would like to introduce this encyclopedia of psychology
by focusing on both twenty-first century
and more distant historical contexts, while additionally
highlighting the scope and depth of the work of
psychologists, their students, and their supporters.
As reading these volumes will show, psychology is a
diverse and large field. It is also a science. I remind
readers that most of the research described in these
volumes is completed through the silent contributions
of tens of thousands of volunteers as well as
nonhuman animal participants.
“Some things haven't changed: human nature and the need to interact effectively.
To achieve excellence as a manager,interpersonal skills are essential.”Communication is an active process of information exchange between the speaker and the listener to achieve a certain purpose. Typically, communication through three states: 1. Exchange information, contact psychology 2. Mutual understanding, 3. Impact and influence each other.
Having worked in and traveled to many countries, most recently as the Ambassador
and Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations, I have
seen people in different societies react to trauma in various ways. While experts
contributed to this important book, Trauma Psychology: Issues in Violence, Disaster,
Health, and Illness, I share my perspectives from serving the people of Thailand and
other nations and from my experiences in the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami that
struck the cities and towns in the Indian Ocean rim, including Thailand.
This invaluable new resource presents a state-of-the-art account of the psychology of pain from leading researchers. It features contributions from clinical, social, and biopsychological perspectives, the latest theories of pain, as well as basic processes and applied issues. The book opens with an introduction to the history of pain theory and the epidemiology of pain. It then explores theoretical work, including the gate control theory/neuromatrix model, as well as biopsychosocial, cognitive/behavioral, and psychodynamic perspectives.
This document draws on key sources from the disciplines of social psychology, economics and behavioural economics (where the irst two disciplines overlap). We have sought to distil this information into some key factors that are important to consider for anyone developing communications that seek to inluence behaviour, and to develop a framework for applying these factors to the development of a communications strategy.
Media Psychology examines the impact that 21st century media use has on human behavior, from teenage crushes on pop stars to soap fandom in adulthood. It brings together North American communication research with European media research in a variety of disciplines--psychology, sociology, communication and media studies--and in doing so, maps out the territory for media psychology. David Giles argues that psychologists have been guilty of ignoring the influence of the media over the last century, seeing it at best as a minor nuisance that will eventually go away.
This book is about the promises and failures of community mental health. It is also about
hope and recovery. During the past 50 years, the treatment of persons with serious mental
illness has undergone a radical transformation. Significant advances in research and the
influence of a growing consumer advocacy movement are forcefully shaping a brave new
world in community mental health. At the same time, tremendous suffering persists for
those afflicted by serious mental illness.
The aim of this volume is to focus on how counseling psychology fosters and
builds optimal human strength and well-being. Counseling psychology in some
form has always been a vital part of promoting good health and preventing
mental, physical, and social disorders. The chapters in this book show how
counseling psychology plays a major role in helping people make changes at
home, work, and in the community in ways that prevent disease risk and
strengthen personal and social resources.
Tham khảo sách 'online consumer psychology understanding and influencing consumer behavior in the virtual world', y tế - sức khoẻ, y học thường thức phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả
About the Author Mark A. Wingo – Mr. Wingonomics™ is a financial expert, author, speaker, and on-air personality. He is also the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of New Beginning Financial Group, LLC, an insurance and financial service company, he founded in 2006.
In the UK, recent government proposals have emphasised that people with
personality disorder are seen as ‘legitimate business’ for generic mental
health services and, therefore, for community mental health teams
(CMHTs). These proposals have been welcomed by many working in the
field, and should in time help to prevent people with such difficulties being
excluded from mental health services.
Therapeutic patient education* has brought about a significant de-
crease in the number of hospital admissions of patients with bronchial
asthma or diabetic coma. In addition to a decrease of lower limb am-
putations it has resulted in a better quality of life by delaying amputa-
tions in 75% of cases
There is a need to emphasize the role of patients’ families and
significant others in long-term care.
The contributors to this original volume use case studies to explore community-based psychology practice. The book emphasises the importance of a thorough understanding of context for community work and shows how change in others cannot happen without change in ourselves.
In this chapter students will be able to: Raise ethical questions about the research reports you read; be able to identify any potential physical or psychological harms that participants might have endured and how those risks might have affected their responses; read an informed consent form and ask the researcher questions about the research procedures described; proceed with research procedures, including videotaping and audiotaping, only if you feel comfortable in doing so;...
Chapter 5 - Research ethics. After reading this chapter, you should be able to: Address potential ethical issues during the design phase of the research project, explain how your research project minimizes risk and enhances benefits to participants, find alternative research procedures to avoid physical or psychological harm to participants,...
Chapter 3 - Research ethics. After reading this chapter, you should be able to: Address potential ethical issues during the design phase of the research project, explain how your research project minimizes risk and enhances benefi ts to participants, find alternative research procedures to avoid physical or psychological harm to participants,...
Chapter 4 - Perspectives on consumer behavior. After completing this unit, you should be able to: To understand the role consumer behavior plays in the development and implementation of advertising and promotional programs; to understand the consumer decision-making process and how it varies for different types of purchases; to understand various internal psychological processes, their influence on consumer decision making, and implications for advertising and promotion;...