Psychology/Psychotherapy Articles Reviewed in 2008

Here are the psychology/psychotherapy articles that were reviewed in 2008.

Predictors of Driving Cessation in Mild-To-Moderate Dementia. Study looking at predictive factors for driving cessation in people with dementia.

Anxiety in Dementia: A Critical Review. Critical review of the occurrence of and assessment of anxiety disorders in dementia.

Whatever happened to Little Albert. Interpretation of a review of an unethical study.

20 Years Experience of the Impact of Events Scale. Review of 20 years experience of this popular scale.

The Subjective Experience of Pain. Imaging study looking at subjective experience of pain.

Phenomenology of Delirium. Study looking at phenomenological features of delirium.

The Impact of Events Scale. 1979 paper outlining the construction of the Impact of Events Scale.

Pathobiology of Visceral Pain. Review article looking at the neural representation of visceral pain.

The Insular Cortex and Neuropsychiatric Disorders. Paper looking at evidence for involvement of Insular Cortex in Neuropsychiatric Disorders.

The Implications of Bereavement Theory for Art Therapy. A paper which translates theoretical models with practical interpretations.

Recovery in Schizophrenia. Examination of the concept of recovery in schizophrenia.

Dissociative Identity Disorder and Schizophrenia. Paper comparing and contrasting dissociation and psychosis.

Should Antisocial Behaviour Play a Role in Defining Psychopathy? Analysis of the construct of psychopathy.

Comparison of Cognitive Profiles in Schizophrenia and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Findings from a comparison study.

Social Cognition in Schizophrenia. Outline of models of social cognition in schizophrenia.

A Meta-analysis of Couples Therapy. Examination of evidence for couples therapy in depression.

Humanistic and Integrative Therapies. Overview of the humanistic/integrative therapies.

The relevance of Freud to Modern Psychiatry. Brief overview of relevance of Freud in modern psychiatry.

Winnicott on Anxiety. Paper by Winnicott on anxiety.

A Meta-analysis of Relaxation Training. Meta-analysis of relaxation training.

Nature and Technology in Harmony. A paper looking at approaches to antipsychotic related weight gain including exercise.

CBT and Structured Care for Medically Unexplained Symptoms. A study looking at approaches to Medically Unexplained Symptoms.

Can we predict coping abilities in schizophrenia. Review of a study looking at executive functioning in predicting coping ability in people with schizophrenia.


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