Advances in Psychology Research. Volume 152


Alexandra M. Columbus (Editor)

Series: Advances in Psychology Research
BISAC: PSY000000

This volume contains nine chapters that detail advances in psychology research. Chapter One discusses the use of template analysis (TA) in exploring the pos-traumatic growth among nurses following the COVID-19 pandemic. Chapter Two addresses mindfulness in parenting. Chapter Three describes Behaviorism and Cognitivism. Chapter Four aims to investigate university students’ perceptions about problem solving when interacting with different interlocutors. Chapter Five identifies the similarities between different approaches to psychoanalysis and person-centered psychotherapy. Chapter Six aims to introduce helicopter parenting behaviors in the light of current literature. Chapter Seven addresses the following question: What is the readability of written scripts used in physical activity research? Chapter Eight reviews the available literature on the Parenting Styles and Dimensions Questionnaire’s (PSDQ) convergence with other parenting measures, in an attempt to shed more light on its construct’s validity. Lastly, Chapter Nine discusses the cognitive manifestations of substance abuse.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Using Template Analysis to Explore Post-Traumatic Growth Among Nurses Following a Pandemic
Alexandra Thomas1, MSc, Joanne Lusher2, PhD and Richard Sale1, DCM
1Counselling Psychology, Regent’s University London, UK
2Provost’s Group, Regent’s University London, UK

Chapter 2. Mindfulness in Parenting
Sebahat Sevgi Uygur, PhD
Department of Guidance and Psychological Counseling, Dokuz Eylül University, Buca Faculty of Education, Izmir, Turkey

Chapter 3. Behaviourism, Cognitivism, and the Setting Conditions of History: Scientific Background in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Phil Reed
Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, UK

Chapter 4. Perceptions about Solving Academic Interpersonal Problems in Quota and Non-Quota University Students
Adriana Benevides Soares1, PhD, Maria Eduarda de Melo Jardim2, Marcia Cristina Monteiro3, PhD, Cesar Augusto Cobellas de Medeiros4, Luiza Vaz Vidal4, Maria Luzia Rocha da Silva4 and Rejane Ribeiro5
Department of Cognition and Development and the Graduate Program in Social Psychology at the State University of Rio de Janeiro and the Graduate Program in Psychology at the Salgado de Oliveira University, Rio de Janeiro and Niterói, Brazil
2PhD Student Graduate Program in Social Psychology at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
3Graduate Program in Social Psychology at the Salgado de Oliveira University, Niterói, Brazil
4Master’s Degree Student Graduate Program in Social Psychology at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
5Psychology Student Graduate Program in Social Psychology at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Chapter 5. Similarities Among Person-Centered Psychotherapy and Four Major Schools of Psychoanalysis
Kenneth R. Thomas1, DEd, David A, Rosenthal1, PhD, Kaiql Zhou2, PhD, CRC and Jeong Han Kim, PhD, CRC3
Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
2Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA
3School of Rehabilitation Services and Counseling, University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas, USA

Chapter 6. Hovering Parents: Reasons and Consequences of Helicopter Parenting
Esra Asici, PhD
Department of Educational Science, Izmir Democracy University, Izmir, Turkey

Chapter 7. A Readability Analysis of Experimental Vignettes Used to Communicate Physical Activity Information During Pregnancy: What Did We Learn?
Kyra E. Hollins1, Sabrina M. Buchanan2, Philip M. Wilson1, Diane E. Mack1 and Taniya S. Nagpal3
Behavioural Health Sciences Research Lab, Department of Kinesiology, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
2HALO Research Group, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario/Health Sciences, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
3Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Chapter 8. The Parenting Styles and Dimensions Questionnaire (PSDQ): A Brief Complementary Systematic Review of the Instrument’s Convergent Validity Against Other Parenting Measures
Yosi Yaffe
Department of Education, Tel-Hai Academic College, Qiryat Shemona, Israel

Chapter 9. Cognitive Manifestations of Substance Abuse
Zekeriya Temircan1, PhD
Department of Psychology, Kapadokya University, Ürgüp/Nevsehir, Türkey


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