Advancing the Science of Suicidal Behavior: Understanding and Intervention
Editors: Dorian A. Lamis and Nadine J. Kaslow
Dorian A. Lamis, PhD,
Emory University School of Medicine Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD, ABPP, Emory University
School of Medicine
Birthplace: United States
Dorian A. Lamis, PhD,
is an assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral
sciences at the Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Lamis’ research
focuses on risk and protective factors for suicidal behaviors in a variety of
populations including adolescents, young adults (e.g., college students), and
African Americans. He has published over 80 peer reviewed articles and book
chapters on suicide and related topics.
Nadine J. Kaslow,
PhD, ABPP, is a Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and
Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine and Chief
Psychologist at Grady Health System. The 2014 President of the American
Psychological Association, she is the Editor of the Journal of Family
Psychology. She has 300 publications on a broad array of topics including the culturally
competent assessment and treatment of suicidal persons, the link between family
violence and suicide, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, and
psychology education and training.
Audience: This unique and comprehensive book is intended for graduate students,
researchers, clinicians, and professionals who may encounter issues relating to
suicide on a regular basis.
Authors: Lincoln G. Craton and Sharon Ramos-Goyette
Affiliation: Dr. Lincoln G. Craton: Professor, Stonehill College, Easton, MA, USA Dr. Sharon Ramos Goyette:Adjunct Associate Professor, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA, USA
Birthplace: Lincoln G. Craton: Detroit, MI 5/30/1960, USA Sharon Ramos-Goyette: Fall River, MA, 7/11/1970, USA
Biography: Lincoln Craton earned his B.S. at Tufts University, then received his Ph.D. from the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota. He was a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne. He has two grown children.
Sharon Ramos Goyette earned her B.S. at Boston College, then received her Ph.D. from Tufts University. She was a post-doctoral research fellow at Harvard Medical School and now has three children.
Affiliation: Alexander Kopytin: Professor, St.-Petersburg Academy of Post-Graduate Pedagogical Training, Assistant Professor, St.-Petersburg North-West Medical I.I. Mechnikov University Madeline Rugh: Assistant Professor, St. Gregory's University in Shawnee, Oklahoma, Adjunct Associate Professor, Pratt Institute, NYC
Birthplace: Alexander Kopytin - Russia, Voronesz, 2/4/1959
Biography: Alexander Kopytin is a psychiatrist, psychotherapist (Dr. Degrees in Psychiatry and Medical Psychology), a Programme Leader of Post-Graduate Training in Art Therapy at the Academy of Post-Graduate Pedagogical Education, Chair of Russian Art Therapy Association. He worked with psychiatric outpatients at the day treatment settings in St.-Petersburg for many years, and started to introduce group interactive art psychotherapy since 1996. He initiated, supported and supervised many art therapy projects dealing with different clinical and non-clinical populations in St.-Petersburg and other Russian regions. He wrote many articled, book chapters and monographs on art therapy, phototherapy/photo-art therapy in Russia, USA, UK and edited many books on these subjects.
Madeline Rugh, PhD, ATR-BC, holds a doctorate in adult education, a master’s in art education, and a bachelor’s in painting and drawing. She is currently an assistant professor at St. Gregory's University in Shawnee, Oklahoma, teaching across disciplines in psychology and visual art. Madeline has facilitated numerous workshops both internationally and in the U.S. on the topic of art therapy with disabled older adults, art therapy and spirituality, and art therapy and ecopsychology. She is an adjunct associate professor for Pratt Institute, the creative therapies graduate program, working as a research/thesis advisor.
Audience:The book is for anyone interested in the therapeutic use of natural materials, processes and settings in their combinations with the expressive/creative activities. It will be of particular interest to mental health practitioners, especially creative/expressive arts therapists, psychotherapists, counselors and psychologists as well as artists and other creative workers wishing to explore further the creative use of nature within their existing practices.
Emotional Intelligence: Current Evidence from Psychophysiological, Educational and Organizational Perspectives
Editors: Leehu Zysberg and Sivan Raz
Affiliation: Leehu Zysberg, Professor of Psychology and Education, Gordon College of Education, Haifa Israel Sivan Raz, The Center for Psychobiological Research, The Max Stern Yezreel Valley College and Tel-Hai College, Israel
Birthplace: Leehu Zysberg: Israel, March 1st 1968
Biography: Leehu Zysberg is a professor of Psychology and
Education and head of the research authority at Gordon College of Education,
and the dept. of Psychology at Tel Hai College Israel. He earned his PhD in I/O
psychology at the University of Haifa and completed a post doc assignment at
Seattle University’s Psychology department. He published numerous studies on
emotional coping, emotional intelligence in everyday life contexts, teaching
and learning as well as various subjects related to organizational behavior. He
won competitive prizes and grants to fund his research and frequently
collaborates with colleagues all around the world. He lives in Haifa with his
wife Anna and his two boys Yoav and Noam.
Audience: Faculty and researchers, students in the social
sciences, health and organizational professionals, educators as well as
educated members of the general public who wish to know more on the matter.
Affiliation: MD, PhD, Michael Trimble Neuropsychiatry Research Group,
University of Birmingham and BSMHFT, Birmingham, UK Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement
Disorders, Institute of Neurology and University College London, UK
Birthplace: Turin, Italy; 21/08/1977 Citizenship:
Audience: Neurology, Psychiatry, and Psychology Departments of
Universities and of Institutes of brain sciences will find this book useful,
since it is addressed to all those who work in the field of clinical
neuroscience, behavioral neurology, neuropsychiatry, and neuropsychology. It
also covers a vast range of topics, all related with gambling behavior from
both theoretical and practical perspectives.
The Construction of the Identity in 21st Century: A Festschrift for Jean Guichard
Editors: Annamaria Di Fabio and Jean-Luc Bernaud
Affiliation: Annamaria Di Fabio: Department of Education & Psychology, University of Florence, Italy Jean-Luc Bernaud: The National Institute of Vocational Training & Guidance of the National Conservatory of Arts & Crafts (INETOP-CNAM), Paris, France
Birthplace: Annamaria Di Fabio: Piombino (LI), Italy, 11 February 1963 - Italian Jean-Luc Bernaud: 03/29/1965, France
Biography: Annamaria Di Fabio is professor of Psychology of guidance and career counseling and Organizational Psychology at the University of Florence. Her research areas: Career Counseling, Vocational Psychology, Work and Organisational Psychology, Human Resources Management, Positive Psychology. She is currently the Editor of “Counseling: Italian Journal of Research and Applications.”
Jean-Luc Bernaud after 16 years as a Professor of Work Psychology at Rouen University, since September 2011, is Professor of Psychology and career counseling at the CNAM-INETOP (National Institute of Work Study and Vocational Guidance, Paris). He was Visiting Professor and has initiated collaborations with Germany, Belgium, Canada, Italy, Moldova, Switzerland, and Togo. He is also editor of the review "Psychologie du Travail et des Organisations" since 2011. His research focuses on the effects of methods and processes in career counseling, life meaning and work meaning, explanations of intentions to meet a counselor, employability, and organizational empathy. He has published 90 articles, books, and chapters on these topics.
Audience: This book is written for scholars, academics, researchers, psychologists, social workers, teachers, postgraduate students and university students committed to constructing their professional skills.
Therapeutic Treatments for Vulnerable Populations: A Training Workbook
Author: Graham Danzer
Affiliation: Alliant International University, California School for Professional Psychology, California
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA, USA – citizen
Biography: Clinician trained in multiple therapeutic disciplines with 12+ years of experience providing comprehensive clinical services to at-risk youth, adults, and families from diverse backgrounds. Specialties in practice and research include individual, group, and family therapy with vulnerable population adolescents and adults. I have also published clinically-focused research in a multitude of peer-reviewed sources. I am most interested in doing clinical work and training staff to do clinical work that betters the lives of suffering individuals in spite of the odds against them. Developing areas of expertise: Individual and family therapy, adolescents, substance abuse, case management, crisis intervention, severe and chronic mental illness, and treating sexual disorders.
Audience: Intended for clinical trainees in masters programs, primarily social work and psychology. Universities and state universities that offer clinically-related education and training will be most interested in this text. In particular, this text may be of interest to field / practicum instructors, who could essentially teach directly out of it and assign the discussion questions for homework. In essence, sales may come heavily from faculty orders.
Editors: Marie-Claire Patron and Stephen S. Holden
Affiliation: Marie-Claire Patron: Assistant Professor in Intercultural Communication; French & Spanish Coordinator, Bond University, Robina, Australia Stephen S. Holden: Adjunct Professor, Marketing, Faculty of Business, Bond University, Australia
Birthplace: Marie-Claire Patron:Curepipe, Mauritius. / Australian Stephen Holden: Kyneton, Australia / Australian
Biography: Marie-Claire Patron has a background in education through teaching French and Spanish, in Australia, France and Spain. During her eight years in Spain, she had industrial experience in business, law, banking and the building industry, using extensively her skills in Interpreting and Translation. Marie-Claire is an Assistant Professor and has been at Bond University, Australia for 24 years. She is Head of French and Spanish Language and also lecturer in Intercultural Communication. Marie-Claire holds qualifications in Languages and Linguistics (BA, Monash University), Graduate Dip Ed (Rusden, Victoria), MA (LOTE), Bond University) International Studies (Ph.D, University of South Australia). Her first book was published in 2007, followed by 2 others in 2009 and 2012. Marie-Claire’s research focus isin the intercultural field and the internationalization of students. This book, co-edited with Dr Holden, is her 4th publication.
Dr, Stephen Holden is a freelance researcher and educator in business, consumer psychology, marketing, and philosophy. He has educated business executives, undergraduate and graduate students at universities around the world (Australia, Canada, France, Singapore, USA).He has extensive research experience. He has conducted a wide range of commercial research projects on issues social (e.g., alcohol abuse among Aboriginals) and commercial (e.g., pharmaceuticals and bank accounts). His current academic research interests include critical thinking, ethics, fathering, food marketing, research methods, and social marketing. Stephen holds qualifications in psychology (B.Sc. (Hons), U Western Australia), business (MBA, U. Toronto), consumer psychology (PhD, U. Florida) and philosophy (MA, Bond University)
Audience:The book is intended for a general audience, intelligent, thoughtful. It might be particularly interesting for professionals such as care-providers, health-professionals, counselors, educators, etc.