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Death by Design

Capital Punishment As a Social Psychological System

by Craig Haney

<p>How can otherwise normal, moral persons - as citizens, voters, and jurors - participate in a process that is designed to take the life of another? In DEATH BY DESIGN, research psychologist Craig Haney argues that capital punishment, and ...

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Death Education in the Writing Classroom

by Jeffrey Berman

<p>Death is often encountered in English courses—Hamlet’s death, celebrity death, death from the terrorist attacks on 9/11—but students rarely have the opportunity to write about their own experiences with death. In Death Education in the ...

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Deep Fried Nerves

by Ashok Bhattacharya

<p>Everything that works breaks and doctors work very hard from the moment they enter their training. Doctors are one of the most stressed of the professions, yet they are expected to be a model of health, wellness, and optimism. Burnout is the ...

ISBN: 1230001545708

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Dementia

A Global Approach

by Ennapadam S. Krishnamoorthy, Martin J. Prince & Jeffrey L. Cummings

<p>Growth in the incidence of dementia presents major challenges to global healthcare systems. As the burden of dementia in non-Western cultures grows, developing nations are expected to overtake developed nations in terms of dementia ...

ISBN: 9780511850837

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Dementia Care - The Adaptive Response

A Stress Reductionist Approach

by Paul T M Smith

<p>The process of dementia makes the experience of day-to-day living an acute challenge. This could be mediated with educated and timely inputs and the caring contract negotiated to preserve both dignity and quality of life. The premise of the ...

ISBN: 9781351699105

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Depersonalization

A New Look at a Neglected Syndrome

by Mauricio Sierra

<p>Depersonalization is a dissociative disorder, causing alteration in the perception or experience of the self and a detachment from reality. This is a fascinating and clinically relevant phenomenon neglected within psychiatry. Far from being a

ISBN: 9780511846991

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Depression

by Chris Irons

<p>It has been estimated that depression may affect 12-18% of people at some point during their lifetime. This accessible introduction covers the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of clinical depression, and is engaging reading for ...

ISBN: 9781137311382

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Depression and Attempted Suicide in Adolescents

by Alan Carr

It aims to provide the practitioner with a description of depression, an explanation of factors that contribute to mood disorders and guidance on their assessment and treatment in adolescence. In addition, it aims to provide a framework for the ...

ISBN: 9781405172134

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Depression in Primary Care

Evidence and Practice

by Simon Gilbody & Peter Bower

<p>Although depression is a major cause of illness and disability, the quality of care offered is often poor. Research evidence demonstrating how the quality of primary care can be improved is dispersed in different academic journals and written

ISBN: 9780511861581

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Depression: Understanding The Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment Options

by Evan Bradley

<p><strong>If You Are Suffering From Symptoms of Depression You Are Not Alone</strong></p> <p>Rates of depression have risen dramatically in the last 50 years. It is estimated that in the United States alone greater than 7% of the population ...

ISBN: 9781516388097

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Designing Positive Psychology

Taking Stock and Moving Forward

by Kennon M. Sheldon, Todd B. Kashdan & Michael F. Steger

<p>Positive psychology exploded into public consciousness 10 years ago and has continued to capture attention around the world ever since. The movement promised to study positive human nature, using only the most rigorous scientific tools and ...

ISBN: 9780190451875

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Destroying Sanctuary

The Crisis in Human Service Delivery Systems

by Sandra L. Bloom & Brian Farragher

<p>For the last thirty years, the nation's mental health and social service systems have been under relentless assault, with dramatically rising costs and the fragmentation of service delivery rendering them incapable of ensuring the safety, ...

ISBN: 9780199830848

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Detection of Malingering during Head Injury Litigation

by Cecil R. Reynolds

<p>Neuropsychologists and forensic psychologists have long lacked a systematic, scientific means of assessing head injury cases, of distinguishing those plaintiffs whose pain and suffering is real and deserves just compensation from those who ...

ISBN: 9781441974693

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Developing Clinicians of Character

A Christian Integrative Approach to Clinical Supervision

by Terri S. Watson

<p>Is there more to clinical supervision than our current theories and methods can provide? Whether we intend them to be or not, our mentoring practices are personally formative for supervisees and supervisors alike. Developing Clinicians of ...

ISBN: 9780830885282

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Developmental and Acquired Dyslexia

Neuropsychological and Neurolinguistic Perspectives

by C.K. Leong & R.M. Joshi

ISBN: 9789401712415

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Developmental Aspects in Learning to Write

by L. Tolchinsky

<p>Developmental Perspectives on Writing LILIANA TOLCHINSKY University of Barcelona, Spain The advent of the sixties is considered a crucial moment for the discovery of writing as an object worthy of intellectual inquiry (Havelock, 1986). A ...

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Developmental Assets and Asset-Building Communities

Implications for Research, Policy, and Practice

by Richard M. Lerner & Peter L. Benson

<p><strong>Developmental Assets and Asset-Building Communities</strong> examines the relationships of developmental assets to other approaches and bodies of work. It raises challenges about the asset-building approach and offers recommendations ...

ISBN: 9781461500919

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Developmental Cascades

Building the Infant Mind

by Lisa M. Oakes & David H. Rakison

<p>Children take their first steps, speak their first words, and learn to solve many new problems seemingly overnight. Yet, each change reflects previous developments in the child across a range of domains, and each change provides opportunities

ISBN: 9780190062941

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Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence

The Seattle Longitudinal Study

by K. Warner Schaie

<p>Adult cognitive development is one of the most important yet most neglected aspects in the study of human psychology. Although the development of cognition and intelligence during childhood and adolescence is of great interest to researchers,

ISBN: 9780199996148

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