Psychological Research and Reviews

  • The Predictive Values of Percieved Self- efficacy and Perceived Social Support on Coping with HIV/AIDS’ Stigma

    The Predictive Values of Percieved Self- efficacy and Perceived Social Support on Coping with HIV/AIDS’ Stigma Okeke Afamefuna Obiora1, Ogbonnaya, Chisom E.2, Onyinye Jane Okoye1, Christian Nweke Eze1 1Department of psychological medicine Ebonyi State University Abakaliki, 2Department of Psychology Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ebonyi State This study examined the predictive power of Perceived Self-Efficacy and Perceived Social Support on Coping with HIV/AIDS’ Stigma. The study seeks to ascertain whether perceived self-efficacy and perceived social support would predict coping…

  • Testing partial memory with the British video lineup

    Testing partial memory with the British video lineup Avraham Levi On pension from the police of Israel Levi has hypothesized that witnesses with poor memory discount some lineup members as not fitting their partial memory of the target, thereby picking him often. In a comparison between British 10-person video lineups and 48-person lineups, they did not differ in identifications. Perhaps sequential video lineups prevented witnesses from hitting upon the discounting strategy. Fifty were asked to count the number of lineup…

  • Juggling the Many Voices Inside: What It Means to Be an Emerging Adult

    Juggling the Many Voices Inside: What It Means to Be an Emerging Adult Richard Morehouse1, Merel Visse2, Brian Singer-Towns3, John Vitek4 1Professor Emeritus Viterbo University/Praxis 1706 North Salem Road, La Crosse, WI 54603; 2Associate Professor of Care Ethics University of Humanistic Studies, Department of Care Eth-ics, Kromme Nieuwegracht 29, 3512 HD Utrecht, the Netherlands; 3Special Projects Director, Saint Mary’s Press 702 Terrace Heights, Winona, MN  55987; 4President, Saint Mary’s Press 702 Terrace Heights, Winona, MN  55987 Background: Our late modern…

  • Mind in the Brain-Creation of the Greatest Virtual World

    Mind in the Brain – Creation of the Greatest Virtual World Mukundan CR1*, Kamarajan C2 and Ajayan P3 1Axxonet Brain Research Laboratory, Axxonet System Technologies, Bangalore, India. 2Henri Begleiter Neurodynamics Laboratory, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA. 3Kingsboro Psychiatric Center, 681 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA. Human mind is a functional capability of the brain, by which information about sensory-motor contacts made through the nervous system are perceived and interpreted by the mind. While the detection and…

  • Psychic itinerary of the cesarean section in six Cameroonian primiparous

    Psychic itinerary of the cesarean section in six Cameroonian primiparous Mireille Ndje Ndje Ph/D in Clinical and Pathological Psychology, Laboratory of Development and bad Development, Faculty of Arts, Letters and Human Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon Statement of the Problem: The birth of a child does not create a split with the pregnancy and desires of the conception of the parents but rather confirms the continuity of the fantasies, the representations which animate these and more still the mother…

  • Social determinants of contraception in a context of chronic illness in hospitals in Senegal

    Social determinants of contraception in a context of chronic illness in hospitals in Senegal Ndiaye Ndongo Ndèye Dialé, Sow Fatimata, Camara Momar, Sylla Aida, Thiam Mamadou Habib Service de Psychiatrie CHNU Fann, Dakar Sénégal Objective: We studied the socio-cultural aspects of contraception in a population of women followed for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) during the introduction of methotrexate. RA is a chronic inflammatory disease of the joints; methotrexate, its standard of care, which requires effective contraception before starting. Patients and methods:…

  • The Problem with Dropping Out and Why Students Leave School Before Graduating

    The Problem with Dropping Out and Why Students Leave School Before Graduating Raqota Berger California State University, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, USA There is currently a major cultural problem taking place across American society in regard to students dropping out of school. Millions of Americans drop out of high school and college each and every year. Millions never earn a high school diploma or college degree. This study looked at the reasons why students dropped out of school…

  • Effect of stress management intervention on stress response and job satisfaction among employees in Chinese auto enterprises

    Effect of stress management intervention on stress response and job satisfaction among employees in Chinese auto enterprises Sheng-jun Wu, Yunge Wang, Hong Dai, Xu-feng Liu* Faculty of Military Medical Psychology, Air Force Military Medical University Objective: To understand the effect of stress management interventions on improving stress response and job satisfaction among auto company employees. Method: A total of 320 employees in three Chinese auto companies were selected in August 2017 by stratified random sampling method to detect the stress…

  • Reactive depression in a sacro coccygeal chordoma

    Reactive depression in a sacro coccygeal chordoma Ndiaye-Ndongo Ndèye Dialé, Fall Lamine, Sylla Aïda, Thiam Mamadou Habib. Service de Psychiatrie du CHNU Fann, Dakar-Sénégal The association of depression and organic diseases is frequently described. Several authors have been interested in analyzing the links between the two entities. Depression is considered the dominant mode of reaction to somatic disorders. It is all the more frequent and marked that the disorder is life-threatening, painful, disabling. In this work, we report a reaction…

  • THE ‘OPIOID CRISIS’ – A PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

    THE ‘OPIOID CRISIS’ – A PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE Richard Boudreau, MA, MBA, DDS, MD, JD, PHD, PSYD Faculty Loyola Marymount Univ. Bioethics Institute Faculty UCLA Dept. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Are we throwing the baby out with the bathwater? We often do that when there is an event called a ‘crisis.’ We attack symptoms. The government makes policies that are harmful to a large segment of the population and they just don’t get it. Here are a few statements from respected…