The latest trend in Bush Administration criticism is the reemergence of the Bush bubble myth. This myth, originating in the earliest stereotypes of Mr. Bush, views the president passing his days in a comfortable womb of like-minded people cut off from and uninterested in the world at large, going about his imperious ways with no […]
Development models put to the test: low birth weight children are particularly vulnerable to environmental influences - Low birth weight children are more vulnerable to environmental influences than infants born with normal weight.
Encouraging self-compassion for a positive body image - Women who accept and tolerate their imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their body mass index (BMI) and are better able to handle personal disappointments and setbacks in...
Emotion-expressive suppression effective in reducing negative emotion - A recent study based on a Chinese sample gives an answer to this question. The research shows that in Chinese culture, emotion-expressive suppression is not only able to dampen negative emotion...
Improved understanding of brain stimulation may improve treatment for neurological and psychiatric disorders - Over the past several decades, brain stimulation has become an increasingly important treatment option for a number of psychiatric and neurological conditions.
Survey reveals emotional exhaustion affects many cancer specialists - Across Europe, more than 70% of young cancer specialists are showing signs of burnout, the largest survey of its kind has revealed.
The association between empathy, neurohormones and aggression - Empathy is typically seen as eliciting warmth and compassion - a generally positive state that makes people do good things to others.
A guiding hand: dominant hand size appears to stay constant, providing natural 'ruler' - People tend to perceive their dominant hand as staying relatively the same size even when it's magnified, lending support to the idea that we use our hand as a constant perceptual "ruler" to measure...
The ideal age of sexual partners is different for men and women - New evolutionary psychology research shows gender differences in age preferences regarding sexual partners.
Will you have more long-term success if you meet someone online or offline? - The increasing popularity of social media, online dating sites, and mobile applications for meeting people and initiating relationships has made online dating an effective means of finding a future...
April 26, 2006
A study was conducted by Tom Pyszczynski, professor, Psychology, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Abdolhossein Abdollahi, professor, Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Zarand, Iran, Sheldon Solomon, professor, Psychology, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and Jeff Greenberg, professor, Psychology, University of Arizona, Tuscon. In this study both Iranian students and American students were questioned and were […]
March 11, 2006
Situations Facing People in Tokyo and Japan Do you find it is easier for Japanese to talk about their problems in English rather than Japanese? Yes, sometimes. This can be the case even with people of varying levels of fluency if they are given sufficient time to formulate what they want to express in their […]
Situations Facing People in Tokyo and Japan “I provide counseling to Japanese students who spend a semester abroad here. I was wondering if you have any information about the most common psychiatric or psychological problems facing young 18 – 20 year old women, in your experience”… Among the most common problems facing young women in […]
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Clinical psychology is the application of psychological theory and research to the alleviation of human problems in living. At one time, the term “mental illness” was used to describe the types of problems of interest to clinical psychologists, but this term no longer describes accurately the broad range of topics with which contemporary clinical psychologists […]
Welcome to CAPSâ€™ Private Practice Database. Please use this resource to search for private mental health care providers in the communities surrounding Penn State campuses. More…
The pressures of academic deadlines, worry about grades, juggling relationships and part time jobs can keep you â€œon your toesâ€. Throw in angst about figuring out who you are and where youâ€™re heading in life and itâ€™s a lot to deal with. A certain amount of anxiety can be expected for most students. For this […]
I am proud to introduce you to the University of Otago. As New Zealand’s first university, founded in 1869, Otago has earned an international reputation for the quality of its research and teaching. In 2006 Otago will have over 20,000 students enrolled and has a presence in each of the four main cities of New […]
In language your students will understand and enjoy reading, Timothy Trull’s CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY offers a concrete and well-rounded introduction to clinical psychology. A highly respected clinician and researcher, Dr. Trull examines the rigorous research training that clinicians receive, along with the empirically supported assessment methods and interventions that clinical psychologists must understand to be successful […]