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Abnormal Psychology

Robin Cautin.

in Psychology

P ublished online November 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 3198 words.

Abnormal psychology is the subdiscipline of psychology concerned with aberrant behavior—its clinical description, etiology, developmental course, assessment, and treatment. Throughout...

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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

Miguel Pinedo, Sarah Zemore, Cheryl Cherpitel and Raul Caetano.

in The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology. 15763 words.

This chapter reviews a study exploring the influence of acculturation on alcohol use disorders (AUD) among a sample of Mexican-origin participants residing on and off the US-Mexico border...

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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

P ublished online October 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology; Clinical Psychology. 12744 words.

Like many college students, Hispanic and Asian American students are susceptible to alcohol use and related problems. A potential factor contributing to this risk is acculturation, which...

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Acculturation and Health

Seth J. Schwartz and Jennifer Unger.

in The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology. 9688 words.

The purpose of this book is to bridge “basic” theory and research on acculturation—that is, what acculturation is, how it operates, and what are the appropriate methods to study it—with...

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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

P ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology; Clinical Psychology. 9552 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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Acculturation and Risky Sexual Behavior Among Adolescents and Emerging Adults from Immigrant Families

Jennifer Tsai, Davida Becker, Steve Sussman, Ricky Bluthenthal, Jennifer Unger and Seth J. Schwartz.

in The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health

P ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology. 14130 words.

Adolescents and emerging adults who engage in risky sexual behaviors (RSBs), such as inconsistent condom use, having multiple partners, having sex at a young age, and having sex while...

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Acculturation and Tobacco/Illicit Drug Use in Hispanic Youth

Alan Meca, Lauren G. Reinke and Lawrence M. Scheier.

in The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology. 14291 words.

This chapter explores the incipient role of acculturation in cigarette smoking, tobacco use, and use of illicit drugs in Hispanic youth in the United States. It first examines the...

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Acculturation and Violence in Minority Adolescents

Paul Richard Smokowski, Martica Bacallao, Corrine David-Ferdon and Caroline B.R. Evans.

in The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology. 11075 words.

This chapter provides a comprehensive review of research linking acculturation and violent behavior for adolescents of three minority populations: Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander (A/PI), and...

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Acculturation Measurement

Marina Doucerain, Norman Segalowitz and Andrew G. Ryder.

in The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology; Research Methods in Psychology. 14573 words.

This article discusses the importance of clear and precise conceptualizations of acculturation as well as the need for consistencies in definition, operationalization, and measurement. More...

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