Advances in Psychology, Mental Health, and Behavioral Studies (APMHBS): 82 Volumes

Advances in Psychology, Mental Health, and Behavioral Studies (APMHBS): 82 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Harish C. Chandan (Argosy University, USA) and Bryan Christiansen (Southern New Hampshire University, USA)
ISSN: 2475-6660|EISSN: 2475-6679
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Institutions: Print
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The complexity of the human mind has puzzled researchers and physicians for centuries. While widely studied, the brain still remains largely misunderstood.

The Advances in Psychology, Mental Health, and Behavioral Studies (APMHBS) book series presents comprehensive research publications focusing on topics relating to the human psyche, cognition, psychiatric care, mental and developmental disorders, as well as human behavior and interaction. Featuring diverse and innovative research, publications within APMHBS are ideally designed for use by mental health professionals, academicians, researchers, and upper-level students.


Topics Covered

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Cognition
  • Counseling & Therapy
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Health
  • Human Behavior
  • Human Interaction
  • Mental Health & Disorders
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychiatry
  • Socialization
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma & Stress
  • Treatment & Care

Titles in Series

Exploring Cognitive, Psychosocial, and Psycholinguistic Dynamics Across Childhood and Adolescence
Maria Sofologi (University of Ioannina, Greece), Dimitra Katsarou (University of the Aegean, Greece), Efthymia Efthymiou (Zayed University, UAE)
Copyright © 2025. 350 pages.
As the world of education evolves rapidly, understanding the intricacies of emotion, cognition, and language development is becoming increasingly vital. Unfortunatel...
Supporting Psychological and Emotional Wellbeing Among Entrepreneurs
Muhammad Nawaz Tunio (The University of Sufism and Modern Sciences, Bhitshah, Pakistan)
Copyright © 2025. 300 pages.
Entrepreneurs today face many challenges, from fierce competition to economic uncertainties. Yet, amidst these external pressures, the internal struggles of maintain...
Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing Through Bibliotherapy
Antonio Cortijo Ocaña (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA), Vicent Martines Peres (University of Alicante, Spain), Veronica Orazi (Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy)
Copyright © 2025. 320 pages.
In a world that's constantly on the move and full of stress, finding ways to take care of our mental health can be a challenge. With the COVID-19 pandemic affect...
Machine and Deep Learning Techniques for Emotion Detection
Mritunjay Rai (Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, India), Jay Kumar Pandey (Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 313 pages.
Computer understanding of human emotions has become crucial and complex within the era of digital interaction and artificial intelligence. Emotion detection, a field...
The Climate Change Crisis and Its Impact on Mental Health
Debabrata Samanta (Rochester Institute of Technology, Kosovo), Muskan Garg (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 301 pages.
Amidst the issues of our changing climate, a critical yet often overlooked concern comes to the forefront—the profound impact on mental health. As our planet experie...
Using Machine Learning to Detect Emotions and Predict Human Psychology
Mritunjay Rai (Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, India), Jay Kumar Pandey (Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, India )
Copyright © 2024. 313 pages.
In the realm of analyzing human emotions through Artificial Intelligence (AI), a myriad of challenges persist. From the intricate nuances of emotional subtleties to...
Promoting Mindfulness and Well-Being with Indian Psychology
Anuradha Sathiyaseelan (Christ University, India), Sathiyaseelan Balasundaram (Christ University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 337 pages.
The need for comprehensive insights into mindfulness and well-being within the context of Indian psychology is a pressing issue. The immense stressors of modern life...
Impact of Climate Change on Mental Health and Well-Being
Debabrata Samanta (Rochester Institute of Technology, Kosovo), Muskan Garg (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 282 pages.
Climate change has far-reaching consequences beyond its environmental impact. It also significantly affects human social and mental well-being, both at individual an...
African Womanhood and the Feminist Agenda
Maxwell Constantine Chando Musingafi (National University of Lesotho, Lesotho), Chipo Hungwe (Midlands State University, Zimbabwe)
Copyright © 2024. 280 pages.
Within academic circles, there is a longstanding issue concerning the portrayal and understanding of African womanhood. Frequently, these narratives are crafted by o...
Challenges and Opportunities for Women, Parenting, and Child Development
Nava R. Silton (Marymount Manhattan College, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
In contemporary academia, the multifaceted roles of women and the unique challenges they encounter throughout their lives and motherhood are often understudied and o...
Global Applications of Indian Psychology: Therapeutic and Strategic Models
Anuradha Sathiyaseelan (Christ University, India), Sathiyaseelan Balasundaram (Christ University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 325 pages.
Global Applications of Indian Psychology: Therapeutic and Strategic Models addresses the critical problem of the limited perspective in traditional Western psycholog...
Childhood Developmental Language Disorders: Role of Inclusion, Families, and Professionals
Dimitra Katsarou (University of the Aegean, Greece)
Copyright © 2024. 424 pages.
The fields of neurolinguistics and psycholinguistics often lack comprehensive resources that address the diverse range of developmental language disorders while also...
Combining Exercise and Psychotherapy to Treat Mental Health
Lara Carneiro (United Arab Emirates University, UAE), Felipe Schuch (Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil)
Copyright © 2024. 359 pages.
The last decade has seen a renewed recognition of the interconnection of the mental and physical wellbeing of people living with mental diseases. Research has assess...
Handbook of Research on Child and Adolescent Psychology Practices and Interventions
Sanjeev Kumar Gupta (All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, India)
Copyright © 2024. 632 pages.
The Handbook of Research on Child and Adolescent Psychology Practices and Interventions offers a crucial solution to the pressing need for comprehensive resources in...
Modern Perspectives and Current Trends in Asian Education, Psychology, and Sociology
Pannee Suanpang (Suan Dusit University, Thailand)
Copyright © 2023. 295 pages.
A major field in the worlds of education, training, and social sciences is the field where learners are inculcated with special interests in society and the relation...
Stabilization Approaches That Empower Clients Through Mental Health Crises
Isabel Logan (Southern Connecticut State University, USA), Cheryl A. Green (Yale New Haven Health-Bridgeport Hospital, USA & Abilene Christian University, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 202 pages.
Mental health practitioners often overlook initial stabilization strategies and interventions when providing evidence-informed approaches in order to get to the so-c...
Developmental Language Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence
Dimitra V. Katsarou (University of the Aegean, Greece)
Copyright © 2023. 436 pages.
The field of language disorders often lacks comprehensive resources that address the diverse range of developmental language disorders and provide insights into effe...
Changing the Stigma of Mental Health Among African Americans: Moving From Denial to Acceptance
LaVelle Hendricks (Texas A&M University, Commerce, USA), Dimitra Smith (Texas A&M University, Commerce, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 367 pages.
Mental health among African Americans historically has been kept secret, and often has been subject to intense denial from both the individuals with mental health co...
Facilitating Social Justice, Service Delivery, and Advocacy Through Multicultural Counseling Competencies
Keith B. Wilson (University of Kentucky, USA), Si-Yi Chao (University of Kentucky, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 369 pages.
Many post-secondary institutions have added courses dealing with diversity-related topics in their curriculum over the last decade. Because many professionals will e...
Exploring the Benefit of Creative Arts Therapies for Children, Adolescents, and Adults
Nava R. Silton (Marymount Manhattan College, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 293 pages.
Recently, there has been growing interest in understanding the benefits of creative therapies for people from all kinds of backgrounds. These therapies are beneficia...
Perspectives and Considerations on Navigating the Mental Healthcare System
Susan Van Alstyne (Centenary University, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 276 pages.
The world is in the midst of a mental health crisis. This combined with the complexities of health insurance regulations is putting our most vulnerable populations a...
Community Mental Health and Well-Being in the New Normal
Remya Lathabhavan (Indian Institute of Management, Bodh Gaya, India), Prabir Chandra Padhy (VIT Business School, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India)
Copyright © 2023. 281 pages.
The COVID-19 pandemic had a tremendous effect on the mental health of people globally. It is critical to examine how people adapted to this new normal to understand...
Perspectives on Stress and Wellness Management in Times of Crisis
Rohit Bansal (Department of Management Studies, Vaish College of Engineering, Rohtak, India)
Copyright © 2023. 381 pages.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major effect on our lives. During the crisis, people across the world experienced increased levels of distress and anxiety, particula...
Managing Pandemic Isolation With Literature as Therapy
Antonio Cortijo Ocaña (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA), Vicent Martines (ISIC-IVITRA, University of Alicante, Spain), Veronica Orazi (Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy)
Copyright © 2023. 281 pages.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people had to cope with isolation due to lockdown policies that forced them to engage in fewer social activities. People were conf...
Latinx Mental Health: From Surviving to Thriving
Edward A. Delgado-Romero (University of Georgia, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 353 pages.
Despite similar vulnerability to mental illness as the general population, adults within the Latinx community often do not receive treatment for severe mental illnes...
Handbook of Research on Play Specialism Strategies to Prevent Pediatric Hospitalization Trauma
Giulia Perasso (University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy), Yagmur Ozturk (University of Trento, Italy)
Copyright © 2023. 416 pages.
Hospitalization can cause short-term to long-term issues to children’s biopsychosocial health. Play strategies have played a key role in preventing hospitalization t...
The Role of Child Life Specialists in Community Settings
Genevieve Lowry (Bank Street College of Education, USA), Lindsey Murphy (Missouri State University, USA), Cara Smith (Missouri State University, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 472 pages.
While the genesis of the Certified Child Life Specialists (CCLS) is in the healthcare setting, the theory and practice of child life has been successfully applied to...
Counseling Strategies for Children and Families Impacted by Incarceration
Kenya Johns (Geneva College, USA)
Copyright © 2022. 365 pages.
Currently, there is a lack of resources and information regarding how to best understand and support those impacted by incarceration. As the number of people impacte...
The Reproduction and Maintenance of Inequalities in Interpersonal Relationships
Tyler Ross Flockhart (Viterbo University, USA), Abigail Reiter (University of North Carolina at Pembroke, USA), Matthew R. Hassett (University of North Carolina at Pembroke, USA)
Copyright © 2022. 332 pages.
Contemporary racism, sexism, and heterosexism increasingly rely on less overt forms of discrimination that preserve, protect, and mask the power of the dominant grou...
Applying Mind Genomics to Social Sciences
Arthur Kover (Fordham Business Schools, USA), Petraq Papajorgji (European University of Tirana, Albania), Howard Moskowitz (Moskowitz Jacobs, Inc., USA)
Copyright © 2022. 281 pages.
Mind genomics is the next level of apprehension of human behavior. It seeks to comprehend what drives consumers and people in general in their day-to-day decision ma...
Developing, Delivering, and Sustaining School Counseling Practices Through a Culturally Affirming Lens
Sarah N. Brant-Rajahn (Messiah University, USA), Eva M. Gibson (Austin Peay State University, USA), Mariama Cook Sandifer (Columbus State University, USA)
Copyright © 2022. 383 pages.
Systemic oppression continues to disenfranchise students at the intersections of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, immigrant status, religion, ab...
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Child, Adolescent, and Adult Development
Nava R. Silton (Marymount Manhattan College, USA)
Copyright © 2022. 262 pages.
The unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted individuals, families, communities, states, and countries in ways that were never expected. A closer study...
Handbook of Research on Neurocognitive Development of Executive Functions and Implications for Intervention
Francisco Alcantud-Marín (University of Valencia, Spain), María Fernanda López-Ramón (University of Valencia, Spain), Esperanza Navarro-Pardo (University of Valencia, Spain), Veronica Moreno-Campos (University of Valencia, Spain), Yurena Alonso-Esteban (University of Valencia, Spain)
Copyright © 2022. 494 pages.
Executive functions develop during the first years of life and determine future learning and personal development. Executive dysfunction is related to various neurod...
Mental Health and Wellness in Healthcare Workers: Identifying Risks, Prevention, and Treatment
Clint A. Bowers (University of Central Florida, USA), Deborah C. Beidel (University of Central Florida, USA), Madeline R. Marks (University of Maryland, USA), Kristin Horan (University of Central Florida, USA), Janis Cannon-Bowers (Cannon-Bowers Consulting, USA)
Copyright © 2022. 393 pages.
Recent events have revealed that many healthcare workers are subject to very high levels of occupational stress, which has become particularly salient during the COV...
Provision of Psychosocial Support and Education of Vulnerable Children
Simon George Taukeni (University of Namibia, Namibia), Joyce Mathwasa (University of Fort Hare, South Africa), Zoleka Ntshuntshe (University of Fort Hare, South Africa)
Copyright © 2022. 335 pages.
Globally, children are highly vulnerable and unjustifiably affected by the difficulties afflicting society. They face social, physical, psychological, and emotional...
Digital Therapies in Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health
António Marques (School of Health, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal), Ricardo Queirós (Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal)
Copyright © 2022. 414 pages.
Digital health is the convergence of digital technologies with health to enhance the efficiency of healthcare delivery and make healthcare more personalized and prec...
Digital Innovations for Mental Health Support
Julie Prescott (University of Bolton, UK)
Copyright © 2022. 409 pages.
Given the migration to more technologically driven services and resources in today’s world, as well as the range of digital innovations and research that have taken...
Strategies and Methods for Implementing Trauma-Informed Pedagogy
Carianne Bernadowski (Robert Morris University, USA)
Copyright © 2022. 335 pages.
Twenty-first century classrooms are diverse in nature and everchanging. Students enter classrooms with many experiences, both positive and negative, that influence a...
Handbook of Research on Clinical Applications of Meditation and Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Mental Health
Sanjeev Kumar Gupta (All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, India)
Copyright © 2022. 439 pages.
Mental health has been a growing concern in society but recently has further come to light due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on societal well-being. With...
Handbook of Research on Applied Social Psychology in Multiculturalism
Bryan Christiansen (Global Research Society, LLC, USA), Harish C. Chandan (Independent Researcher, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 358 pages.
Social psychology is the scientific study of how the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of individuals are influenced by the actual, imagined, and implied presence of...
Mitigating Mass Violence and Managing Threats in Contemporary Society
Gordon A. Crews (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA), Mary Ann Markey (Grand Canyon University, USA), Selina E.M. Kerr (Independent Researcher, UK)
Copyright © 2021. 396 pages.
In a decade that has seen the rise of far-right extremism, Western countries still face myriad threats of mass violence, including terrorism. Of particular concern i...
Strengthening School Counselor Advocacy and Practice for Important Populations and Difficult Topics
Meredith A. Rausch (Augusta University, USA), Laura L. Gallo (Boise State University, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 468 pages.
School counselors often struggle to feel confident in delivering effective assistance to students due to a variety of reasons that currently do not have enough resea...
Decreasing School Violence, Bullying, and Delinquency With Epistemic Inclusion
Aneta Mechi (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Copyright © 2021. 267 pages.
When asked what inclusion means, most people immediately think about relatedness: being accepted by a group or having the opportunity to belong. However, there are m...
Natural Healing as Conflict Resolution
Rebecca Nicholson (8th House Elan, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 301 pages.
Traditional methods for addressing conflict and healing have been largely replaced in elite settings by modern approaches. Rather than old and new complementing one...
Techniques and Interventions for Play Therapy and Clinical Supervision
Laura Jean Fazio-Griffith (Southeastern Louisiana University, USA), Reshelle Marino (Southeastern Louisiana University, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 310 pages.
The use of techniques and interventions for play therapy during the supervision process for graduate and post-graduate counselors provides a host of benefits for the...
Psycho-Social Perspectives on Mental Health and Well-Being
Srinivasan Padmanaban (Central University of Tamil Nadu, India), Chittaranjan Subudhi (Central University of Tamil Nadu, India)
Copyright © 2020. 391 pages.
There is a long tradition of practicing positive well-being through state, religion, seers, traditional medical practitioners, yoga practitioners, etc. With the adve...
Evaluating Mental Workload for Improved Workplace Performance
Arturo Realyvásquez-Vargas (Instituto Tecnológico de Tijuana, Mexico), Karina Cecilia Arredondo-Soto (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico), Guadalupe Hernández-Escobedo (Instituto Tecnológico de Tijuana, Mexico), Jorge González-Reséndiz (Instituto Tecnológico de Tijuana, Mexico)
Copyright © 2020. 334 pages.
Employees of different labor sectors are involved in different projects and pressed to deliver results in a specific period of time, which increases their mental wor...
Mental Health Intervention and Treatment of First Responders and Emergency Workers
Clint A. Bowers (University of Central Florida, USA), Deborah C. Beidel (University of Central Florida, USA), Madeline R. Marks (University of Maryland, USA)
Copyright © 2020. 372 pages.
The stress that comes with being a first responder has been known to lead to depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and suicide. However, few clinicians are informed...
The Psychology and Dynamics Behind Social Media Interactions
Malinda Desjarlais (Mount Royal University, Canada)
Copyright © 2020. 477 pages.
Adolescents and young adults are the main users of social media. This has sparked interest among researchers regarding the effects of social media on normative devel...
Multifaceted Approach to Digital Addiction and Its Treatment
Bahadir Bozoglan (IF Weinheim Institute for Systemic Education and Development, Germany)
Copyright © 2019. 388 pages.
With the internet, smartphones, and video games easily available to increasing portions of society, researchers are becoming concerned with the potential side effect...
Media Models to Foster Collective Human Coherence in the PSYCHecology
Stephen Brock Schafer (Pacific Rim Enterprises, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 307 pages.
Modern populations are superficially aware of media potentials and paraphernalia, but recent events have emphasized the general ignorance of the sentient media. Adve...
Developing and Sustaining Play Therapy Clinics
Erin M. Dugan (LSU Health New Orleans, USA), Krystal Vaughn (LSU Health New Orleans, USA), Kellie Camelford (LSU Health New Orleans, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 316 pages.
Play therapy training clinics are an important aspect of the clinical mental health field. An approved play therapy training center should offer direct play therapy...
Ethical Problem-Solving and Decision-Making for Positive and Conclusive Outcomes
Penelope D. Keough (National University, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 326 pages.
Strategies for effective problem-solving and decision-making are efficient ways for professionals to solve the moral dilemmas that confront them in their daily pract...
Chronic Stress and Its Effect on Brain Structure and Connectivity
Ana Starcevic (University of Belgrade, Serbia)
Copyright © 2019. 318 pages.
Neuroscientists found that chronic stress and cortisol can trigger long-term changes in brain structure and connectivity in individuals and emphasize the importance...
The Mental Health Effects of Informal Caregiving: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Debra Gavin Ware (Argosy University, USA), Tarnue Johnson (Argosy University, USA & Kirkwood Community College, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 131 pages.
Because progressive advancements to healthcare practices are leading to longer lifespans, an increased number of aging individuals now require constant care from pra...
Analyzing the Role of Cognitive Biases in the Decision-Making Process
Verónica Juárez Ramos (International University of Rioja, Spain)
Copyright © 2019. 262 pages.
Decision making or making judgments is an essential function in the ordinary life of any individual. Decisions can often be made easily, but sometimes, it can be dif...
Virtual and Augmented Reality in Mental Health Treatment
Giuliana Guazzaroni (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
Copyright © 2019. 329 pages.
Medical and technological organizations have recently developed therapy and assistance solutions that venture beyond what is considered conventional for individuals...
Multicultural Counseling Applications for Improved Mental Healthcare Services
Anasuya Jegathevi Jegathesan (HELP University, Malaysia), Siti Salina Abdullah (University Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2019. 302 pages.
The availability of practical applications, techniques, and case studies by international therapists is limited despite expansions to the fields of clinical psycholo...
Assessing and Averting the Prevalence of Mass Violence
Sarah E. Daly (St. Vincent College, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 271 pages.
Mass shootings continue to occur today and affect the public's sense of safety and security. Examining the nature of shooters and law enforcement responses when...
Scientific Concepts Behind Happiness, Kindness, and Empathy in Contemporary Society
Nava R. Silton (Marymount Manhattan College, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 321 pages.
Significant progress has been made in the study of human psychology in recent years. However, the human pursuit of happiness through the use of scientific methods ha...
Handbook of Research on Psychosocial Perspectives of Human Communication Disorders
Sanjeev Kumar Gupta (All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, India), Srinivasan Venkatesan (All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, India)
Copyright © 2018. 465 pages.
Communication is a key component of everyday life, but what happens when an individual is faced with a communication disorder? Today, the prevalence of individuals w...
Deconstructing Stigma in Mental Health
Brittany A. Canfield (Southern New Hampshire University, USA), Holly A. Cunningham (CPES Inc., USA)
Copyright © 2018. 307 pages.
Stigma continues to play an integral role in the multifaceted issues facing mental health. While identifying a clear operational definition of stigma has been a chal...
Social, Psychological, and Forensic Perspectives on Sexual Abuse
Rejani Thudalikunnil Gopalan (Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, India)
Copyright © 2018. 374 pages.
Sexual abuse, a topic still struggling to break free of its social taboos, is an issue that must be addressed, assessed, and discussed in order to further efforts fo...
Raising Mental Health Awareness in Higher Education: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Melissa Martin (State University of New York at Plattsburgh, USA), Jean Mockry (State University of New York at Plattsburgh, USA), Alison Puliatte (State University of New York at Plattsburgh, USA), Denise A. Simard (State University of New York at Plattsburgh, USA), Maureen E. Squires (State University of New York at Plattsburgh, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 136 pages.
The state of college students’ mental health is a growing phenomenon across university campuses. Educators often watch students struggle with academic, social, finan...
Web-Based Behavioral Therapies for Mental Disorders
Sitwat Usman Langrial (Sur University College, Oman)
Copyright © 2018. 310 pages.
The treatment of mental disorders has changed with the evolution of new technologies. The use of the web and computing tools to treat mental illness provides the abi...
Measuring the Psychological and Electrophysiological Attributes of Human Personality: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sanja Tatalović Vorkapić (University of Rijeka, Croatia)
Copyright © 2017. 242 pages.
Significant progress has been made in the study of human psychology in recent years. However, certain aspects of personality, such as electrophysiological attributes...
Emerging Research in Play Therapy, Child Counseling, and Consultation
Rheta LeAnne Steen (Loyola University New Orleans, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 436 pages.
In the counseling field, it is imperative that mental health professionals stay informed of current research findings. By staying abreast of the most recent trends a...
Workforce Development Theory and Practice in the Mental Health Sector
Mark Smith (Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui: National Workforce Center for Adult Mental Health, Addiction and Disability, New Zealand), Angela F. Jury (Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui: National Workforce Center for Adult Mental Health, Addiction and Disability, New Zealand)
Copyright © 2017. 378 pages.
Across the globe, evaluating the initiatives and planning strategies of the modern workforce has become increasingly imperative. By developing professional competenc...
Improving the Quality of Life for Dementia Patients through Progressive Detection, Treatment, and Care
Jinglong Wu (Okayama University, Japan)
Copyright © 2017. 353 pages.
The prominence of dementia within the global aging population has undergone an increase in recent years. To improve the living conditions of patients, researchers mu...
Police Psychology and Its Growing Impact on Modern Law Enforcement
Cary L. Mitchell (Pepperdine University, USA), Edrick H. Dorian (Los Angeles Police Department, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 345 pages.
Police psychology has become an integral part of present-day police agencies, providing support in the areas of personnel assessment, individual and organizational i...
Seduction in Popular Culture, Psychology, and Philosophy
Constantino Martins (Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal), Manuel Damásio (Lusófona University, Portugal)
Copyright © 2017. 332 pages.
Seduction is a complicated concept that is a part of the general human experience. Despite the prevalence of seduction in our personal lives as well as within popula...
Chronic Mental Illness and the Changing Scope of Intervention Strategies, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Barre Vijaya Prasad (Dharwad Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (DIMHANS), India)
Copyright © 2017. 404 pages.
Although the epidemiology of mental illnesses is innately complex, there have been many strides in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic mental illnesses as more re...
Identifying, Treating, and Preventing Childhood Trauma in Rural Communities
Marion Baker (Center of Hope Arizona, USA), Jacqueline Ford (Center of Hope Arizona, USA & Walden University, USA), Brittany Canfield (Center of Hope Arizona, USA & Fielding Graduate University, USA), Traci Grabb (Arizona’s Children Association, USA & Center of Hope Arizona, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 306 pages.
While there have been great strides made in the treatment options available to trauma victims, there is a noticeable gap in the availability of medical, social, and...
Handbook of Research on Diagnosing, Treating, and Managing Intellectual Disabilities
Rejani Thudalikunnil Gopalan (Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, India)
Copyright © 2016. 496 pages.
Intellectual disabilities can be difficult to detect in children prior to their school-age years. Throughout their lives, individuals with intellectual disabilities...
Neuroeconomics and the Decision-Making Process
Bryan Christiansen (PryMarke LLC, USA), Ewa Lechman (Gdansk University of Technology, Poland)
Copyright © 2016. 354 pages.
Neuroeconomics has emerged as a field of study with the goal of understanding the human decision-making process and the mental consideration of multiple outcomes bas...
Integrating Technology in Positive Psychology Practice
Daniela Villani (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy), Pietro Cipresso (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy & I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Italy), Andrea Gaggioli (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy & I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Italy), Giuseppe Riva (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy & I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Italy)
Copyright © 2016. 447 pages.
Most research on the psychological impact of computers and the Internet has focused on the negative side of technology – i.e. how the use (abuse) of interactive syst...
Global Perspectives on Youth Gang Behavior, Violence, and Weapons Use
Simon Harding (Middlesex University, UK), Marek Palasinski (Liverpool John Moores University, UK)
Copyright © 2016. 425 pages.
Youth violence has become a concern as gangs become a popular option for urban children and teenagers and weapons use among young populations becomes more prevalent....
Exploring the Collective Unconscious in the Age of Digital Media
Stephen Brock Schafer (Independent Researcher, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 316 pages.
For decades we have witnessed the emergence of a media age of illusion that is based on the principles of physics—the multidimensionality, immateriality, and non-loc...
Psychosocial Studies of the Individual's Changing Perspectives in Alzheimer's Disease
Cordula Dick-Muehlke (University of California, Irvine, USA), Ruobing Li (University of California, Irvine, USA), Myron Orleans (California State University, Fullerton, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 434 pages.
Cognitive impairment, through Alzheimer’s disease or other related forms of dementia, is a serious concern for afflicted individuals and their caregivers. Understand...
Psychological and Social Implications Surrounding Internet and Gaming Addiction
Jonathan Bishop (Centre for Research into Online Communities and E-Learning Systems, Swansea, UK)
Copyright © 2015. 335 pages.
Addiction takes many forms and has the potential to impact individuals of all ages, socio-economic statuses, and ethnic backgrounds. Digital addiction has become one...
Handbook of Research on Innovations in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia
Panagiotis D. Bamidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Ioannis Tarnanas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Leontios Hadjileontiadis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Magda Tsolaki (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
Copyright © 2015. 511 pages.
Technology is playing an increasing role in the lives of the elderly. One of the most prevalent developments for the aging population is the use of technological inn...
Exploring Implicit Cognition: Learning, Memory, and Social Cognitive Processes
Zheng Jin (Zhengzhou Normal University, China & University of California, Davis, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 371 pages.
While widely studied, the capacity of the human mind remains largely unexplored. As such, researchers are continually seeking ways to understand the brain, its funct...

Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Harish C. Chandan is Professor of Business at Argosy University, Atlanta. He was interim chair of the business program in 2011. He received President’s award for excellence in teaching in 2007, 2008 and 2009. His teaching philosophy is grounded in the learner needs and life-long learning. His research interests include research methods, leadership, marketing, and organizational behavior. He has published 20 peer-reviewed articles in business journals and five chapters in business reference books. Dr. Chandan has presented conference papers at Academy of Management, International Academy of Business and Management, Southeast Association of Information Systems, and Academy of International Business. Prior to joining Argosy, Dr. Chandan managed optical fiber and cable product qualification laboratories for Lucent Technologies, Bell Laboratories. During his career with Lucent, he had 40 technical publications, a chapter in a book and five patents.

Bryan Christiansen is an Adjunct Professor in the Business Department of Southern New Hampshire University. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Christiansen is a 20-year veteran of the management consulting industry working in multiple industries around the world. Fluent in Chinese, Japanese, and Spanish, he has given guest lectures at universities on three continents on business, cultural studies, economics, marketing, project management, and psychology. Christiansen has published 36 Reference books on these topics that are mostly Scopus- and/or Web of Science-indexed.

Editorial Advisory Board

Bryan Christiansen, Global Research Society, LLC, USA
Harish C. Chandan, Argosy University, USA

Editorial Advisory Board
Armand Faganel, University of Primorska, Slovenia
Carola Hieker, American University of London, United Kingdom
Duygu Buga, Independent Researcher, Turkey
Kijpokin Kasemsap, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Thailand
Muhammad Umair Javaid, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP), Malaysia
Neeta Baporikar, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
Raghubir Singh Chauhan, National Law University, India