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Age Stereotypes and Workplace Age Discrimination: A Framework for Future Research  

Richard A. Posthuma, María Fernanda Wagstaff, and Michael A. Campion

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This chapter analyzes the current state of research on the topic of age stereotypes and age discrimination in the workplace. Recognizing the growing importance of age stereotyping research ... More

Age-Based Laws, Rules, and Regulations in the United States  

Arthur Gutman

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
Statutory, judicial, and regulatory law in the United States serves as a model for other countries as regards workplace discrimination based on race, ethnicity, gender, disability, and ... More

Anticipating Ethical and Legal Challenges in Personality Assessments  

Irving B. Weiner

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Jul 2009
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Sep 2012
Despite their best intentions, practitioners of personality assessment sometimes painfully discover they have paid insufficient attention to what they should or should not have done. This ... More

Assessing Acute Risk of Violence in Military Veterans  

Eric B. Elbogen and Robert Graziano

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Oct 2016
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May 2015
Research has shown aggression toward others is a problem in a subset of military veterans. Predicting this kind of aggression would be immensily helpful in clinical settings. To our ... More

Assessment of Feigned Psychological Symptoms  

David T. R. Berry, Myriam J. Sollman, Lindsey J. Schipper, Jessica A. Clark, and Anne L. Shandera

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Jul 2009
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Sep 2012
Feigned-symptom reports have become of increasing interest in recent years, in part because the results of psychological evaluations are more widely accepted in legal proceedings. This ... More

Assessment of Treatment Resistance via Questionnaire  

Julia N. Perry

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Jul 2009
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Sep 2012
This article explores how evaluating trait-like resistance with objective personality-assessment instruments can assist therapists in better anticipating, understanding, and responding to ... More

Boredom: as Metaphor for Iraq  

Morten G. Ender

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Feb 2012
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Sep 2012
This chapter explores the meaning of the film Groundhog Day relative to social-psychological elements of boredom. The chapter presents the popular film Groundhog Day featuring actor Bill ... More

Child Witnesses and Imagination: Lying, Hypothetical Reasoning, and Referential Ambiguity  

Thomas D. Lyon

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Apr 2013
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Aug 2013
This chapter reviews the ways in which children's sometimes limited imaginative abilities hampers their performance as witnesses in court. Children's resistance to unpleasant hypotheticals ... More

Children as Victims: Preventing and Reporting Child Maltreatment and Abuse  

Cynthia Cupit Swenson and Sarah L. Logan

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Oct 2016
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Jan 2015
Child maltreatment is a significant global public health problem that impacts children’s health and mental health while young but also can follow them into adulthood, potentially carrying ... More

Correctional Environments  

Richard E. Wener

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Sep 2012
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Nov 2012
Correctional environments are unique as settings in which people are confined involuntarily, possibly for very long periods of time, and not for their own welfare. As such they can be very ... More

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