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Computer sensing game identifies bullying behavior among players - A social computer game designed by researchers in computer science and educational psychology at the University of Illinois can identify bullies in elementary school classrooms and help scholars...
Serotonin's early role in the assembly of brain circuits - A lot of research has shown that poor regulation of the serotonin system, caused by certain genetic variations, can increase the risk of developing psychiatric illnesses such as autism, depression...
Counseling on genetic heart disease risk makes patients feel they have more control over their fate - Adults counseled on their genetic risk of coronary heart disease believe they have more control over their fate, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific...
The power of reward in learning and memory - A new study provides an illustration of the power that reward has over learning and memory.
Pregnancy and childbirth: why mental health care for parents is important - The importance of appropriate care and monitoring for parental mental health, as well as the impact of parental disorders on the child, is examined in a new series of articles.
Kidney function likely affected by perceived racial discrimination - Perceived racial discrimination may contribute to disparities related to kidney disease, according to a study presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia...
The same behaviors that ruin credit may ruin health too - A credit score doesn't just reduce a person's entire financial history down to a single number and somehow predict their credit-worthiness.
Risk of first-time cardiovascular disease may be increased by vital exhaustion - Fatigue, increased irritability and feeling demoralized -- a combination known as vital exhaustion -- may raise the risk of first-time cardiovascular disease in otherwise healthy men and women...
Most people would rather harm themselves than others for profit - A UCL-led experiment on 80 pairs of adults found that people were willing to sacrifice on average twice as much money to spare a stranger pain than to spare themselves, despite the decision being...
People more likely to lie and cheat when disgusted whereas cleanliness promotes ethical behavior - While feelings of disgust can increase behaviors like lying and cheating, cleanliness can help people return to ethical behavior, according to a recent study by marketing experts at Rice University...

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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