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Ownership or Taking Action: Which Is More Important for Happiness?

-+*Author(s):Kohji Hayase, Mitsuhiro Ura ABSTRACT In two studies (2010 and 2011), more than 2000 respondents living in Japan were asked whether they gained more happiness from ownership or from taking action. In the 2010 study, many more individuals preferred taking … Continue reading

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The Relationship between Personality Traits and Stress Levels in Children

-+*Author(s):Jéssica Elandra Bedin, Mariane Luiza Mattjie, Vinícius Renato Thomé Ferreira, Denice Bortolin Baseggio ABSTRACT This study assessed the relationship between the personality traits and stress levels in children. The Scale of Children Personality Traits and the Scale of Infant Stress … Continue reading

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Parents Who Have Lost a Child to Cancer: What Do They Really Need?

-+*Author(s):Cécile Flahault, Etienne Seigneur, Valérie Laurence, Hélène Pacquement, Sébastien Monte ABSTRACT In a sample of parents who lost a child to cancer, we investigated their needs before and after their child’s death and how these needs were fulfilled. We met … Continue reading

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Overlooking the harmful effects of drinking socially during the working hours

-+*Author:Elizabeth Espindola Halpern There is a tendency to assign responsibility for the act of drinking alcohol to the drinkers. The common sense leads many people and even professionals to blame them for their frequent relapses, misuses, and abuses. Modern society … Continue reading

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Preschool and Social Skills. Boy and girl are they different?

-+*Author:Rosa Maria Silva Gomes Why bullying is much associated with behavior problems in school boys. In the case of negative social interactions, children tend to be rejected among peers. The boys are seen as more aggressive and girls as more … Continue reading

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Myths and Reality for Divorce: Little Children, Big Challenges

-+*Author: Thomas Babalis People say that it is better for a child to have two happy separated parents rather than a united misery in the house. Partly this is true. But what really is the effect of divorce on preschool … Continue reading

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Is it Possible to Increase the Effectiveness of Traditional Methods of Treating Obesity?

-+*Author:Boris B. Pinkhasov Why such a traditional methods of treating obesity as restrictive diets and increased physical activity have shown success for short-term weight loss, but long-term results are disappointing because regaining weight is the rule. One of the most … Continue reading

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No Child Confederates Needed

-+*Author(s): Aiko Hanayama, Kazuo Mori  In many of the experimental research in social psychology, experimenters’ confederates were inevitable for creating the experimental setting required for the research goals. For example, one of the well-known classical research in social psychology is the … Continue reading

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Intellectual Profile of Sexually Abused Children in Japan: An analysis of WISC-III Subtests compared with Physically Abused, Neglected, and Non-Maltreated Children

-+*In previous studies, a subtest profile of the Wechsler series test was used to characterize maltreated children. Specifically, a higher score on the Picture Completion suggested hypervigilance symptoms related to post-traumatic stress disorder (Frankel et al., 2000). The aim of … Continue reading

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How to Support Positive Adaptation Among Children of Alcoholics?

-+*For years, children of alcoholics have been a focus of study for clinical psychologists.  This is due, on the one hand, to an unfortunately high incidence of alcoholism in modern society; and on the other hand, to the notably specific … Continue reading

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