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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

Future Directions for Scholarship in Social Class and Classism in Psychology  

William M. Liu

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
Applied psychologists and counselors need to move beyond simple indices of social class to explore the intrapsychic and interpersonal dimensions related to this cultural construct. The affluent, ... More

Geropsychology, Social Class, and Counseling  

Jacqueline K. Olthoff

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
The older adult population is quickly growing, increasing the likelihood that generalist counseling psychologists will be treating those over 65 years old. Therefore, regardless of specialty, it is ... More

Health Psychology, Social Class, and Counseling  

Elizabeth M. Altmaier, Jessica A. Lohnberg, and Torricia H. Yamada

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
Social class is a variable of increasing relevance and importance in counseling psychology, related closely to assessment methods and interventions that focus on health-related goals. Although social ... More

Helping Children and Parents Manage their Sleep Study Experience  

Lissy Zaremba

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
With the increasing recognition of pediatric sleep disorders, there is a growing demand for pediatric sleep medicine services, including polysomnography (PSG). Treating a child’s and ... More

Immigration and Social Class  

Oksana Yakushko

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
The following chapter discusses the role of social class in understanding immigration. Specifically, the author highlights the complexities of understanding social class and its influence and its ... More

The Impact of Social Class on Parenting and Attachment  

Alissa Sherry, Andrew Adelman, Lauren Farwell, and Brittany Linton

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
Attachment theory is a psychological, evolutionary, and behavioral theory concerning relationships between people. It is thought to play a significant role in shaping one's life, personality, and ... More

Inequality, Poverty, and Counseling Practice  

Laura Smith, Alison Shellman, and Rebecca Smith

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
When counselors work in the context of poverty, consideration of the impact of social class inequality in clients' lives is essential to effective practice—as is the impact of inequality within the ... More

International Issues, Social Class, and Counseling  

Ayşe Çiftçi, Alexandra Broustovetskaia, and Laura Reid

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
In this chapter, we present the complexities of social class in relation to international individuals. More specifically, we present specific characteristics of different international individuals ... More

Late Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: A New Lens for Sleep Professionals  

Pamela V. Thacher

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
Researchers have increasingly identified the ages of 17–23 as a separate developmental stage, referred to as “emerging adulthood,” distinct from our understanding of what it is to be in ... More

Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Issues, Social Class, and Counseling  

David H. Whitcomb and Daniel J. Walinsky

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
Social class is an important construct for understanding lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) issues. In this chapter, the authors provide an overview of LGB issues in the United States from a ... More

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