Advances in Psychology Research. Volume 127


Alexandra M. Columbus (Editor)

Series: Advances in Psychology Research
BISAC: PSY030000

This book focuses on the latest developments in psychology research. Chapter One discusses current advances on cognitive rehabilitation in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Chapter Two examines the nature of clinical reasoning in terms of critical thinking. Chapter Three presents some theoretical directions in social psychology that have served as a basis for research into disability. Chapter Four reviews a challenging approach concerning the cognitive strategies used in problem solving situations by boys with and without intellectual disabilities using Markov chains. Chapter Five reviews the advances that have been made in research on callous-unemotional traits. Chapter Six analyzes gender risks in Developmental Coordination Disorder. Chapter Seven provides a complex trait-based approach to the understanding of narcissism. Chapter Eight contributes to a better understanding of the limits of an important group decision model. Chapter Nine highlights and discusses unique challenges to the implementation of advance directives, as well as other issues that may arise during the care of patients with terminal dementia. Chapter Ten provides the reader with a selective overview of the intervention options available in the literature within the last sixteen years for assessing and recovering post-coma persons in a vegetative state. Chapter Eleven concludes with a structural analyses of members’ relationships in a Selective Mutism family. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Cognitive Rehabilitation in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Current Advances
Elisa María Garrido Ardila, Esmeralda Leal Suárez, Juan Rodríguez Mansilla, María Jiménez Palomares, Silvia Teresa Torres Piles, and María Victoria González López-Arza (Department of Medical-Surgical Therapy, Nursing and Occupational Therapy Faculty and Medicine Faculty, Extremadura University, Spain)

Chapter 2. The Role of Critical Thinking in Clinical Reasoning
James A. Marcum (Department of Philosophy, Baylor University, Waco, TX, USA)

Chapter 3. Some Approaches in Social Psychology to Disability
Sandrine Gaymard (University of Angers, Laboratoire de Psychologie des Pays de la Loire (LPPL) EA 4638, Maison de la Recherche Germaine Tillion, France)

Chapter 4. A Challenging Approach Concerning the Cognitive Strategies Used in Problem Solving Situations by Boys with and without Intellectual Disabilities Using Markov Chains
Helen Tsakiridou and Anastasia Alevriadou (Department of Primary Education, University of Western Macedonia, Florina, Greece, and others)

Chapter 5. Advances in the Study of Callous-Unemotional Traits in Juveniles
Robert Eme (Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg Campus, IL, USA)

Chapter 6. Is Gender a Risk Factor for Developmental Coordination Disorder?
Paula Rodrigues, Rita Barros, Sónia Lopes, Mafalda Ribeiro, Ana Moreira, and Olga Vasconcelos (RECI – Research in Education and Community Intervention, Instituto Piaget, Portugal, and others)

Chapter 7. Narcissistic Entitlement Revised: A Complex Trait-Based Approach to the Understanding of Narcissism
Szabolcs Bandi and László Nagy (Institute of Psychology, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary)

Chapter 8. Understanding the Limits of an Important Group Decision Model
Nikifor Jeremic and Jason Scholz (Defense Science and Technology Group, Edinburgh, South Australia, Australia)

Chapter 9. Advanced Directives for Patients with Persistent Vegetative State and Dementia
Yuko Furuhashi and Shusuke Furuhashi (Health Care Centre, Shizuoka University, Shizuoka, Japan, and others)

Chapter 10. Intervention Options for Assessing and Recovering Post-Coma Persons in a Vegetative State
Fabrizio Stasolla, Viviana Perilli, Adele Boccasini, Alessandro O. Caffò, and Rita Damiani (Department of Neurosciences, University of Bari, Bari, Italy, and others)

Chapter 11. Structural Analyses of Members’ Relationships in a Selective Mutism Family: A Single Case Study
Compare Angelo, Zarbo Cristina, Brugnera Agostino, Patucelli Marco, Carrozzino Danilo, Fulcheri Mario, Marchettini Paolo, and Katharina Manassis (University of Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy, and others)


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