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Bernardo Carducci on the distinction between shyness and social anxiety
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Bernardo Carducci on the distinction between shyness and social anxiety

Shyness – In contrast to individuals with social anxiety, shy individuals will go to social functions but have difficulty talking to or engaging others.

Intervista ad Allen Frances: Inflazione diagnostica e rischi del DSM5
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Intervista ad Allen Frances: Inflazione diagnostica e rischi del DSM5

DSM5 e Psichiatria: Intervista a Allen Frances, Professore Emerito alla Duke University, Chair del DSM IV, Autore del libro: Primo, non curare chi è normale

Interview with Sananda Maitreya – Music and Psychology
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Interview with Sananda Maitreya – Music and Psychology

Dr. Gaspare Palmieri Interviews for State of Mind Musician and singer Sananda Maitreya. Music and Psychology

Shyness – Is being introverted the same of being shy? – A lesson from Bernardo Carducci
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Shyness – Is being introverted the same of being shy? – A lesson from Bernardo Carducci

No, shyness is not the same as introversion. In fact, the motivational nature of shyness has more in common with extroversion than introversion.

Spatial and Temporal Underpinnings of Social Distance
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Spatial and Temporal Underpinnings of Social Distance

  Slides presentation by  Justin L. Matthews e Teenie Matlock, University of California, Merced. SCIENZE COGNITIVE   Understanding the Link Between Spatial Distance and Social Distance Justin L. Matthews and Teenie Matlock – Cognitive and Information Sciences, University of California, Merced, CA, USA ABSTRACT: Why do people use spatial language to describe social

Shyness: Interview with Bernardo Carducci Ph.D at APA 2013 Annual Convention, Honolulu
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Shyness: Interview with Bernardo Carducci Ph.D at APA 2013 Annual Convention, Honolulu

State of Mind interviews Prof. Bernardo J. Carducci about the Psychological concept of Shyness. APA 2013 Honolulu, Hawaii. #Psychology #Psychotherapy #APA

Access to mental health services: “I am not satisfied!”
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Access to mental health services: “I am not satisfied!”

Satisfaction with services has been given increasing attention in mental health services research, as it represents a key component of patients’ access.

Mental health in post communist countries
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Mental health in post communist countries

Mental health in post communist countries – Mental illness is a major global health burdenwith substantial societal and economic consequences.

Depression or just sadness? Mental Health Literacy among young adolescents
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Depression or just sadness? Mental Health Literacy among young adolescents

Elena Mannelli, Chiara Caruso, Francesca Martino, Michela Muggeo.   Depression or just sadness? A study of Mental Health Literacy among young adolescents   Neuropsychiatric disorders account for almost 50% of the disease burden in adolescents and young adults (Gore, et all., 2011), and only about half of those children and

Improving knowledge of mental health: The Role of Literacy
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Improving knowledge of mental health: The Role of Literacy

Mental health literacy is a term that refers to the ‘knowledge and beliefs about mental disorders which aid their recognition, management or prevention

Why do people not access mental health services? The role of Public Stigma and Self-Stigma.
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Why do people not access mental health services? The role of Public Stigma and Self-Stigma.

Stigma: Although each year approaching 30% of the population worldwide has some form of mental illness, at least two thirds receive no treatment.

Influence of Stigma on Help Seeking Behavior
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Influence of Stigma on Help Seeking Behavior

Stigma can be considered as an amalgamation of three related problems: ignorance and misinformation, prejudice and discrimination.

Accessing mental health services: I want to solve the problem on my own (pt. 2)
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Accessing mental health services: I want to solve the problem on my own (pt. 2)

Mental health: studies have been conducted based on the assumption that equity of access can be achieved if services are acceptable to diverse populations

Accessing mental health services: I want to solve the problem on my own
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Accessing mental health services:  I want to solve the problem on my own

Economically deprived and socially marginalised people are more likely to have higher rates of psychiatric morbidity but less access to the services.

Treatment for resistant Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
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Treatment for resistant Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder – An intensive CBT treatment can be defined as any time period up to three months in residential treatment.

Embodied Cognition – Thinking with Things
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Embodied Cognition – Thinking with Things

Embodied cognition: not confined to the brain, but extends and relies on our body parts and external objects, enabling us literally to “think with things”

Family History and Anxiety #4
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Family History and Anxiety #4

Family History and Anxiety #4: Anxious parents tend to have anxious children and there is some evidence for the specificity of anxiety transmission.

Learning by Looking. The Case for Visual-Perceptual Repetition Priming
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Learning by Looking. The Case for Visual-Perceptual Repetition Priming

Visual-Perceptual: Watching is a learned skill that is neither innate nor spontaneous.

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