Self Medication as a Marker of Risk of DSM Diagnosis along Axes I and II

Feb 03, 09 Self Medication as a Marker of Risk of DSM Diagnosis along Axes I and II

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Self Medication as a Marker of Risk of DSM Diagnosis along Axes I and IIA Review of:Robinson, J., Sareen, J., Cox, B. J., & Bolton, J. (2009). Self-medication of anxiety disorders with alcohol and drugs: Results from a nationally representative sample. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 23 (2009) 38–45.by Major, C. T. Earlier...

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Minimum Payment Information May Actually Harm Credit Card Customers

Minimum Payment Information May Actually Harm Credit Card CustomersA Review of:Stewart, J. (2009). The Cost of anchoring on credit-card minimum payments. Psychological Science in the Public Interest (in press).by Martine Luntz In this study, Stewart (in press, 2009) tackles the widespread problem of credit card debt. Previous...

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Inhibiting the Automatic Panic Response by Changing Cognitions

Inhibiting the Automatic Panic Response by Changing Cognitions A Review of:Teachman, B.A., Marker, C.D., & Smith-Janik, S.B. (2008). Automatic associations and panic disorder: Trajectories of change over the course of treatment. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76(6), 988-1002.by Lauren C. Alexander No matter...

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Confessions as Guaranteed Truths

Jan 25, 09 Confessions as Guaranteed Truths

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A Review of:Hasel, L. E. & Kassin, S. M. (2009; In-press). On the Presumption of Evidentiary Independence:Can Confessions Corrupt Eyewitness Identifications? Psychological Science.by Micol Levi-Minzi In this article Hasel and Kassin (2008) examine the impact of criminal confessions on eyewitness identification. The authors...

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Anxiety and Self-medication: Implications for Clinical Practice

Jan 24, 09 Anxiety and Self-medication: Implications for Clinical Practice

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Self-evaluation versus public evaluationA Review of:Robinson, J., Sareen, J., Cox, B.J., and Bolton, J.(2009). Self-medication of anxiety disorders with alcohol and drugs: Results from a nationally representative sample. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 38-45.by Heather N. Goddard Research across a variety of clinical and...

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Fight or Flight, Testosterone, and Dominance

Jan 13, 09 Fight or Flight, Testosterone, and Dominance

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Self-evaluation versus public evaluationA review of:Maner, J.K., Miller, S.L., Schmidt N.B., & Eckel, L.A. (2008). Submitting to defeat Social Anxiety: Dominance threat, and decrements in testosterone. Psychological Science. 19, 764-768.by Michael Morreale Miller, et al. (2008) have conducted a study to test two hypotheses....

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