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Breakthrough in measuring how cancer support programs empower survivors - Cancer support services world-wide are, for the first time, able to measure the benefits of their programs in empowering patients to manage their illness, thanks to the work of Deakin University...
How our brains respond to the sight of food closely linked to blood sugar levels - Our brain's response to the sight of food appears to be driven more by how low our blood sugar level is at the moment than our upbringing or genetics, researchers said at the annual meeting of the...
Middle-aged adults with a history of problem drinking are more than twice as likely to suffer from severe memory impairment in later life - A study published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry indicates that middle-aged adults with a history of problem drinking are more than twice as likely to suffer from severe memory...
In healthy young men, striatal dopamine transporter binding correlates with body composition and visual attention bias for food cues - Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, describes...
Peers with strong language skills help preschoolers with special needs - The guiding philosophy for educating children with disabilities has been to integrate them as much as possible into a normal classroom environment, with the hope that peers' skills will help bring...
Transplant surgeons suffer from burnout - Despite saving thousands of lives yearly, nearly half of organ transplant surgeons report a low sense of personal accomplishment and 40% feel emotionally exhausted, according to a new national study...
Suppressing hunger could be key to reducing risk of overeating and obesity - The failure of some obese individuals to generate or detect adequate signals to stop eating has been frequently been reported in medical science.
"Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe" reveals gender differences in cognitive abilities - Improved living conditions and less gender-restricted educational opportunities reduce the cognitive disparities between men and women or improve the gap in favor of women, according to new research...
Mothers transfer fear to their babies through odors - In a rat study, researchers identified the specific brain area where fear transmission settles during early days of life, by showing how mothers transfer fears to babies via odors.
Sharing social information could lead to cultural stereotyping - Millenials are narcissistic, scientists are geeky, and men like sports - or so cultural stereotypes would have us believe.

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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