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Mental Health in Asia and the Pacific: Historical and Cultural Perspectives

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Mental Health in Asia and the Pacific: Historical and Cultural Perspectives

Mental Health in Asia and the Pacific: Historical and Cultural Perspectives by Harry Minas
English | PDF | 2017 | 326 Pages | ISBN : 1489979972 | 4.4 MB

This far-reaching volume analyzes the social, cultural, political, and economic factors contributing to mental health issues and shaping treatment options in the Asian and Pacific world. Multiple lenses examine complex experiences and needs in this vast region, identifying not only cultural issues at the individual and collective levels, but also the impacts of colonial history, effects of war and disasters, and the current climate of globalization on mental illness and its care. These concerns are located in the larger context of physical health and its determinants, worldwide goals such as reducing global poverty, and the evolving mental health response to meet rising challenges affecting the diverse populations of the region. Chapters focus on countries in East, Southeast, and South Asia plus Oceania and Australia, describing:

Human Rights Violations in Latin America: Reparation and Rehabilitation

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Human Rights Violations in Latin America: Reparation and Rehabilitation

Human Rights Violations in Latin America: Reparation and Rehabilitation by Elizabeth Lira
English | PDF | 2022 | 291 Pages | ISBN : 303097541X | 3.9 MB

A timely contribution to the study of peace psychology in Latin America, this volume describes clinical, psychosocial, and community interventions with victims from Mexico to Chile from the 1970s onward. Chapters analyze how to conceptualize complex processes such as the appropriation of children and political repression, raising psychological, juridical, and political implications for the victims, their families, human rights organizations, and society. Also included are studies and analyses of political processes in countries currently undergoing crises such as Venezuela and Colombia and the challenges posed by the peace process from a political psychology perspective. All authors present the results of studies or clinical cases illustrating creative methodologies and practices in different contexts.

Postsecondary Transition for College- or Career-Bound Autistic Students

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Postsecondary Transition for College- or Career-Bound Autistic Students

Postsecondary Transition for College- or Career-Bound Autistic Students by Kathleen D. Viezel
English | PDF | 2022 | 288 Pages | ISBN : 3030939464 | 3.6 MB

This book examines issues relating to postsecondary transition from high school to college or competitive vocational settings for Autistic adolescents and young adults. It details the intervention and consultation services essential to prepare students for postsecondary life. The volume addresses the academic, social, self-regulation, and self-sufficiency skills that adolescents and young adults must develop to ensure a successful transition from high school to college and workplace. It focuses on the role of school psychologists in supporting Autistic students as they enter adulthood but is also relevant across numerous disciplines.

Trauma Sequelae

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Trauma Sequelae

Trauma Sequelae by Andreas Maercker
English | PDF,EPUB | 2022 | 537 Pages | ISBN : 3662640562 | 18.1 MB

Experiences of violence, sexual abuse, accidents, disasters or deaths of close relatives or friends, and other extreme situations can lead to trauma-related disorders. Since 2018, the World Health Organization has distinguished four such disorders in its classification list: "classic" and complex post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as prolonged grief disorder and adjustment disorder. These long-term effects are described in detail in the book. In recent years, a variety of interventions have been developed to effectively treat these disorders.

The Deceased-focused Approach to Grief: An Alternative Model

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The Deceased-focused Approach to Grief: An Alternative Model

The Deceased-focused Approach to Grief: An Alternative Model by Frank E. Eyetsemitan
English | PDF,EPUB | 2022 | 244 Pages | ISBN : 3030982440 | 3.3 MB

Conventional grief models focus on the bereaved, including actions that they need to take to get back to normalcy following the death of a loved one. This book suggests that it might be helpful in the grieving process to focus on the deceased, instead. Research points to the benefits of altruistic acts and thoughts, including improvements in mood. Altruistic acts and thoughts also could be extended to the deceased, who in death have experienced a loss as well.

Mindful Leadership in Practice: Tradition Leads to the Future

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Mindful Leadership in Practice: Tradition Leads to the Future

Mindful Leadership in Practice: Tradition Leads to the Future by Volker Schulte
English | PDF | 2022 | 220 Pages | ISBN : 3030973107 | 3.2 MB

This book shows why mindful leadership is the key element for supportive management and leadership in the 21st century. It highlights the fundamentals of mindful leadership in philosophy and history in different cultural traditions and shows latest research on mindfulness and digitalization, technology, social networking, and leading-self concepts.

Measuring Behaviour: An Introductory Guide, 4th Edition

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Measuring Behaviour: An Introductory Guide, 4th Edition

Measuring Behaviour: An Introductory Guide, 4th Edition by Paul Martin, Melissa Bateson
English | May 6, 2021 | ASIN: B08ZJM6T7G, ISBN: 110847831X, 1108745725 | True AZW3 | 248 pages | 3.4 MB

Infostorms: Why do we 'like'? Explaining individual behavior on the social net.

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Infostorms: Why do we 'like'? Explaining individual behavior on the social net.

Infostorms: Why do we 'like'? Explaining individual behavior on the social net. By Vincent F. Hendricks
English | PDF(True) | 2016 | 306 Pages | ISBN : 331932764X | 6.4 MB

With points of departure in philosophy, logic, social psychology, economics, and choice and game theory, Infostorms shows how information may be used to improve the quality of personal decision and group thinking but also warns against the informational pitfalls which modern information technology may amplify: From science to reality culture and what it really is, that makes you buy a book like this.

Internationalizing the Curriculum in Organizational Psychology (Repost)

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Internationalizing the Curriculum in Organizational Psychology (Repost)

Internationalizing the Curriculum in Organizational Psychology by Richard L. Griffith
English | PDF | 2014 | 355 Pages | ISBN : 146149401X | 4.4 MB

Since the days of silk roads and spice routes, international commerce has been essential to business. Today, from air travel to the Internet, advances in technology have served to make the business world smaller. Yet, despite the real world's march towards globalization, organizational psychology as an academic discipline has yet to incorporate these developments into its degree programs.

Community Based System Dynamics (Repost)

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Community Based System Dynamics (Repost)

Community Based System Dynamics by Peter S. Hovmand
English | PDF | 2014 | 117 Pages | ISBN : 1461487625 | 3 MB

Community Based System Dynamics introduces researchers and practitioners to the design and application of participatory systems modeling with diverse communities. The book bridges community- based participatory research methods and rigorous computational modeling approaches to understanding communities as complex systems.

Practitioner’s Guide to Curriculum-Based Evaluation in Reading

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Practitioner’s Guide to Curriculum-Based Evaluation in Reading

Practitioner’s Guide to Curriculum-Based Evaluation in Reading by Jason E. Harlacher
English | PDF | 2014 | 307 Pages | ISBN : 1461493595 | 7.7 MB

The educators are dedicated and concerned. The curriculum is successful. Yet some students aren't reading at grade level, and meetings air problems without making progress. Many students continue to flounder, leading to more meetings with the same lack of meaningful results.

Applying Islamic Principles to Clinical Mental Health Care

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Applying Islamic Principles to Clinical Mental Health Care

Applying Islamic Principles to Clinical Mental Health Care: Introducing Traditional Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy by Hooman Keshavarzi, Fahad Khan, Bilal Ali, Rania Awaad
2020 | ISBN: 0367488868, 0367488876 | English | 302 pages | EPUB | 2.5 MB

Mind, Cognition, and Neuroscience: A Philosophical Introduction

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Mind, Cognition, and Neuroscience: A Philosophical Introduction

Mind, Cognition, and Neuroscience: A Philosophical Introduction by Benjamin D. Young, Carolyn Dicey Jennings
December 28, 2021 | ISBN: 1138392367, 1138392340 | English | 476 pages | PDF | 11 MB

Suicide: The Social Causes of Self-Destruction (Studies in Pure Sociology)

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Suicide: The Social Causes of Self-Destruction (Studies in Pure Sociology)

Suicide: The Social Causes of Self-Destruction (Studies in Pure Sociology) by Jason Manning
2020 | ISBN: 0813944341, 0813944392 | English | 236 pages | PDF | 1.5 MB

Flexible Working Practices and Approaches: Psychological and Social Implications

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Flexible Working Practices and Approaches: Psychological and Social Implications

Flexible Working Practices and Approaches: Psychological and Social Implications by Christian Korunka
English | PDF,EPUB | 2021 | 291 Pages | ISBN : 3030741273 | 7.9 MB

Modern workplaces are following a strong trend of increasing flexible working practices and approaches, offering more flexibility in working times, working places, work organization, and work relations as the result of new information and communication technologies. This book brings together a group of internationally recognized experts in the field of flexible work to examine the psychological and social implications of these practices, describing the current state of research and empirically-based practices in this field. It focuses on organizational, job, and individual factors related to the quality of working life, and identifies potential risk groups where the benefits of flexible work are suppressed or not realized.