Canadian Psychology

This journal covers general mental health issues through news, research and practitioners.

Articles from Vol. 56, No. 1, February

Beyond Ethical Obligation to Research Dissemination: Conceptualizing Debriefing as a Form of Knowledge Transfer
The process of debriefing has been part of psychology for many decades, although it owes its origins to other fields. Debriefing is often tied to research involving deception, however, it is part of a much larger set of obligations that psychologists...
From Silos to Bridges: Psychology on the Move
This manuscript is based on the Presidential Address of the author delivered on June 5, 2014 at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Psychological Association in Vancouver. The purpose of this article is to use the concepts of "silos" and "bridges"...
"Giving Back" to the Profession of Psychology Is a Personal Responsibility
Psychologists across Canada have been given the privilege of being part of a self-regulated profession and, in my view, along with that privilege comes a responsibility to give back to the profession. The responsibility is not onerous as, simply, there...
Les Facteurs Associés À la Prise De Produits Dopants Chez L'enfant et L'adolescent Sportif : Analyse Critique De la Littérature
Le dopage constitue un véritable problème de santé publique dans le secteur sportif par les risques sanitaires qui lui sont associés, aussi bien sur le plan de la morbidité (par ex., troubles cardiovasculaires, hépatiques, endocriniens, dermatologiques...
Myths about Early Childhood Bilingualism
Competence in two, or more, languages has taken on increased value in recent years in many communities and countries around the world. There are local, national, and global reasons for this. Locally, there are communities where knowing more than one...
Promoting the Use of Science in Psychology: A Knowledge Mobilization Model for Increasing Evidence-Based Practice
Decision makers in psychology are increasingly encouraged to know and apply the results of already-existing scholarly research (Dozois, 2013). The hope is that evidence-based practice (EBP) will improve care and will save social and mental health services...
Psychological Impact on SARS Survivors: Critical Review of the English Language Literature
After its first emergence in Asia in November 2002, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) spread throughout several parts of the world and was finally contained by July 2003. This epidemic, with its rapid spread and high mortality rate, generated...
Record-Informing and Note-Taking: A Continuation of the Debate about Their Impact on Client Perceptions
A topic of recent debate in the field of psychology concerns how therapist behaviors, such as informing clients of their right to access their records and taking notes during session, may impact the client's perceptions of the therapist. Bemister and...
Revue Conceptuelle et Empirique Du Traitement Des Expressions Faciales éMotionnelles Chez L'enfant Anxieux
Les troubles anxieux comptent parmi les troubles de santé mentale les plus courants chez l'enfant et l'adolescent. L'anxiété chez l'enfant se caractérise notamment par des symptômes affectifs, comportementaux et cognitifs. Parmi ces derniers, les auteurs...
Revue Narrative De Littérature Relative Aux Troubles Cognitifs Numériques Impliqués Dans la Dyscalculie Développementale : Déficit Du Sens Du Nombre Ou Déficit De L'accès Aux Représentations Numériques Mentales?
Dans le Manuel diagnostique et statistique des troubles mentaux (4e éd., rév.; DSM-IV-TR; American Psychiatric Association, 2003), la dyscalculie est définie comme un trouble du développement mathématique qui nuit fortement aux activités de la scolarité...
Search for Intelligence by PASSing G
A General Factor of Intelligence and its AlternativeThe review on intelligence by Deary (2012) suggests that g,or a general factor of intelligence, is thriving despite its many detractors. However, my depiction of intelligence aims to undermine the longevity...
Serre-Moi Fort ! Sept Conversations Pour Une Vie Entière D'amour
Serre-moi fort! Sept conversations pour une vie entière d'amour, par Susan Johnson, Paris, France : First-Gründt, 2013, 349 pages. Traduction de Hold me tight: Seven conversations for a lifetime of love, par Susan Johnson (ISBN, 978-2-7540-5257-3, CAN...
Testifying through the Ages: An Examination of Current Psychological Issues on the Use of Testimonial Supports by Child, Adolescent, and Adult Witnesses in Canada
On February 6, 2012, Dustin Paxton was found guilty of aggravated assault and sexual assault against a former roommate and business partner in Calgary, Alberta ("Dustin Paxton Guilty of Aggravated and Sexual Assault," 2012). Paxton committed various...
The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Social Anxiety and Shyness: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Free Yourself from Fear and Reclaim Your Life
The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Social Anxiety and Shyness: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Free Yourself From Fear and Reclaim Your Life by Jan E. Fleming and Nancy L. Kocovski, Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 2013,...
The Role of Maternal Executive Function
Incidence and Prevalence of Child Maltreatment in CanadaChild maltreatment is a significant and costly public health problem. Prevalence data from the 2012 cycle of the Canadian Community Health Survey: Mental Health Supplement indicates that maltreatment...
The Village That Helped Me Face Fear: Reflections on the Training and Early Career Experiences of the 2014 Donald O. Hebb Award Recipient
The only appropriate way to open this article is to express my gratitude and thrill in being selected as the 2014 recipient of the Donald O. Hebb Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology as a Science from the Canadian Psychological Association...
What Canadian Clinical Psychologists Want from Psychotherapy Research
Mental health problems confer enormous health, social, and economic burdens to the population (Alonso et al., 2011). One in five Canadians will experience a mental health problem or disorder in a given year (Risk Analytica, 2011). About one million Canadians...
Why Psychology? an Investigation of the Training in Psychological Literacy in Nursing, Medicine, Social Work, Counselling Psychology, and Clinical Psychology
At least 20% of Canadians will have a mental health problem (Health Canada, 2002) at significant cost to the Canadian economy in lost (Stephens & Joubert, 2001) and impaired productivity (Dewa & Lin, 2000) and with many people not receiving treatment...
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