Advances in Psychology Research. Volume 102


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 behavior modification for the obese person with depression; mental health and therapy in contemporary china; intensive behavioral therapy for the treatment of obesity; a post-Jungian personality theory; Kolb’s experiential learning theory revisited; impulsivity and reactive aggressiveness; supporting students from divorced families; appraisals and control strategies for intrusive thoughts of failure, dirt, and aggression; exploration of the belief bias in transitive inference; and aggression and impulsivity in suicidal behavior. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Behavior Modification for the Obese Person with Depression: Is It Enough?
(Lucy F. Faulconbridge, Christina M. Hopkins, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA)

Mental Health and Therapy in Contemporary China: Psychopathology, Education and Approaches to Treatment
(H. Russell Searight, Professor of Psychology, Lake Superior State University, Sault Sainte Marie, MI, USA)

Intensive Behavioral Therapy for the Treatment of Obesity
(Elizabeth Pogge, Virginia Boomershine, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ, USA, and others)

A Post-Jungian Personality Theory
(Douglass J. Wilde, Stanford University)

Kolb’s Experiential Learning Theory Revisited
(Patrícia Albergaria Almeida, Research Centre Didactics and Technology in Teacher Training, University of Aveiro, Portugal)

Impulsivity and Reactive Aggressiveness: A Danger for Infants and Children
(Luisa M. Massimo, Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, G. Gaslini Scientific Children’s Hospital, Genoa, Italy)

Struggles in the Hong Kong School: Supporting Students from Divorced Families
(Bick har Lam, The Hong Kong Institute of Education)

Appraisals and Control Strategies for Intrusive Thoughts of Failure, Dirt, and Aggression
(Yoshinori Sugiura, Jun Sasaki, Tomoko Sugiura, Akemi Ito and Yoshihiko Tanno, Hiroshima University, and others)

Further Exploration of the Belief Bias in Transitive Inference
(Glenda Andrews, Gillian Hewitt-Stubbs, School of Applied Psychology, Behavioural Basis of Health Research Program, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Australia)

Revisiting Aggression and Impulsivity in Suicidal Behavior: A Comparison between Schizophrenia and Depression
(Ana Fresán, Ricardo Saracco, Emmanuel Sarmiento, Izabelén Garza-Gutiérrez, Rebeca Robles-García, Beatriz Camarena, Subdirección de Investigaciones Clínicas. Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría Ramón de la Fuente. Mexico City, Mexico, and others)


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