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5150: On Unethical Privacy  

Matthew E. Reynolds

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Jul 2015
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Oct 2014
5150: On Unethical Privacy is an autobiographical piece where Matthew Reynolds recounts the situation wherein he was involuntarily committed shortly before his 21st birthday. He describes ... More

Abnormal Psychology  

Paige H. Fisher, Susan Nolan, and Magdalena Galazyn

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Aug 2015
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Apr 2015
This chapter offers recommendations, evidence-based when possible, on teaching abnormal psychology in an effective and engaging manner. In the first section, we address issues related to ... More

Abnormalities of Event-Related Potential Components in Schizophrenia  

Brian F. O'Donnell, Dean F. Salisbury, Margaret A. Niznikiewicz, Colleen A. Brenner, and Jenifer L. Vohs

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Dec 2011
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Sep 2012
Schizophrenia is a disabling psychotic illness that has been associated with alterations in synaptic connectivity and neurotransmission. Since event-related potential (ERP) components are ... More

Absolute Pitch  

Psyche Loui

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Jan 2016
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Oct 2014
Absolute pitch (AP) is the ability to identify or categorize musical pitches accurately without an external reference. Although AP is generally thought to be rare, music psychology ... More

Abuse of Persons with Disabilities: Prevention and Reporting  

Angela Kuemmel

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Oct 2016
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Jun 2015
Abuse of people with disabilities is a substantial problem because of the particular physical, emotional, and sexual vulnerabilities that people with disabilities have, in addition to ... More

Academic Assessment  

Edward S. Shapiro, Jaime Benson, Nathan Clemens, and Karen L. Gischlar

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Feb 2011
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Nov 2012
The assessment of academic skills is an essential and critical component of the life of all schools. Like the assessment of other areas of functioning, assessment of academic skills needs ... More

Academic Interventions: What School Psychologists Need to Know for Their Assessment and Problem Solving Consultation Roles  

Virginia W. Berninger, Michel Fayol, and Nicole Alston–Abel

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Feb 2011
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Nov 2012
This chapter provides an overview of critical concepts about academic interventions that school psychologists can apply in their assessment (prevention and diagnosis) and problem solving ... More

Academic Program Reviews in Psychology: Challenges and Opportunities  

Maureen A. McCarthy, Dana S. Dunn, Jane S. Halonen, and Suzanne C. Baker

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Aug 2015
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Sep 2014
The authors provide a rationale for academic program reviews (APRs), highlighting their role in improving teaching, learning, and program quality in psychology departments. Following a ... More

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with Dementia Care-Givers  

María Oliva Márquez-González, Andrés Losada, and Rosa Romero-Moreno

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Oct 2014
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Jan 2015
Dementia caregiving is associated with negative physical and psychological health consequences. Multicomponent, behavioural, and psychotherapeutic interventions for reducing caregivers’ ... More

Acceptance and Mindfulness-Based Interventions  

Robert Zettle and Suzanne Gird

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Apr 2016
Acceptance and mindfulness-based interventions are part of the third generation of cognitive–behavioral therapies (Hayes, 2004). Among these approaches, acceptance and commitment therapy ... More

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