Advances in Psychology Research. Volume 98


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 improving the recognition and management of depression in epilepsy; a clinical contribution to the comprehension of the psychopathological effects of cochlear implants; cardiac autonomic regulation and its role in cardiovascular adverse outcomes in major depression; a review of the intentional monetary activities that maximize happiness, economic value and psychological needs; Lamotrigine treatment for the improvement of adolescent’s mood instability, impulsivity, aggression and suicidal attempts; assessing TLI (transmissible liability index) as a predictor of treatment for youth with substance use disorders; phosphoinositide signal transduction pathways and major depression; experimental studies of physical exercise to improve students sleep quality and mental health; ideal and acceptable body size in college fraternity men; and the psychobiological foundation of the theory of attitude. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Improving the Recognition and Management of Depression in Epilepsy
(Jeremy Rampling, South West London & St. George’s Mental Health NHS Trust, Springfield University Hospital, Tooting, London, UK)

A Clinical Contribution to the Comprehension of the Psychopathological Effects of Cochlear Implants
(C. Hoffmann, F. Gorog, A. Hachet, F. Pellion, J. Laborit, U. Renard, C. Quérel, F. Rengifo, Paris-Diderot University, Research Unite Lab, Paris, France, and others)

Cardiac Autonomic Regulation: A Role in the Cardiovascular Adverse Outcomes in Major Depression
(Ingrid Tonhajzerova, Daniela Mokra, Department of Physiology, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic)

Buying Happiness: Differential Consumption Experiences for Material and Experiential Purchases
(Ryan T. Howell, Darwin A. Guevarra, Department of Psychology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, USA)

Improvement of Child and Adolescent’s Mood Instability, Impulsivity, Aggression and Suicidal Attempts: Results of an Open Trial of Add-On Lamotrigine Strategy
(Daniel Serrani, Faculty of Psychology, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina)

Assessing TLI as a Predictor of Treatment Seeking for SUD among Youth Transitioning to Young Adulthood
(Jack R. Cornelius, Levent Kirisci, Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research (CEDAR), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, and others)

Phosphoinositide Signal Transduction Pathway and Major Depression
(Vincenza Rita Lo Vasco, Department of Sensitive Organs, Policlinico Umberto I, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University Sapienza, Rome, Italy)

Experimental Studies of Physical Exercises to Improve Students Sleep Quality and Mental Health
(Liang Li, Xiaowei Liu, Sport and Foreign Language Departments, Chengdu Sport University, Chengdu Sichuan, China)

Ideal and Acceptable Body Size in College Fraternity Men
(F. Richard Ferraro, Brianna Crawford, Natasha Adamson, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, USA)

Psychobiological Foundation of the Theory of Attitude
(Nugzar Aleksidze, Saint Andrew’s Georgian University of Patriarchate of Georgia)


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