- Psychiatric genetics: an update / Prashant Gajwani -- Substance abuse in minority populations / W.A. Vega and A. G. Gil -- Neurocognitive testing of minorities in mental health settings / Amir Poreh and Alya Sultan -- Stress and resilience / AnnaMaria Aguirre McLaughlin, Lisa Stines Doane, Alice L. Costiuc and Norah C. Feeney -- Methodological challenges in research on the determinants of minority mental health and wellness / Peter Guarnaccia.
  • 1. Overview of the present work -- 2. The biopsychosocial and bio-personal-social models -- 3. Piaget and development -- 4. The present cognitive-affective stage model: I cognition -- 5. The present models: II postformal stage, neo-Eriksonian parallels, systems -- 6. Substages in the neo-piagetian models of Case, Fischer, and Young -- 7. Parallels in cognitive substages and socioaffectivity in Case -- 8. Parellels in cognitive substages and socioaffectivity in Fischer -- 9. Case and Fischer on language and the brain -- 10. Recent Case and colleagues -- 11. Further Fischer: comprehensive summary, adult development -- 12. Recent Fischer: emotional development -- 13. Self-development -- 14. Cognitive (mis)perception of the self and other -- 15. Social cognition/theory of mind -- 16. Self-definition and relatedness/self-regulation in development -- 17. Cognitive/socioaffective complexes and multiple intelligences -- 18. Postformal thought: commons' model -- 19. Development of personality and motivational needs -- 20. Socioemotional systems and neo-Eriksonian dangers -- 21. Approaches to emotions -- 22. Emotional development in infancy -- 23. Attachment basics -- 24. Internal working models and social self working schemata -- 25. Development of hemispheric specialization -- 26. Lateralization and developing cognition -- 27. Systems and development -- 28. Attractors, complexity -- 29. Causes and determinants of behavior -- 30. Gene-environment interactions: other topics --31. Stages and change in development and other systems -- 32. Collective intelligence and multilevel selection -- 33. Narrative discourse coding: cohesion in children's narratives -- 34. Narrative discourse coding: syntactic complexity-errors -- 35. Book conclusions.
  • This book discusses research and theory on how motivation changes as children progress through school, gender differences in motivation, and motivational differences as an aspect of ethnicity. Motivation is discussed within the context of school achievement as well as athletic and musical performance.
  • Basic issues in interviewing and the interview process /Daniel L. Segal, Andrea June, and Meghan A. Marty --Interviewing strategies. rapport, and empathy /Catherine Miller --Presenting problem, history of presenting problem, and social history /Philinda Smith Hutchings and Thomas B. Virden --Mental status examination /Michael Daniel and Jessica Gurczynski --Dealing with defense and defensiveness in interviews /Steven N. Gold and Yenys Castillo --Consideration of neuropsychological factors in interviewing /Brian Yochim --Anxiety disorders /Rose C. Smith ... [et al.] --Mood disorders /Leilani Feliciano and Amber M. Gum --Schizophrenia /Wendy N. Tenhula and Jason Peer --Personality disorders /Brian P. O'Connor and Edouard S. St. Pierre --Alcohol problems /David C. Hodgins, Katherine Diskin, and Jonathan N. Stea --Drug abuse /Jessica F. Magidson, Marina A. Bornovalova, and Stacey B. Daughters --Sexual dysfunctions and deviations /Caroline F. Pukall, Marta Meana, and Yolanda Fernandez --Eating disorders /Risa J. Stein, Ryan D. Field, and John P. Foreyt --Psychophysiological disorders /Ivan R. Molton and Katherine A. Raichle --Posttraumatic stress disorder /Erin Smith and Sheila A.M. Rauch --Marital dyads /William Fals-Stewart, Wendy K.K. Lam, and Michelle L. Kelley --Children /Mary Ashton Phillips and Alan M. Gross --Sexually and physically abused children /Grace S. Hubel, Mary Fran Flood, and David J. Hansen --Older adults /Christine Gould, Barry A. Edelstein, and Caroline Ciliberti --Interviewing inheathh psychology and medical settings /Jay M. Behel and Bruce Rybarczyk.
  • The contemporary context of young adulthood. The contemporary context of young adulthood in the USA : from demography to development, from private troubles to public issues / Richard A. Settersten Jr. ; Transition to adulthood, parental support, and early adult well-being : recent findings from the youth development study / Jeylan T. Mortimer ; "First principles" : components, holism, and context of the transition to adulthood / Ross Macmillan ; Young adults in a wireless world / Eva S. Lefkowitz, Shelley N. Vukman, and Eric Loken -- Parent-child relationships and successful transitions. Relationships between young adults and their parents / Karen L. Fingerman ... [et al.] ; The implications of family context for the transition to adulthood / Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson and Janel Benson ; Child well-being and the long reach of family relationships / Kelly Musick and Ann Meier ; Young adults' "need" : in the eye of the beholder? / D. Wayne Osgood and Sonja E. Siennick -- Romantic and sexual relationships. Developmental shifts in the character of romantic and sexual relationships from adolescence to young adulthood / Peggy C. Giordano .. [et al.] ; Challenges in charting the course of romantic relationships in adolescence and emerging adulthood / Frank D. Fincham ; I just want your kiss? : sexual relationships in young adulthood / Kelly Raley -- Family contexts and timing of fertility. Becoming a parent : the social contexts of fertility during young adulthood / Kathryn Edin and Laura Tach ; Childbearing among cohabiting women : race, pregnancy, and union transitions / Daniel T. Lichter ; Understanding young fertility in the context of economic disadvantage / Marcia J. Carlson -- The study of young adulthood. New horizons in research on emerging and young adulthood / Jeffrey Jensen Arnett ; The role of family context in early adulthood : where we've been and where we're going / Jessica Halliday Hardie and Christine E. Stanik.
  • Prologue -- Concepts and approaches -- Empirical studies: Shame and pride : prototypical emotions between biology and culture.
  • v. 1. A-C -- v. 2. D-K -- v. 3. L-P -- v. 4. Q-Z.
  • 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.
  • Ergonomics and psychology 2008, CRCnetBASE
    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.
  • 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.
  • 1. Introduction to evidence-based educational methods. The need for evidence-based educational methods / Daniel J. Moran ; Reviewing the outcomes and principles of effective instruction / Laura D. Fredrick and John H. Hummel ; A real science and technology of education / R. Douglas Greer and Dolleen-Day Keohane -- 2. Precision teaching. Precision teaching : foundations and classroom applications / Charles Merbitz ... [et al.] ; Precision teaching : applications in education and beyond / Charles Merbitz ... [et al.] -- 3. Direct instruction. Direct instruction : the big ideas / Timothy A. Slocum ; Teacher-made scripted lessons / John H. Hummel, Martha L. Venn, and Philip L. Gunter ; The competent learner model : a merging of applied behavior analysis, direct instruction, and precision teaching / Vicci Tucci, Daniel E. Hursh, and Richard E. Laitinen -- 4. Computers and teaching machines. Effective use of computers in instruction / Marcie N. Desrochers and G. David Gentry ; Adaptive computerized educational systems : a case study / Roger D. Ray ; Selected for success : how Headsprout Reading Basics teaches beginning reading / T.V. Joe Layng, Janet S. Twyman, and Greg Stikeleather -- 5. Personalized System of Instruction. The Personalized System of Instruction : a flexible and effective approach to mastery learning / Eric J. Fox ; Making the most of PSI with computer technology / Joseph J. Pear, Toby L. Martin -- 6. Significant developments in evidence-based education. The Morningside Model of Generative Instruction : an integration of research-based practices / Kent Johnson and Elizabeth M. Street ; Learning efficiency goes to college / Guy S. Bruce ; Teaching the generic skills of language and cognition : contributions from Relational Frame Theory / Yvonne Barnes-Holmes, Dermot Barnes-Holmes, and Carol Murphy ; Key instructional components of effective peer tutoring for tutors, tutees, and peer observers / R. Douglas Greer ... [et al.] ; Training professionals using sequential behavior analysis / Tom Sharpe, Daniel Balderson, and Hosung So ; Grammar and writing skills : applying behavioral analysis / Marilyn B. Gilbert.
  • 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.
  • Family and HIV/AIDS 2012, Springer
  • 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.
  • "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.
  • From action to cognition 2007, ScienceDirect
    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.].
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • V. 1.General competencies --v. 2.Intervention and treatment for adults --v. 3.Intervention and treatment for children and adolescents.
  • Fulltext v. 2 Springer
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.].
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fulltext Springer
    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?
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • "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.
  • Improving academic achievement 2002, ScienceDirect
    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.
  • 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.
  • Initial psychotherapy interview 2011, ScienceDirect
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Internet gambling 2012, Springer
  • 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.
  • Keeping Mozart in mind. 2nd ed. 2004, ScienceDirect
    Higher brain function : music, mathematics, chess. History, anecdotes, correlations, and interviews ; Spatial-temporal and language-analytic reasoning in learning math and science ; Music enhances spatial-temporal reasoning ; Implications : scientific, educational, clinical -- Structured brain and symmetry. Symmetry as a common theme ; Introduction to the brain : basic brain features and brain imaging ; Mountcastle theory of mammalian cortex : internal neural language of higher brain function ; Trion model and symmetries ; Trion music : reasoning and creativity ; Trion model of higher brain function : prediction that music enhances spatial-temporal reasoning -- Tests of predictions in human behavior. Highly accurate mental rehearsals : correlation with top performance in sports ; Listening to Mozart Sonata (K.448) enhances spatial-temporal reasoning : the "Mozart effect" ; Music training enhances spatial-temporal reasoning in preschool children ; Music training plus spatial-temporal training equals improved math -- Tests from brain imaging and animal studies. EEG and fMRI studies of Mozart effect ; Symmetry in primate higher brain function ; Musical structure of the internal neural language of the brain : using music as the Rosetta stone to help decode this internal language ; Animal behavior while listening to music and doing higher brain functions -- The future of music as a window into higher brain function. Child brain development and adult brain reorganization ; Education : music training plus spatial-temporal training improves math ; Clinical implications ; The spatial-temporal thinking machine ; Thoughts -- New scientific and educational results. Science updates and breakthroughs ; Revolution in math education.
  • The language of first-order logic -- Expressing knowledge -- Resolution -- Reasoning with horn clauses -- Procedural control of reasoning -- Rules in production systems -- Object-oriented representation -- Structured descriptions -- Inheritance -- Defaults -- Vagueness, uncertainty, and degrees of belief -- Explanation and diagnosis -- Actions -- Planning -- The tradeoff between expressiveness and tractability.
  • Language and the brain 2000, ScienceDirect
  • Lost self 2005, MyiLibrary
    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.
  • 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.
  • Classification, causes, and epidemiology. Different types of depression ; Causes of depression ; Epidemiology and natural history -- Depression in different types of patients. Depression in children ; Depression in elderly people ; Depression in women ; Depression in patients with comorbid medical conditions -- Diagnosis. Signs and symptoms of depression ; Differential diagnosis ; The patient examination and interview ; Laboratory tests for co-occurring illnesses -- Principles of therapy. Goals of treatment ; Treatment options ; Choice of treatment ; Practicalities of treatment ; Factors affecting response to treatment -- Medications. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors ; Serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors ; Monoamine receptor antagonist drugs ; Norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors ; Dopamine reuptake inhibitors ; Tricyclic antidepressants ; Monoamine oxidase inhibitors ; Other drugs ; Specific adverse effects of antidepressants -- Other treatments. Psychotherapy for depression ; Combination psychotherapy and psychopharmacotherapy for depression ; Physical treatments ; Lifestyle and complementary therapies -- Management of treatment nonresponse. Assessment and principles of management ; Definitions: treatment nonresponse and treatment-resistant depression ; Medication strategies ; Psychological treatment strategies ; Physical treatment strategies -- Continuation and maintenance treatment. Goals of continuation/maintenance treatment ; Phases of treatment ; Medication ; Psychological treatments ; Physical treatments ; Risk factors for relapse and recurrence ; Longer-term treatment in practice.
  • MATLAB for psychologists 2012, Springer
    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.
  • v. 1. Couples, families, and children -- v. 2. Adults.
  • Mechanisms of memory. 2nd ed. 2010, ScienceDirect
    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.
  • Memory reconsolidation 2013, ScienceDirect
  • "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.
  • Mental models and the mind 2006, ScienceDirect
    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.
  • Mind's eye 2003, ScienceDirect
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • MRC applied psychology Unit 2003, Wellcome Trust
    "This transcript considers the origins and impact of the MRC Applied Psychology Unit's work from 1944 to 1998."
  • Corticocortical connectivity subserving different forms of multisensory convergence / M. Alex Meredith and H. Ruth Clemo -- Computational modeling of multisensory object perception / Constantin Rothkopf, Thomas Weisswange, and Jochen Triesch -- Methodological considerations : electrophysiology of multisensory interactions in humans / Marie-Hélène Giard and Julien Besle -- Cortical oscillations and multisensory interactions in humans / Jochen Kaiser and Marcus J. Naumer -- Multisensory functional magnetic resonance imaging / Marcus J. Naumer ... [et al.] -- Audiovisual temporal integration for complex speech, object-action, animal call, and musical stimuli / Argiro Vatakis and Charles Spence -- Imaging cross-modal influences in auditory cortex / Christoph Kayser, Christopher I. Petkov, and Nikos K. Logothetis -- The default mode of primate vocal communication and its neural correlates / Asif A. Ghazanfar -- Audio-visual perception of everyday natural objects - hemodynamic studies in humans / James W. Lewis -- Single-trial multisensory learning and memory retrieval / Micah M. Murray and Holger F. Sperdin -- Multisensory texture perception / Roberta L. Klatzky and Susan J. Lederman -- Dorsal and ventral cortical pathways for visuo-haptic shape integration revealed using fMRI / Thomas W. James and Sunah Kim -- Visuo-haptic perception of objects and scenes / Fiona N. Newell -- Haptic face processing and its relation to vision / Susan J. Lederman, Roberta L. Klatzky, and Ryo Kitada -- The ontogeny of human multisensory object perception : a constructivist account / David J. Lewkowicz -- Neural development and plasticity of multisensory representations / Mark T. Wallace, Juliane Krueger, and David W. Royal -- Large-scale brain plasticity following blindness and the use of sensory substitution devices / Andreja Bubic, Ella Striem-Amit, and Amir Amedi.
  • Introduction : Extending the Rasch model / Matthias von Davier, Jürgen Rost, Claus H. Carstensen -- Measurement models as narrative structures / Robert Mislevy, Chun-Wei Huang -- Testing generalized Rasch models / Cees A.W. Glas -- The mixed-coefficients multinomial logit model : a generalized form of the Rasch model / Raymond J. Adams, Margaret L. Wu -- Loglinear multivariate and mixture Rasch models / Henk Kelderman -- Mixture-distribution and HYBRID Rasch models / Matthias von Davier, Kentaro Yamamoto -- Application of the Saltus model to stagelike data : some applications and current developments / Karen Draney, Mark Wilson -- Determination of diagnostic cut-points using stochastically ordered mixed Rasch models / Svend Kreiner -- A HYBRID model for test speededness / Keith A. Boughton, Kentaro Yamamoto -- Multidimensional three-mode Rasch models / Claus H. Carstensen, Jürgen Rost -- (Almost) equivalence between conditional and mixture maximum likelihood estimates for some models of the Rasch type / Anton K. Formann -- Rasch models for longitudinal data / Thorsten Meiser -- The interaction model / Shelby J. Haberman -- Multilevel Rasch models / Akihito Kamata, Yuk Fai Cheong -- Mixed Rasch models for measurement in cognitive psychology / Susan E. Embretson -- Detecting response styles and faking in personality and organizational assessments by mixed Rasch models / Michael Eid, Michael J. Zickar -- Application of multivariate Rasch models in international large-scale educational assessments / Raymond J. Adams, Margaret L. Wu, Claus H. Carstensen -- Studying development via item response models : a wide range of potential uses / Judith Glück, Christiane Spiel -- A comparison of the Rasch model and constrained item response theory models for pertinent psychological test data / Klaus D. Kubinger, Clemens Draxler -- Latent-response Rasch models for strategy shifts in problem-solving processes / Carl P.M. Rijkes, Henk Kelderman -- Validity and objectivity in health-related scales : analysis by graphical loglinear Rasch models / Svend Kreiner, Karl Bang Christensen -- Applications of generalized Rasch models in the sport, exercise, and the motor domains / Gershon Tenenbaum, Bernd Strauss, Dirk Büsch.
  • The need to establish a narrative self reaches an important peak during adolescence as teens work to understand life events and establish their self-identity. This book examines narrative development during adolescence in depth, focusing on both stable and at-risk youth as they construct, organize and tell their life stories.
  • 1. Auditory Cognition: The Integration of Psychophysics with Neurophysiology -- 2. Processing streams in the auditory cortex -- 3. Task-related activation of the auditory cortex -- 4. The role of the auditory cortex in spatial processing -- 5. Neural correlates of auditory object perception -- 6. Neurophysiology of attention and memory processing -- 7. Phonemic representations and categories -- 8. The Influence of Vision on Auditory Communication in Primates.-9. Attention and dynamic, task-related receptive field plasticity in adult auditory cortex -- 10. Experience-dependent plasticity and the auditory cortex -- Kathryn N. Shepard, Michael P. Kilgard, Robert C. Liu.
  • Creation, art, and the brain /Jean-Pierre Changeux --Did evolution fix moral values? /Camilo J. Cela-Conde --Homo homini lupus? : morality, the social instincts, and our fellow primates /Frans B.M. de Waal --Disorders of social conduct following damage to the prefrontal cortices /Hanna Damasio --The neurobiological grounding of human values /Antonio Damasio --Emotion and cognition in moral judgment : evidence from neuroimaging /Joshua Greene --Neural substrates of affective style and value /Richard J. Davidson --Cognitive psychology of moral intuitions /Daniel Kahneman, Cass R. Sunstein --Mirror neuron : a neurological approach to empathy /Giacomo Rizzolatti, Laila Craighero --How does the brain know when it is right? /Wolf Singer --Cerebral basis of human errors /Oliver Houdé --How a primate brain comes to know some mathematical truths /Stanilas Dehaene.
  • Definition and measurement of neurocognition and social cognition / Kern, R.S., Horan, W.P. -- The relevance of neurocognition and social cognition for outcome and recovery in schizophrenia / Brekke, J.S., Nakagami, E. -- Treatment approaches with a special focus on neurocognition : overview and empirical results / Kurtz, M.M., Sartory, G. -- Compensatory cognitive training / Twamley, E.W., Zurhellen, C.H., Vella, L. -- Treatment approaches with a special focus on social cognition : overview and empirical results -- Wölwer, W. ... [et al.] -- Training of emotional intelligence in schizophrenia / Vauth, R. -- Combined treatment approaches : overview and empirical results / Roder, V., Hulka, L., Medalia, A. -- An overview of the neuropsychological and educational approach to remediation / Medalia, A., Mambrino, E. -- Integrated psychological therapy and integrated neurocognitive therapy / Müller, D.R., Roder, V. -- Pharmacological interventions / Hofer, A., Fleischhacker, W.W. -- Motivational enhancements in schizophrenia / Medalia, A., Choi, J.
  • Neuroeconomics. Second edition. 2014, ScienceDirect
  • Current neuroinformatics applications and infrastructure -- Neuroinformatics for neuropsychology -- Obstacles and aids to neuroinformatics in neuropsychology -- International Society for Neuroinformatics in Neuropsychology.
  • Activities preceding patient arrival -- Clinical interview -- General principles and guidelines for formal testing -- Evaluation of general intellectual function, attention, executive function, verbal abilities, and visuospatial and visuoconstructive abilities -- Memory evaluation in older adults -- Neuropsychological profiles of common disorders affecting older adults I: Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal lobar degeneration -- Neuropsychological profiles II: vascular disease, dementia with Lewy bodies -- Neuropsychological profiles III: Parkinsonian disorders, corticobasal degeneration, Huntington's disease -- Neuropsychological profiles IV: traumatic brain injury, substance-related disorders, normal pressure hydrocephalus, metabolic and toxic disorders -- Assessment of depression during the neuropsychological evaluation -- Organizing and interpreting test findings -- Writing the evaluation report -- Providing feedback and planning follow-up services.
  • Once viewed as a somewhat vague metaphysical construct, not suitable for behavioral inquiry, attention is now recognized as a core cognitive function, essential to the brain's processing of outside stimuli. Not surprisingly in an era of advanced information technologies--and rising rates of ADD--attention has also emerged as a significant area of study within neuropsychology. The Second Edition of Neuropsychology of Attention reflects this evolution, integrating fruitful lines of inquiry from disciplines as varied as psychology, medicine, and cognitive science, and synthesizing the current state of attention-related theory, conceptualization, findings, and therapy. Focusing on cognitive, behavioral, and neural processes, mechanisms, and disorders, this reference expands on previous models of brain structures and function in light of the latest theoretical and technological advances. Imaging, clinical, and experimental data locate attention in the context of executive functioning and track the attentional effects of specific conditions from depression to TBI to Alzheimer's disease. And the book's updated clinical chapters offer state of the art methods for the assessment and treatment of attention disturbances, providing possibilities for addressing these and other real-life concerns. Included in the coverage: Phenomenology, history and evolution of the neuropsychology of attention. Behavioral and cognitive manifestations and processes of attention. Relationships of attention to consciousness, awareness and memory. Neural substrates of attention. Functional brain systems underlying attention. Impact on attention of specific neurological, psychiatric, and medical illnesses. Current methods for assessing attentional disorders. Effective behavioral treatments and pharmacotherapy. Neural, behavioral, and physical constraints on attention. New directions from neuroimaging and computational neuroscience. The Second Edition of Neuropsychology of Attention brings a variety of professionals up to speed, including neuropsychologists, cognitive neuroscientists, health psychologists, primary care physicians, and educators.
  • Neuropsychology of women 2009, Springer
    Introduction to the neuropsychology of women /Elaine Fletcher-Janzen ... [et al.] --Brain development : evidence of gender differences /Phyllis Anne Teeter Ellison and Amy Nelson --Neuroimaging in women /Margaret Semrud-Clikeman, Jodene Goldenring Fine, and Jesse Bledsoe --Women and traumatic brain injury /Elaine Clark and Janiece L. Pompa --Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder /Nancy L. Nussbaum and Katherine N. Shepard --The neuropsychology of dyslexia : differences by gender /Amy Nelson and Phyllis Anne Teeter Ellison --Sex and gender differences in the assessment, treatment, and management of epilepsy /Elaine Fletcher-Janzen --Critical issues in chronic illnesses of women /LeAdelle Phelps --Neuropsychology of eating disorders /Catherine P. Cook-Cottone --Aging and gender /Jennifer J. Dunkin.
  • Neuropsychology toolkit 2012, Springer
    Part 1.NEURULES: GUIDELINES FOR IMPROVING ASSESSMENT AND REPORTING --Pre-Test --Interacting with Others --Managing Environmental Considerations --Obtaining and Reporting Background Information --Selecting Tests and Categorizing Performance --Testing, Interpreting, and Reporting Results --Reporting Conclusions, Diagnoses, and Recommendations --Writing Effectively --Controlling Quality --Post-Test --Part 2.FORMATS: QUESTIONNAIRES AND REPORTS --Self-Report Questionnaire --Family Report Questionnaire --Short Report Format --Long Report Format --Part 3.LANGUAGE --Validity --Test Results --Conclusions --Recommendations.
  • pt. 1. Introduction and overview -- pt. 2. The four pieces that make up the unified theory -- pt. 3. Solving the problem of psychology -- pt. 4. Conclusion.
  • Non-suicidal self-injury and eating disorders represent significant problems among today's youth and pose unique challenges for clinicians, particularly when they co-occur. This book is a rare resource in that it provides cutting-edge information on the interactions between self-injury and disordered eating, empirically informed treatments for the co-occurrence of these behaviors, and specific topics relevant to understanding nuances in the risk factors, treatment, and prevention of both self-injury and eating disorders. Practitioners, graduate students, and researchers working within this specialized area will find this text to be instrumental in advancing their knowledge and improving the treatment of self-injury in those with eating disorders.
  • Nutrition and mental health 2013, CRCnetBASE
    Historical perspective -- Addiction, food, alcohol, and caffeine -- Aggression, anger, hostility, and violence -- Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) -- Genetics, nutrition, and inherited disorders of metetabolism -- Intellect, cognition, and dementia -- Mood disorders : depression, bipolar disorder, and suicide -- Schizophrenia -- Starvation, eating disorders, craving, dieting, and bariatric surgery -- Quality of life, well-being, and stress.
  • Control of Food Intake / Gutzwiller, J.-P.; Beglinger, C. (Basel) -- Regulation of Body Weight / Langhans, W.; Geary, N. (Zurich) -- Epidemiology and Symptomatology of Obesity / Wechsler, J.G. (Munchen); Leopold, K. (Lausanne); Bischoff, G. (Munchen) -- Etiology of Obesity / Vogele, C. (London) -- Treatment Options of Obesity: Behavioral Weight Control / Laessle, R.G. (Trier) -- Pharmacological Management of Obesity / Bray, G.A. (Baton Rouge, La.) -- Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity / Muller, M.K.; Weber, M. (Zurich) -- Treatment of Obese Children / Braet, C. (Ghent) -- Binge Eating Disorder: A New Eating Disorder or an Epiphenomenon of Obesity? / Tuschen-Caffier, B.; Schlussel, C. (Bielefeld) -- Course, Etiology, and Maintenance of Binge Eating Disorder / Hilbert, A. (St. Louis, Mo.) -- The Psychological and Pharmacological Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder. An Overview / Biedert, E. (Basel) -- Binge Eating Disorder in Childhood - What Do We Know About It? / Munsch, S. (Basel); Hilbert, A. (St. Louis, Mo.) -- Binge Eating Disorder: Specific and Common Features. A Comprehensive Overview / Munsch, S.; Dubi, K. (Basel)
  • The Role of Paradigms in Science and Theory Construction / William A. Hillix and Luciano L'Abate -- The Role of Paradigms in Science: A Historical Perspective / Corinna Guerra, Mario Capitelli, and Savino Longo -- Evolving Scientific Paradigms: Retrospective and Prospective / Willis F. Overton -- Anthropology / Luciano L'Abate -- Parallel Paradigms of Artists and Authors / Laura G. Sweeney -- Economics / Luciano L'Abate -- Education / Laura G. Sweeney -- Sociology / Alberto L'Abate -- Biopsychosocial / Beatrice L. Wood -- Interbehaviorism / Mitch J. Fryling and Linda J. Hayes -- Reflections on Personality Systematics and a Unified Clinical Science / Jeffrey J. Magnavita -- The Systemic Paradigm: The Intersubjective-Narrative Approach Versus the Relational-Generational One / Vittorio Cigoli and Eugenia Scabini -- Constructivism / Alexander Riegler -- Materialism / Luciano L'Abate -- Explicating and Exemplifying Empiricist and Cognitivist Paradigms in the Study of Human Learning / Sandra M. Loughlin and Patricia A. Alexander -- Humanism and Behaviorism / David Ryback -- Existentialism / Mario Cusinato -- Information Processing / Piero De Giacomo, Luisa Mich, Carlos Santamaria, Laura G. Sweeney, and Andrea De Giacomo -- Reductionism -- Gary G. Berntson and John T. Cacioppo -- Produced and Spontaneous Emergent Interactionism / Walter Colesso -- The Emergence of Reason, Intelligence, and Language in Humans and Animals / William A. Hillix, Duane M. Rumbaugh, and E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh -- Essentialism / Luciano L'Abate -- Criteria and Processes in Paradigm Selection / Luciano L'Abate and Laura G. Sweeney.
  • Part I: Neurobiology and Temperament -- Fear Models in Animals and Humans -- Neurobiology of Pediatric Anxiety Disorders -- Temperamental Risk Factors for Pediatric Anxiety Disorders -- Part II: Anxiety Disorders -- Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Children and Adolescents -- Pediatric Social Phobia -- Specific Phobias -- Separation Anxiety Disorder -- Panic Disorder -- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents -- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children and Adolescents -- Selective Mutism -- Part III: Assessment and Treatment --Assessment of Anxiety Disorders: Categorical and Dimensional Perspectives -- Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Pediatric Anxiety Disorders -- Psychopharmacology of Pediatric Anxiety Disorders -- Part IV: Special Topics -- Anxiety in Children with Chronic Medical Illness -- Anxiety in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American Women:A Global Perspective on Detection and Treatment. As more is known about postpartum depression, the more it is recognized as a global phenomenon. Yet despite the large numbers, information about this condition as experienced by Spanish speaking women and Latinas has not always been easy to come by. Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American Women focuses on four diverse Latina populations (Mexico, Chile, Spain, and U.S.) to analyze key similarities and differences within this large and wide-ranging group. This first-of-its-kind reference reviews current research on the topic, including prevalence, screening methods, interventions, and--of particular salience for this population--barriers to care. Findings on psychoeducation, assessment tools, and cognitive-behavioral and other forms of therapy provide important insights into best practices, and continuity of care. And psychosocial, cultural, and linguistic considerations in working with Latinas are described in depth for added clinical usefulness. This landmark volume: Outlines characteristics of Spanish-speaking women and Latinas screened for postpartum depression Introduces the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale, English and Spanish versions, and reviews their use with Latina women Compares postpartum depression and health behaviors in Spanish and Latina immigrant mothers Offers streamlined assessment-to-intervention models Provides two in-depth case studies illustrating cultural factors influencing the treatment of Latinas with perinatal depression Presents an instructive firsthand account of postpartum depression. Between its thorough coverage of the issues and its innovative clinical ideas, Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American Women has a wealth of information of interest to researchers and practitioners in maternal and child health, obstetrics/gynecology, mental health, and women's health.
  • Another view of psychotherapy? / Herbert J. Schlesinger -- Personality in context : reflections on the contributions of David Shapiro / Paul L. Wachtel -- A new developmental foundation for David Shapiro's work on autonomy and character / E. Virginia Demos -- Two configurations of personality development and psychopathology : etiologic and therapeutic implications / Sidney J. Blatt -- Autonomy and schizophrenia : reflections on an ideal / Louis A. Sass -- Reconceptualizing defense, unconscious processes, and self-knowledge : David Shapiro's contribution / Morris N. Eagle -- Defensive styles of thinking to prevent dreaded states of mind / Mardi J. Horowitz -- Self-deceptive speech : a psycholinguistic view / Michael F. Schober and Peter J. Glick -- Neurotic self-deception as a reproductive strategy / Lawrence Josephs -- David Shapiro's characterology and complex systems theory / Craig Piers -- I don't want to want to : intentionality and craving in addiction / Mindy Greenstein -- Activity, passivity, and the subjective experience of hypomania / Andreas Evdokas and Ali Khadivi -- Appendix A : On two fundamental categories of psychopathology / David Shapiro -- Appendix B : Publications by David Shapiro.
  • Persons 2010, Springer
  • Philosophical practice 2002, ScienceDirect
  • Ch.1. Theoretical Foundations -- Ch.2. Recognizing, Addressing, and Celebrating Diversity -- Ch.3. Logistics -- Ch.4. Data Collection: Intake and Mental Status -- Ch.5. Assessment -- Ch.6. Case Conceptualization -- Ch.7. Treatment Planning -- Ch.8. Interventions -- Ch.9. Session Activities -- Ch.10. Jennifer.
  • Walking with hope and dharma : are dogs enlightened? Are Humans? -- The costs and benefits of obliviousness : growing up in the 1950s -- Nine bad things that almost happened, and many more that did : getting to the other side of trauma -- What is the opposite of trauma? : the positive power of transformational grace -- Can there ever be enough me? : narcissism and the positive death of self -- What does it mean to live an "extraordinary life"?
  • Positive relationships 2012, Springer
    Introduction to positive relationships: evidence-based practice across the world / Sue Roffey -- Wellbeing and resilience in young people and the role of positive relationships / Toni Noble and Helen McGrath -- Peaceful and compassionate futures: positive relationships as an antidote to violence / Robyn Hromek and Angela Walsh -- Learning about relationships / Gretchen Brion-Meisels and Stephanie M. Jones -- Positive couple relationships: the evidence for long-lasting relationship satisfaction and happiness / Vagdevi Meunier and Wayne Baker -- Positive parent-child relationships / Kimberly O'Brien and Jane Mosco -- Promoting positive outcomes for children experiencing change in family relationships / Emilia Dowling and Diana Elliott -- Friendships: the power of positive alliance / Karen Majors -- Developing positive relationships in schools / Sue Roffey -- Positive relationships at work / Sue Langley -- Positive professional relationships / Elizabeth Gillies -- Positive mentoring relationships: nurturing potential / Ann M. Brewer -- Spirited leadership: growing leaders for the future / Hilary B. Armstrong -- Positive community relations: border crossings and repositioning the "other" / Florence E. McCarthy and Margaret H. Vickers -- Positive relations between members of groups with divergent beliefs and cultures / Zalman Kastel -- Conflict and confrontation / Lois Edmund -- The repair and restoration of relationships / Peta Blood.
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder: definition, prevalence, and risk factors / Terence M. Keane, Brian P. Marx, and Denise M. Sloan -- The amygdala and the neural pathways of fear / Jacek Dębiec and Joseph LeDoux -- Physiology of the amygdala: implications for PTSD / Donald G. Rainnie and Kerry J. Ressler -- Counteracting molecular pathways regulating the reduction of fear: implications for the treatment of anxiety diseases / Andre Fischer and Li-Huei Tsai -- Memory in PTSD: a neurocognitive approach / Mieke Verfaellie and Jennifer J. Vasterling -- Toward animal models of post-traumatic stress disorder / Hagit Cohen and Gal Richter-Levin -- PTSD: from neurons to networks / Rajnish P. Rao ... [et al.] -- Arousal neurons in the brain / Priyattam J. Shiromani and Carlos Blanco-Centurion -- Hyperarousal and post-traumatic stress disorder: a role for the hypocretin system / Matt Carter and Luis de Lecea -- The locus coeruleus-noradrenergic system and stress: implications for post-traumatic stress disorder / Craig W. Berridge -- Effect of stress on sleep and its relationship to post-traumatic stress disorder / L.D. Sanford and X. Tang -- Stress hormones and PTSD / Rachel Yehuda -- Low basal cortisol and startle responding as possible biomarkers of PTSD: the influence of internalizing and externalizing comorbidity / Mark W. Miller, Erika J. Wolf, Laura Fabricant, and Nathan Stein -- Functional neuroimaging in post-traumatic stress disorder / Israel Liberzon and Sarah N. Garfinkel -- The amygdala in post-traumatic stress disorder / Lisa M. Shin -- Pharmacologic treatment of PTSD / Murray A. Raskind -- Guided imagery as a therapeutic tool in post-traumatic stress disorder / Jennifer L. Strauss, Patrick S. Calhoun, and Christine E. Marx -- Virtual reality exposure therapy for combat-related PTSD / Albert Rizzo ... [et al.].
  • Defining competence and identifying target skills / Douglas W. Nangle ... [et al.] -- Social-cognitive models and skills / Cynthia A. Erdley ... [et al.] -- A conceptual basis in social learning theory / Douglas W. Nangle ... [et al.] -- Social skills and psychological adjustment / Christopher Campbell, David J. Hansen, and Douglas W. Nangle -- Assessing children and adolescents / Cynthia A. Erdley ... [et al.] -- Assessing adults / Peter J. Norton, Amie E. Grills-Taquechel, and Mona Raouf -- Social skills interventions / Ashley J. Smith ... [et al.] -- Developmental factors related to the assessment of social skills / Karen L. Bierman, Marcela M. Torres, and Hannah-Lise T. Schofield -- Diversity considerations in assessing social skills / Peter J. Norton ... [et al.] -- Anger and aggression / John E. Lochman ... [et al.] -- Social anxiety and withdrawl / Peter J. Norton -- Assessment of social skills and intellectual disability / Luc Lecavalier and Eric M. Butter -- Assessment of social skills and social competence in learners with autism spectrum disorders / Peter F. Gerhardt and Erik Mayville -- Schizophrenia / Jason E. Vogler ... [et al.] -- Assessment of social skills in substance use disorder / Lindsay S. Ham and Tracey A. Garcia -- Child measures / Agnieszka K. Serwik, Lauren J. Holleb, and Jessica Fales -- Adolescent measures / Kathryn R. Wilson, Judith A. Jordan, and Amanda M. Kras -- Adult measures / Peter J. Norton -- Appendices: A. Quick-view quides -- Child measure / Sheryle A. Moore -- B. Reprints of selected measures -- Child measures -- Adolescent measures -- Adult measures -- C. Glossary.
  • Pragmatic disorders 2014, Springer
  • Prefrontal cortex. 4th ed. 2008, ScienceDirect
    Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. Anatomy of the Prefrontal Cortex -- Chapter 3. Chemical Neurotransmission -- Chapter 4. Animal Neuropsychology -- Chapter 5. Human Neuropsychology -- Chapter 6. Neurophysiology -- Chapter 7. Neuroimaging -- Chapter 8. Overview of Prefrontal Functions: The Temporal Organization of Action.
  • Premature ejaculation 2013, Springer
  • Probing experience 2008, Springer
  • Psycho-oncology 2014, Springer
    Psycho-oncology is a thriving discipline in cancer care, and numerous research activities have been undertaken in the endeavor to improve treatment outcomes and to gain a better understanding of the psychological consequences of cancer. This book presents and discusses the latest findings from science and practice for a broad range of psychological and social issues related to cancer and its treatments. Not only are general psychosocial impacts of cancer described, but the very common fear of progression is elucidated. The relevance of psychooncology at different stages of disease (during oncological treatment, in rehabilitation, and during palliative care) is explained, and various psychooncological interventions are illustrated. Other important topics are the experience of being a cancer survivor, who may be cured but not be healthy, the psychological burden on relatives, and gender differences in coping with cancer. Quality of life and patient-reported outcomes are also commented on since they are among the key benchmarks for successful coping with the diagnosis of cancer, its treatment, and its late effects.
  • What is psychodynamic psychotherapy? -- Treatment for a mind in motion -- How does psychodynamic psychotherapy work? -- Evaluation -- Creating a safe place and beginning the evaluation -- Assessment of ego function -- Formulation: the problem, person, goals, resources model -- Indications for psychodynamic psychotherapy -- Beginning the treatment -- Informed consent and setting goals -- Setting the frame and establishing boundaries -- Developing a therapeutic alliance -- Therapeutic neutrality -- Conducting a psychotherapy session: decisions about length and frequency -- Our patients' feelings about us and our feelings about our patients -- Empathic listening -- Looking for meaning -- Medication and therapy -- Listen/reflect/intervene -- Learning to listen -- Learning to reflect -- Learning to intervene -- Conducting a psychodynamic psychotherapy: technique -- Affect -- Free association and resistance -- Transference -- Countertransference -- Unconscious conflict and defense -- Dreams -- Meeting therapeutic goals -- Improving self-perceptions and the ability to regulate self-esteem -- Improving relationships with others -- Improving characteristic ways of adapting -- Improving other ego functions -- Working through and ending -- Working through -- Termination -- Continuing to learn.
  • The disability paradigm / David Pfeiffer -- Understanding how disability is defined and conceptualized in the literature / Barbara J. Lutz and Barbara J. Bowers -- An integrative conceptual framework of disability : new directions for research / Denise G. Tate and Constance Pledger -- Transforming psychological practice and society : policies that reflect the new paradigm / Carol J. Gill, Donald G. Kewman, and Ruth W. Brannon -- Social work practice with people with disabilities in the era of disability rights / Richard L. Beaulaurier and Samuel H. Taylor -- Models of disability : implications for the counseling profession / Julie F. Smart and David W. Smart -- The contribution of the physically and mentally handicapped to development / Jean Vanier -- Personal perspective : coping with a journey toward recovery : from the inside out / Dale Walsh --Psychological adaptation to chronic illness and disability : a primer for counselors / Hanoch Livneh and Richard F. Antonak -- Objective self-awareness and stigma : implications for persons with visible disabilities / Andrew A. Phemister and Nancy M. Crewe -- Psychosocial issues of women with physical disabilities : the continuing gender debate / Margaret A. Nosek and Rosemary B. Hughes -- Female sexuality and spinal cord injury : counselling implications / Eva Miller and Irmo Marini -- Cross-cultural counseling issues of males who sustain a disability / Irmo Marini -- Psychiatric and psychological issues in survivors of major disasters / Carol S. North -- Quality of life and psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness and acquired disability : a conceptual and theoretical synthesis / Malachy Bishop -- Six principles relating disability and psychological adjustment / Franklin C. Shontz -- Personal perspective : using rational emotive behavior therapy techniques to cope with disability / Albert Ellis --Family decision making in foregoing life-extending treatments / Virginia P. Tilden ... [et al.] -- My child is not my carer : mothers with physical disablities and the well-being of children / Ora Prilleltenshy -- Parenting a child with a chronic medical condition / Jane Case-Smith -- In the midst of a hurricane : a case study of a couple living with AIDS / Lydia P. Buki, Lori Kogan, Bethanne Keen, and Patti Uman -- Parental illness, family functioning, and adolescent well-being : a family ecology framework to guide research / Sara Pedersen -- Life's challenges : curse or opportunity? Counseling families of persons with disabilities / Mary R. Hulnick and H. Ronald Hulnick -- Personal perspectives : my life with muscular dystrophy : lessons and opportunities / Robert P. Winske -- Dealing with Spina Bifida : mother's perspective / Janet Lingerman --The construct of hope in the rehabilitation process / Amy B. Collins and Marvin D. Kuehn -- Spirituality in disability and illness / Judy Kaye and Senthil Kumar Raghavan -- Spiritual factors and adjustment in medical rehabilitation : understanding forgiveness as a means of coping / Jon R. Webb -- The psychosocial impact on survivors of extraordinary, stressful, and traumatic events : principles and practices in critical incident response for rehabilitation counselors / Mark A. Strebnicki -- War, death, and bereavement : how we can help / Joan Beder -- Users of assistive technology : the human component / Martin G. Brodwin, Tristen Star, and Elizabeth Cardoso -- Changes in attitudes toward people with handicaps / Beatrice A. Wright -- Personal perspective : recovery and the rehabilitation process : a personal journey / James T. Herbert --The implications of positive psychology and wellness for rehabilitation counselor education / Irmo Marini and Mitka Chacon -- "Successful aging" : a disability perspective / Meredith Minkler and Pamela Fadem -- The promise of the International classification of functioning, disability, and health (ICF) -- Recovery from psychiatric disabilities / Patricia B. Nemec and Cheryl J. Gagne -- Psychological adaptation to disability : perspectives from chaos and complexity theory / Hanoch Livneh and Randall M. Parker -- Eugenics, euthanasia, and physician-assisted suicide : an overview for rehabilitation professionals / Steve Zanskas and Wendy Coduti -- Reflections and considerations / Arthur E. Dell Orto and Paul Power -- Aging and disability : toward a unified agenda / Irving Kenneth Zola -- Personal statement : life lessons taught me by my disability / Alfred H. DeGraff -- Personal statement : one more burden, a mother's perspective / Bernadette.
  • "One of the hallmarks of generalized anxiety disorder, along with diffuse pathological worry and somatic complaints, is its resistance to therapy. Of available treatment modalities for GAD, cognitive-behavioral therapy garners the best empirical support in terms of successful long-term results. Psychological Approaches to Generalized Anxiety Disorder offers clinicians a wide variety of CBT strategies to help clients develop core anxiety-reduction skills, presented so that readers can hone their own clinical skills. Concise without skimping on information, this book reviews current theory and research, and addresses important diagnostic issues." "Psychological Approaches to Generalized Anxiety Disorder has much information of interest to new and seasoned clinicians, clinical researchers, and academic psychologists. It is also an especially valuable reference for graduate students treating or studying the anxiety spectrum."--BOOK JACKET.
  • Psychoneuroimmunology and cancer : incidence, progression, and quality of life -- Inflammation, chronic disease, and cancer : is psychological distress the common thread? -- Psychological aspects of hereditary cancer risk counseling and genetic testing -- Mastectomy to prevent breast cancer : psychosocial aspects of women's decision-making -- Decision aids in advanced cancer -- Cancer fatalism : attitudes toward screening and care -- Positive psychology perspectives across the cancer continuum : meaning, spirituality, and growth -- Stress, coping, and hope -- Religiousness and spirituality in coping with cancer -- Controversies in psycho-oncology -- Psychosocial interventions for couples coping with cancer : a systematic review -- The impact of cancer and its therapies on body image and sexuality -- Cancer caregivership -- Psychosocial interventions in cancer -- Quality of life -- Exercise for cancer patients : treatment of side effects and quality of life -- Use of the classic hallucinogen Psilocybin for treatment of existential distress associated with cancer -- The placebo and nocebo effects in cancer treatment -- Psychological factors and survivorship : a focus on post-treatment cancer survivors -- Complementary mind-body therapies in cancer -- End-of-life communication in cancer care -- The intersection between cancer and caregiver survivorship -- Resources for cancer patients -- Bringing it all together.
  • Part I: Basic concepts -- American Psychiatric Association -- Characteristics of effective hostage/crisis negotiators -- Cross-trained versus cross-qualified -- Non-law enforcement negotiators -- One on one just isn't right -- Stress and the hostage/crisis negotiator -- Part II: Dealing with the other victim -- Negotiating with normal people -- Negotiating with the adolescent hostage taker -- Negotiating with the inadequate personality -- The antisocial personality disorder (it's all about me!) hostage-taker -- Negotiating with the paranoid schizophrenic hostage-taker -- The bipolar (I'm focused and flying high!) hostage-taker -- The suicidal hostage-holder -- Police-assisted suicide -- Crisis negotiations in the correctional setting -- Negotiating with the extremist -- Part III: Crisis resolution indicators -- Indicators of subject surrender -- Indicators of volatile negotiations -- Part IV: Group dynamics -- Group think -- Creative criteria for constructive deviation from crisis negotiation guidelines -- Part V: Hostage issues -- Phases of a hostage crisis -- The Stockholm syndrome -- What do you say to a hostage?
  • Psychological Co-morbidities of Obesity -- Psychological Issues in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes -- Psychological Co-morbidities of Cardiovascular Disease -- Psychological Co-morbidities of Cancer -- Tobacco Addiction and Psychological Co-morbidities -- Psychological Co-morbidities of HIV/AIDS -- Psychological Co-morbidities in Patients with Pain -- Psychiatric Disorders, Stress, and Their Treatment Among People with Multiple Sclerosis -- Psychological Co-morbidities of Dementia -- Psychological Co-morbidities of Irritable Bowel Syndrome -- Psychological Co-morbidities of COPD.
  • Introduction to psychological experiments on the Internet -- Decision making in the lab and on the Web / Michael H. Birnbaum -- Validity of Web-based psychological research / John H. Krantz and Reeshad Dalal -- A brief history of Web experimenting / Jochen Musch and Ulf-Dietrich Reips -- The Web experiment method : advantages, disadvantages, and solutions / Ulf-Dietrich Reips -- Potential of the Internet for personality research / Tom Buchanan -- Human sexual behavior : a comparison of college and Internet surveys / Robert D. Bailey, Winona E. Foote, and Barbara Throckmorton -- An intercultural examination of facial features communicating surprise / Donatella Pagani and Luigi Lombardi -- What are computing experiences good for? : a case study in online research / John H. Mueller, D. Michele Jacobsen, and Ralf Schwarzer -- PsychExps : an online psychology laboratory / Kenneth O. McGraw, Mark D. Tew, and John E. Williams -- Techniques for creating and using Web questionnaires in research and teaching / Jonathan Baron and Michael Siepman -- The Cognitive Psychology Online Laboratory / Gregory Francis, Ian Neath, and Aimee Surprenant -- The server side of psychology Web experiments / William C. Schmidt.
  • Development of a new assessment strategy in psychosomatic medicine: the diagnostic criteria for psychosomatic research / S. Fabbri ... [et al.] -- Psychosocial approach to endocrine disease / N. Sonino, E. Tomba, G.A. Fava -- Psychological factors affecting functional gastrointestinal disorders / P. Porcelli, O. Todarello -- Psychological factors affecting oncology conditions / L. Grassi ... [et al.] -- Psychological factors affecting cardiologic conditions / C. Rafanelli ... [et al.] -- Toward a biopsychosocial approach to skin diseases / A. Picardi, P. Pasquini -- Psychological factors affecting medical conditions in consultation-liaison psychiatry / A. Bellomo ... [et al.] -- Psychological factors affecting medical conditions in consultation-liaison psychiatry / A. Bellomo ... [et al.] -- Psychological factors affecting eating disorders / S. Fassino ... [et al.].
  • Chapter 1. Understanding PFA -- Chapter 2. How to help responsibly -- Chapter 3. Providing PFA -- Chapter 4. Caring for yourself & your colleagues -- Chapter 5. Practise what you have learned.
  • Introduction :The psychology of global mobility /Stuart C. Carr --Human mobility in a global era /Adrian Furnham --Mixed-methods approaches to contextually grounded research in settings of armed conflict and natural disaster /Kenneth E. Miller --Ethical psychological practice with geographically mobile individuals and groups /Graham R. Davidson --Mobility and personality /Irene Hanson Frieze and Man Yu Li --Identity and global mobility /Phyllis Tharenou --Global mobility, local economy : it's work psychology, stupid! /Stuart C. Carr --The psychology of enforced mobility /Wendy Ager and Alastair Ager --Global mobility and cross-cultural training /Jan Selmer --Mobility and acculturation /John W. Berry --Mobility and inclusion /Douglas C. Maynard, Bernardo M. Ferdman, and Tabitha R. Holmes --New settlement with wellbeing in oppressive contexts : a liberation psychology approach /Sonia Hernández-Plaza ... [et al.] --Mobility and careers /Kerr Inkson and Kaye Thorn --Global mobility and bias in the workplace /Astrid Podsiadlowski and Colleen Ward --Technology, mobility, and poverty reduction /Lori Foster Thompson and Stephen G. Atkins.
  • Psychology of lust murder 2006, ScienceDirect
    1. Introduction -- 2. Paraphilia and lust murder -- 3. Sexual homicide and serial murder : what do we know? -- 4. An integrative model : what do we need? -- 5. The case of Jeffrey Dahmer -- 6. Dahmer, paraphilia, and lust murder : testing the models -- 7. In search of meaning : on theory construction and model building -- 8. Implications and conclusions.
  • Psychology of religion 2012, Springer
    "In recent years, psychology of religion has experienced a remarkable comeback: research is expanding rapidly, benefiting from a genial scientific infrastructure. An important issue in psychology over a century ago, only a few decades later it vanished almost completely. Its unexpected international reemergence since the seventies has been facilitated by the work of visionaries with the energy and stamina to revive an entire branch of psychology. In 'Psychology of Religion: Autobiographical Accounts,' a number of these pioneers account for their development in this area, depicting the diverse contexts of their work, the difficulties they had to deal with, and the increasing contemporary possibilities for their field. Critical about their discipline and sometimes about themselves, they offer a unique assessment of the subject and show the way to further research and development. Thought-provoking topics discussed along the way include: The challenge of approaching religion from a psychological perspective; Psychology of religion as a natural extension of mainstream psychology; Why psychology of religion will continue to gain salience over time. 'Psychology of Religion: Autobiographical Accounts' will appeal to readers in general psychology, religious studies, and philosophy of science. Editor Jacob A. Belzen graduated in social sciences (Utrecht, Netherlands), history (Amsterdam, Netherlands), philosophy (Leuven, Belgium) and sciences of religion (Turku, Finland). He is a full professor at the University of Amsterdam, specializing in cultural psychology of religion, while also actively involved in empirical research on the history of his field. Recipient of various international awards, he counts among Europe's best-known psychologists of religion."--Publisher's website.
  • Pt. 1. Contextual and cultural issues -- pt. 2. Psychological issues of attachment and well-being -- pt. 3. Bereavement, loss, and disenfranchised grief -- pt. 4. Animal rights, abuse, and neglect -- pt. 5. Tests, measurements, and current research issues.
  • 1. Introdcution to psychology, religion and spirituality -- 2. Science, religion and psychology -- 3. Religious traditions -- 4. Phenomenological approaches to religion and spirituality -- 5. Psychodynamic and relational approaches -- 6. Contemporary approaches and debates -- 7. Fundamentals of human development, religion, and spirituality -- 8. Religion and development in childhood and adolescence -- 9. Religion, spirituality , and development in adulthood -- 10. Religion, spirituality , and physical health -- 11. Religion, spirituality, and mental health -- 12. Practices and religious communities -- 13. Individual religious and spiritual practices -- 14. Helping relationships: counseling and spiritual growth -- 15. Looking Back -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Author Index -- Subject Index.
  • The nature of the problem -- Mythos and logos -- Psychology's religious roots. Education and the child ; The American dimension ; Some early British religious psychologists ; A Catholic detour ; Religious origins of the concept of "psychology" ; Conclusions -- Psychology of religion. William James' the varieties of religious experience ; Classic psychology of religion ; The demise of classical psychology of religion ; Conclusion -- A boundary problem. John Macmurray ; Reinhold Niebuhr ; Paul Tillich ; Martin Buber ; The Union Theological Seminary connection ; Conclusion -- The authenticity of religious experience -- Religion and psychotherapy. Boston Emmanuel Movement (1906-1929) ; Britain between 1918 and c. 1980 ; The growth movement -- The problem of prayer -- Religion and personality -- The theism question -- Psychology and non-Christian religions -- Religion and psychological theory. Piaget : salvaging Protestantism by other means? ; Freud : the mysterious nature of psychoanalysis ; Gordon W. Allport (1897-1967) : the psychology of an Episcopalian ; Atheism and anti-religious psychology ; Conclusion -- Conclusions, hypotheses, suggestions and a stab at a personal "position statement". Religious doctrines beyond psychology's brief ; Religion and psychology essentially concerned with the same issues ; Religion is an inferior alternative to psychology ; Reconstructing the relationship ; Two issues for historians of psychology ; An attempt at a final position ; Concluding remarks.
  • "Although much of medical practice is research driven, the same cannot be said about the psychosocial interventions for chronic pain and illness. Psychological therapy for pain is dominated by cognitive-behavior therapy, which is demonstrably effective in a significant proportion of chronic pain sufferers. There is a clear need to broaden the base of psychosocial therapies for treating this hugely suffering population. Psychosocial Interventions for Chronic Pain goes a long way to correct the situation by examining the empirical bases of patient problems as well as offering evidence-supported approaches to their management. Ranjan Roy's introductory chapters explain how effectiveness is measured in psychosocial practice, and these concepts are clearly applied in compelling case examples." "Psychosocial Interventions for Chronic Pain brings a useful framework of ideas to all health and mental health professionals working with chronic pain patients, including psychologists, social workers, physicians, and nurses. The book's evidence-based orientation also makes it a valid text for specialized graduate courses on pain management."--Jacket.
  • Variations on a Theme: What is 'Real' Psychotherapy? -- Unconscious Scenarios: Psychodynamic Therapy -- In contact with yourself: client-centered therapy -- Learning by Doing: Behavior Therapy -- Thinking Differently: Cognitive Therapy -- Joy and Sorrow Together: Systems Therapy -- Tailored Therapy: What do we Measure and What do we Know? -- Pitfalls and Safety Nets: In Good Hands?.
  • An assimilation analysis of psychotherapy : responsibility for being there / Lara Honos-Webb ... [et al.] -- Exploring psychotherapy with discourse analysis : chipping away at the mortar / Anna Madill -- The grounded theory method : application of a variant of its procedure of constant comparative analysis to psychotherapy research / David L. Rennie -- Phenomenological analysis : impression formation during a clinical assessment interview / Scott D. Churchill -- Diagnostic discourse in patient-staff interactions : a conversation analysis clarified by participant interviews / Jessie Goicoechea -- Honor and respect : feminist collaborative research with sexually abused women / Susan L. Morrow -- An empirical, phenomenological study : being joyful / Brent Robbins -- Conceptual encounter : the experience of anger / Joseph de Rivera -- Emergence of the dialogal approach : forgiving another / Steen Halling, Michael Leifer, and Jan O. Rowe -- A thematic analysis of written accounts : thinking about thought / Howard R. Pollio and Michael J. Ursiak -- Intuitive inquiry : an exploration of embodiment among contemporary female mystics / Vipassana Esbjörn-Hargens and Rosemarie Anderson -- An application of experiential method in psychology : what is it like to be a stranger in a foreign land / Arne Collen -- Focus groups and related rapid assessment methods : identifying psychoeducational HIV/AIDS interventions in Botswana / Lisa Levers.
  • Reading as a perceptual process 2000, ScienceDirect
  • Aging and the seven sins of memory / Benton H. Pierce, Jon S. Simons and Daniel L. Schacter -- Age-related changes in visual attention / David J. Madden and Wythe L. Whiting -- Studies of aging, hypertension and cognitive functioning : with contributions from the Maine-Syracuse study / Merrill F. Elias ... [et al.] -- A life span view of emotional functioning in adulthood and old age / Susan T. Charles and Laura L. Carstensen -- Personality and self-esteem development across the life span / Kali H.Trzesniewski ... [et al.] -- The evolving concept of subjective well-being : the multifaceted nature of happiness / Ed Diener, Christie Napa Scollon and Richard E. Lucas -- A cultural lens on biopsychosocial models of aging / James S. Jackson, Toni C. Antonucci and Edna Brown.
  • Relational competence the set of traits that allow people to interact with each other effectively enjoys a long history of being recorded, studied, and analyzed. Accordingly, Relational Competence Theory (RCT) complements theories that treat individuals' personality and functioning individually by placing the individual into full family and social context. The ambitious volume Relational Competence Theory: Research and Mental Health Applications opens out the RCT literature with emphasis on its applicability to interventions, and updates the state of research on RCT, examining what is robust and verifiable both in the lab and the clinic. The authors begin with the conceptual and empirical bases for the theory, and sixteen models demonstrate the range of RCT concerns and their clinical relevance, including: socialization settings for relational competence, the ability to control and regulate the self, relationship styles, intimacy and negotiation, the use of practice exercises in prevention and treatment of pathology, appendices featuring the Relational Answers Questionnaire and other helpful tools. Relational Competence Theory both challenges and confirms much of what we know about the range of human relationships, and is important reading for researchers, scholars, and students in personality and social psychology, psychotherapy, and couple and family counseling.
  • Representation in mind 2004, ScienceDirect
  • Resilience in aging 2011, Springer
    Resilience: definitions, ambiguities, and applications -- Successful aging and resilience: applications for public health and health care -- Resilience and personality disorders in older age -- What do we know about resilience in older adults?: an exploration of some facts, factors, and facets -- Psychological resilience -- Physiological resilience -- Using the arts to promote resiliency among persons with dementia and their caregivers -- Promoting worker resilience over the lifecourse -- Resilience in aging: cultural and ethnic perspectives -- Civic engagement: policies and programs to support a resilient aging society -- Strengthened by the spirit: religion, spirituality, and resilience through adulthood and aging -- Resilience in chronic illness -- The relationship between resilience and motivation -- The association between resilience and survival among Chinese elderly -- Fostering resilience in dementia through narratives: contributions of multimedia technologies -- Building resilience in mild cognitive impairment and early-stage dementia: innovative approaches to intervention and outcome evaluation -- African-American caregivers finding resilience through faith -- The age-friendly New York City project: an environmental intervention to increase aging resilience -- Promoting resilience in small-scale, homelike residential care settings for older people with dementia: experiences from the Netherlands and the United States -- A geriatric mobile crisis response team: a resilience-promoting program to meet the mental health needs of community-residing older people -- Optimizing resilience in the 21st century -- Resilience in the workplace: job conditions that buffer negative attitudes toward older workers.
  • Science of well-being 2009, Springer
    Introduction : the science of well-being : reviews and theoretical articles by Ed Diener / Ed Diener -- Subjective well-being / Ed Diener -- In pursuit of happiness : empirical answers to philosophical questions / Pelin Kesebir and Ed Diener -- Personality and subjective well-being / Richard E. Lucas and Ed Diener -- Beyond the hedonic treadmill : revising the adaptation theory of well-being / Ed DIener, RIchard E. Lucas and Christie Napa Scollon -- Will money increase subjective well-being? : a literature review and guide to needed research / Ed Diener and Robert Biswas-Diener -- The well-being of nations : linking together trust, cooperation, and democracy / William Tov and Ed Diener -- The optimum level of well-being : can people be too happy? / Shigehiro Oishi, Ed Diener, and Richard E. Lucas -- Beyond money : toward an economy of well-being / Ed Diener and Martin E.P. Seligman -- Conclusion : the well-being science needed now / Ed Diener.
  • Scientific neurological basis for assessment -- Introductory scientific history to neuropsychological assessment -- Nature of science -- Theoretical foundation of neurological assessment -- Neuropsychological basis of assessment -- Brain-function analysis -- Formal analytic methodology -- Neuropsychological battery patterns -- Justification of formal procedures -- Fundamental psychometric status of neuropsychological batteries -- Justification of neuropsychological batteries -- Accuracy of formal neuropsychological methods -- Application to forensics -- Admissibility of neuropsychological expert testimony under the Daubert and Frye evidentiary standards -- Usefulness of a validated neuropsychological test battery is scientifically supporting and communicating forensic evaluation results -- Formal neuropsychological methods -- In defense of the Halstead-Reitan Battery: a critique of Lezak's review -- In defense of the Halstead-Reitan Battery: revisited -- Norming subjects for the Halstead-Reitan Battery -- Major Halstead-Reitan Battern norm sets.
  • Sensory perception 2012, Springer
    "Sensory perception : mind and matter aims at a deeper understanding of the many facets of sensory perception and their relations to brain function and cognition. It is an attempt to promote the interdisciplinary discourse between the neurosciences and psychology, which speaks the language of cognitive experiences, and philosophy, which has been thinking about the meaning and origin of consciousness since its beginning. Leading experts contribute to such a discourse by informing the reader about exciting modern developments, both technical and conceptual, and by pointing to the big gaps still to be bridged. The various chapters provide access to scientific research on sensory perception and the mind from a broad perspective, covering a large spectrum of topics which range from the molecular mechanisms at work in sensory cells to the study of the unconscious and to neurophilosophy"--Publisher.
  • Serotonin and anxiety 2012, Springer
  • Sex differences 2000, ScienceDirect
  • Sexuality and aging 2012, Springer
  • Small group research 2012, Springer
  • "The study of mathematical cognition and the ways in which the ideas of space, time and number are encoded in brain circuitry has become a fundamental issue for neuroscience. How such encoding differs across cultures and educational level is of further interest in education and neuropsychology. This rapidly expanding field of research is overdue for an interdisciplinary volume such as this, which deals with the neurological and psychological foundations of human numeric capacity. A uniquely integrative work, this volume provides a much needed compilation of primary source material to researchers from basic neuroscience, psychology, developmental science, neuroimaging, neuropsychology and theoretical biology."--Publisher's description.
  • The spiritual foundation: awareness and context for people's lives today / Peter Gilbert -- Values-based practice: help and healing within a shared theology of diversity / Bill (K.W.M.) Fulford and Kim Woodbridge -- Spirituality and mental health across cultures / Suman Fernando -- Loss and grief: spiritual aspects / Neil Thompson -- Through a glass darkly: looking for my own reflection / Sarah Carr -- A journey - with faith: complex travels with Islam through the mental health system / Mariyam Maule ... [et al.] -- Connecting past and present: a survivor reflects on spirituality and mental health / Vicky Nicholls -- Who am I?: the search for spirituality in dementia: a family carer's perspective / Barbara Pointon -- A chaplain's own story / Paul Chapple -- Keep up your spirits: run for your life! a view of running as a spiritual experience / Peter Gilbert -- Spiritual assessment: narratives and responses / Wendy Edwards and Peter Gilbert -- Spirituality and psychiatry: crossing the divide / Andrew Powell -- Spiritual competence: mental health and palliative care / Cameron Langlands, David Mitchell and Tom Gordon.Working with Qi (Chi) to help with mental health problems / Nigel Mills -- Spiritual practice day by day - conversations with those who know / Mary Ellen Coyte -- How different religious organizations can work constructively together / Azim Kidwai and Ali Jan Haider -- Organizational health: engaging the heart of the organization / Sarajane Aris and Peter Gilbert -- A plea for broad understanding: why mental health practitioners need to understand spiritual matters / Christopher MacKenna -- Promoting spiritual well-being in the workplace - training and support for staff / Frances Basset and Thurstine Basset -- Awakening the heart and soul: reflections from therapy / Brian Thorne -- Mental health care: the ultimate context for spiritual and pastoral formation / Julia Head and Mark Sutherland -- Researching spirituality and mental health - a perspective from the research / John Swinton -- Researching the soul: the Somerset Spirituality Project / John Foskett and Anne Roberts -- Concluding thoughts / Mary Ellen Coyte, Peter Gilbert and Vicky Nicholls.
  • v. 1. Pre-analytic publications and unpublished drafts -- v. 2. Studies on hysteria -- v. 3. Early analytic publications -- v. 4. The interpretation of dreams (1) -- v. 5. The interpretation of dreams (II) -- v. 6. The psychopathology of everyday life -- v. 7. A case of hysteria, Three essays on sexuality, and other works -- v. 8. Jokes and their relation to the unconscious -- v. 9. Jensen's G̀radiva' and other works -- v. 10. The cases of L̀ittle Hans' and the R̀at Man' -- v. 11. Five lectures on psycho-analysis, Leonardo and other works -- v. 12. Case history of Schreber, Papers on technique, and other works -- v. 13. Totem and taboo and other works -- v. 14. A history of the psycho-analytic movement, Papers on metapsychology, and other works -- v.15. Introductory lectures on psycho-analysis (1) -- v. 16. Introductory lectures on psycho-analysis (II) -- v. 17. An infantile neurosis and other works -- v. 18. Beyond the pleasure principles, Group psychology, and other works -- v. 19. The ego and the Id and other works -- v. 20. An autobiographical study, Inhibitions, symptoms and anxiety, Lay analysis, and other works -- v. 21. The future of an illusion, Civlilization and its discontents, and other works -- v. 22. New introductory lectures and other works -- v. 23. Moses and monotheism, An outline of psycho-analysis and other works -- v. 24. Indexes, Bibliography, etc.
  • Stress 2008, Karger
    Neurobehavioral medicine and stress-related disorders / Dirk H. Hellhammer, Juliane Hellhammer -- Neuropattern : a step towards neurobehavioral medicine / Dirk H. Hellhammer, Juliane Hellhammer -- Principles of the crosstalk between brain and body : glandotropy, ergotropy, and trophotropy / Dirk H. Hellhammer -- Hypercortisolemic disorders / Petra Pütz -- Hypocortisolemic disorders / Eva Fries -- Noradrenergic and sympathetic disorders / Pascal O. Klingmann, Dirk H. Hellhammer -- Serotonergic and parasympathetic disorders / Dirk H. Hellhammer, Pascal O. Klingmann.
  • Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease, Stress and Adaptation -- Social Stress and Cardiovascular Disease in Primates -- Cardiovascular and Autonomic Responses to Stress -- Sympathetic Neural and Adrenal Medullary Mechanisms in Depression and Panic Disorder -- Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis and Cardiovascular Disease -- Haemostatic Effects of Stress -- Stress, Inflammation, and Coronary Heart Disease -- Brain Imaging of Stress and Cardiovascular Responses -- Psychological Triggers for Plaque Rupture -- Stress Cardiomyopathy -- Psychosocial Factors at Work: The Epidemiological Perspective -- Depression and Cardiovascular Disease Progression: Epidemiology, Mechanisms and Treatment -- Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Emerging Risk Factor and Mechanisms -- Sleep, Stress, and Heart Disease -- The Causal Role of Chronic Mental Stress in the Pathogenesis of Essential Hypertension -- Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes -- Stress Management and Behavior: From Cardiac Patient to Worksite Intervention -- Exercise to Reduce Distress and Improve Cardiac Function: Moving on and Finding the Pace -- The Psychological Treatment of Cardiac Patients -- Integrating the Management of Psychosocial and Behavior Risk Factors into Clinical Medical Practice -- Concluding Remarks.
  • Stress and orality 2014, Springer
    Are oral disorders only an issue for dentists? The answer is no. If your patients complain of pain and/or discomfort, if some are diagnosed as suffering from migraines, fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue, and if classical therapies have remained ineffective, this book could help in your daily practice. When it comes to the complex pathology called Temporo-Mandibular Disorders (TMD) most specialists favour a multidisciplinary approach and treatment of socio-psycho-emotional factors as well as dental, lingual or postural disorders. Yet little is known - from a clinical point of view - about a tricky oral spastic habit called severe teeth clenching. In view of the lack of clinical findings from classical investigations on the subject, it could be considered as the hidden part of an oral parafunctional iceberg. Neuroscience has been able to shed some light on the multiple connections between trigeminal and non-trigeminal nervous centres, which confirms the significant involvement of the stomatognathic system and trigeminal nerves (V) in both oral as well as non-oral major functions such as eating, breathing, speaking, hearing, and standing and also confirms the extensive participation of the paired Vs in the human adaptation process. Too many physicians are still reluctant to admit the pathological responsibilities of the Vs. Therefore their role remains largely underestimated by clinicians. Stress conditions in introverted people cause a parafunctional habit (i.e. severe clenching), which in turn produces trigeminal overstimulation and nociception. Through a process of sensitization this can perturb some non-trigeminal nervous areas, such as the vestibular nuclei and cerebellum (involved in equilibrium). Would you then be willing to accept the possibility that a stressed and introverted patient who clenches hard, durably or frequently may end up suffering from dizziness? If not, this book is not for you. But if you accept the scientific data and clinical facts this book will offer a concrete therapeutic protocol: the Relaxing and Moderating Treatment (RMT), which can greatly help you to familiarize yourself with and neutralize this little known deleterious spastic oral parafunction and its many disconcerting pain-causing and dysfunctional clinical effects. Prepare to be amazed by the results, just as we were!
  • Stress proof the heart 2012, Springer
    pt. 1. Psychological challenges of heart disease -- pt. 2. Psychological interventions for cardiac patients.
  • Defines the functional neuroanatomy of cortical-subcortical circuitries and establishes that since structure is related to function, what the basal ganglia and cerebellum do for movement they also do for cognition and emotion. This book also examines neuropsychological assessment.
  • Systems of psychotherapy 2011, Springer
  • Part I. Perspectives on Thinking -- Problem Solving / Michael Öllinger and Vinod Goel -- Heuristic Bias, Conflict, and Rationality in Decision-Making / Wim De Neys -- Analogical Processes in Human Thinking and Learning / Dedre Gentner and Julie Colhoun -- A Gestalt Perspective on the Psychology of Thinking / Michael Wertheimer -- Thought and Reality: A Philosophical Conjecture About Some Fundamental Features of Human Thinking / Albrecht von Müller -- Part II. Components of Thinking -- Categorization and Object Shape / Markus Graf -- Comparison / Robert L. Goldstone, Sam Day, and Ji Y. Son -- Causal Thinking / Michael R. Waldmann -- Conditionals: Their Meaning and Their Use in Reasoning / Klaus Oberauer -- Thinking and Memory / Matthias Brand and Hans J. Markowitsch -- Perception and the Brain / Nikos Logothetis -- Part III. Onto- and Phylogenetic Considerations -- A Developmental Perspective on Modularity / Annette Karmiloff-Smith -- Theory of Mind / Beate Sodian and Susanne Kristen -- The Development of Metacognitive Competences / Wolfgang Schneider -- Understanding Apes to Understand Humans: The Case of Object-Object Relations / Josep Call -- Part IV. Language, Emotion, Culture -- Socializing Cognition / Anne Böckler, Günther Knoblich, and Natalie Sebanz -- Thinking and Language: A View from Cognitive Semio-Linguistics / Per Aage Brandt -- Thinking and Emotion: Affective Modulation of Cognitive Processing Modes / Annette Bolte and Thomas Goschke -- Cultural Differences in Thinking Styles / Shihui Han -- Part V. Modeling and Neurobiological Aspects -- Natural Selection in the Brain / Chrisantha Fernando and Eörs Szathmáry -- Value and Self-Referential Control: Necessary Ingredients for the Autonomous Development of Flexible Intelligence / Olaf Sporns and Edgar Körner -- Cortical Connectivity: The Infrastructure of Thoughts / Giorgio M. Innocenti -- Models as Tools to Aid Thinking / Helge Ritter.
  • This book takes a bold stand: all psychology should be culturally sensitive psychology, especially when studying religious phenomena. It explains that culture is not simply to be conceived of as a variable that possibly influences behavior. Rather, it stresses that cultural patterns of acting, thinking and experiencing are created, adopted and promulgated by a number of individuals jointly. As human subjectivity is different in different cultures, cultural psychology is not interested in comparatively investigating how experiences and behavior, attitudes and social relationships present themselves within different cultural conditions. By consequence, cultural psychology does not start from Western psychological constructs, testing for their presence in other cultures, but from human acts and activities in specific cultures, analyzing them in a hermeneutical way. Like cultural psychology, psychology of religion currently enjoys more and more interest and rapid growth. But the two fields have remained rather unconnected in the recent past. Psychological research on religion has been pursued from a number of perspectives, among which a cultural psychological one has not yet become prominent. As religions, however conceptualized, are cultural entities of major importance, cultural psychology seems a natural ally to research on religion. Containing a number of studies, both theoretical and empirical, this volume takes a step towards a rapprochement of cultural psychology and psychology of religion.
  • "Schizophrenia is often associated with an inadequate response to pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. How to treat patients who have an unsatisfactory response to anti-psychotics, including clozapine - which is unequivocally the most powerful antipsychotic medication for this recalcitrant population - remains a clinical conundrum. A range of adjunctive medications have been tried with mixed results; there has also been renewed interest in the role of neuromodulatory strategies, electroconvulsive therapy, and cognitive and vocational approaches. Perhaps a bright spot for the future lies in the evolution of pharmacogenetic approaches for individualized care. In this book, leading experts from Europe, Australia and the Americas provide a timely appraisal of treatments for the most severely ill schizophrenia patients. This clinically focused book is informed by the latest research on the neurobiology and treatment of schizophrenia. It is comprehensive in scope, covering current treatment options, various add-on approaches, and a range of psychosocial treatments. The contributors are respected experts who have combined their clinical experience with cutting-edge research to provide readers with authoritative information on fundamental aspects of clinical care for schizophrenia."--Publisher's website.
  • Introduction: In the Aftermath of the So-Called Memory Wars /Robert F. Belli --The Cognitive Neuroscience of True and False Memories /Marcia K. Johnson, Carol L. Raye, Karen J. Mitchell, and Elizabeth Ankudowich --Towards a Cognitive and Neurobiological Model of Motivated Forgetting /Michael C. Anderson and Ean Huddleston --Searching for Repressed Memory /Richard J. McNally --A Theoretical Framework for Understanding Recovered Memory Experiences /Chris R. Brewin --Cognitive Underpinnings of Recovered Memories of Childhood Abuse /Elke Geraerts --Motivated Forgetting and Misremembering: Perspectives from Betrayal Trauma Theory /Anne P. DePrince, Laura S. Brown, Ross R. Cheit, Jennifer J. Freyd, Steven N. Gold, Kathy Pezdek, and Kathryn Quina --Epilogue: Continuing Points of Contention on the Recovered Memory Debate /Robert F. Belli.
  • Welfare of cats 2005, Springer
    Cat behaviour : social organization, communication, and development / by Sharon L. Crowell-Davis -- The assessment of welfare / by Rachel A. Casey and John W.S. Bradshaw -- The human-cat relationship / by Penny L. Bernstein --Behaviour problems and welfare / by Sarah E. Heath -- Cat overpopulation in the United States / by Philip H. Kass -- The welfare of feral cats / by Margaret R. Slater -- Housing and welfare / by Irene Rochlitz -- Disease and welfare / by Kit Sturgess -- Nutrition and welfare / by Kit Sturgess and Karyl J. Hurley -- Breeding and welfare / by Andreas Steiger.
  • WISC-IV 2006, ScienceDirect
    WISC-IV interpretation in societal context -- The essentials and beyond -- Advanced interpretative issues with the WISC-IV full scale IQ and general ability index scores -- Advanced clinical interpretation of the WISC-IV index scores -- Essentials of WISC-IV integrated interpretation -- WISC-IV integrated: beyond the essentials -- Advanced WISC-IV and WISC-IV integrated interpretation in context with other measures -- Report writing: a child-centered approach.
  • The WISC-IV in the clinical assessment context / Aurelio Prifitera ... [et al.] -- Clinical interpretation of the WISC-IV FSIQ and GAI / Donald H. Saklofske ... [et al.] -- Interpreting the WISC-IV index scores / Lawrence G. Weiss, Donald H. Saklofske and Aurelio Prifitera -- The WISC-IV integrated / George McCloskey and Art Maerlender -- Integrated multilevel model for branching assessment, instructional assessment, and profile assessment / Virginia W. Berninger, Alnita Dunn, and Ted Alper -- Research-supported differential diagnosis of specific learning disabilities / Virginia W. Berninger and Louise O'Donnell -- Assessment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder with the WISC-IV / Vicki L. Schwean and Donald H. Saklofske -- Assessment of children who are gifted with the WISC-IV / Sara S. Sparrow, Steven I. Pfeiffer, and Tina M. Newman -- Assessment of mental retardation / Jean Spruill, Tom Oakland, and Patti Harrison -- Language disabilities / Elisabeth H. Wiig -- Hard-of-hearing and deaf clients : using the WISC-IV with children who are hard-of-hearing or deaf / Jeffrey P. Braden -- Cultural considerations in the use of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children--fourth edition (WISC-IV) / Josette G. Harris and Antolin M. Llorente -- The WISC-IV and neuropsychological assessment / Keith Owen Yeates and Jacobus Donders -- Assessment of test behaviors with the WISC-IV / Thomas Oakland, Joseph Glutting, and Marley W. Watkins.
  • Women over 50 2007, Springer
    Body image issues of women over 50 /Joan C. Chrisler --Women and sex at midlife : desire, dysfunction, and diversity /Maureen C. McHugh --Living longer, healthier lives /Susan D. Lonborg and Cheryl B. Travis --On the move : exercise, leisure activities, and midlife women /Ruth L. Hall --The well-being and quality of life of women over 50 : a gendered-age perspective /Varda Muhlbauer --Enjoying the returns : women's friendships after 50 /Suzanna M. Rose --Contemporary midlife grandparenthood /Liat Kulik --Women over 50 : caregiving issues /Rosalie J. Ackerman and Martha E. Banks --Work and retirement : challenges and opportunities for women over 50 /Judith A. Sugar --Empowerment : a prime time for women over 50 /Florence L. Denmark and Maria D. Klara.
  • Working memory and education 2006, ScienceDirect
    Psychologists have been trying to understand the factors that underpin children's success and failure in different education domains for many years. One psychological function that has been found to play an important role in educational achievement is working memory, the processes involved in the temporary maintenance and manipulation of information. This book provides the reader with an up-to-date review of the research that has identified how working memory relates to academic attainment in reading, reading comprehension, and arithmetic. It also looks at how children with difficulties relating to hearing impairment and attention deficits differ in terms of their working memory. Other chapters focus on how working memory is called upon in classroom settings, how working memory can be accessed, and approaches to remediation. The opening chapter of the book provides an account of working memory from the architect of the model that has dominated psychological theory for over two decades. This book is a valuable resource for psychogists, educators, and anyone seeking to understand more about the cognitive basis of education achievement in children.
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