Articles Tagged "web-only feature"

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Sep 13, 2020

The science of language is the study of how humans communicate and understand meaning. It does this by examining the ways in which words influence and reflect internal and external processes and behavior, as well as social interaction and connectivity (Krieger & Gallois, 2017; Mehl & Pennebaker, 2003).  The average person speaks 150-160 English words […]

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Aug 2, 2020

It’s hard to talk about race. Actually, that’s not the case. As an academe, race and racism are relatively easy topics to discuss because academic disclosure requires very little self-reflection. In psychological academia, we’re encouraged to minimize disclosure and keep our professional boundaries high. This mentality works in the contexts of psychotherapy and research, but […]

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Jul 5, 2020

The Intersection of the Community, Media, and Criminal Justice System After an individual is murdered, society turns its attention to the victim’s family members or loved ones. Communities often become captivated by the circumstances surrounding homicides. The media may feed the curiosity of the public by providing ongoing updates on cases, background information on the […]

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Do you trust us right now? This question matters, because by opening this article, you have begun a kind of relationship with us. It’s a strange and asynchronous relationship, to be sure; while the first author is writing from her laptop on a gloriously sunny day in Lake Macquarie, Australia, the other authors are contributing […]

The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified anxiety and stressors across the community and resulted in a growing need for psychological interventions via telehealth.  Perinatal families, a population vulnerable to stressors and mental health difficulties even when the world is not facing a pandemic, are particularly vulnerable during the current public health crisis. Perinatal Anxiety During an […]

We are angry. We are indignant. We are hurt. We are distraught. We are united in pain, frustration, and a want for change. Centuries of cumulative trauma brought on by racial discrimination have spilled over into what we see today in streets across our country. Social media, conversations, articles and op-eds are plentiful. All make […]

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May 24, 2020

COVID-19 have first outbroken in Wuhan at the very beginning of 2020, and quickly spread across the country, and later over the world. And WHO have made the claim that the outbreak of COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic worldwide on March 11th. With a series of actions implemented as public health emergency intervention […]

There is growing evidence that online self-management tools based on psychotherapy models are effective with various forms of psychic distress, according to recent reviews of the literature (Andersson, 2018; Davies et al., 2014; Lattie et al., 2019). Many of these online resources are based on the application of principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). CBT […]

As panic due to the current coronavirus pandemic runs rampant, another virus has quietly been spreading in its wake: Xenophobia, targeted toward people of Asian descent. Increasingly, reports and videos have surfaced depicting verbal and physical assault of those who appear to be of Asian descent. While we cannot speak directly to the experiences of […]

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Apr 12, 2020

You are in physical pain.  You go to your doctor, and after identifying where you feel pain and how long it has been going on, a medical profession proceeds to ask you a number of questions.  You may be given a pain scale chart, a numeric scale (NRS – Numeric Rating Scale) sometimes replaced or […]

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