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Breed, George; Jourard, Sidney M. – 1970
This is an extensive compilation of abstracts of research in numerous areas as they relate to self-disclosure. No theoretical overview or introductory comments are included. Specific content areas, as listed in the index, include: (1) cross-cultural studies; (2) dyadic effect; (3) selective disclosure; (4) achievement; (5) adolescence; (6) age;…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Behavioral Science Research, Research
Ellsworth, Sharon K.; Demos, George – 1981
Research is attempting to examine the causes and effects of incestual child abuse and has discovered more complicated temporary and long-term repercussions than previously suspected. Fifteen subjects in a residential facility participated in a study to examine the self-concept and intellect of girls who had been victims of incest. Their scores on…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Child Abuse, Communication Problems, Comparative Analysis
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
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Tavernier-Courbin, Jacqueline – Journal of General Education, 1978
Analyzes the psychological aspects of Ernest Hemingway's inability to accept old age as symptomatic of his neurotic quest for power, which is seen in his drive to excel in pursuits which he thought important, and to take his life when he realized that he was past the peak of his powers. (MB)
Descriptors: American Culture, Authors, Individual Power, Literary Analysis
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Weissenburger, Fred E.; Loney, Jan – Psychology in the Schools, 1975
Investigates the hypothesis that people with last names beginning with the letters "S" through "Z" are 50 percent more neurotic than those people in the "A" through "R" group. The author's research does not support this hypothesis. (HMV)
Descriptors: Anxiety, Elementary School Students, Psychological Patterns, Research Projects
Lima, Bruno R.; Pai, Shaila – 1986
Although the occurrence of medical illnesses in psychiatric patients is quite high, medical illnesses manifested by psychiatric symptoms are often overlooked. The higher mortality rates among psychiatric patients when compared to the general population may be a reflection of neglect or inadequate treatment of the psychiatric patients' medical…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Community Health Services, Mental Health Clinics, Neurosis
Masek, Robert J. – 1984
Psychoanalysis is undergoing rapid and remarkable changes in its basic metapsychology, theoretical reflections, and concrete, clinical interventions. Through self-psychology, Heinz Kohut's alternative views on the clinical relationship have contributed to this restructuring of psychoanalysis. Traditionally, mainstream psychoanalysis has viewed the…
Descriptors: Clinical Psychology, Counselor Client Relationship, Mental Health, Neurosis
Brehony, Kathleen A. – 1980
Agoraphobia is the most pervasive and serious phobic response seen by clinicians, accounting for approximately 50 to 60% of all phobic problems. The symptoms of agoraphobia, a condition in which an individual fears entering public areas, include fears of leaving home, fainting, entering open and closed spaces, shopping, entering social situations,…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Behavior Problems, Clinical Diagnosis, Conditioning
Newcombe, Nora; Lerner, Jeffrey C. – 1979
John Bowlby's theory of attachment is examined in the cultural and historical context in which it was developed. Bowlby trained as a psychiatrist in England during the 1920's and published the WHO report in 1951. Thus the origins of his theory can be related to events set in motion by the First World War and occurring during the interwar period…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Cultural Context, Death, Depression (Psychology)
Blai, Boris, Jr. – 1979
One out of every seven people has some form of mental or emotional illness ranging from mild to severe. Fewer than one-third of those needing professional care treatment for their mental and emotional problems are receiving it. Some of the symptoms of psychosis are that the person lives in an imaginary world, hears voices, believes everyone is out…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Counseling Services, Crisis Intervention, Emotional Problems
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
Miller, Dorothy; And Others – 1972
How does a psychotic mother affect the emotional development of her child? Studies have found that mental illness in the family and intra-family conflict are important concomitants of neurosis, but most studies have failed to link the child's experiences with a mentally ill mother clearly with later development of a similar mental illness. Our own…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Problems, Criminals, Economically Disadvantaged
McBride, Leslie – 1985
The current emphasis on thinness has had a negative impact on many women and girls who suffer from a negative body image, poor self-concept, and depression, three conditions that often manifest themselves behaviorally through chronic dieting, compulsive exercise, and eating disorders. Socio-cultural factors that have contributed to this emphasis…
Descriptors: Body Image, Body Weight, Cultural Influences, Females
Dyer, Henry S. – 1969
This paper explores 2 concepts, institutional research in higher education and what is called the Left-Right Continuum, and suggests that periods of conflict provide better opportunities for meaningful institutional research than when the campus is quiet. To ensure the health of a college, interinstitutional research and intrainstitutional…
Descriptors: College Environment, Community Attitudes, Conflict, Educational Change
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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