Advances in Psychology Research. Volume 107


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 the interpersonal functions of emotions; physical and social anhedonia traits; psychological predictors, neural mechanisms and clinical treatment options of anhedonia; a school-wide approach to preventing childhood anxiety; vitamins and minerals as alternative or complementary therapies in depression; self-assessed intelligence and self-reported personality; a critical engagement with social psychological contributions to modifying the health of people and the planet; psychomotor and dopaminergic bipolarity in unipolar depression: experimental findings, conceptual analysis and implications for treatment strategies; and developing an improved reporting system for human rights violations of persons with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities in South Africa. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


When Do Feelings Help Us? The Interpersonal Functions of Emotions
(Thomas P. Tibbett, Heather C. Lench, Texas A&M University)

Brief Assessment of Physical and Social Anhedonia Traits
(Eduardo Fonseca-Pedrero, Diane C. Gooding, Javier Ortuño-Sierra, Mercedes Paino, Martin Debbané, and José Muñiz, Department of Educational Sciences, University of La Rioja, La Rioja, Spain, and others)

Anhedonia: Psychological Predictors, Neural Mechanisms and Clinical Treatment Options
(Gago Velasco, B. and García-Blanco, A.C., La Fe University and Polytechnic Hospital, Valencia, Spain, and other)

A School-Wide Approach to Preventing Childhood Anxiety
(Lynn D. Miller, Ellen Shumka, Katia Jitlina, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Education, Vancouver, British Columbia)

Vitamins and Minerals as Alternative or Complementary Therapies in Depression
(Morgana Moretti, Luana M. Manosso, Ana Lúcia S. Rodrigues, Department of Biochemistry, Center of Biological Sciences, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil, and other)

Self-Assessed Intelligence and Self-Reported Personality
(Julie Aitken Schermer, Candice Rivest, David R. Cann, Management and Organizational Studies, Social Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, and others)

A Critical Engagement with Social Psychological Contributions to Modifying the Health of People and the Planet
(Jennifer M. Boldero and Geoffrey S. Binder, University of Melbourne, Australia)

Psychomotor and Dopaminergic Bipolarity in Unipolar Depression: Experimental Findings, Conceptual Analysis and Implications for Treatment Strategies
(Svetlozar Haralanov, Petya Terziivanova, Department of Psychiatry, Medical University, Sofia, First Psychiatric Clinic, University Hospital of Neurology and Psychiatry “St. Naum”, Sofia)

Developing an Improved Reporting System for Human Rights Violations of Persons with Psychosocial and Intellectual Disabilities in South Africa
(Charlene Sunkel, Leon De Beer, South African Federation for Mental Health, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Related Disorders Alliance, Movement for Global Mental Health, The Lancet Psychiatry, and other)


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