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This international rapid-publication journal, sponsored by the Society of Biological Psychiatry, covers the whole range of psychiatric neuroscience. Both basic and clinical contributions are encouraged from all disciplines and research areas relevant to the pathophysiology and treatment of major neuropsychiatric disorders.
The Cognitive Science Society, Inc. brings together researchers from many fields who hold a common goal: understanding the nature of the human mind. The Society promotes scientific interchange among researchers in disciplines comprising the field of Cognitive Science, including Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics, Anthropology, Psychology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and Education.
Pseudoscientists frequently take advantage of this inability of people to understand the nature of coincidence. Thus coincidences that are hardly remarkable are passed off as "miracles" that can only be explained by ESP, intervention by benevolent Space Brothers or guardian angels, etc. The failure to understand the odds is particularly noticeable when one hears about feats of alleged psychics, fortunetellers, astrologers, and others who claim to foresee future events.
A page of terms used in psychiatry with definitions.
A website for teachers of children with dyslexia. Covers teaching methods, recognizing dyslexia, assessment and recent research.
Website with extensive amount of information, research, resources and more on sexual offending and sexual abuse.
General Psychiatry for research and learning. In Portuguese.
This brochure gives descriptions of major depression, dysthymia, and bipolar disorder (manic depression). It lists symptoms, gives possible causes, tells how depression is diagnosed, and discusses available treatments.
"Numerical Recipes: The Art of Scientific Computing" is the title of a series of books developed by Numerical Recipes Software and published by Cambridge University Press. The complete Numerical Recipes books in C, Fortran 77, and Fortran 90 are available on-line, in both PostScript and Adobe Acrobat formats.
This section describes several common schemes for classifying drugs with psychoactive properties.
Preclinical methods use laboratory animals to study drug addiction. A number of experimental procedures are used at the ARU to study the biological basis of drug addiction in laboratory animals. Several of these procedures directly or indirectly measure the reinforcing effects of drug administration. Drug reinforcement refers to the ability of some drugs to motivate the individual to engage in behaviors leading to drug administration.
In Qualitative Inquiry in Psychotherapy, the authors survey the literature on qualitative research on the psychotherapeutic process. They begin by introducing the reader to qualitative research and they explore why such approaches to inquiry are uniquely suited to the study of psychotherapy. In this comprehensive review, they recount the use qualitative methods in psychotherapy including studies on communication, discourse analysis, and qualitative interviewing. The authors describe what these studies tell us about the practice of psychotherapy.