Advances in Psychology Research. Volume 101


Alexandra M. Columbus (Editor)

Series: Advances in Psychology Research
BISAC: PSY000000

This continuing series presents original research results on the leading edge of psychology. Each article has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial results across a broad spectrum. This book reviews research on serial killers who murder women; an examination of belief in myths of popular psychology among university students; a model of the use-it-or-lose-it theory; a comparison of children’s and teachers’ reports on predictive factors of depressive symptomology in school-age children; the implications for performance and health of emotional intelligence training; positive psychological viewpoints for successful leadership; the poetics of melancholy in Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood; and social anxiety and hyperhidrosis.
(Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Serial Killers Who Murder Women (pp. 1-8)
John H. White,, David Lester, and John F. Gunn III (The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, NJ, US)

Chapter 2 – Are the Scope and Nature of Psychology Properly Understood? An Examination of Belief in Myths of Popular Psychology among University Students (pp. 9-32)
Viren Swami, Ulrich S. Tran, Lisa Thorn, Ingo W. Nader, Laura von Nordheim, Jakob Pietschnig, Stefan Stieger, Deborah Husbands and Martin Voracek (Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK, and others)

Chapter 3 – From the Cradle to the Grave: A Model of the Use-It-or-Lose-It Theory (pp. 33-54)
Nicholas M. Almond (Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, UK)

Chapter 4 – Predictive Factors of Depressive Symptomatology in School-Age Children: Comparison of Children‘s and Teachers‘ Reports (pp. 55-74)
Elena Bernaras, Joana Jaureguizar, Marian Soroa and Maite Garaigordobil (University College of Teacher Training of San Sebastian, University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain, and others)

Chapter 5 – Emotional Intelligence Training: Implications for Performance and Health (pp. 75-92)
Mickaël Campo, Sylvain Laborde and Sophie Weckemann (CETAPS, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Rouen, France, and others)

Chapter 6 – Positive Psychological Viewpoints to Successful Leadership (pp. 93-104)
Satu Uusiautti and Kaarina Määttä (University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland)

Chapter 7 – The Poetics of Melancholy in Djuna Barnes‘s Nightwood (pp. 105-112)
Aristi Trendel (Université du Maine)

Chapter 8 – Social Anxiety and Hyperhidrosis: The Same Old Thing under a Different Cloak? (pp. 113-128)
Iulian Iancu and Elad Nahaloni (Yavne Mental Health Clinic, Beer Yaakov-Ness Ziona Mental Health Center and the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, and others)


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