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Transgender children's gender identity is 'consistent and deeply held' - Researchers conclude new study should serve as “further evidence that transgender children do indeed exist and that this identity is a deeply held one.”
The potential benefits of synaesthesia - Can synaesthesia have cognitive benefits and can it be taught? Those are the questions asked by Jack Dutton in an article published in The Psychologist.
Findings of a new study point to emotional consequences for women who are objectified for their physical appearance - A new analysis is being called the first of its kind to examine visual attention and gender in social groups, and how those observations can influence the behavior of who's getting the looks.
Communication is key when dealing with aging parents - Headstrong elderly parents and their adult children may be able to find common ground with proper intervention, according to researchers in human development.
Children feel most positively about mothers who respect their autonomy - Research shows that the quality of mother-child relationships greatly influences children's development socially, emotionally and academically.
Beneficial effects of surgery for epilepsy are sustained for more than 15 years - Brain surgery for otherwise hard-to-treat epilepsy is effective for up to 15 years, according to a new survey by Henry Ford Hospital physicians.
Communication is key to Emergency Department success, new study says - The high-risk, rapidly changing nature of hospital Emergency Departments creates an environment where stress levels and staff burnout rates are high, but researchers at St.
Cancer fear and discomforting thoughts impact colorectal cancer screening uptake - Men and women who worry about cancer are more likely to want to get screened for colon cancer, but feeling uncomfortable at the thought of cancer makes them less likely to actually go for the test...
No direct link found between rising inequality and reduced trust - Does rising economic inequality causes trust to fall in society and thus endanger social cohesion? Recent academic research appears to support this notion.
MRIs link impaired brain activity to inability to regulate emotions in autism - UNC researchers find that the bigger the differences in brain activity related to emotion regulation, the more severe the autismMRI data composite: the yellow indicates the prefrontal cortex...

April 26, 2006

Political Psychology: The Bush Bubble Myth

Filed under: North America,Political Psychology — Admin @ 10:51 am

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 […]

Death Pumps Up Aggressive Thoughts

Filed under: Asia,Psychology of Terrorism and Disaster — Admin @ 10:48 am

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

Mental Health Counseling

Filed under: Clinical Psychology,Japan,North America,World Psychology — Admin @ 12:31 pm

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 […]

Mental Health Counseling:

Filed under: Clinical Psychology,Japan — Admin @ 12:29 pm

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 […]

Counseling Psychotherapy and Support in Tokyo and Japan

Filed under: Career and Employment,Education,News by Region — Admin @ 12:28 pm

Created to provide all people living in the Tokyo community, throughout Japan and around the world with free information on qualified counseling psychotherapy in Tokyo and Japan, mental health resources in Tokyo and Japan, online self-help and social support groups, telephone help line and other useful web sites. Also providing a forum to express feelings […]

What is Clinical Psychology?

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 […]

Private Practice Database

Filed under: Career and Employment,Education,Jobs Posting,North America — Admin @ 12:24 pm

Welcome to CAPS’ Private Practice Database. Please use this resource to search for private mental health care providers in the communities surrounding Penn State campuses. More…

Self-Help Resources – Anxiety

The pressures of academic deadlines, worry about grades, juggling relationships and part time jobs can keep you “on your toes”. Throw in angst about figuring out who you are and where you’re heading in life and it’s a lot to deal with. A certain amount of anxiety can be expected for most students. For this […]

University of Otago

Filed under: Clinical Psychology,Education — Admin @ 12:20 pm

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 […]

Timothy Trull’s CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

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 […]

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