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Advances in Psychology Research : Volume 121, Hardback Book

Advances in Psychology Research : Volume 121 Hardback

Edited by Alexandra M. Columbus


This book focuses on the latest developments in psychology research.

Chapter One discusses the evolution of morals throughout world history.

Chapter Two reviews Vygotskys view on tools, signs and the spoken word, which are elaborated through a comparison of his early anthropological writings with his later works.

Chapter Three describes facial emotion recognition in a group of juvenile offenders and compares it with a group of non-offender adolescents, and also determines which emotions were misrecognised and for which one they were misattributed in both groups.

Chapter Four examines cumulative family risk and youth adjustment difficulties during early adolescence.

Chapter Five reviews a study on the relationship between personality and happiness using a modified version of the Oxford Happiness Inventory and a 20 adjective checklist of personality traits.

Chapter Six compares body dissatisfaction among Polish and Japanese women and defines risk factors for body dissatisfaction.

Chapter Seven focuses on the adaptive functions of the focusing manner of experiencing.

Chapter Eight studies a South African perspective on vicarious traumatisation and the self in professional learning of social work.

Chapter Nine reviews literature based on predictors of food cravings, potential health impacts, and treatment options.




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