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Psychological Aspects of Tobacco Control  

Jennifer McGowan and Lion Shahab

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Jul 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Worldwide, tobacco use is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. However, the health effects of smoking are reversible, making smoking cessation an important target for public health ... More

Psychological Considerations for Paralympic Athletes  

Jeffrey Martin

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
The Paralympics are the pinnacle of sporting competition for athletes with physical and intellectual impairments. Most Paralympians have intellectual or sensory (e.g., visual) or physical ... More

Psychological Imagery in Sport and Performance  

Krista J. Munroe-Chandler and Michelle D. Guerrero

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Apr 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Imagery, which can be used by anyone, is appealing to performers because it is executed individually and can be performed at anytime and anywhere. The breadth of the application of imagery ... More

Psychological Responses to Scarcity  

Jiaying Zhao

Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Psychological Responses to Sport Injury  

Britton W. Brewer

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May 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
In addition to the disruptive impact of sport injury on physical functioning, injury can have psychological effects on athletes. Consistent with contemporary models of psychological ... More

Psychosocial Measurement Issues in Sport and Exercise Settings  

Gershon Tenenbaum and Edson Filho

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Psychology
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Relaxation and Recovery in Sport and Performance  

Maximilian Pelka and Michael Kellmann

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Jul 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
The sport and performance environment is highly demanding for its actors. Therefore, recovery from work and sports requires special attention. Without adequate recovery, optimal ... More

Retirement  

Mo Wang and Valeria Alterman

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Retirement, defined as an individual’s exit from the workforce, is usually accompanied by a behavioral withdrawal from work. While retirement was seen as a crisis in the past, it now ... More

The Roles of Psychological Stress, Physical Activity, and Dietary Modifications on Cardiovascular Health Implications  

Chun-Jung Huang, Matthew J. McAllister, and Aaron L. Slusher

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Jul 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Psychological stress disorders, such as depression and chronic anxiety contribute to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality. Acute psychological and physical stress ... More

Schools and Approaches to Psychotherapy  

Kathleen Someah, Christopher Edwards, and Larry E. Beutler

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May 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
There are many approaches to psychotherapy, commonly called “schools” or “theories.” These schools range from psychoanalytic, to variations of insight- and conflict-based approaches, ... More

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