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6 Psychology Jobs

Posted September 17, 2018 | By csponline

Psychology jobs exist within several disciplines, and they range from psychoanalysis to cultural neuroscience. It’s possible to separate the field into applied psychology and experimental psychology; the latter field, experimental, involves research that is then adapted to real-world topics and becomes applied psychology.… Read More

10 Things CSP Students Should Know

Posted August 31, 2018 | By csponline

Congratulations on getting accepted to Concordia University, St. Paul! As an online student at CSP, you have several tools and perks available to you. Here’s what you should know before you start your first day of classes:

1.    Get Acquainted with CSP Connect

Take a moment to bookmark CSP Connect on your browser.… Read More

5 Rare Mental Health Conditions

Posted August 24, 2018 | By csponline

Mental health issues in the United States are very common, with an estimated 50 percent of all Americans diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in the lifetime. Mental illnesses like depression are the third most common cause of hospitalization in the United States among people ages 18 to 44.… Read More

Nomophobia: Technology and Mental Health

Posted August 10, 2018 | By csponline

The term “nomophobia” — no mo (no mobile) phobia (fear) — was coined during a 2008 study commissioned by the UK Post Office, according to Psychology Today.

The study found that 53 percent of mobile phone users in Britain tend to be anxious when they have lost their mobile phone, have no network coverage, or their phone is out of battery.… Read More

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Suicide Risk

Posted August 2, 2018 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 4, Issue 1 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

 

Abstract

Suicide is currently the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and its crude mortality rate has been steadily increasing in recent years.… Read More

Working Memory and Mental Health: A Primer for the Mental Health Professional

Posted July 31, 2018 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 4, Issue 1 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

 

Abstract

Working memory is an active and integrative stage in the human memory system.… Read More

Postpartum Depression and Suicide

Posted July 31, 2018 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 4, Issue 1 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

 

 

Abstract

Despite cultural perceptions of maternal bliss among new mothers, there is a dangerous risk of suicide among women with postpartum depression.… Read More

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Problem Fragmentation

Posted July 31, 2018 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 4, Issue 1 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

 

Owner- FASD Consultants Australia (www.fasdconsultants.com.au)

Consultant and Private Practitioner: FASD Consultants Australia

As a social problem and a consequence of the plethora of alcohol caused harms, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is characterised by complexity, ambiguity, and a lack of agreement on definition and solutions.… Read More

Sexual Sadism Disorder: An Introduction for Mental Health Professionals

Posted July 31, 2018 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 4, Issue 1 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

 

 

ABSTRACT

Sexual sadism disorder is characterized by the experience of sexual pleasure through causing, witnessing, or fantasizing about a non-consenting individual’s physical or emotional pain.… Read More

What is Applied Psychology?

Posted July 30, 2018 | By csponline

The science of psychology spans several fields. There are dozens of disciplines in psychology, such as abnormal psychology, cognitive psychology and social psychology.

But one way to view these different fields is to separate them into two types: applied vs. experimental psychology.… Read More

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