COVID-19 Adolescent Symptom & Psychological Experience Questionnaire (CASPE)
Source: Center for Health Security [Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health]. Published: 4/14/2020. The CASPE adolescent self-report and parent report are currently being administered as part of an ongoing study of adolescent depression. The sample consists of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 varying in levels of depression symptoms. The survey was designed for Qualtrics (on-line platform). Population: Children/Teens Only Length: 82 questions Administered by: Self Administered/Self Report Parent/Teacher Language(s): English (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Play your part, stay apart: Advice and insight on physical distancing
It has been a month since the wide-ranging safer-at-home directive went into effect in Los Angeles on March 17, following, and followed by, similar policies in other states  and countries around the world.  It ’s been hard. It’s wreaked havoc on our economy, our communities and our sense of emotional well-being. People understandably want to connect, go outside, share physical spaces, make a living, enjoy friends and family.  We asked Daniel Fessler, professor of anthropology and director of theUCLA Bedari Kindness Institute to help unpack why physical distancing feels so counterintuiti...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

A marketing approach to a psychological problem: problematic smartphone use on adolescents - Ertemel AV, Ari E.
: Background: Smartphones have become an indispensable part of the daily lives of adolescents in the 21st century, which is characterized by a highly digitized modern world. Besides their many advantages, smartphones might pave the way to compulsive... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The cultural and contextual adaptation process of an intervention to reduce psychological distress in young adolescents living in Lebanon - Brown FL, Aoun M, Taha K, Steen F, Hansen P, Bird M, Dawson KS, Watts S, El Chammay R, Sijbrandij M, Malik A, Jordans MJD.
Armed conflict leads to increased risk of emotional distress among children and adolescents, and increased exposure to significant daily stressors such as poverty and community and family violence. Unfortunately, these increased risks usually occur in the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The code of the street fights back! Significant associations with arrest, delinquency, and violence withstand psychological confounds - Burgason KA, DeLisi M, Heirigs MH, Kusow A, Erickson JH, Vaughn MG.
Since Anderson's now classic, Code of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City, an increasing number of researchers have found a significant association between the code of the street and antisocial behavior. Less research... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychological functioning in transgender adolescents before and after gender-affirmative care compared with cisgender general population peers - van der Miesen AIR, Steensma TD, de Vries ALC, Bos H, Popma A.
PURPOSE: Transgender adolescents are at risk for internalizing and externalizing problems, along with high suicidality rates, and poor peer relations. The present study compared transgender adolescents before and after gender-affirmative care with a sample... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pathways from intimate partner violence to academic disengagement among women university students - Schrag RV, Wood L, Busch-Armendariz N.
More knowledge is needed related to collegiate intimate partner violence (IPV) and the pathways between experiencing physical and psychological IPV and academic disengagement. Students in a University System in the southwest completed an online survey incl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Social Psychological Survey of COVID-19: Coronavirus Perceived Threat, Government Response, Impacts, and Experiences Questionnaires
Source: University of Montana. Published: 4/13/2020. The authors of this nine-page document developed, factor-analyzed, and validated these questionnaires across three COVID-19 studies. Participants were recruited via Amazon ’s Mechanical Turk (a common recruitment tool in the social sciences). They were from the United States and came from every region of the U.S. in numbers proportional to the populations in those regions. Newly-selected participants completed the survey once online in a cross-sectional design. The sample had typical Mechanical Turk characteristics for age (range = 20 to 76, mean age = 41), gender...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

It's the perfect time to stop our unconscious bias going viral
In times like this it ’s essential we become aware of the ways in which we are biased – so it doesn’t become prejudiceWhen behavioural scientist Dr Pragya Agarwal moved from Delhi to York more than 20 years ago, her first priority was to blend in. As a single parent, a woman of colour and an academic, she worked hard to “water down” the things that made her different from those around her. Yet the more she tried to fit in, the more Agarwal began to ask herself why humans appear programmed to create “in groups” and distrust those on the outside.“Unconscious bias has become a b...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 12, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Schiller Tags: Life and style Psychology Science Health & wellbeing Source Type: news

Job appraisal by numbers encourages pay inequalities | Torsten Bell
The way your performance review is delivered can have a huge effect on how big your bonus isExams are off, thanks to coronavirus. It ’s a big deal, with rows about the best way to allocate grades amid this lockdown.Those grades determine education opportunities and jobs. Equal opportunity and meritocracy are seen by many as crucial features of our society. This approach extends into the world of work, with formal appraisals informing who gets what bonus or job.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 12, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Torsten Bell Tags: Work & careers Equal pay Psychology Society Science Money Exams Education Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Front-line NHS staff 'at risk of PTSD'
There is a risk of a "future mental health crisis", the British Psychological Society says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk factors and patterns of traumatic dental injuries among Indian adolescents - Nagarajappa R, Ramesh G, Uthappa R, Kannan SPK, Shaikh S.
This study assessed the pattern of traumatic dental injuries and their relationship with predisposin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Diminished responses to bodily threat and blunted interoception in suicide attempters - DeVille DC, Kuplicki R, Stewart JL, Aupperle RL, Bodurka J, Cha YH, Feinstein J, Savitz JB, Victor TA, Paulus MP, Khalsa SS.
Psychological theories of suicide suggest that certain traits may reduce aversion to physical threat and increase the probability of transitioning from suicidal ideation to action. Here, we investigated whether blunted sensitivity to bodily signals is asso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The Coronavirus Outbreak Keeps Humans from Touching. Here ’s Why That’s So Stressful
With people around the world practicing social distancing and self-isolation to curb the further spread of coronavirus, some are starting to feel the effects of a lack of human touch. Whether it’s shaking a coworker’s hand or hugging a friend, most people are accustomed to some level of platonic physical touch on a daily basis. But for those who are quarantining alone or with people with whom they don’t have physical contact, loneliness and social isolation are growing health concerns. Now, in the wake of President Donald Trump’s March 30 announcement that he was extending national social distancing...
Source: TIME: Health - April 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Megan McCluskey Tags: Uncategorized clickmonsters COVID-19 feature Science Source Type: news

If something ’s out of your control, should you still worry about it? | Oliver Burkeman
There ’s a freedom that comes with realising you have more influence over your life than you thoughtRecently – oh, no particular reason – I’ve found myself returning to the ancient philosophical idea known as“the dichotomy of control”. “Some things are within our power, while others are not,” wroteEpictetus, the Greek Stoic, in a line you ’d be justified in dismissing as obvious, if it weren’t for the fact that we ignore its ramifications every day, and suffer as a result. In every situation, there are things we can control and things we can’t, and strugglin...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Oliver Burkeman Tags: Health & wellbeing Psychology Life and style Source Type: news

Psychology research: Vaccine skeptics actually think differently than other people
(Texas Tech University) As vaccine skepticism has become increasingly widespread, two researchers in the Texas Tech University Department of Psychological Sciences have suggested a possible explanation. In an article published recently in the journal Vaccine, Mark LaCour and Tyler Davis suggest some people find vaccines risky because they overestimate the likelihood of negative events, particularly those that are rare. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New paper points out flaw in rubber hand illusion raising tough questions for psychology
(University of Sussex) A world-famous psychological experiment used to help explain the brain's understanding of the body, as well as scores of clinical disorders, has been dismissed as not fit-for-purpose in a new academic paper from the University of Sussex. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mitigate Absenteeism by Protecting Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Clinicians ’ Psychological Health and Well-being During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Published: 4/10/2020. This three-page document contains general concepts to prepare and take action, such as those listed, to help EMS/911 agencies protect their workers ’ psychological health and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was developed by the Healthcare Resilience Task Force Behavioral Health Work group and adapted by the Prehospital [911 and Emergency Medical Services (EMS)] Team. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Science of Helping Out
During a crisis, the people who cope best are those who help others. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Parker-Pope Tags: Anxiety and Stress Psychology and Psychologists Emotions Weight Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Five ways parents and children can win in lockdown
With the novelty of home schooling wearing thin and the reality of not seeing schoolmates hitting home, children across the country might be feeling more unsettled than enthusiastic. Parents are also under pressure, as the work emails, household chores and lesson plans mount up, taking the art of multi-tasking to a whole new level. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Public engagement; Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science; Press Release Source Type: news

Seven ways to resist temptation during Easter and lockdown
Easter is the ideal excuse to indulge your sweet tooth – combined with staying at home it also be the perfect recipe to overindulge. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Public engagement; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science Source Type: news

Alive Amidst the Mayhem of COVID-19 – A Sex Worker ’s Story
By Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Apr 9 2020 (IPS) For a Bangladeshi woman, who has worked as a sex worker since childhood, her future post-COVID-19 looks hopeless. Shilpy, who works at Daulatdia, the largest brothel in the country, told IPS how she now also fears for the future of her two daughters. “When I was born, the woman my mother worked for gave everyone rice pudding as a celebration. This is not a place for male children, only females are valued,” she says, adding that when her mother died, she wasn’t given a proper burial. Shilpy soon found herself involved in the sex industry. “I think I was arou...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Asia-Pacific Economy & Trade Featured Financial Crisis Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Model of driver's eye movement and ECG index under tunnel environment based on spatiotemporal data - Qi W, Shen B, Wang L.
In order to improve the driver's physiological and psychological state, the driver's mental load which is caused by sight distance, lighting, and other factors in the tunnel environment should be quantified via modeling the spatiotemporal data. The experim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Is psychology suffering from an epidemic of "contagion"? Moving from metaphors to theoretically derived concepts and methods in the study of social influences - Kindermann TA, Skinner EA.
The term "contagion" has become increasingly popular as an omnibus catch-all to depict all kinds of mutual influences between people of equal status (or "peers"). We argue that some of these influences may qualify as "contagion," but others denote alternat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Putting Popper to work - Derksen M.
In response to what are seen as fundamental problems in Psychology, a reform movement has emerged that finds inspiration in philosophy of science, the work of Karl Popper in particular. The reformers attempt to put Popper into practice and create a discipl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

J. J. Gibson's most radical idea: the development of a new law-based psychology - Raja V.
J. J. Gibson spent most of his career developing his own theory of perception. The culmination of his work was the ecological approach to visual perception, but during more than three decades he had challenged many of the central concepts of psychology and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Coronavirus Taking Huge Toll On Mental Health, Psychologists Say
BOSTON (CBS) — The images of doctors and nurses frantically fighting an invisible enemy will likely be burned into our collective memory. We’ll never forget the rest of us venturing out from our homes only sporadically, and even then, with masks covering our noses and mouths. Psychologists say it’s taking an emotional toll. “This is an extremely stressful time. Personally, the most stressful in my fife time,” says Dr. Michael Goldberg, who heads Child and Family Psychological Services. The doctor says it’s essential for us all to reach out to family and friends. “I think it’s...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Bill Shields Coronavirus Health News Mental Health Source Type: news

Research studies near-death experiences: Almost 300 participants report psychological, spiritual experiences
(Natural News) One in 10 people have reported a near-death experience, or NDE, new research says. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) and other European institutions, pooled responses from over 1,000 study participants across 35 countries and found 289 people who reported some kind of psychological or spiritual experience. Of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can honor killings be explained with the concept of social death? Reinterpreting social psychological evidence - Do ğan R.
This article uses the concept of social death to explore the experiences and motivations of perpetrators of honor killings in light of social psychological evidence. This analysis then seeks an explanation for some honor killing cases where ostracism or ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Use of multiple social media platforms in relation to psychological functioning in emerging adults - Vannucci A, Ohannessian CMC, Gagnon S.
The current study examined relationships between different types of social media platforms used and psychological functioning in a diverse, national U.S. sample of emerging adults (18-22 years). Participants completed surveys online in the spring of 2014. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Intense ‘ Pandemic Dreams ’ Disrupt Nation ’ s Sleep During Coronavirus Outbreak
(CBS Local) — Americans stressed out by the coronavirus outbreak are finding out that sleep is not necessarily a time for relaxation or peace of mind. Many people are taking to social media to comment on the phenomenon known as “pandemic dreams.” In my dream, I called an Uber, but a hearse showed up instead. Not liking these #pandemicdreams — Sarah Schachner (@SarahSchachner) March 23, 2020 They are reporting vivid, often strange and sometimes terrifying dreams involving fear of death, threats against loved ones and anxiety associated with self-quarantining. Stay-at-home orders are forcing millio...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Offbeat Coronavirus Local TV talkers Source Type: news

The power of family dance parties when the world is falling apart
Most popular psychology today tells us to battle stress with calculated calm and solitude. But sometimes, we just need to dance. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wuhan ends lockdown as health workers buckle under strain
As the Chinese city at the heart of the global pandemic reopens, the economic, political and psychological toll of the coronavirus pandemic is becoming increasingly clear (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Tips for finding happiness during the coronavirus pandemic
Science may be able to help us find happiness during the coronavirus outbreaks. Professor Laurie Santos, who created the most popular class at Yale University, "Psychology and the Good Life," joins "CBS This Morning" with tips for people who may be feeling stressed and anxious. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sanity, stability and stress-relief: why our beloved pets have never been more important
They are time-keepers, normality-bringers and playthings. Here ’s the science behind how cats and dogs help support our mental healthLet ’s start with some live updates from pets across the country. As I write this, I’m informed that Oscar the dog is delighting in hoovering up the extra scraps from under the kitchen table after the kids have eaten their home-school snacks and lunches. Morph, another dog in a different house, has become a regular pillow for a one-year-old. Yet another dog, Angus, is spending the afternoon in the upstairs bedroom, watching dogs running around in the park. The dogs there run...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 8, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jules Howard Tags: Pets Life and style Psychology Mental health & wellbeing Family Coronavirus outbreak Animals Dogs Cats UK news Source Type: news

Periodic physical distancing for COVID-19 control: new modelling study
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) A new modelling paper, using data from Ontario, indicates that dynamic physical distancing and other measures could help maintain health system capacity and prevent intensive care units (ICUs) from becoming overwhelmed because of COVID-19, while allowing periodic psychological and economic breaks from restrictions. The paper is published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Neuropsychological and psychological methods are essential
(IOS Press) Clinical neuropsychology and psychology have evolved as diagnostic and treatment-oriented disciplines necessary for individuals with neurological, psychiatric, and medical conditions. In this collection of articles in the journal NeuroRehabilitation experts highlight medical advances in neuropsychological and psychological applications in neurorehabilitation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Delivering Psychological Treatment to Children Via Phone: A Set of Guiding Principles Based on Recent Research with Syrian Refugee Children
Source: Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance (ELRHA). Published: 4/8/2020. While this 14-page resource is especially relevant for those working in refugee or other low resource settings, the researchers suggest this guidance can be adopted by children ’s mental health services worldwide who are now transitioning to online or phone delivery due to COVID-19. It draws on the researchers’ experience adapting an existing psychological treatment to phone delivery for Syrian refugee children living in Lebanon. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19: Informed but not overwhelmed
World events, like the COVID-19 pandemic, can create uncertainty and a feeling of being out-of-control. Collecting information and keeping up with the news can be helpful, according to Dr. Craig Sawchuk, a Mayo Clinic psychologist. "But at some point it can actually be too much of a good thing," he says. "It's important, whether we [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 8, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Molecular and antibody point-of-care tests to support the screening, diagnosis and monitoring of COVID-19.
Conclusions: An increasing number of diagnostic devices are in development. Some more suitable for diagnosing new cases, others for determining whether an individual has previously been infected. This latter scenario is likely to be of paramount importance in identifying healthcare workers to ascertain suitability to return to frontline health services. It may also help to inform public health strategies at the end of periods of lockdown or as social distancing restrictions are relaxed. Importantly, they found relatively little current information reporting the diagnostic performance of these POC devices using clinical sam...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Government must not allow universities to fail during the coronavirus outbreak, warn unions
Universities must be given extra protection during the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure their financial survival because of their vital contribution to the economy, local communities and crucial medical research, unions are warning the government today (Tuesday). In a joint letter to higher education minister Michelle Donelan, five unions representing higher education (HE) staff ask for urgent assurances that universities will not be allowed to go under as a result of the outbreak, backed up with legislation. UNISON, University and College Union (UCU), GMB, Unite and the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) say the sect...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - April 7, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release coronavirus higher education ruth levin universities Source Type: news

‘The Strength of Ordinary People.’ The Creative Ways Italians Are Supporting Each Other During Their Coronavirus Lockdown
For weeks, Roberta Brivio’s phone has been ringing several times an hour. “I can’t even find the time to eat,” she says from her office in Melegnano, south of Milan. A 74-year-old psychologist living in Lombardy, Brivio is the president of the local branch of the Italian Society for Emergency Psychology. Italy has the world’s highest death toll from COVID-19, with more than 16,000 coronavirus-related deaths so far; more than half of those deaths have been in the northern region of Lombardy. In early March, after Italy’s COVID-19 outbreak flared up near her home, Brivio and four colleague...
Source: TIME: Health - April 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alessio Perrone / Milan Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Londontime Source Type: news

For the generation shaped by coronavirus, life may never fully return to ‘normal' | Steven Taylor
I have studied the psychological effects of pandemics – and even a few weeks of isolation can cause lasting anxiety• Coronavirus latest updates• See all our coronavirus coverageI knew a pandemic was coming, but I didn ’t think it would be so soon. In the weeks before the outbreak of Covid-19 began in Wuhan, I was putting the finishing touches to a book about the psychology of pandemics. In my work as a clinical psychologist, I had spent years studying past outbreaksand examining what they could teach us about the psychological effects of the next virus.Based on the hallmarks of previous pandemics, som...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Steven Taylor Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Epidemics Psychology Psychiatry Society Anxiety Mental health Post-traumatic stress disorder Research Sars Flu pandemic US news Canada Source Type: news

Beyond the wall: death education at middle school as suicide prevention - Testoni I, Tronca E, Biancalani G, Ronconi L, Calapai G.
This study investigates the psychological effects of participation in Death Education (DeEd) by middle school children in two towns in northeast Italy in which suicides occur to a greater extent than in the rest of the region. The aims of the project "Beyo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A 'role-rule' model to examine passengers' likely behaviour and their perceived ability to evacuate safely from airport in an emergency evacuation - Shiwakoti N, Wang H, Jiang H, Wang L.
This study aims to examine the airline passengers' likely behaviour and their perceived ability to evacuate safely from airport buildings in an emergency evacuation by testing and applying the socio-psychological 'role-rule' model. To our knowledge, this i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Self-injurious thoughts and behaviors among college students: a latent class analysis - Marraccini ME, Brick LA, O'Neill JC, Weyandt LL, Buchanan AL.
This study explored emerging typologies of self-injurious thoughts and behaviors and how they relate to known psychological and cognitive correlates. Latent class analysis was employed to identify subgroups of college students (n  = 626, mean age = 20, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mental health care in the context of intimate partner violence: survivor perspectives - Sorrentino AE, Iverson KM, Tuepker A, True G, Cusack M, Newell S, Dichter ME.
Experience of violence or abuse from an intimate partner (intimate partner violence, IPV) can result in a variety of psychological and mental health impacts for which survivors may seek psychotherapy or other mental health services. Individuals experiencin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A social identity model of riot diffusion: from injustice to empowerment in the 2011 London riots - Drury J, Stott C, Ball R, Reicher S, Neville F, Bell L, Biddlestone M, Choudhury S, Lovell M, Ryan C.
We examined rioting in three locations during the August 2011 disorders in England to test a social identity model of riot di... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

Refugees in the media: exploring a vicious cycle of frustrated psychological needs, selective exposure, and hostile intergroup attitudes - Lueders A, Prentice M, Jonas E.
Two research objectives underlay the present research. First, we tested how frustrated psychological needs caused by the refugee-influx influence the endorsement and selection of refugee-relevant information. Second, we tested how information selection pro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Recent developments in the psychology of crowds and collective behaviour - Drury J.
Research on crowd behaviour has long transcended the narrow obsession with violence that marked its origins [1,2]. Today, studies are much more representative of the variety of crowd events and phenomena. The concern with understanding collective violence ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news