How to Be Yourself

Picking up where Quiet ended, How to Be Yourself is the best book you’ll ever read about how to conquer social anxiety. “This book is also a groundbreaking road map to finally being your true, authentic self.” —Susan Cain, New York Times, USA Today and nationally bestselling author of Quiet Up to 40% of people […]

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The Traditional Decision-Making Process of Berkaul in Tanjung Emas, West Sumatra: Its Nature and Significance (Indonesia) (Report)

Background Indonesia is unique in the variety of its cultures, languages, and people. While this diversity is perhaps most apparent between different ethnic groups, considerable differences are also observable within a given ethnic group at the local level. The customs that are traditional in a particular community in Indonesia are intertwined with the particular adat […]

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School-Based Interventions for Students with Depressive Disorders.

Substantial numbers of children and adolescents suffer from depressive disorders, and these disorders bring with them an array of negative consequences. School counselors can assist students with depressive disorders by implementing individual and group interventions and consulting with teachers and other school staff to implement interventions in the classroom and the larger school environment. This […]

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Helping Children Succeed

From the New York Times best-selling author of How Children Succeed, an essential handbook of “informative and effective methods to help children overcome issues and thrive at home and in school”*—now including sixteen new infographics!   In How Children Succeed, Paul Tough introduced us to research showing that personal qualities like perseverance, self-control, and conscientiousness […]

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The Pharmacist’s Guide to Evidence-Based Medicine for Clinical Decision Making

The book was especially developed for the busy practitioner who can read through the text in an evening or two and immediately apply the 5-Step Evidence-Based Medicine Process to his or her practice setting. Although there is an assumed minimal level of pharmacotherapy, literature evaluation, study design, and interpretive biostatistics knowledge for the reader, reference […]

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The School-Wide Cultural Competence Observation Checklist for School Counselors: An Exploratory Factor Analysis (Report)

This study was designed to assess the (score) construct-related validity of an instrument called the School-Wide Cultural Competence Observation Checklist (SCCOC). The instrument was developed to use as a tool in conducting culture audits as a means of assessing school-wide cultural competence, or how well a school’s programs, policies, and practices reflect the perspectives and […]

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The Collected Works of Sigmund Freud

The Collected Works of Sigmund Freud is a collection of classic novels by one of the greatest neurologists in history. The included works of Sigmund Freud are Dream Psychology, A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis, Group Psychology and The Analysis of The Ego, Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex, Totem and Taboo, and Reflections on […]

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Management Turnover and Myopic Decision-Making (Manuscripts)

ABSTRACT This paper provides an agency theory explanation for the managerial myopia, or shortsightedness that is present in many corporations. Our premise is that corporate managers may not actually be short-sighted, but are acting in what they perceive as their personal long-term best interests, rather than maximizing shareholders’ wealth. Managers may perceive an implicit contract, […]

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The Relationships of Peer Norms, Ethnic Identity, And Peer Support to School Engagement in Urban Youth.

Investigating variables associated with the school success and educational resilience of urban youth of color should be a high priority because of the persistent achievement gap in the United States. The current study examined individual and peer factors’ relation to the school engagement of 132 seventh- and eighth-grade students from a diverse public elementary school […]

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Brain Lock

The 20th anniversary edition of the definitive classic on defeating obsessive-compulsive behavior, with all-new material from the author. An estimated 5 million Americans suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and live diminished lives in which they are compelled to obsess about something or to repeat a similar task over and over. Traditionally, OCD has been treated […]

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