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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with Dementia Care-Givers

María Oliva Márquez-González, Andrés Losada and Rosa Romero-Moreno.

in The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Health Psychology; Counselling Psychology. 8166 words.

Dementia caregiving is associated with negative physical and psychological health consequences. Multicomponent, behavioural, and psychotherapeutic interventions for reducing caregivers’...

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Acculturation and Alcohol Use Among Hispanic and Asian American College Students

Byron L. Zamboanga, Cara C. Tomaso and P. Priscilla Lui.

in The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health

September 2017; p ublished online October 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology; Clinical Psychology. 12602 words.

Many college students, are susceptible to alcohol use and related problems, including Hispanic and Asian Americans. A potential factor contributing to this risk is acculturation, which can...

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Acculturation and Physical Activity Among Latinos

Ana F. Abraído-Lanza, Karen R. Flórez and Rachel C. Shelton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health

September 2017; p ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology; Clinical Psychology. 9413 words.

Despite the many health benefits of physical activity (PA), the majority of Latinos do not meet recommended levels of PA. This chapter provides an overview of research on acculturation and...

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Adherence and Health Behavior Change in the Context of Mental Health Challenges

Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek and Summer L. Williams.

in The Oxford Handbook of Health Communication, Behavior Change, and Treatment Adherence

October 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Health Psychology; Social Psychology; Clinical Psychology. 12001 words.

This chapter outlines the ways in which depression and other mental health issues influence adherence and health-behavior change. Patient adherence and health-behavior change are defined...

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Adjustment to Chronic Illness and Disabilities: Theoretical Perspectives, Empirical Findings, and Unresolved Issues

Hanoch Livneh and Erin Martz.

in The Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology

July 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Health Psychology. 31297 words.

Chronic illnesses and disabilities (CID) are integral parts of life, and their likelihood of occurrence increases with one's age. The experience of CID invariably necessitates personal...

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Adolescent Alcohol Use

Tammy Chung and Kristina M. Jackson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Adolescent Substance Abuse

P ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Health Psychology. 30737 words.

Alcohol is the substance most commonly used by youth. Problematic alcohol use can be considered a developmental disorder, which typically has its origins in an individual’s genetic...

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Adolescent Cultural Contexts for Substance Use

Seth J. Schwartz, Sabrina E. Des Rosiers, Jennifer Unger and José Szapocznik.

in The Oxford Handbook of Adolescent Substance Abuse

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology; Clinical Psychology. 19911 words.

This chapter reviews the role of cultural processes in substance use and other health problems among adolescents. The chapter focuses on Hispanics because of their status as both a minority...

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Alcohol Use and Alcohol Use Disorders

Kenneth J. Sher, Julia A. Martinez and Andrew K. Littlefield.

in The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Psychology

May 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Health Psychology. 33420 words.

Alcohol use disorders (AUDs), alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence, are among the most prevalent mental disorders in the United States and elsewhere. Controversy exists with respect to the...

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Anxiety and Stress During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

Stephen Matthey.

in The Oxford Handbook of Perinatal Psychology

April 2016; p ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology; Clinical Psychology. 14619 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the research into anxiety, stress, and worry during the perinatal period. It provides information on rates of disorders and of high levels of anxiety...

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Aphasia Syndromes

Anastasia M. Raymer and Leslie J. Gonzalez Rothi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Aphasia and Language Disorders

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Health Psychology. 4719 words.

Neurologic damage affecting the left cerebral hemisphere leads to impairments in comprehension and expression of language in the verbal modality (aphasia) and in the written modality...

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