More than just violent television programs

Oct 07, 08 More than just violent television programs

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More than just violent television programsby Rice, J. M. A review of:Feshbach, Seymour, & Tangney, June. (2008). Television viewing and aggression: Some alternative perspectives. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 3(5), 387-389. Despite the extensive amount of research devoted to the effects of exposure to violence on...

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Ritualizing As a Coping Strategy

Oct 06, 08 Ritualizing As a Coping Strategy

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Ritualizing As a Coping Strategy by Gelman, I. A review of: Boyer, P. & Lienard, P. (2008). Ritual Behavior in Obsessive and Normal Individuals. Moderating Anxiety and Reorganizing the Flow of Action. Psychological Science, (17) 4, 291-294. Checking the door 200 times before bed, cleaning a table in counterclockwise circles,...

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Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Oct 03, 08 Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorderby Cohen, G. E. A review of: Abramowitz, J.S., Lackey, G. R., & Wheaton, M. G. (In-press). Obsessive-compulsive symptoms: The contribution of obsessional beliefs and experiential avoidance. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. In their current study, Abramowitz, Lackey and Wheaton seek to...

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