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.
There is also a lack of information on the cross-border exposures of large
nonbank financial institutions, despite their increasing importance in the international
financial markets as highlighted by Recommendation # 14.
Human development has different meanings depending on the area we will focus on.
It is the ontogenetic process of individual development for psychologists. It considers
systematic psychological changes in several areas, such as motor, cognitive, emotional,
social, that occur in human beings over the course of their life span. To sociologists
and economists, among others, human development is the consideration of the macrolevel
countries or regions and their development conditions related to human needs.
Most of the chapters in this volume were presented as papers at a small
research conference held in 2001 at the Kellogg School of Management
of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. The purpose of this conference
was to explore new ideas about the psychology of leadership, an
important and long-enduring research topic within the field of social psychology.
It was the opinion of the editors of this book and the conveners
of the conference that the social psychological study of leadership had
launched off into several new, interesting, and important directions....
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.
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For most of the relatively short history of scientific psychology the mere idea of an experimental
existential psychology would have been considered oxymoronic—in fact, such a juxtaposition
of experimental and existential psychology was probably never even considered
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.
These definitions are placed in the historical order of their appearance in the language.
So the earliest use of a handbookwas as a set of instructions which members of particular
occupations kept at hand in order to be able to refer to them when they were uncertain of
how to tackle a problem at work. The most recent definition, by way of contrast, refers
to a scholarly book consisting of separate essays or articles.
This is the twenty-second book in the Organizational Frontiers Series of
books initiated by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
The overall purpose of the Series volumes is to promote the scientific
status of the field. Ray Katzell first edited the Series. He was followed
by Irwin Goldstein, Sheldon Zedeck, and Neal Schmitt. The topics of the
volumes and the volume editors are chosen by the editorial board or individuals
propose volumes to the editorial board. The series editor and
the editorial board then work with the volume editor(s) in planning the
A variety of scientific disciplines have set as their task explaining mental activities, recognizing that in some way these activities depend upon our brain. But, until recently, the opportunities to conduct experiments directly on our brains were limited. As a result, research efforts were split between disciplines such as cognitive psychology, linguistics, and artificial intelligence that investigated behavior, while disciplines such as neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and genetics experimented on the brains of non-human animals.
Pain has been there since man has existed and whatever the method or technique of its relief, if successful will always lead to a special place in the heart of the person receiving it and also to the person delivering it. "Pain in Perspective" takes us into a journey of how it all began and then leads us to understand the various concepts of pain relief today. From musculoskeletal pain to complex shoulder pain and from neurological examination to charting out pain, this book describes new ideas and latest descriptions of pain concepts and their treatment....
Latina/os are now the largest and fastest growing minority group in the United
States, representing approximately 33 million in the year 2000, and two thirds of
them are Chicana/os. However, there are major differences among Latino subgroups
in terms of their cultural characteristics, immigration experiences, history, socioeconomic
levels, and other important factors. It is no longer appropriate to negate
these differences or to assume that all Latinos share similar psychological issues
(McNeill et al., 2001).
Our study panel began deliberations with significantly divergent
views on the meaning of the concept of “psychological consequences”
and the definition of terrorism. In addition we had many perspectives on
the appropriate preventive and therapeutic roles of public health and
mental health systems with respect to the psychological consequences of
terrorism. We agreed that terrorism affected humans in all walks of life
and that societal terrorists are as diverse as the individuals they terrorize
Traditional healing has been defined as “practices designed to promote mental,
physical and spiritual well-being that are based on beliefs which go back to the
time before the spread of western ‘scientific’ bio-medicine. When Aboriginal
Peoples in Canada talk about traditional healing, they include a wide range of
activities, from physical cures using herbal medicines and other remedies, to the
promotion of psychological and spiritual well-being using ceremony, counseling
and the accumulated wisdom of elders (RCAP, 1996, Vol.3: 348). ...
Document presentation of content: Introduction, diagnosis of IBS, evaluation of IBS, management of IBS, IBS subclassification, global prevalence and incidence, other observations on IBS epidemiology, psychological assessment, physical examination.
Non-adherence should not be seen as the patient’s problem. It represents a
fundamental limitation in the delivery of healthcare, often because of a failure
to fully agree the prescription in the first place or to identify and provide the
support that patients need later on.
Addressing non-adherence is not about getting patients to take more
medicines per se. Rather, it starts with an exploration of patients’ perspectives
of medicines and the reasons why they may not want or are unable to use
There have been rumors for the past several years that the worldwide frog
population is declining, perhaps due to effects of global warming. But this book
shows that the worldwide frog-story population is growing and thriving. This will
be of little comfort to lovers of amphibians, but a cause for pleasure to students of
cognitive linguistics, developmental psychology, and narratology.
Editing this book was a pleasant, but challenging job. I enjoyed reviewing chapters
from different domains, bringing up-to-date empirical research studies, excellent
literature reviews and controversial issues. This was an instructive experience for me
and the authors. We both learned from each other, making different backgrounds a
gain-gain situation, by evaluating each chapter critically from different perspectives.
We are sure the reader will enjoy the end result: a selection of chapters from different