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  • Collusion in doctor-patient communication about imminent death

    Almost all patients with cancer want to know their diagnosis and most patients also want to be informed about the chance that they will be cured. This does not imply that these patients want to hear the really bad news about their condition. Many patients, when they fear that their prognosis is rather poor, do not ask for precise information and do not hear it if it is provided by the doctor. Our study started from the observation that, after their first course of chemotherapy virtually all patients with small cell lung cancer in a university hospital programme showed a "false optimism" about their recovery, in the sense that the patients' interpretations of their prognosis were considerably more optimistic than those of their doctors.

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  • Driving Behavior

    Articles and links to web pages about human behavior and its relationship to the driving task. Subjects include aggressive driving, speeding, and road rage.

    Added: November 30, 2000 Hits: 2374

  • Journal of Applied Sport Psychology

    The Journal of Applied Sport Psychology is a nonproprietary journal that is operated by the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology for the promotion of quality research in the field of applied sport psychology. The JASP is designed to advance thought, theory and research on applied aspects of sport psychology.

    Added: November 23, 2000 Hits: 1041

  • Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology

    The Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology (JSEP) publishes research articles by leading world scholars that explore the interactions between psychology and exercise and sport performance, editorials about contemporary issues in the field, abstracts of current research on sport and exercise psychology, and book reviews. JSEP is an official publication of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA).

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  • The Medical Basis of Stress, Depression, Anxiety, Sleep Problems, and Drug Use

    Complete, free, illustrated, web book containing the latest medical information on Stress, Depression, Anxiety and Drug Abuse, written in a fun, easy to read format.

    Added: November 23, 2000 Hits: 1256

  • Nonverbal Behavior/Nonverbal Communication Links

    Collection of links to nonverbal behavior sites: Books, abstracts, papers, researchers, research labs, etc. Useful for researchers, students, and anyone interested in the topic.

    Added: November 23, 2000 Hits: 1289

  • Cybersex and Infidelity Online: Implications for Evaluation and Treatment

    This paper examines how the ability to form romantic and sexual relationships over the Internet that can result in marital separation and possible divorce. The ACE Model (Anonymity, Convenience, Escape) of Cybersexual Addiction provides a workable framework to help explain the underlying cyber-cultural issues increasing the risk of virtual adultery.

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  • Guide to Beneficial Psychotherapy

    Therapies described here have been shown to be beneficial in scientific studies meeting several stringent criteria. Patients who participated in studies of the therapies described here had better results than patients who received no treatment, or they had outcomes that were at least equal to those of other patients who received an alternative therapy that has been shown in other studies to be beneficial. The therapies described here have been shown to be beneficial in more than one study conducted by more than one team of scientists.

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  • Cerebral Cortex

    Cerebral Cortex publishes papers on the development, organization, plasticity, and function of the cerebral cortex, including the hippocampus. Studies with clear relevance to the cerebral cortex, such as the thalamocortical relationship or cortico-subcortical interactions, are also included. The journal is multidisciplinary and covers the large variety of modern neurobiological and neuropsychological techniques, including anatomy, biochemistry, molecular neurobiology, electrophysiology, behavior, artificial intelligence, and theoretical modeling.

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  • Neuropharmacology

    Neuropharmacology publishes monthly articles of any length that fall within the discipline of neuroscience. Papers within the area of cellular and molecular neuroscience and/or that contain a significant neuropharmacological content are particularly encouraged. Papers will only be considered for publication providing they make an original and important contribution to the field of neuropharmacology.

    Added: November 13, 2000 Hits: 213

  • Educational Psychology Interactive

    An introduction to educational psychology at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

    Added: November 11, 2000 Hits: 2435

  • Chronicle of Higher Education: Career Network

    Psychology job listings from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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