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Obsessive-Complusive Disorder (OCD)

Jeannette M. Reid, Andrea M. Nave, Katherine B. Crowe, Dean McKay

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Introduction This article begins with a review of the diagnosis, symptom manifestations, and epidemiology ...

Operant Conditioning

Jesse Dallery, Brantley Jarvis, Allison Kurti

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Operant Conditioning Introduction The study of operant conditioning represents a natural-science approach to understanding the causes of goal-...

Optimism and Pessimism

Julie K. Norem

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Optimism and Pessimism Introduction In psychology, the most commonly used optimism/pessimism construct is dispositional optimism, which is the...

Organizational Justice

Deborah Rupp, Meghan Thornton

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Organizational Justice Introduction Organizational justice refers to employee perceptions of fairness in the workplace. These perceptions can b...

Parenting Stress

Kirby Deater-Deckard, Nan Chen, Shereen El Mallah

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Parenting Stress Introduction Parenting stress is a normal part of the parenting experience. It arises when parenting demands exceed the expec...

Peace Psychology

Daniel J. Christie, Noraini M. Noor

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Peace Psychology Introduction Since the inception of modern psychology, psychologists have distinguished between thoughts and actions. Similar...

Perception

Elyssa Twedt, Dennis R. Proffitt

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Perception Introduction Perception is the study of how sensory information is processed into perceptual experiences. In some cases, actions ar...

Perception, Person

Sheila Cunningham

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Person Perception Introduction “Person perception” is an element of social psychology concerning how we process information about people. The ...

Personality Disorders

Edelyn Verona, M. Sima Finy

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Personality Disorders Introduction Personality disorders (PDs) are defined in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Me...

Personality Psychology

Robert D. Latzman, Yuri Shishido

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Personality Psychology Introduction The title of “Godfather of Personality” may well be ascribed to Gordon Allport, who was the first to make ...

Positive Psychology

Acacia Parks, Thomas Ball

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Positive Psychology ...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Chris R. Brewin

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Introduction Severe reactions to experiences such as combat and railway accidents have been described si...

Prejudice and Stereotyping

Theresa Vescio, Kevin Weaver

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Prejudice and Stereotyping Introduction Prejudice and stereotyping are biases that work together to create and maintain social inequality. Pre...

Procrastination

Piers Steel, Katrin Klingsieck

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Procrastination Introduction Procrastination is a common form of self-regulatory failure with references to it throughout the historical recor...

Prosocial Behavior

Gilad Hirschberger, Uri Lifshin

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Prosocial Behavior Introduction The elaborate nature of human societies requires high levels of cooperation, and our social system benefits fr...

Psychophysics, Visual

Joshua A. Solomon

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Visual Psychophysics Introduction Paradigms for attacking the problem of how vision works continue to develop and mutate, and the boundary bet...

Race

Kira Hudson Banks, Richard Harvey

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Race Introduction Within psychology, race is generally accepted as a social construct that is shaped by power structures and prevailing norms;...

Reasoning, Counterfactual

Ruth M.J. Byrne

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Counterfactual Reasoning Introduction People often think about how things turned out and they imagine how they could have turned out different...

Rehabilitation Psychology

Dana S. Dunn

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Rehabilitation Psychology Introduction Rehabilitation psychology is a subfield of psychology dedicated to developing therapeutic interventions ...

Relationships

Benjamin Le, Lydia F. Emery

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Relationships ...

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