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Lindsay, William R.; Steptoe, Lesley; McVicker, Ronnie; Haut, Fabian; Robertson, Colette – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
In "DSM-5" there has been a move to dimensional personality disorder (PD) diagnosis, incorporating personality theory in the form of the five-factor model (FFM). It proposes an alternative assessment system based on diagnostic indicators and the FFM, while retaining "DSM-IV" categorical criteria. Four individuals with…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Personality Problems, Mental Disorders, Intellectual Disability
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Malo-Cerrato, Sara; Martín-Perpiñá, Maria-de-las-Mercedes; Viñas-Poch, Ferran – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
Understanding the factors that predict excessive use of social networks in adolescence can help prevent problems such as addictive behaviours, loneliness or cyberbullying. The main aim was to ascertain the psychological and social profile of adolescents whose use of SNSS is excessive. Participants comprised 1,102 adolescents aged between 11 and 18…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Support Groups, Self Concept, Mothers
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Mundia, Lawrence – Higher Education Studies, 2011
Students with psychological and mental health problems are often accorded a low status and priority compared to peers with other disabilities. Recent research indicated that a female Brunei student teacher prematurely left her training program due to unaddressed mental health problems. The present study used a mixed methods approach. The random…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Anxiety, Interpersonal Competence