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 […]
Explaining the molecular basis of age-related memory loss - From telephone numbers to foreign vocabulary, our brains hold a seemingly endless supply of information. However, as we are getting older, our ability to learn and remember new things declines.
Brain connectivity affects a child's impulsive behaviour - Researchers from the University of Murcia have studied the changes in the brain that are associated with impulsiveness, a personality trait that causes difficulties in inhibiting a response in the...
Epigenetic tie to neuropsychiatric disorders - Flawed dopamine signaling linked to mass alteration of gene activity in prefrontal cortexDysfunction in dopamine signaling profoundly changes the activity level of about 2,000 genes in the...
New clues about the source of racial health disparities - A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at USC and Loyola Marymount University (LMU) has found evidence that the persistent health disparities across race may, in part, be related to anxiety about...
Dog study 'indicates jealousy evolves to protect social relationships' - A new UCSD study on jealousy among dogs indicates the emotion may be hardwired in the brain, evolving to protect social relationships.
Asthma: just believing an odor is harmful 'could trigger airway inflammation' - For asthmatics, 'it's not just what you smell, but also what you think you smell.' Researchers found that just believing an odor is harmful can cause airway inflammation.
Schizophrenia's genetic 'skyline' rising - suspect common variants soar from 30 to 108 - The largest genomic dragnet of any psychiatric disorder to date has unmasked 108 chromosomal sites harboring inherited variations in the genetic code linked to schizophrenia, 83 of which had not been...
Slight decrease in brain volume associated with antipsychotic drugs - A study just published has confirmed a link between antipsychotic medication and a slight, but measureable, decrease in brain volume in patients with schizophrenia.
New discipline combining benefits of neuroscience and psychology treatments suggested by experts - When a patient talks with a psychological therapist, what changes occur in the patient's brain that relieve mental disorders?
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 […]