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Grief Therapy  

Robert A. Neimeyer and Melissa A. Smigelsky

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Feb 2018
Death and loss are universal human experiences, yet understandings of and attitudes toward expressing grief have shifted across time. The earliest psychological conceptualization of grief ... More

Psychological Treatments for Social Anxiety Disorder  

Simona C. Kaplan, Michaela B. Swee, and Richard G. Heimberg

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Jan 2018
Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is characterized by fear of being negatively evaluated by others in social situations. Multiple psychological interventions have been developed to treat SAD. ... More

Personality Assessment in Clinical Psychology  

Katy W. Martin-Fernandez and Yossef S. Ben-Porath

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Jan 2018
Attempts at informal personality assessment can be traced back to our distant ancestors. As the field of Clinical Psychology emerged and developed over time, efforts were made to create ... More

Physical Activity, Physical Fitness, and Depression  

Felipe B. Schuch and Brendon Stubbs

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Oct 2017
Depression is a leading cause of global burden affecting people across all ages, genders, and socioeconomic groups. Antidepressants are the cornerstone of treatment, yet treatment response ... More

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder  

Jonathan S. Abramowitz

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Aug 2017
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is one of the most destructive psychological disorders. Its symptoms often interfere with work or school, interpersonal relationships, and with ... More

Schools and Approaches to Psychotherapy  

Kathleen Someah, Christopher Edwards, and Larry E. Beutler

There are many approaches to psychotherapy, commonly called “schools” or “theories.” These schools range from psychoanalytic, to variations of insight- and conflict-based approaches, ... More

Psychodynamic Psychotherapies  

Mary V. Minges and Jacques P. Barber

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May 2017
Psychodynamic psychotherapies (PDP) is an umbrella term for a variety of therapeutic modalities that have evolved out of the psychoanalytic/psychodynamic tradition, each theorizing a ... More

Stigma and Health  

Katherine Nieweglowski and Patrick W. Corrigan

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Feb 2017
Stigma is a complex process that results from the interaction of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination. When applied to health conditions (e.g., mental illness, HIV/AIDS, diabetes, ... More

Potentially Harmful Treatments  

Scott O. Lilienfeld

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Feb 2017
Although psychotherapy is on balance effective for a broad array of psychological problems, a relatively small but steadily accumulating body of evidence suggests that at least some ... More

Influence of Anxiety on Cognitive Control Processes  

DeMond M. Grant and Evan J. White

Cognitive control is the ability to direct attention and cognitive resources toward achieving one’s goals. However, research indicates that anxiety biases multiple cognitive processes, ... More