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Roulet, Norman L. – Journal of the American College Health Association, 1976
The incidence and causes of success neurosis in undergraduate students are examined and the suggestion is made that while therapy of the manifest problem is often relatively easy, the longer-term fate is still problematic. (MB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Seniors, Emotional Problems, Mental Disorders
Boudewyns, Patrick A. – 1973
Two inpatients, one with a circumscribed phobia for dentists and dental offices and another who had been diagnosed as suffering from an anxiety neurosis, were treated with a flooding procedure. A simple flooding technique which dealt with only the symptom contingent cues was sufficient to change behavior in the former case, but for the relatively…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Behavior Change, Case Studies, Counseling
Ferullo, Robert J. – USA Today, 1979
Excessive television viewing in the formative years can complicate, if not paralyze, children's psychological development and educational achievement. It distorts their perceptions of reality and it causes them to be overactive, overanxious, and inattentive. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Case Studies, Childhood Attitudes, Elementary Education
Hanfmann, Eugenia – 1978
Clinical professionals are offered practical guidelines for organizing psychological counseling services that will be acceptable and available to large numbers of students without being exorbitantly expensive. Detailed accounts are given on therapeutic and administrative procedures that have proven highly effective at Brandeis University's…
Descriptors: Ancillary Services, Case Studies, College Students, Cost Effectiveness
Kersten, Astrid – 1991
A case study illustrates the concept of the neurotic organization by describing the development of "Central Control College" over a period of 11 years. In this period of time, the college moved from a small, informal organization to a highly developed compulsive institution. The image of neurosis has been applied in the organizational…
Descriptors: Administrative Principles, Administrator Effectiveness, Case Studies, College Administration
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Dollinger, Stephen J. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1983
Describes the use of behavioral procedures as part of systems-oriented family therapy for the treatment of an adolescent girl's functional blackouts. Treatment successfully eliminated blackouts without directly addressing clear psychosexual issues. Discusses the case in terms of conceptualizing etiology and treatments and advocates working with…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Modification, Case Studies, Counseling Techniques
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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
Villaverde, Diego; Unda, Sara; Escotto, Eduardo A.; Flores, Rosa – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2019
The objective of the study was to determine the predictive value of personality traits according to the Mexican model of the Five Personality Factors in the Burnout Syndrome (BOS) and its dimensions from the Gil-Monte model. Three hundred and seventy-five basic education teachers from Mexico City took part in it. The sampling was intentional,…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Teacher Burnout, Case Studies, Correlation
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Lehmann, Regula; Denissen, Jaap J. A.; Allemand, Mathias; Penke, Lars – Developmental Psychology, 2013
The present cross-sectional study investigated age and gender differences in motivational manifestations of the Big Five in a large German-speaking Internet sample (N = 19,022). Participants ranging in age from 16 to 60 years completed the Five Individual Reaction Norms Inventory (FIRNI; Denissen & Penke, 2008a), and two traditional Big Five…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Personality, Personality Development, Gender Differences
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Albuquerque, Isabel; de Lima, Margarida Pedroso; Matos, Marcela; Figueiredo, Claudia – Social Indicators Research, 2012
The relation between personality and subjective well-being (SWB) remains involved in a considerable ambiguity and the numerous studies conducted have neglected an approach at a more detailed level of analysis. This study explores the idea that neuroticism, extraversion and conscientiousness facets predict differentially each SWB component. A…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Well Being, Personality Traits, Correlation
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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
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Osgood, Charles E.; And Others – Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1976
In 1954 Osgood and Luria reported a blind analysis of a case of triple personality, popularly known as "The Three Faces of Eve," that had been analyzed by Thigpen and Cleckley. Here they combined with Robert Jeans to do a similar blind analysis of a case Jeans was treating in the late 1960s. (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Diagrams, Individual Characteristics, Neurosis
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Miller, Mark J. – Counselor Education and Supervision, 1990
Outlines the OCEAN model of personality which includes the domains of Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism. Provides a detailed explanation of each factor and a case study to illustrate how the model can be used to diagnose clients. Discusses advantages of this diagnostic approach and implications for usage.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Clinical Diagnosis, Extraversion Introversion, Models
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Nawas, M. Mike – Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 1971
Descriptors: Anxiety, Behavior Change, Case Studies, Desensitization
Chethik, Morton – 2000
This text offers clinicians and counseling students an extensive examination of the major issues in child psychotherapy with children ages 4-12. Part one begins with a review of the characteristics of the child patient and outlines the stages of psychodynamic assessment. Attention is given to the ways in which a strong case formulation can inform…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Child Psychology, Children, Counseling
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