Advances in Psychology Research. Volume 122


Alexandra M. Columbus (Editor)

Series: Advances in Psychology Research
BISAC: PSY030000

This book focuses on the latest developments in psychology research. Chapter One reviews the existing literature on executive dysfunction in psychopathy. Chapter Two studies the what, where, and when of consciousness and psychology research. Chapter Three discusses the latest developments in research on standards battles. Chapter Four focuses on using Batik as an innovative teaching technique in group therapy. Chapter Five creates a scale to measure gender microaggressions experienced by women. Chapter Six reviews the role of gender, status and attractiveness in social success. Chapter Seven discusses health locus of control and life perception in parents of children with Leukaemia. Chapter Eight provides academicians and clinicians alike with guiding principles and practices necessary to start-up, as well as sustain, new behavioral health care services for youth. Chapter Nine discusses the increase in crime among the youth in central Ghana. Chapter Ten examines the relationship between coaches and athletes to provide an understanding of the dynamic and the main elements of this interpersonal relationship.
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Executive Functions and Psychopathy: A Review
Ana Calzada-Reyes, Alfredo Alvarez-Amador, Mitchell Valdés-Sosa (Cuban Neuroscience Center, Havana, Cuba)

Chapter 2. The What, Where, and When of Consciousness and Psychology Research
Richard A. Sieb (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

Chapter 3. An Overview of Research on Standards Battles
Geerten van de Kaa (Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management, Delft University of Technology, Jaffalaan, Delft, The Netherlands)

Chapter 4. Batik as an Innovative Teaching Technique in Group Therapy
María Dolores López-Martínez and Sara Castellón-López (University of Murcia, Spain)

Chapter 5. Gender Microaggressions Scale (GMAS) for Women: Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analyses
Christina M, Capodilupo and Gina C. Torino (Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, and others)

Chapter 6. Social Success: The Role of Gender, Status, and Attractiveness
Chiara Rollero and Stefano Tartaglia (Faculty of Psychology, University eCampus, Italy, and others)

Chapter 7. Health Locus of Control in Parents of Children with Leukaemia
Marta Tremolada, Sabrina Bonichini, Livia Taverna, Giuseppe Basso, and Marta Pillon (Department of Developmental and Social Psychology, University of Padua, Italy, and others)

Chapter 8. Innovative Behavioral Health Services for Children: Ready-to-Use Economic and Business Knowledge for Professional Psychologists
Erica V Rozbruch, Cameron Mosley, Shweta Ghosh, and Robert D. Friedberg (Palo Alto University, Palo Alto, CA, USA)

Chapter 9. Increase in Crime Among Youths in the Central Region of Ghana
Patricia Mawusi Amos, Theresa Antwi and Benjamin Asunkey (University of Education, Winneba, Ghana)

Chapter 10. Coach-Athlete: Taking the Next Steps When the “Simplicities” of This Relationship Are Over
Garyfallos Anagnostou and Asterios Patsiaouras (Frederick University / School of Education, Cyprus, and others)


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