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Is a therapist's attachment style predictive of stress and burnout in a sample of Irish therapists?
(IACP Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2017)
The current study investigated whether attachment style, as measured by levels of attachment anxiety and avoidance, in a sample of (N = 137) therapists predicted stress and burnout. A series of hierarchical multiple ...
Conscientiousness and mindfulness in midlife coping: An assessment based on MIDUS II
Research has demonstrated that conscientious individuals tend to engage in planful problem solving to cope with stressful situations. Likewise, mindful individuals tend to favour approach-based coping and are less likely ...
Emotional eating: feeding and fearing feelings - what psychologists need to know
(The Psychological Society of Ireland, 2017-06)
This article reviews the psychological theories of emotional eating and introduces to a little known model, Affect Phobia, which combines both learning and psychodynamic theory
Defining perceptual synchrony
(Kijima Printing Co., 2007)
How does neuronal activity bring about the interpretation of visual space in terms of objects or complex perceptual events? If they group, simple visual features can bring about the integration of spikes from neurons ...
Can we explain cross-modal representation with neural algorithms alone?: Commentary on Paillard
Recent research in both psychophysics and electrophysiology has revealed a number of examples in which behaviour is guided by (i.e. Spence & Driver, 1996), and brain activity has been argued to correlate with, the formation ...
Bandpass characteristics of high-frequency sensitivity and visual experience in blindsight
Patient RP suffers a unilateral right homonymous quadrant anopia but demonstrates better than chance discrimination for stimuli presented in the blind field at temporal frequencies between 33 and 47 Hz (all significant at ...
A qualitative study of prescription contraception use: the perspectives of users, general practitioners and pharmacists
(Public Library of Science, 2015-12-03)
The oral contraceptive pill (OCP) remains the most popular form of prescription contraception in many countries, despite adherence difficulties for many. Uptake of long acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs), which are ...
Do single and multiple behavior change interventions contain different behavior change techniques? A comparison of interventions targeting physical activity in obese populations
(American Psychological Association, 2015-09)
Objective: Interventions to increase physical activity can target this behavior alone or as part of multiple health behavior change (MHBC) interventions. To date little is known about the content of MHBC interventions as ...
Mutual entailment of temporal relations in younger and older adults: reversing order judgments
(Springer Verlag, 2016-05-12)
For temporal relations, mutually entailed relations are different to those directly trained; we learn that A occurred before B and derive that B occurred after A. Deriving such relations results in lower accuracy and ...
Delay in seeking medical help following transient ischemic attack (TIA) or "Mini-Stroke": a qualitative study
(Public Library of Science, 2014-08-19)
Background: Prompt treatment following Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) can reduce the risk of subsequent stroke and disability. However, many patients delay in making contact with medical services. This study aimed to ...