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Treatment of Late-Life Insomnia

Treatment of Late-Life Insomnia Demjen, Stefan KENNETH L. LICHSTEIN and CHARLES M. MORIN (EDS.) Treatment of Late-Life Insomnia Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2000, 370 pages (ISBN 0-7619-1507-9, US$ 33.95, Softcover) Reviewed by STEFAN DEMJEN On average, the older you get the less you sleep. The number of hours one needs to sleep varies from […]

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effets du pouvoir d’expertise et de l’innovation

Processus de persuasion en situation de mediation: effets du pouvoir d’expertise et de l’innovation Fischer-Lokou, Jacques Resume Dans deux experiences, on fait intervenir des mediateurs (comperes) aupres de groupes de sujets-negociateurs s’opposant sur un theme a propos duquel leurs opinions divergent. Dans ces experiences, deux variables independantes sont manipulees. Le pouvoir d’expertise attribue au mediateur […]

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Ethical issues related to the use of facilitated communication techniques with persons with autism

Ethical issues related to the use of facilitated communication techniques with persons with autism Dayan, Joelle Abstract The use of Facilitated Communication techniques recently introduced and now widely used with persons with autism poses a number of ethical dilemmas for psychologists. These dilemmas stem from the lack of empirical support for the validity of messages […]

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Complex HIV treatment regimens and patients quality of life

Complex HIV treatment regimens and patients quality of life Markus R Baer Abstract Recent advances in the treatment of HIV/AIDS have led to medical improvements for persons living with the virus. As a result, many now think of HIV infection as a chronic rather than a terminal illness. Along with this shift comes the understanding […]

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Organization of Behaviour: A Neuropsychological Theory, The

Organization of Behaviour: A Neuropsychological Theory, The Richard C Tees DONALD 0. HEBB The Organization of Behavior: A Neuropsychological Theory Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2002, 335 pages (ISBN 0-8058-4300-0, us$39.95, Hardcover) Reviewed by RICHARD C. TEES It must be very unusual to review a book in 2002 that was published more than 50 years […]

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looking ahead to the 21st century

Leadership in organizations: looking ahead to the 21st century Kanungo, Rabindra N Abstract The paper highlights four major changes in the corporate environment that pose future challenges for Canadian organizations. It is argued that in order to meet these challenges, organizations need to develop adaptive capabilities. Specific leadership strategies necessary for developing such capabilities are […]

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Forensic psychological testimony: Is the courtroom door now locked and barred?

Forensic psychological testimony: Is the courtroom door now locked and barred? Martin Peters The testimony in court of expert witnesses in general, and forensic psychologists in particular, is disappearing from Canadian criminal trials. With increasing frequency, at least in Ontario, trial judges are declaring the testimony of psychologists inadmissible. Unless psychologists understand and specifically address […]

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Is the nature-nurture debate on the verge of extinction?

Is the nature-nurture debate on the verge of extinction? Bors, Douglas A Abstract Some authors have stated that the nature – nurture debate is no longer as contentious as it once was. This paper presents four arguments in opposition to this position. First, the nature – nurture controversy, conceived of as an attempt to assign […]

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Les Limites de la methode experimentale en psychologie sociale et clinique

Les Limites de la methode experimentale en psychologie sociale et clinique Granger, Luc Resume La psychologie est sans aucun doute une des sciences qui peut faire une contribution significative a la solution des nombreux problemes individuels et sociaux qui accompagnent les bouleversements technologiques et economiques que vivent nos societes. L’accroissement des recherches cliniques et sociales […]

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Attitudes, connaissances et comportements des parents quebecois en regard de la pratique des jeux de hasard et d’argent chez les jeunes

Attitudes, connaissances et comportements des parents quebecois en regard de la pratique des jeux de hasard et d’argent chez les jeunes Ladouceur, Robert Parallelement a leur legalisation, les jeux de hasard et d’argent gagnent en popularite au Quebec et au Canada, comme dans d’autres pays industrialises (Eadington, 1997). Le lien entre leur accessibilite et la […]