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Acculturation Measurement: From Simple Proxies to Sophisticated Toolkit  

Marina Doucerain, Norman Segalowitz, and Andrew G. Ryder

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Sep 2017
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Mar 2016
This article discusses the importance of clear and precise conceptualizations of acculturation as well as the need for consistencies in definition, operationalization, and measurement. ... More

Applying Multimethod and Mixed Methods to Prevention Research in Global Health  

Stevan Weine

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Aug 2015
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Jan 2016
Multimethod and mixed methods are well suited to prevention research in global health; however, their application has not yet been adequately discussed or demonstrated. This chapter ... More

Combining Medication and Psychotherapy for Late-Life Anxiety and Mood Disorders  

Jill A. Stoddard, Christopher Barmann, Eric Lenze, and Julie L. Wetherell

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Oct 2014
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Jun 2014
By the year 2050, the number of adults over the age of 60 will reach an estimated two billion, representing the fastest-growing segment of the population. Although anxiety and mood ... More

From Comorbidity to Constructs: Recurring and Emergent Issues in Modeling Comorbidity  

Kristian E. Markon

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Jun 2014
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Dec 2013
Comorbidity models have become central to psychopathology theory and research, not only because they have clarified our understanding of how and why disorders co-occur but also because ... More

Hypnosis for health-compromising behaviors  

Gary Elkins and Michelle Perfect

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Mar 2008
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Sep 2012
This article significances the importance of the process of hypnosis in health-compromising behaviors as they represent a major source of preventable disease, and for this reason they have ... More

The Importance of Effective Measurement for Fostering Change  

M. Robin DiMatteo, Tricia A. Miller, and Leslie R. Martin

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Oct 2013
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Dec 2013
This essay examines issues relevant to the accurate assessment of patient adherence to recommendations for health behavior change and/or the management of medical conditions, including ... More

Psychological Interventions in Non-Mental Health Settings  

Maria E.A. Armento and Melinda A. Stanley

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Oct 2014
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Jun 2014
Older community-dwelling adults generally do not receive mental health care in equal proportion to need, and this reflects a global phenomenon. A number of studies have begun to look at ... More

Theory and Measurement of Foreigner Objectification  

Joyce P. Lee, Richard M. Lee, and Alisia G. T. T. Tran

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Sep 2017
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Apr 2016
This chapter investigates the phenomenon of foreigner objectification, or the labeling (implicit or otherwise) of members of racial/ethnic minority groups as foreigners regardless of ... More

The Use of CBT for Behaviours that Challenge in Dementia  

Ian A. James

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Oct 2014
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Jan 2015
There is an increasing interest in the use of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) for people with dementia, with RCT protocols currently being developed for the treatment of anxiety. ... More

Why We Need an International Clinical Geropsychology  

Nancy A. Pachana

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Oct 2014
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May 2014
Clinical geropsychology benefits from a global perspective in a variety of ways. Gerontological theories and interventions may find new applications and expressions when tested in ... More

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