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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
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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
Cropley, David H., Ed.; Cropley, Arthur J., Ed.; Kaufman, James C., Ed.; Runco, Mark A., Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2010
With few exceptions, scholarship on creativity has focused on its positive aspects while largely ignoring its dark side. This includes not only creativity deliberately aimed at hurting others, such as crime or terrorism, or at gaining unfair advantages, but also the accidental negative side effects of well-intentioned acts. This book brings…
Descriptors: Creativity, Weapons, Terrorism, Crime
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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
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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
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Mowrer, O. Hobart – Education, 1976
Deals with the pervasive change which has occurred in recent decades in the conception of so-called neurosis and with the resulting modifications in corrective or "therapeutic" measures. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Definitions, Diagrams, Neurosis
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Thauberger, Patrick; Sydiaha-Symor – Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 1977
J. F. Bugental's (1965) theory that the avoidance of existential confrontation is a central dynamic in neurosis was tested in two university research samples totalling 544 individuals. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Correlation, Existentialism, Measurement Instruments, Neurosis
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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
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
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Kihlstrom, John F.; Mineka, Susan – Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1978
Recent work has shown that unpredictable and/or uncontrollable events can produce a variety of cognitive, affective, and somatic disturbances to the organism. These disturbances are compared to and found to be quite similar to the symptoms of the classic cases of experimental neurosis described by Pavlov, Gantt, Liddell, Masserman, and Wolpe.…
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Helplessness, Neurosis, Psychological Studies
Robinson, Michael Edward – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The figure of the "bibliomaniacal" book collector with his "curious" malady--a "passion for collecting...that infects weak minds," according to Isaac D'Israeli (1766-1848)--serves as the focus of this dissertation about nineteenth-century British poetry and prose. More than a psychological condition or cultural practice, the bibliomaniac's…
Descriptors: Neurosis, Romanticism, Clubs, Poetry
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Munford, Paul R.; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1976
This case study demonstrates the value of conceptualizing functional somatic disorders as operants. The subject, an adolescent girl, diagnosed as having a "hysterical neurosis," manifested the symptoms of incessant coughing and mutism. The cough and mutism were treated by extinction and shaping, respectively. Positive results were obtained.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Conditioning
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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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