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  • Bereavement in Childhood

    When death occurs, young children in particular may need the concrete experience of seeing the parent after death. Bereaved adults find it particularly difficult to help a child in this way, and the general practitioner could offer to accompany the child. Similarly, children benefit from attending the funeral but need some protection from the raw expressed grief that may be shown at that time.

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  • Triumphant Journey: A Cyberguide To Stop Overeating and Recover from Eating Disorders

    Reasonable diet and exercise programs, if followed consistently, help provide a person with health and strength. But when programs completely bypass such underlying issues of eating disorders, the programs are doomed to fail. The tragedy is that often the person doesn't know it was the program that failed. The person with the eating disorder, all ready racked with guilt and self-punishing thoughts, is certain that he or she was the failure. This guide provides specific exercises and techniques to help curb overeating.

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  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Conduct Disorder (CD) in Children and Adolescents

    ODD is a psychiatric disorder that is characterized by two different sets of problems. These are aggressiveness and a tendency to purposefully bother and irritate others. It is often the reason that people seek treatment. When ODD is present with ADHD, depression, tourette's, anxiety disorders, or other neuropsychiatric disorders, it makes life with that child far more difficult.

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  • Center for Advanced Multimedia Psychotherapy

    CAMP currently uses virtual reality exposure therapy in combination with physiological feedback to treat fear of flying, fear of driving, claustrophobia, agoraphobia, social phobia, and driving deficits. In addition, multimedia physiological systems are used to treat arachnophobia, physiological disorders, and stress-related disorders such as headache, hypertension, chronic pain, Raynaud's disease, TMJ disorder, and attention-deficit disorder. Biofeedback-assisted therapy is also used to treat other anxiety disorders including panic disorder, fear of public speaking, and other phobias. Pelvic muscle rehabilitation, in combination with patient education, are used to treat those with Urinary Incontinence.

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  • The Jigsaw Classroom: A Cooperative Learning Technique

    The jigsaw technique is a cooperative learning approach that reduces racial conflict among school children, promotes better learning, improves student motivation, and increases enjoyment of the learning experience.

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  • British Journal of Educational Psychology

    Publishes psychological research that makes a significant contribution to the understanding and practice of education; carries empirical and theoretical studies, case studies, action research, surveys, experimental studies, psychometric or methodological research.

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  • Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology

    Publishes empirical and conceptual papers which aim to increase understanding of people and organizations at work. Papers include: industrial, organizational, engineering, vocational and personnel psychology, as well as behavioural aspects of industrial relations, ergonomics, human factors and industrial sociology.

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  • Legal and Criminological Psychology

    Publishes original papers which advance professional and scientific knowledge in the field of legal and criminological psychology broadly defined. Topics include: role of expert witness, new legislation, management of offenders, crime prevention, victimology, mental health and the law, impact of the law on behaviour.

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  • British Journal of Clinical Psychology

    Publishes original contributions to scientific knowledge in clinical psychology. Topics reflect the broad role of clinical psychologists and include descriptive studies as well as studies of the aetiology, assessment and amelioration of disorders of all kinds, in all settings and amongst all age groups.

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  • AdvisorTeam

    Free personality testing with the Keirsey Temperament and Character Sorters. Advice and services for careers, jobs, relationships, education, finance, investments, etc, based on personality.

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  • British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology

    Publishes articles relating to any areas of psychology which have a greater mathematical or statistical or other formal aspect of their argument than is usually acceptable to other journals.

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  • British Journal of Health Psychology

    The scope of the Journal includes all areas of Health Psychology across the life span, ranging from experimental and clinical research on aetiology and the management of acute and chronic illness, responses to ill-health, screening and medical procedures, to research on health behaviour and psychological aspects of prevention.

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