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Konkabayeva, Aiman E.; Dakhbay, Beybitkhan D.; Oleksyuk, Z?ryana Ya.; Tykezhanova, Gulmira M.; Alshynbekova, Gulnaziya K.; Starikova, Anna Ye. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
One of the symptoms of neurosis at preschool age children is fear. In our opinion, research in this area will help to solve a number of problems of children of preschool age, including difficulties of acceptance on themselves in the new social roles in relation from kindergarten transition to school adjustment problems and a number of other…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Fear, Anxiety, Neurosis
Matias, Cheryl E.; DiAngelo, Robin – Educational Foundations, 2013
In this article, the authors focus on the emotional and cognitive context that underlies whiteness. They employ interdisciplinary approaches of critical Whiteness studies and critical race theory to entertain how common White responses to racial material stem from the need for Whites to deny race, a traumatizing process that begins in childhood.…
Descriptors: Whites, Racial Identification, Interdisciplinary Approach, Critical Theory
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Jahng, Kyung Eun – Perspectives in Education, 2011
The aim of this article is to rethink English education for young children in South Korea through exploring a great variety of complex, interrelated terrains in terms of its emergence and popularity in an era of globalisation. I critically examine the relevance of discursive and non-discursive conditions derived from social, political, economic,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Bakker, Nelleke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This article is concerned with the history of the neurological disorder that preceded ADHD: "neurasthenia" or nervousness, conceived of as a functional disease of the nervous system. Around 1900 it appeared on the scene of children's disorders and it disappeared at the time of the pharmacological turn in psychiatry by the late 1960s. In…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Neurosis, Mental Health, Psychiatry
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Asl, Moussa Pourya – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2014
Attempts to present a rational explanation of Emily Brontë's "Wuthering Heights" have been a growing concern since its publication in 1847. The abundant, yet incoherent, interpretations of "Wuthering Heights," make the need for this research timely. This article focuses on ways to achieve a truer and more rational…
Descriptors: Neurosis, Classics (Literature), Novels, English Literature
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Ishiyama, F. Ishu – Canadian Journal of Counselling, 2003
Japanese Morita therapy is discussed to highlight its culturally and theoretically unique perspectives on human nature and client change. Key features of this theory are: theory of the nervous trait; multiple-dimensional model of causes and treatment of nervous neurosis; theory of mental attachment; reframing anxiety into constructive desires; and…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Counseling Theories, Foreign Countries, Models
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Brown, Ben Maurice – Journal of the American College Health Association, 1978
Depressed college students representing several distinct diagnostic groups were studied. Evidence indicates that patients with depressive neurosis show optimal treatment outcomes following tricyclic antidepressant therapy. (JMF)
Descriptors: College Students, Depression (Psychology), Drug Therapy, Higher Education
Malikow, Max – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2006
Masochism, the irrational self-infliction of pain, is more easily defined than understood. Once, a teacher used the word "cutting" only reference to a student skipping class. But, in recent years, it has taken on additional meaning. Cutting, or self-injury, is a deliberate self-harming behavior but without conscious suicidal ideation. To define…
Descriptors: Self Destructive Behavior, Student Behavior, School Counseling, Emotional Disturbances
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Breiner, Sander J. – Adolescence, 1985
Practical information for therapists who deal with adolescents who do not finish tasks is presented. The relationship of task incompletion to neurosis, psychosis, depression, homosexuality, and drug abuse is described, and techniques and guidelines for treatment are provided. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Counseling Techniques, Depression (Psychology), Drug Abuse
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Wolpe, Joseph – American Psychologist, 1981
That psychoanalytic theory has not been displaced by the behavioral theory of neurosis is remarkable in view of the persuasive evidence that exists for the efficacy of behavior therapy. One reason for this seems to be the persistence of widespread misperceptions of behavior therapy. (Author)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Theories, Clinical Psychology, Mental Health
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Parker, Wayne D. – American Educational Research Journal, 1997
A national sample of 820 academically talented children took the Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale. Cluster analyses of scores found a three-cluster solution. Further analyses indicated that these clusters were: nonperfectionistic (32.%), healthy perfectionistic (41.7%), and dysfunctional perfectionistic (25.5%). The construct of perfectionism…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Children, Classification, Cluster Analysis
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Westerlund, Elaine – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 1986
An historical review of the development and rejection of Freud's seduction theory. Freud's interpretation of seduction as real sexual acts gave way to his conclusion that his patients' reports derived from fantasy, though his view of the significance of childhood sexual trauma in the etiology of neurosis remained steady. Examines the relationship…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Family Environment, Family Relationship, Fantasy
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Thauberger, Patrick C.; And Others – Journal of Research in Personality, 1982
Research in existentialism and ontology has given rise to several psychometric instruments. Used both exploratory and confirmatory principal-factor analyses to study relationships among 16 existential scales. Exploratory factor analysis provided some support of the theory that the avoidance of existential confrontation is a central function of…
Descriptors: Existentialism, Factor Analysis, Foreign Countries, Neurosis
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Cugmas, Zlatka – Early Child Development and Care, 1998
Analyzed relationships between the quality of parental attachment and preschool children's behavioral characteristics, including social skills, productivity, behavior problems, neurosis, anxiety and self-evaluation. Found a positive relationship between parental attachment and the child's adaptation, but failed to confirm the hypothesis regarding…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Child Behavior, Child Development, Child Psychology
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Jungk, Robert – Futurist, 1984
When a form of high technology becomes obsolete, many people acquire a fear and distrust of the future--a neurosis called the ruins complex. But humanity can respond positively to the ghosts of dead technology and invent a hopeful future. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Humanism, Prediction, Social Change
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