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Augmenting Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Build Positive Mood in Depression  

Barnaby D. Dunn

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Nov 2019
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Oct 2019
Anhedonia—a loss of interest and pleasure in previously enjoyable activities—is one of the two cardinal symptoms of depression but has until recently been relatively neglected in cognitive ... More

Behavior Genetic Approaches for Situation Research  

Daniel A. Briley

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Nov 2017
As a field, behavior genetics has a long and often underappreciated focus on environmental and situational factors. This chapter describes the methodological details and empirical findings ... More

Community psychology in Chinese societies  

Charles C. Chan

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Feb 2010
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Sep 2012
The essentiality of seeing people within a particular social context and their respective temporal contexts of livelihood is the core of community psychology. Community psychology takes an ... More

Cultural Values Modulate Emotional Processing in Human Amygdala  

Tetsuya Iidaka and Tokiko Harada

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Dec 2015
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Apr 2016
This chapter reviews how cultural values modulate emotional processing in the amygdala? Here we discuss a functional magnetic resonance imaging experiment whereby Japanese participants ... More

Don’t Worry, Be Happy: Positive Emotion Generation and Regulation in Social Anxiety Disorder  

Hooria Jazaieri, Amanda S. Morrison, and James J. Gross

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Nov 2019
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Oct 2019
It has widely been acknowledged that many psychological disorders involve difficulties with emotion regulation. However, the majority of this work has focused on difficulties regulating ... More

Effects of Positive Emotion on Pain: Mechanisms and Interventions  

Emma Hitchcock, Afton L. Hassett, and Tor D. Wager

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Nov 2019
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Oct 2019
The relationship between negative affect and health outcomes is widely studied. One finding, clearly supported by both behavioral and biological data, is that pain and poor health lead to ... More

The Encultured Genome: Molecular Evidence for Recent Divergent Evolution in Human Neurotransmitter Genes  

Chuansheng Chen, Robert K. Moyzis, Xuemei Lei, Chunhui Chen, and Qi Dong

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Dec 2015
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Apr 2016
This chapter aims to stipulate a line of research on the role of culture in recent human evolution. We discuss and evaluate several common arguments against recent human evolution. Second, ... More

Facilitation of Positive Emotions Through Mindfulness-Based Therapy  

Nicole Geschwind, Saara Martinmäki, and Eric L. Garland

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Nov 2019
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Oct 2019
Positive emotions are vital to psychological well-being and enhance resilience against psychopathology. One of the psychiatric disorders most characterized by a lack of positive emotions ... More

The Genetic Basis of Positive Emotionality  

Martin Reuter and Christian Montag

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Jan 2015
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May 2014
The chapter addresses the molecular genetic basis of the personality trait positive emotionality (PE). Beginning with historical aspects of heritability estimation and personality ... More

Goal Dysregulation in Depression, Mania, and Schizophrenia  

Sheri L. Johnson, Amy H. Sanchez, and Charles S. Carver

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Nov 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter addresses goal dysregulation in the mood disorders and schizophrenia. A large body of basic research has considered goal regulation mechanisms that support the pursuit of ... More

Identifying a Cultural Resource: Neural Mechanisms Underlying Familial Influence on Adolescent Risk Taking  

Eva H. Telzer, Andrew J. Fuligni, and Adriana Galvan

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Dec 2015
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Apr 2016
Family obligation, which implies children’s role in the support and assistance of their family, is a fundamental aspect of family life. Family obligation has important implications for the ... More

Indices and Correlates of Positive Emotion in Psychopathology: Methodological and Design Considerations  

Sunny J. Dutra, Marianne Reddan, John R. Purcell, Hillary C. Devlin, and Keith M. Welker

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Nov 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter not only draws from previous authoritative measurement overviews in the general field of emotion, but also advances these resources in several key ways. First, it provides a ... More

A Liking Versus Wanting Perspective on Emotion and the Brain  

Kent C. Berridge

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Nov 2019
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Oct 2019
Reward, pleasure, threat, fear, and disgust are emotional labels that we often use with confidence, as if we knew the identity of their corresponding psychological processes. Those ... More

Molecular Neurobiology of Social Bonding  

Catherine E. Barrett and Larry J. Young

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Jan 2015
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Sep 2013
Many psychiatric illnesses, including autism spectrum disorders (ASD), schizophrenia, and depression, are characterized by impaired social cognition and a compromised ability to form ... More

The Motivational Complexity of Choosing: A Review of Theory and Research  

Erika A. Patall

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Feb 2012
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Sep 2012
Years of research have implicated a complex set of motivational causes and consequences of choice. Psychological theory has often prescribed the benefits of choosing, though limitations to ... More

My Heart Will Go On: Aging and Autonomic Nervous System Responding in Emotion  

Michelle N. Shiota and Samantha L. Neufeld

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Jun 2014
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May 2014
Visceral sensations mediated by activation of the autonomic nervous system are thought to play an important role in emotional experience. Autonomic physiology changes in important and ... More

Neurobiological Reward-Related Abnormalities Across Mood Disorders  

Alexis E. Whitton, Michael T. Treadway, Manon L. Ironside, and Diego A. Pizzagalli

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Nov 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter provides a critical review of recent behavioral and neuroimaging evidence of reward processing abnormalities in mood disorders. The primary focus is on the neural mechanisms ... More

Neurobiology of Positive Emotion Disruption in Neurodegenerative Disease  

Virginia E. Sturm and Robert W. Levenson

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Nov 2019
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Oct 2019
Alterations in emotion are common in neurodegenerative disease. Although often associated with diminished functioning, neurodegeneration of emotion circuits can lead to both losses and ... More

A Neuroscientific Hypothesis Concerning Poor Memory for Positive Material in Depression  

Daniel G. Dillon

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Nov 2019
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Oct 2019
Depression can disrupt episodic memory; stress and excessive negative emotion associated with depressive illness are largely to blame. The tendency of depressed adults to repeatedly ... More

Personality Neuroscience and the Five Factor Model  

Timothy A. Allen and Colin G. DeYoung

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May 2017
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Jan 2016
Personality psychology seeks both to understand how individuals differ from one another in behavior, motivation, emotion, and cognition and to explain the causes of those differences. The ... More

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