Transitional Justice and Civil Society in the Balkans by Olivera Simić,Zala Volčič

By Olivera Simić,Zala Volčič

Transitional Justice and Civil Society within the Balkans covers civil society engagements with transitional justice procedures within the Balkans. The Balkans are a sector marked via the post-communist and post-conflict transitional turmoil by which its international locations are facing.

This quantity is meant to supply a accomplished advent to investigate in transitional justice during this a part of the area, in most cases written by way of neighborhood students. Transitional justice is ever-growing box which responds to dilemmas over how successor regimes may still care for prior human rights abuses in their authoritarian predecessors. The editors and writer emphasize the particularly unexplored and under-researched function of civil society teams and social hobbies, akin to neighborhood women’s teams, the position of artwork and neighborhood media and different grass-roots transitional justice mechanisms and projects. via particular case-studies, the original contribution of this quantity isn't just that it covers part of the area that isn't competently represented in transitional justice box, but additionally that the amount is the 1st undertaking initially researched and written through specialists and students from the area or in collaboration with foreign scholars.

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Handbook of Homework Assignments in Psychotherapy: Research, by Nikolaos Kazantzis,Luciano L'Abate

By Nikolaos Kazantzis,Luciano L'Abate

This guide is the 1st source for the practising clinician that addresses the function of homework – sufferers’ between-session actions - throughout significant healing paradigms and complicated scientific difficulties. The publication opens with a chain of practice-orientated chapters at the position of homework in numerous psychotherapies. quite a lot of psychotherapy methods are lined, each one illustrated with scientific examples. The ebook comprises beneficial insurance of complicated and protracted issues. beginner and professional psychotherapists from all education backgrounds will locate important principles during this volume.

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Electrodermal Activity by Wolfram Boucsein

By Wolfram Boucsein

Electrodermal job is likely one of the most often used psychophysiological reviews in psychology examine. in line with the 1992 variation of this paintings Electrodermal Activity covers advances within the box because the first booklet in 1992. the present quantity contains up to date info on mind imaging ideas corresponding to puppy and fMRI, which offer extra perception into the mind mechanisms underlying EDA. additionally, this quantity is ready to describe extra reliably hypotheses which were effectively verified because the first e-book.

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Happiness Is Overrated by Raymond Angelo Belliotti

By Raymond Angelo Belliotti

Happiness Is hyped up starts with an old assessment of the advance of the concept that of 'happiness' from Plato to modern writers, highlighting the simplest scholarship rising from philosophy, psychology, and sociology. Belliotti comprises sensible recommendation on how you can reach happiness and addresses matters founded at the that means of existence. Happiness, he argues, isn't the maximum own solid, or perhaps a nice reliable in itself. actually, occasionally happiness is not an excellent in any respect. If we pursue important, exemplary lives and locate happiness alongside the way in which, then we're fortunate. If we do not, then we will be able to show pride and derive pride from a lifestyles good lived. eventually, the best own solid is discovered in top a robustly significant, worthy life.

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Selbstbetrachtung hinter Gittern: Naikan im Strafvollzug in by Wolfram Reiss

By Wolfram Reiss

Naikan ist eine meditative Übung zur Selbstbetrachtung, die in buddhistischem Kontext in Japan entstand. Sie wird in Japan, China, Deutschland, Österreich und Südafrika in Einrichtungen des Strafvollzugs angewandt. Bei dieser Übung reflektieren die Praktizierenden die Beziehung zu verschiedenen Personen aus ihrem persönlichen Umfeld mit Hilfe von drei Fragen. Während der Reflexion, die in frei gewählter Selbstisolation stattfindet, werden verschiedene Lebensabschnitte in den Blick genommen. Der Sammelband beschreibt im ersten Teil die religionshistorischen Wurzeln des Naikan und dokumentiert erstmals die Geschichte der Anwendung dieser Methode im deutschen und österreichischen Strafvollzug. Darüber hinaus wird ihr Ort im Rahmen der religiösen und therapeutischen Behandlungsangebote diskutiert. Im zweiten Teil des Buches wird AnstaltsleiterInnen und PsychologInnen, SozialarbeiterInnen und drei Seelsorgern Raum gegeben, ihre praktischen Erfahrungen mit Naikan in verschiedenen Formen des Strafvollzugs zu beschreiben. Das Konzept des niedersächsischen Justizvollzugs, das die Verbreitung der Naikan-Methode fördert, wird vorgestellt und erste Ergebnisse einer wissenschaftlichen evaluate präsentiert. Das Buch vereinigt somit emische und etische Perspektiven auf eine religiös-therapeutische Übung, die im Justizvollzug Anwendung findet. Es bietet sowohl ReligionswissenschaftlerInnen als auch PraktikerInnen des Justizvollzugs grundlegende Informationen über Naikan.

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Behavioural Oncology: Psychological, Communicative, and by Marisa Cordella,Aldo Poiani

By Marisa Cordella,Aldo Poiani

Medical, academic, and public wellbeing and fitness efforts have diminished the unfold of many significant illnesses, but melanoma perseveres, even with carrying on with learn and enhancements in perform. particularly promising between healing recommendations are ones that recognize sufferers as people with suggestions, feelings--and speech.

Rooted in deep realizing of the mutual dating among habit and melanoma, Behavioural Oncology combines broad scientific knowledge and empirical info to light up the mental, social, and existential elements of melanoma, and to supply a framework for empathic, patient-centered care. Chapters delve into the psychobiology of long term affliction, reading tension, ache, fatigue, sensory and sleep disturbances, and different caliber of lifestyles matters in addition to concerns of age, gender, tradition, and comorbidity. The book's emphasis on linguistic and communicative elements of cancer--and sensible abilities from respecting sufferer narratives to supplying undesirable news--adds important intensity to strategies of the healing dating. during this manner, the authors warn approximately overmedicalizing situations to the purpose of wasting sufferer id. significant parts of the insurance include:

  • Biology and behaviour in melanoma prevention and suppression.
  • The psychology of melanoma sufferers: feelings, cognition, and personality
  • Social dimensions, together with stigma, coping, and social support
  • Language, communique, and cross-cultural issues
  • Existential, religious, and end-of-life concerns
  • Doctor-patient relationships
  • The mental merits of complementary therapies

Bringing new scope and substance to conventional mind/body constructs, Behavioural Oncology is a definitive reference for a spectrum of healthcare pros, between them healthiness and medical psychologists, oncologists and kinfolk physicians, oncology nurses, and scientific social employees. Its dialogue questions and summaries make it an appropriate textual content for undergraduate and graduate classes in similar topics.

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Keine Ausreden!: Die Kraft der Selbstdisziplin (Dein Erfolg) by Brian Tracy,Mathias Reiss

By Brian Tracy,Mathias Reiss

Wenn das Wörtchen "wenn" nicht wär...

Sie glauben, Erfolg, Reichtum, Glück habe etwas mit Begabung, Intelligenz, den Umständen zu tun? Weit gefehlt, es geht viel einfacher: mit Selbstdisziplin. Selbstdisziplin ist der Königsweg zum Erfolg. Mit Selbstdisziplin kann jeder so weit kommen, wie es seine Begabungen gestatten. Ohne Selbstdisziplin wird auch der Gebildetste und Intelligenteste selten erfolgreich sein.

Ausreden sind toll, Ausreden sind bequem, Ausreden sind menschlich. Jedenfalls so lange, wie guy keine Ziele hat. Keine Ausreden! zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie in den drei wichtigsten Bereichen Ihres Lebens Erfolg haben können: privat, persönlich und beruflich.

Jedes der 21 Kapitel veranschaulicht, wie Sie in Bezug auf jeden einzelnen Aspekt Ihres Lebens disziplinierter werden können. Flüchten Sie sich nicht länger in Ausreden, sondern lesen Sie dieses Buch!

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Communicating Risk (Communicating in Professions and by Jonathan Crichton,Christopher N. Candlin,Arthur S. Firkins

By Jonathan Crichton,Christopher N. Candlin,Arthur S. Firkins

we are living in international more and more formed by means of probability, a truth underscored by way of contemporary occasions within the monetary markets, technology and expertise, environmental coverage and biosecurity, legislation enforcement and felony justice. threat evaluate has turn into a significant main issue of governments, agencies and the professions, and the verbal exchange of threat is an important a part of expert paintings. Exploring how hazard is discursively built throughout those domain names is for this reason crucial to our knowing of ways specialist perform impacts people's lives. Communicating Risk takes up this problem, with contributions from prime researchers and practitioners that research key problems with chance communique throughout varied expert domains.

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The Analysis of the Self: A Systematic Approach to the by Heinz Kohut

By Heinz Kohut

Psychoanalyst, instructor, and pupil, Heinz Kohut used to be one of many 20th century's most crucial intellectuals. A insurgent in line with many mainstream psychoanalysts, Kohut challenged Freudian orthodoxy and the clinical keep an eye on of psychoanalysis in the United States. In his hugely influential booklet The research of the Self, Kohut verified the normal of the remedy of character problems for a new release of analysts. This quantity, top recognized for its groundbreaking research of narcissism, is key examining for students and practitioners trying to comprehend human character in its many incarnations.


“Kohut has performed for narcissism what the novelist Charles Dickens did for poverty within the 19th century. every body continuously knew that either existed and have been an issue. . . . The undoubted originality is to have placed it jointly in a kind which consists of attract action.”—International magazine of Psychoanalysis

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Understanding Marriage: Developments in the Study of Couple by Patricia Noller,Judith A. Feeney

By Patricia Noller,Judith A. Feeney

This edited quantity attracts jointly a variety of interesting advancements within the learn of marital interplay. an important function of the booklet is its concentration, not just on clash and unfavourable interactions but additionally at the strategies in which hold satisfied and positive relationships. The chapters evaluation and combine the broad literature during this sector, in addition to providing vital study findings. The individuals come from the disciplines of conversation, social psychology and scientific psychology, and feature nationwide and overseas reputations for his or her paintings during this quarter. The findings replicate advancements in conception and method, and feature very important implications for these operating to bolster and service marital relationships.

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