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Les psychotherapies de conversion pour les personnes gaies, lesbiennes et bisexuelles: enjeux ethiques et deontologiques

Les psychotherapies de conversion pour les personnes gaies, lesbiennes et bisexuelles: enjeux ethiques et deontologiques Julien, Danielle L’homosexualite a longtemps ete consideree comme un peche, un crime ou une maladie. Ces conceptions de l’homosexualite vehiculees dans la societe occidentale ont amene certains religieux, criminologues et medecins a promouvoir des moyens pour la condamner ou l’enrayer. […]

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changing character of phenomenological psychology, The

changing character of phenomenological psychology, The Klein, Perry Abstract The methodologies of Husserlian and contemporary phenomenological psychology are compared. The Husserlian project was an a priori, descriptive, intuitive inquiry into the universal, necessary structures of intentional phenomena. Contemporary phenomenological psychology, examined here through a review of contemporary psychological articles and methodological sources, includes four types […]

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Converging Methods for Understanding Reading and Dyslexia

Converging Methods for Understanding Reading and Dyslexia Meredyth Daneman RAYMOND M. KLEIN and PATRICLA A. MCMULLEN (Eds.) Converging Methods for Understanding Reading and Dyslexia Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1999, 536 pages (ISBN 0-262-11247-7, us$60, Hardcover) Reviewed by MEREDYTH DANEMAN In the preface to this volume, the editors Raymond Klein and Patricia McMullen promise a […]

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Handbook of Personality Disorders; Theory, Research, and Treatment

Handbook of Personality Disorders; Theory, Research, and Treatment Coles, E Michael W. JOHN LIVESLEY (Ed.) Handbook of Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment New York: TheGuilford Press, 2001, 640 pages (ISBN 1-57230-629-7, US$65, Hardcover) Reviewed by E. MICHAEL COLES The title of this book leads one to expect it to be the usual chronicling of […]

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Psychology and the study of gender

After the facts: Psychology and the study of gender Jeanne Marecek Abstract Over the past 30 years, psychologists have developed diverse approaches for studying women and gender. One approach, the study of gender differences, assesses the attributes and characteristics of men and women. A second approach conceptualizes gender not in terms of individual difference, but […]

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The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us

Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us Stephen Wormith ROBERT D. HARE Without Conscience. The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us. New York: Guilford Press, 1999, 236 pp. (ISBN 1-57230-451-0, us$16.95, Softcover). Reviewed by STEPHEN WORMITH Too often we hear about adults, and now more than ever, adolescents, who perpetrate violence […]

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Correction

Correction In the biographical note following the review of Sandra Wieland Techniques and Issues in Abuse-Focused Therapy with Children and Adolescents (Canadian Psychology, 2001, 42(4), p. 330), the author was identified as Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa. In fact, Dr. Wieland’s appointment at the University of Ottawa ended in 1997. Copyright Canadian […]

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Caracteristiques et traitement des couples dont l’un des conjoints est depressif

Caracteristiques et traitement des couples dont l’un des conjoints est depressif Wright, John Ces dernieres annees, de nombreuses etudes ont ete effectuees afin d’evaluer l’influence que peuvent avoir les relations interpersonnelles sur le developpement et le maintien de la depression. Plusieurs auteurs se sont ainsi interesses aux relations intimes des personnes deprimees afin d’examiner le […]

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Anxiety Disorders in Adults

Anxiety Disorders in Adults John Hunsley PETER D. MCLEAN and SHEILA R. WOODY Anxiety Disorders in Adults New York: Oxford University Press, 2001, 381 pages (ISBN 0-19-511625-9, US$55, Hardcover) Reviewed by JOHN HUNSLEY As anyone who receives publishers’ mailings or occasionally browses through the books promoted at psychological conferences knows, there has been a veritable […]

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intelligence of heritability, The

intelligence of heritability, The Wahlsten, Douglas Abstract The influences of heredity and environment on behaviour are sometimes quantified as a heritability ratio, which assigns a percentage of variation in test scores to variation in the genotypes of individuals. There are compelling reasons, both biological and statistical, to doubt the validity of the common practice of […]