Advances in Psychology Research. Volume 105


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 shines light on the darker aspects of personality; personality-informed psychosis interventions; overcoming biases against people with mental illness and offenders with mental illness; the comparisons of psychological well-being, suicidal ideation, using alcohol, and coping strategies between nursing students and business students in the United States; personality change and problem behavior; the concentric interactive psychotherapy group; cognitive flexibility, worry, and generalized anxiety disorder symptoms; relations among sadness, pain, social support and college students’ health; the responsiveness of negative cognitive content to an induced negative mood state in those with and without a previous history of depression; health and gender medicine from a psychosocial perspective; another perspective for discussing students’ understanding of mathematics; and stress among engineering students. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Shining Light on the Darker Aspects of Personality
(Andrew Holub, Virgil Zeigler-Hill, Ashton C. Southard, Demitrus Ewing, & Gillian McCabe, Oakland University)

Personality-Informed Psychosis Interventions: Using Personality Characteristics to Inform Psychosocial Interventions for Psychotic Disorders
(Emily K. Bell, Nicholas J.K. Breitborde, University of Arizona, Department of Psychiatry, and others)

Overcoming Biases Against People with Mental Illness and Offenders with Mental Illness
(Kelly Frailing, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Texas A&M International University)

The Comparisons of Psychological well-being, Suicidal Ideation, Using Alcohol, and Coping Strategies between Nursing Students and Business Students in the USA
(Pi-Ming, Cheng-Huei Chiao, Associate Professor, Department of Nursing and Allied Health, Missouri Western State University, St Joseph, MO, USA, and other)

Personality Change and Problem Behavior: A Positive Feedback Loop of Increasing Risk in Early Adolescence
(Elizabeth N. Riley, Heather A. Davis, Gregory T. Smith, University of Kentucky)

The Concentric Interactive Psychotherapy Group
(Marilyn Lanza, Nurse Researcher, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA, USA)

Cognitive Flexibility, Worry, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder Symptoms: Preliminary Results and Comparison Across Racial Groups
(Broderick A. Sawyer, & Kristalyn Salters-Pedneault, Center for Mental Health Disparities, University of Louisville, and other)

Brief Report: Relations Among Sadness, Pain, Social Support and College Students’ Health
(Oladunni Oluwoye, Laura A. Nabors, Health Promotion and Education Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA)

The Responsiveness of Negative Cognitive Content to an Induced Negative Mood State in those with and without a Previous History of Depression in a Student Sample
(Andrew E. P. Mitchell, Faculty of Health & Social Care, University of Chester, United Kingdom)

Health and Gender Medicine from a Psychosocial Perspective
(Norma De Piccoli, Chiara Rollero, Department of Psychology – University of Turin, Italy, and other)

Another Perspective for Discussing Students’ Understanding of Mathematics: Construction of Objects of Thought
(Kazuhiko Nunokawa, Joetsu University of Education, Japan)

Stress among Engineering Students: Who are Responsible
(Pavitra Bajpai, Anand Prakash, Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Department of Humanities, Shree Ramswaroop Memorial Group of Professional College, Tewariganj, Lucknow, India, and other)


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