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PSYCHOLOGICAL BEHAVIORISM THEORY OF BIPOLAR DISORDER.

PSYCHOLOGICAL BEHAVIORISM THEORY OF BIPOLAR DISORDER. KOPETSKIE, STEPHEN This review addresses the etiology of bipolar disorder and presents the literature within a psychological behaviorism framework (Staats, 1996; Staats & Heiby, 1985). The proposed theory attempts to provide an integrative developmental approach that is grounded in established behavioral principles. The bipolar theory posits 15 hypotheses based […]

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Cognitive empathy and emotional empathy in human behavior and evolution.

Cognitive empathy and emotional empathy in human behavior and evolution. Smith, Adam This article presents 7 simple models of the relationship between cognitive empathy (mental perspective taking) and emotional empathy (the vicarious sharing of emotion). I consider behavioral outcomes of the models, arguing that, during human evolution, natural selection may have acted on variation in […]