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Potentially Harmful Treatments  

Scott O. Lilienfeld

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Feb 2017
Although psychotherapy is on balance effective for a broad array of psychological problems, a relatively small but steadily accumulating body of evidence suggests that at least some ... More

Specific Language Impairment  

Laurence B. Leonard

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Feb 2017
Children with specific language impairment (SLI) have a significant deficit in their ability to acquire language that cannot be attributed to intellectual disability, neurological damage, ... More

Stigma and Health  

Katherine Nieweglowski and Patrick W. Corrigan

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Feb 2017
Stigma is a complex process that results from the interaction of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination. When applied to health conditions (e.g., mental illness, HIV/AIDS, diabetes, ... More

Justice in Teams  

Vincente Martínez-Tur and Carolina Moliner

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Jan 2017
Traditionally, justice in teams refers to a specific climate—called justice climate—describing shared perceptions about how the team as a whole is treated. Justice at the individual level ... More

Moderator Variables  

Matthew S. Fritz and Ann M. Arthur

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Jan 2017
Moderation occurs when the magnitude and/or direction of the relation between two variables depend on the value of a third variable called a moderator variable. Moderator variables are ... More

ADHD in Children and Adolescents  

Kelsey E. Woods, Christina M. Danko, and Andrea Chronis-Tuscano

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Dec 2016
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by developmentally inappropriate levels of hyperactivity, impulsivity, and/or inattention. ... More

Competency to Stand Trial in the American Legal System  

Ronald Roesch

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Dec 2016
Competency to stand trial is a long-established legal principle in the U.S. criminal justice system that ensures that a criminal defendant’s right to a fair trial is protected. Fundamental ... More

Creativity at Work  

Kristina Potočnik and Neil Anderson

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Dec 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Organizational and Institutional Psychology
Creativity at work has long been acknowledged as a source of distinct competitive advantage as organizations seek to harness the ideas and suggestions of their employees. As such, it is not ... More

Influence of Anxiety on Cognitive Control Processes  

DeMond M. Grant and Evan J. White

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Dec 2016
Cognitive control is the ability to direct attention and cognitive resources toward achieving one’s goals. However, research indicates that anxiety biases multiple cognitive processes, ... More

Mediator Variables  

Matthew S. Fritz and Houston F. Lester

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Dec 2016
Mediator variables are variables that lie between the cause and effect in a causal chain. In other words, mediator variables are the mechanisms through which change in one variable causes ... More

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