Advances in Psychology Research. Volume 99


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 processing of compatible versus incompatible information about self; psychology of hatred and violence; aggression in adolescence; factors influencing the intention to travel by car on a regular basis; self-control performance and individual differences in motivation; personality and self-control; the dimensional structure of the alcohol use disorders identification test; art therapy and how it can help detect the feelings of sick children; applications of memory to the real world; and moral thinking vs. moral acting or moral thinking and moral acting. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – A Review of the Evidence for Attachment Difficulties in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) (pp. 1-10)
Anastasia L. Jacobs and F. Richard Ferraro (University of North Dakota, North Dakota, USA)

Chapter 2 – Effect of Negative Affect on Processing of Compatible versus Incompatible Information about Self (pp. 11-46)
Farzaneh Pahlavan and Sébastien Metayer (Laboratoire de Psychologie Sociale: Menace & Société, Université Paris Descartes, Boulogne-Billancourt Cedex, France)

Chapter 3 – Psychology of Hatred and Violence: Definition, Explanatory Theories, Cognitive-Emotional Factors and Prevention Strategies (pp. 47-70)
Maite Garaigordobil (Department of Personality, Assessment, and Psychological Treatments, Faculty of Psychology, University of the Basque Country, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain)

Chapter 4 – Aggression in Adolescence: A Gender Perspective (pp. 71-92)
Estefanía Estévez, Amapola Povedano, Teresa I. Jiménez and Gonzalo Musitu (Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche, Alicante, Spain, and others)

Chapter 5 – Factors Influencing the Intention to Travel by Car on a Regular Basis (pp. 93-112)
Sonja E. Forward (Swedish Road and Transport Research Institute, Linköping, Sweden)

Chapter 6 – Self-Control Performance and Individual Differences in Motivation (pp. 113-130)
Peter Gröpel and Miguel Kazén (Technische Universität München, Germany, and others)

Chapter 7 – Personality and Self-Control: The Curious Case of Successful Weight Loss (pp. 131-142)
Michael O’Connell and Hammad Sheikh (School of Psychology, UCD, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland, and others)

Chapter 8 – The Dimensional Structure of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (pp. 143-148)
Peter Wennberg, Håkan Källmén and Ludwig Kraus (Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden)

Chapter 9 – Art Therapy Can Help Detect the Feelings of Sick Children (pp. 149-154)
Luisa M. Massimo (Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, G. Gaslini Scientific Children’s Hospital, Genova, Italy)

Chapter 10 – Applications of Memory to the Real World: What Emotions and Stress Have Taught Us about the Nature of Memory in Everyday Experiences (pp. 149-192)
Lening A. Olivera-Figueroa, Marie France Marin and Sonia J. Lupien (Centre for Studies on Human Stress, Fernand Seguin Research Centre, Louis-H. Lafontaine Hospital, Montréal, Québec, and others)

Chapter 11 – Moral Thinking vs. Moral Acting or Moral Thinking and Moral Acting (pp. 193-220)
Mladen Pecujlija (Faculty of Technical Sciences, Novi Sad, Serbia)


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