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Approval of hierarchy and inequality in society indexed by social dominance orientation (SDO) extends to support for human dominance over the natural world.
Unaccompanied refugee minors are, like other youngsters, making their moves towards adulthood, but under most challenging conditions.
The purpose of the present study is to explore older adults’ understanding and conceptualizations of the concept “psychological sense of community” (PSOC) as experiences of belonging and being part of seem to be important in old age.
How do clients consider their own contribution and that of their therapist in the last phase of therapy when they are moving toward the end?
In many domains, including cognition and personality, greater variability is observed in males than in females in humans.
Whether and how societal structures shape individual psychology is a foundational question of the social Sciences.
Impairments in executive functions (EFs) are related to binge drinking in young adulthood, but research on how EFs influence future binge drinking is lacking.
Although cognitive impairments are consistently linked to functional outcome in chronic schizophrenia, the relationship remains unclear for patients with first-episode schizophrenia.
In alcohol use disorder, deficits in cognitive control (i.e., inhibition and response monitoring) might underlie the loss of self-control and, thereby, failure to adjust alcohol consumption in response to associated negative consequences.
Previous studies have found signiﬁcant associations between maternal prenatal and postpartum depression and child behavior problems (CBP).
Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TFCBT) is the treatment of choice for traumatized youth, however, follow-up studies are scarce, and treatment effects for cooccurring depression show mixed findings.
Satisfaction with life is often considered to be a component of or a synonym for subjective well-being.
The complex nature of human cognition has resulted in cognitive genomics lagging behind many other fields in terms of gene discovery using genome-wide association study (GWAS) methods.
The aim of this study was threefold: (1) to examine the type and frequency of trauma reminders reported by survivors 2.5 years after a terrorist attack; (2) to examine whether frequency of exposure to trauma reminders is associated with psychological distress and level of functioning; and (3) to compare the worst trauma reminders reported by the same survivors at 2 different time points.
To explore the nature of professional wisdom, through learning from the experiences of a group of highly experienced senior therapists
The high rates of depression – as well as the widespread diagnosis of depression – are both controversial and contested in contemporary late-modern society.
Systematic screening is a powerful means by which children and adolescents with posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) can be detected.
Youths’ well-being and subjectivity are strongly related to prevailing political, economic, and social conditions.
Temperamental variation in infancy was the starting point for this longitudinal study of twins followed from birth to adulthood.
Climate change, biodiversity loss, antibiotic resistance, and other global challenges pose major collective action problems: A group benefits from a certain action, but no individual has sufficient incentive to act alone.
Depression is one of the most common mental health problems among adults, but effective treatments are not widely accessible.
Bergljot Gjelsvik har sammen med J.M.G. Williams, D. S. Duggan, C. Crane, S. R. Hepburn og E. Hargus skrevet kapittelet "Modes of mind and suicidal processes" i R. O’Connor & J. Pirkis (Eds.), The International Handbook of Suicide Prevention, 2nd Edition
During the last fifty years more than 2700 twin studies have been published, examining the etiology of a high number of traits.
Michael Helge Rønnestad har sammen med David E. Orlinsky og Hadas Wiseman skrevet kapittelet "Professional development and personal therapy" i J. C. Norcross, G. R., VandenBos & D. K. Freedheim, (Eds.) APA Handbook of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 5., Education and Profession, 1st. edition
In this paper we summarize recent behaviour genetic findings on happiness measured as life satisfaction (LS) and subjective wellbeing (SWB) and discuss importantimplications pertaining to stability and change, including the potential of individual and societal interventions.