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Actigraphy and Sleep/Wake Diaries  

Rosemary S.C. Horne and Sarah N. Biggs

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
Although polysomnography is the gold standard for recording sleep, the use of actigraphy in conjunction with a sleep diary is now common in the study of sleep/wake patterns in infants, ... More

Adolescents, Social Class, and Counseling  

Matthew A. Diemer and Brooke A. Seyffert

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
This chapter critically reviews the relations between social class and how youth resolve developmental tasks in the opportunity structure—school engagement, the postsecondary transition, and career ... More

Assessing Antisocial and Psychopathic Personalities  

Carl B. Gacono and J. Reid Meloy

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Jul 2009
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Sep 2012
Understanding that antisocial personality disorder and psychopathy are distinct but related constructs is crucial to clinical and forensic assessment of these patients. This article ... More

Assessment of Circadian Rhythms  

Stephanie J. Crowley

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
This chapter will focus on methods used to measure the endogenous circadian timing system in a pediatric population. To provide a basic understanding of the system that is being measured, ... More

Behavioral Sleep Medicine: Training, Credentialing, and the Role in Sleep Laboratories  

S. Justin Thomas, Kristin T. Avis, and Kenneth L. Lichstein

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
Behavioral sleep medicine (BSM) is defined by the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine (SBSM) as “the field of clinical practice and scientific inquiry that encompasses the study of ... More

Career Issues and Social Class  

Justin C. Perry and Eric Wallace

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
Building on the contributions of previous reviews of social class in career development and vocational psychology, the purpose of this chapter is to provide a thorough and critical analysis of ... More

Cognitive and Psychosocial Assessment, Social Class, and Counseling  

Megan Foley Nicpon

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
Psychological assessment informs many domains, including education planning, psychological diagnosis, and counseling intervention. It involves the integration of various sources of information so ... More

Crisis Intervention, Social Class, and Counseling: Macrolevel Disaster Effects  

Gargi Roysircar, Margaret Podkova, and Vincent Pignatiello

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
This chapter takes a macrosystemic perspective, using the ecological contexts of class, gender, human development, cultural norms, media, and societal prejudices to analyze large-scale mass trauma. ... More

Examining the Role of Ethnicity, Culture, and Social Class in Violence and Aggression in the United States  

Sopagna Eap Braje and Gordon C. Nagayama Hall

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
According to crime statistics, ethnic minorities are disproportionately the perpetrators and victims of violent crime relative to European Americans. This chapter examines the intersection between ... More

Functional Behavioral Analysis of Sleep in Infants and Children  

Neville M. Blampied

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
Behavior analysis is the scientific study of those interactions between individuals and their environment responsible for behavior change. Behavioral assessment and functional analysis are ... More

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