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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
Stasinos, Demetrios P. – 1984
This study examines, first, the problem behavior syndrome in 58 educable mentally handicapped (EMH) children attending special state schools in Greece, and secondly the relationship between those syndromes and sex and special schooling of these individuals. Children's four problem behavior syndromes, i.e., antisocial behavior, excessive…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Foreign Countries, Mild Mental Retardation, Sex Differences
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Houzel, Didier – Journal of Child Psychotherapy, 2004
Starting from Frances Tustin's description of failure of the containing function in autistic children due to a splitting between the masculine and feminine aspects of the containing object, the author suggests that the first stage in the psychoanalytic treatment of an autistic child consists in restoring that function by working through what he…
Descriptors: Fantasy, Autism, Neurosis, Psychiatry
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Bakker, Nelleke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2006
In the Netherlands, as in the United States, the introduction of the concept of "mental health" in education is closely related to the development of a network of child guidance clinics. The first of these was established in Amsterdam in 1928. However, a substantial movement to actively promote mental health did not come into existence…
Descriptors: Guidance, Mental Health, Foreign Countries, Clinics
Walker, C. E.; And Others – 1968
Reproduced here are symposia papers dealing with behavior theory and therapy. Behavior therapy attempts to apply the findings of experimental psychology and the laboratory to the clinic. It takes the principles of learning and scientific psychology and makes them useful therapeutically. The two orientations in this area are operant and classical…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Behavior Theories, Emotional Disturbances
Tatzel, Miriam – 1974
Ego and self refer to two ways of being. They are related on the one hand to neurosis and health and on the other hand to rational and intuitive modes of consciousness. The author in this article considers consciousness as it pertains to knowing oneself. She examines how ego, the rational consciousness as applied to oneself, can obstruct…
Descriptors: Personality Development, Psychological Characteristics, Self Actualization, Self Concept
Chinnian, R. Rawlin; Johnson, Shelonitda – 1987
Suicide and deviance are related because loss in social interaction is a consequence of deviance and an antecedent to suicide. This study examined the cognitive and affective experiences of suicidal individuals for evidence of neurosis. Sixty young attempted suicides with a history of a serious suicidal attempts attending the suicide prevention…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Cognitive Style, Foreign Countries, Mental Disorders
Levander, Caroline F., Ed.; Singley, Carol J., Ed. – 2003
There has been increased critical interest in the child as a rich and varied site of cultural inscription. Scholars from a wide range of disciplines have turned their attention to the child in order to interrogate how it comes to represent, and often codify, the prevailing ideologies of a given culture or historical period. Noting that narratives…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Children, Childrens Literature, Cultural Context
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
Cohon, Donald J., Jr. – 1977
This paper provides counselors and social service case workers serving Indochinese refugees in northern California with guidelines for identifying, treating and making referrals of clients with emotional problems. Freud's theory of trauma neurosis and its effect on refugees' language acquisition, learning ability and job readiness are described.…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Asian Americans, Cultural Differences
Masten, William G. – 1983
It has been postulated that the result of the Mexican woman's inability to live up to the stiff requirements of her culture should show itself in depressive trends. These theories are often applied to the Mexican-American female as well. The aim of this study was to determine if acculturation is related to depression in Mexican-American females. A…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Images, Depression (Psychology)
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
Ainsworth, Stanley – 1975
Written for parents, teachers, students in training, school administrators, and stutterers themselves, the book discusses the causes, development, and treatment of stuttering. Presented are a definition, incidence figures, and overview of the impact of stuttering on an individual. Traced are the beginnings and development of stuttering in four…
Descriptors: Definitions, Educational Needs, Emotional Problems, Etiology
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
Whitaker, Carl A. – 1974
It is postulated that the standard framework for psychotherapy, a cooperative transference neurosis, does not validly carry over to the successful psychotherapy of a two-generation family group. In many disturbed families, the necessary and sufficient dynamics for change must be initiated, controlled, and augmented by a group dynamic power-play,…
Descriptors: Counseling Theories, Counselor Role, Family Counseling, Group Dynamics
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