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  • British Journal of Social Psychology

    The British Journal of Social Psychology publishes original papers in all areas of social psychology. We encourage submissions addressing a variety of issues and employing a variety of approaches and methods, both quantitative and qualitative. Topics covered include attitudes, group processes, intergroup relations, self and identity, social recognition, social influence and social psychological aspects of affect and emotion, and of language and discourse.

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  • Current Research in Social Psychology (CRISP)

    Current Research in Social Psychology (CRISP) is a peer reviewed, electronic journal covering all aspects of social psychology. Publication is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Group Processes at the University of Iowa which provides free access to its contents.

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  • Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology

    Fostering interdisciplinary communication and scholarship among students and practitioners of social and clinical psychology, the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology incorporates reports of clinical and experimental social research, invited reviews, short discussions of controversial issues, book reviews, and thematic issues on critical topics. The journal covers a wide range of areas, including intimate relationships; attributions, beliefs, labels, and interactional patterns; social skills; stress and coping; and many more.

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  • Journal of Technology in Human Services

    The Journal of Technology in Human Services explores the uses and potentials of computer and related technologies in mental health, developmental disabilities, welfare, and other human services. It covers the full range of applications, including direct service technologies. It not only provides the necessary historical perspectives on the use of technology in the human service field, but it also presents articles providing technology literacy and state-of-the-art developments.

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  • Depression and the Birth and Death of Brain Cells

    Only a decade ago, most neuroscientists thought that neurogenesis (the production of new nerve cells) in human beings ended with adulthood. Now, however, it is clear that neurogenesis continues throughout life and may play an important role in adult brain function--including, as the authors propose, in the etiology of depression. Citing evidence that stress reduces neurogenesis and that the most effective antidepressive medications increase it, the authors suggest that the waning and waxing of neurogenesis in the hippocampus might trigger the precipitation of and recovery from episodes of clinical depression.

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  • Sick of It All

    It has long been understood that suggestion can be very powerful in both curing and causing illness, but historically the emphasis has been on the positive side. The negative side is called a nocebo. It shows up regularly in tests in which one group is given a real drug and another a fake drug as a control. For example, in one study of the antidepressant Prozac, 15 percent of the subjects claimed to have gotten headaches even though it turned out they were receiving a placebo.

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  • Anxiety Disorders Association of America

    The ADAA promotes the prevention and cure of anxiety disorders and works to improve the lives of all people who suffer from them. The association is made up of professionals who conduct research and treat anxiety disorders and individuals who have a personal or general interest in learning more about such disorders.

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  • Anxiety/Panic Attack Resource Site

    This site offers help to those who suffer from anxiety/panic attacks by offering information on medications, treatments, symptoms, and support.

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  • Applied Cognitive Psychology

    Applied Cognitive Psychology seeks to publish the best papers dealing with psychological analyses of memory, learning, thinking, problem solving, language, and consciousness as they occur in the real world. Applied Cognitive Psychology will publish papers on a wide variety of issues and from diverse theoretical perspectives. The journal focusses on studies of human performance and basic cognitive skills in everyday environments including, but not restricted to, studies of eyewitness memory, autobiographical memory, spatial cognition, skill training, expertise and skilled behaviour.

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  • Journal of Organizational Behavior

    The Journal of Organizational Behavior aims to report and review the growing research in the industrial/organizational psychology and organizational behavior fields throughout the world. The journal will focus on research and theory in all the topics associated with occupational/organizational behavior including motivation, work performance, equal opportunities at work, job design, career processes, occupational stress, quality of work life, job satisfaction, personnel selection, training, organizational change, research methodology in occupational/organizational behavior, employment, job analysis, behavioral aspects of industrial relations, managerial behavior, organizational structure and climate, leadership and power.

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  • Psychology in the Schools

    Psychology in the Schools is a bimonthly peer-reviewed journal devoted to research, opinion, and practice. The journal welcomes theoretical and applied manuscripts, focusing on the issues confronting school psychologists, teachers, counselors, administrators, and other personnel workers in schools and colleges, public and private organizations.

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  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

    The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is a professional medical organization comprised of child and adolescent psychiatrists trained to promote healthy development and to evaluate, diagnose, and treat children and adolescents and their families who are affected by disorders of feeling, thinking and behavior.

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