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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 ...

Occupational Health Psychology

Irvin Sam Schonfeld

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Occupational Health PsychologyIntroductionOccupational health psychology (OHP) is a cross-disciplinary subspecialty within psychology. OHP derives fro...

Olfaction, Human

Leslie Cameron, Richard Doty

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2022-01-12

Human OlfactionIntroductionOlfaction, or sense of smell, is one of the many sensory/perceptual systems that humans use to process external stimuli. Hu...

Operant Conditioning

Jesse Dallery, Brantley Jarvis, Allison Kurti

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Operant ConditioningIntroductionThe study of operant conditioning represents a natural-science approach to understanding the causes of goal-directed b...

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-Lugo

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

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

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...

Parenting Styles

Michelle Givertz

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Parenting StylesIntroductionParenting styles reflect variations in the attitudes and practices of parents, and comprise discrete parenting behaviors. ...

Path Models

Rex B. Kline

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Path Models Introduction Path analysis belongs to the family of statistical techniques known as structural equation modeling (SEM). Path analy...

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...


Elyssa Twedt, Dennis R. Proffitt

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

PerceptionIntroductionPerception is the study of how sensory information is processed into perceptual experiences. In some cases, actions are guided b...

Perception, Person

Sheila Cunningham

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Person PerceptionIntroduction“Person perception” is an element of social psychology concerning how we process information about people. The term is so...

Performance Appraisal

Caitlin Sockbeson

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Performance AppraisalIntroductionPerformance appraisal, the process by which employees are evaluated for their performance at work, is ubiquitous in o...

Personality and Health

Dietlinde Heilmayr

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Personality and HealthIntroductionWhy do some people seem to contract the flu annually, suffer from chronic aches and pains, or die prematurely, while...

Personality Disorders

Edelyn Verona, Sean McKinley, M. Sima Finy

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Personality DisordersIntroductionPersonality disorders (PDs) are defined in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disor...

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 ...

Phenomenological Psychology

Darren Langdridge

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Phenomenological PsychologyIntroductionPhenomenological psychology refers to an approach to psychology that draws on phenomenological, existential, an...

Placebo Effects in Psychology

Elisa Frisaldi, Diletta Barbiani, Fabrizio Benedetti

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Placebo Effects in PsychologyIntroductionThe history of prescientific medicine is in fact the history of the placebo effect, as most, if not all, trea...

Play Behavior

Gordon M. Burghardt

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Play BehaviorIntroductionPlay behavior has fascinated people since ancient times, yet the scholarly and scientific study of play has remained elusive ...

Positive Psychological Capital (PsyCap)

Carolyn Youssef-Morgan, Cody Siewert, Fred Luthans

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Positive Psychological Capital (PsyCap)IntroductionPositive psychological capital (PsyCap) is an individual’s positive psychological state of developm...

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