Advances in Psychology Research. Volume 109


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 observed score versus Rasch score analysis of efficacy data; interpersonal orientation and online gaming behaviors; consumer purchase behavior of private labels brands in emerging markets; the role of health professionals in positive aging; impulsivity in youth; body experience as the core of body image development; impulsivity in patients with borderline personality disorder; predicting psychological maladjustment by self-esteem and self-concept clarity; psychological health in elderly hospitalized patients with and without the STOPP-START criteria of inappropriate prescription; potential logarithmic relationships governing living systems and the perceptions of stimuli; how experience and information influence the choice behavior; and the recent psychological responses to Ebola. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Observed Score versus Rasch Score Analysis of Efficacy Data: A Case Study Comparison
(Lisa J. Lynn and Kimberly A. Lawless, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA)

Interpersonal Orientation and Online Gaming Behaviors
(Chelsea M. Hughes, Everett L. Worthington, Jr., Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, USA)

Consumer Purchase Behavior of Private Labels Brands in Emerging Markets: A Theoretical Framework
(Mbaye Fall Diallo, PhD in Management Science, Assistant professor at University of Lille 2 & member of LSMRC lab, Roubaix Cedax, France)

The Role of Health Professionals in Positive Aging: Translating Positive Views of Aging into Practice
(Catrinel Craciun, Uwe Flick, Free University Berlin, Berlin, Germany, and others)

Going Limbic: Impulsivity in Youth
(Sandra Trafalis, Maxwell J. Berlyant, Laura Brehm, Szimonetta Mulati, Judy Feezer, Robert D. Friedberg, Center for the Study and Treatment of Anxious Youth at Palo Alto University, Brazil)

Body Experience as the Core of Body Image Development
(Angela Nogueira Neves, Physical Education College of Brazilian Army, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Impulsivity in Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder
(Gabriela Cristina da Silva Ferreira and Flávia de Lima Osório, Department of Neuroscience and Behavior at the Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, Brazil)

Predicting Psychological Maladjustment by Self-Esteem and Self-Concept Clarity
(Joseph Wu, Hoi Yan Cheung, Jun Tao, Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, and others)

Psychological Health in Elderly Hospitalized Patients with and without the STOPP-START Criteria of Inappropriate Medication Prescription
(Ana Fajreldines, Belen Mesurado, Austral University Hospital – Argentina, and other)

Potential Logarithmic Relationships Governing Living Systems and the Perceptions of Stimuli
(Jitsuki Sawamura, Shigeru Morishita and Jun Ishigooka, Department of Psychiatry, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan, and other)

How Experience and Information Influence Choice Behavior: A Pilot fMRI Study of the Iowa Gambling Task
(Ching-Hung Lin, Yao-Chu Chiu, Chou-Ming Cheng, Tzu-Chen Yeh, Jen-Chuen Hsieh, Laboratory of Integrated Brain Research, Department of Medical Research & Education, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, and others)
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Psychological Response to Ebola
(Kishore Kumar Das, Surgical Specialist, Ban Med, UNMIL Liberia)


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