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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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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
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Nissim-Sabat, Denis – Teaching of Psychology, 1979
Describes abnormal psychology course centered around films which include "King of Hearts,""A Woman Under the Influence,""David and Lisa,""In Cold Blood," and "The Boys in the Band." Each film deals with a fundamental concept such as psychopathology, neurosis, psychosis, insanity, and sexuality. (KC)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Course Descriptions, Films, Fundamental Concepts
Blai, Boris, Jr. – 1980
An exploratory study concerned with the measurement of perseveration, or persistence, as a personality variable was based on the work of G.V. Hamilton, an early investigator in the field. Persistently maladaptive behavior was hypothesized to be a chief characteristic of neurosis. An experimental problem-solving situation was designed to…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Behavior Patterns, Clinical Diagnosis, Emotional Disturbances
Greenspan, Stanley I., Ed.; Pollock, George H., Ed. – 1981
The volumes that make up "The Course of Life" series represent original contributions from international scientists and clinicians who have produced much current knowledge about the phases of human personality development. The chapters in Volume III discuss adulthood from various perspectives. Contributions cover the continuum of human…
Descriptors: Adults, Aging (Individuals), Depression (Psychology), Developmental Stages
Goodstein, Michael – Counselor's Information Service, 1979
In American culture, and particularly among upwardly mobile Jews, educational achievement is perceived to be of the highest importance. Much of the research into the nature of underachievement deals primarily with the identification of underachievers as manifesting a host of pathological characteristics such as poor peer relationships, negative…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Counseling, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education
Frederick, Calvin J. – 1970
The report deals with the growing problem of self-destructive behavior among the younger age group and points out the importance of the counselor's role toward a disturbed youngster who spends a major part of the day in school. Defined are three types of acting-out behavior: (1) self-assaultive behavior, (2) self-destructive behavior, and (3)…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Counselor Role, Psychopathology, Pupil Personnel Services
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Brown, Timothy A.; Barlow, David H. – Psychological Assessment, 2009
A wealth of evidence attests to the extensive current and lifetime diagnostic comorbidity of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (4th ed., "DSM-IV") anxiety and mood disorders. Research has shown that the considerable cross-sectional covariation of "DSM-IV" emotional disorders is accounted for by common higher order…
Descriptors: Classification, Anxiety Disorders, Emotional Disturbances, Clinical Diagnosis
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Burke, Jeffrey D. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2012
Background: A dimension of negatively oriented affect within oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) symptoms, which has been described as irritability, has been shown to predict depression and anxiety. Related constructs have been linked to temperament and personality constructs. However, only a few studies have examined the prediction from…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Personality Problems, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology)
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Kotov, Roman; Gamez, Wakiza; Schmidt, Frank; Watson, David – Psychological Bulletin, 2010
We performed a quantitative review of associations between the higher order personality traits in the Big Three and Big Five models (i.e., neuroticism, extraversion, disinhibition, conscientiousness, agreeableness, and openness) and specific depressive, anxiety, and substance use disorders (SUD) in adults. This approach resulted in 66…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Mental Disorders, Psychopathology, Personality
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Muris, Peter; Ollendick, Thomas H. – Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 2005
A substantial proportion of children and adolescents come to suffer from psychological disorders. This article focuses on the temperament factors that are involved in the pathogenesis of child psychopathology. It is argued that besides the reactive temperament factor of emotionality/neuroticism, the regulative process of effortful control also…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Etiology, Psychopathology, Adolescents
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Seguin, Jean R.; Arseneault, Louise; Tremblay, Richard E. – Cognitive Development, 2007
Impairments in either "cool" or "hot" processes may represent two pathways to deficient decision-making. Whereas cool processes are associated with cognitive and rational decisions, hot processes are associated with emotional, affective, and visceral processes. In this study, 168 boys were administered a card-playing task at ages 13 and 14 years…
Descriptors: Individual Characteristics, Psychopathology, Decision Making, Adolescents
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McClure, Robert F. – Psychology: A Quarterly Journal of Human Behavior, 1984
Surveyed adults (N=159) about money attitudes and general pathological tendencies of anxiety, neuroticism, and introversion. Results showed that problem money attitudes were significantly related to general pathological attitudes but not to each other. (LLL)
Descriptors: Adults, Attitudes, Income, Neurosis
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McCall, Raymond J. – Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1975
Author concentrated on a neglected area of psychopathology, that of the major abnormalities that cannot be readily classified as either neurotic or psychotic. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Neurosis, Personality Assessment, Psychological Characteristics
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Watson, Charles G.; And Others – Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1984
Investigated seasonal trends in the birth patterns of neurotics (N=989), alcoholics (N=2,870), affective disorders (N=320) and personality disorders (N=713) both before and after controlling for age prevalence. Results did not support the view that birth rates for nonschizophrenic psychiatric disorders are higher in some seasons than in others.…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Alcoholism, Neurosis, Patients
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