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The Encyclopedia of Psychology
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  • The Sociology and Psychology of Terrorism

    The approach used in this study is twofold. First, the study examines the relevant literature and assesses the current knowledge of the subject. Second, the study seeks to develop psychological and sociological profiles of foreign terrorist individuals and selected groups to use as case studies in assessing trends, motivations, likely behavior, and actions that might deter such behavior, as well as reveal vulnerabilities that would aid in combating terrorist groups and individuals. (in pdf format)

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  • A Parent's Guide to Raising Great Kids

    35 articles on raising great kids: 2 sections: "21 questions successful parents ask themselves" and "distinguishing punishment from discipline/ parental power/parental authority".

    Added: May 16, 2002 Hits: 49953

  • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common disorder in children. This handout has been developed to educate parents regarding the causes, symptoms, and issues associated with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

    Added: May 14, 2002 Hits: 4290

  • The Chemical Imbalance in Mental Health Problems

    A variety of conditions and circumstances encountered in life can produce changes in our brain chemistry. These changes can then create mental health problems. We have known for years that chemical and substances in the body can become unregulated as in high blood pressure, high cholesterol, low/high blood sugar, etc. There is no stigma associated with using medications to return these body chemicals/substances back to their normal levels.

    Added: May 14, 2002 Hits: 536

  • Paradigm Online Writing Assistant

    Paradigm is an interactive, menu-driven, online writer's guide and handbook written in HTML and distributed freely over the WWW. Paradigm is intended to be useful for all writers, from inexperienced to advanced.

    Added: May 11, 2002 Hits: 799

  • American Board of Sport Psychology

    An American Psychological Association Approved Provider of Continuing Education for Psychologists. Review of Credentials, Board Certification, and Training and Certification programs in Sport Psychology.

    Added: May 9, 2002 Hits: 2034

  • Taste and Taste Disorders

    Taste belongs to our chemical sensing system, or the chemosenses. The complex process of tasting begins when tiny molecules released by the substances around us stimulate special cells in the nose, mouth, or throat. These special sensory cells transmit messages through nerves to the brain, where specific tastes are identified.

    Added: April 26, 2002 Hits: 2516

  • Mental Health Matters

    Information and Resources for mental health consumers, students and professionals.

    Added: March 31, 2002 Hits: 863

  • Misunderstood Minds

    This site is a companion to the PBS special Misunderstood Minds, and profiles a variety of learning problems and expert opinions. It is designed to give parents and teachers a better understanding of learning processes, insights into difficulties, and strategies for responding.

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  • Consensus Statement: Diagnosis and Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    The objective of this NIH Consensus Statement is to inform the biomedical research and clinical practice communities of the results of the NIH Consensus Development Conference on Diagnosis and Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The statement provides state-of-the-art information regarding effective treatments for ADHD and presents the conclusions and recommendations of the consensus panel regarding these issues.

    Added: March 24, 2002 Hits: 1040

  • Lying in the Laboratory

    Deception, as a research tool, is "objectively" considered from three perspectives. The major arguments found in psychology are summarized and the possibility of substituting role playing for deception is discussed. The paper also reviews the major philosophical positions and how they employ the use of deception.

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  • Human Services Career Network

    Human Services Career Network- www.HSCareers.com is a national employment website devoted solely to the Social Service/Human Service Professional. Job seekers can post and edit their resume, search for available job opportunities, and conduct field specific research. Human Service/Social Service employers can post and edit unlimited job opportunities, search a candidate database, and highlight their organization to thousands of job seekers nationwide.

    Added: March 13, 2002 Hits: 4653