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Community psychology and family health program: report of an internship experience

The present article describes the work derived from a community Psychology internship field carried out in the Family Health care Program (FHcP) in a city located in the state of São Paulo, Brazil ... organization of a preventive and promoting health program. Thus we hope to contribute to the development of actions in the field of the Social Community Psychology. Keywords: Family Health care Program, Mental

Environmental psychology and the diverse human realities

This article is based on the analysis of the journals Environment and Behavior, Journal of Environmental Psychology, of Latin-American congresses, studies, and networks. It argues that the definition ... emphasize and the ways to conceive it. Index terms: Environmental psychology. Object. Content analysis. Journals. RÉSUMÉ Cet article fonde les réponses à ces questions sur l'analyse des périodiques

Eating behavior and body image among psychology students

OBJECTIVE: To characterize eating habits and possible risk factors associated with eating disorders among psychology students, a segment at risk for eating disorders. METHOD: This is a cross ... the prevalence of abnormal eating behaviors among female undergraduates studying psychology.   METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted and with a sample of 175 female undergraduate students

Community experience: rethinking SUS psychology clinics

in the community centers and the income making workshops. It was possible to conclude that the community centers are places where you can have an enlarged clinics. The activities in the workshops bring ... ; saúde pública; pesquisa fenomenológica. ABSTRACT This research aimed to understand how community practical psychologists experiences could contribute to enlarge the psychological clinics concept in

Community structure, social organization and ecological requirements of coral reef fish (Pomacentridae)

“ubiquitous”. Damselfish are variously specialized in feeding (herbivore, omnivore, plankton-carnivore); habitat (bottom-dwelling, midwater); home-and-shelter site (selective or unselective). Environmental ... site (selective or unselective). Environmental factors and social structures were found to be interlinked. Species with the same social structure are similarly specialized ecologically. A hypothetical

Eldercare and the Psychology of Work Behavior in the Twenty-First Century

Over the next two decades, many countries, including the USA, will experience an unprecedented and seismic demographic transition as their older adult populations grow, both in number and as a ... researcher cannot be parochial. Table 1 Disciplines that study eldercare Clinical psychology Community psychology Education and counseling Epidemiology Family studies Gerontology

Multi-driver and multi-scale assessment of vine community structure and composition across a complex tropical environmental matrix

-occurrences suggest that vine-vine interactions also contribute to vine community assembly. Our results may be critical to understand vine proliferation and help design management strategies for their control. ... the persistence of vine patches under changing environmental conditions. Vine community studies like ours are rare but can be critical in the development of management plans to deal with the spread and

Directional changes of species spatial dispersion and realized environmental niches drive plant community assembly during early plant succession

Probabilistic models of species co-occurrences predict aggregated intraspecific spatial distributions that might decrease the degree of joint species occurrences and increase community richness. Yet ... analysis, environmental niche, functional traits, species aggregation INTRODUCTION The drivers behind the assembly of animal and plant communities have been in the focus of community ecology since Diamond

Dialectic in developmental psychology: its importance and significance in research

dialectic features based on previous analysis is introduced. The present article argues against the unique dialectic and its a priori features in Developmental Psychology and Human Sciences areas. It also ... Dialectic of Development. Human Development, 31, 329-348.         [ Links ] Boech, E. E. (1991). Symbolic act, theory and Cultural Psychology. Berlin, Germany: Sprenger-Verlag.         [ Links ] Bourdieu

Work and organizational Psychology - portrayal of the scientific production in the last decade

The practices of the Work and Organizational Psychology (POW) hold an important place in the context of the profession and justify the need of investigative efforts to the knowledge of its current ... Lilacs, were investigated. The keywords used in the initial research were: Organizational Psychology, Work Psychology and Psychology at Work, and 619 articles were selected. After reading the abstracts

Comparison of bacterial community structure and potential functions in hypoxic and non-hypoxic zones of the Changjiang Estuary

Bacterioplankton play a key role in the global cycling of elements. To characterize the effects of hypoxia on bacterioplankton, bacterial community structure and function were investigated in the ... to changes in environmental conditions, and thus bacterial community composition can act as an environmental indicator[ 1 ]. Studies of the relationships between physicochemical factors and bacterial

Pathways to Internationalize Brazilian Journals of Psychology

dissemination, especially to the international community. The present study briefly examines three interrelated topics of Brazilian psychology: (1) the growth and visibility of psychology articles authored by ... franca-English language-in the articles. This article discusses the role that SciELO, a Brazilian scientific publisher, has played in indexing and assisting the best Brazilian psychology journals in

The Psychology Postgraduate System in Brazil: Current Characteristics and Challenges for the Area

content with few mentions are: History of Psychology, Community Psychology, Forensic Psychology, and Traffic Psychology. It should be noted that relevant content, which may contribute to generate knowledge ... researchers, from various institutions, to cover important remaining gaps. Three sub-areas, which cover very current issues, constitute the major gaps: Traffic Psychology, Sports Psychology, and Environmental

The Psychology Postgraduate System in Brazil: Current Characteristics and Challenges for the Area

content with few mentions are: History of Psychology, Community Psychology, Forensic Psychology, and Traffic Psychology. It should be noted that relevant content, which may contribute to generate knowledge ... researchers, from various institutions, to cover important remaining gaps. Three sub-areas, which cover very current issues, constitute the major gaps: Traffic Psychology, Sports Psychology, and Environmental

Effects of reproduction and environmental factors on body temperature and activity patterns of wolverines

Mammals in the far north are exposed to extreme seasonal changes in environmental conditions, such as temperature and photoperiod, which have notable effects on animal physiology and behaviour. The

La Dimensión Cualitativa en el Sistema de Postulacion al Fondo Solidario de Vivienda I

applying for the "Solidarity Housing Fund I" in the commune of Valparaiso, Chile. Community Social Psychology, Environmental Psychology and Participative Research allowed incorporating the qualitative ... housing policy. Keywords: minimum housing; social housing; community psychology; environmental psychology; participative research; transdisciplinary team 1. Introducción   En 1996, la comunidad

Pathways to Internationalize Brazilian Journals of Psychology

dissemination, especially to the international community. The present study briefly examines three interrelated topics of Brazilian psychology: (1) the growth and visibility of psychology articles authored by ... franca-English language-in the articles. This article discusses the role that SciELO, a Brazilian scientific publisher, has played in indexing and assisting the best Brazilian psychology journals in

Effects of a positive psychology program in depressive symptoms and life satisfaction in the elderly

This research examines the effectiveness of workshops based on positive psychology for the elderly by analyzing pre-post changes in levels of life satisfaction and depressive symptomatology. Three ... Satisfaction Scale of Diener. Results indicated that only the group that attended positive psychology-based workshops significantly decreased depressive symptoms and significantly increased their levels of life

Contributions from Gallese's neurophysiology and Bruner's psychology to the understanding of social learning

The current article makes an articulation between recent findings from neurophysiology such as the mirror neurons and neural plasticity, and others which were originated in psychology in order to ... achieve a better understanding of human social learning. Several of those recent findings provide support for concepts of psychology such as the relevance of inter-subjectivity, language and culture to

An Analysis of the Status of Journals and Research in Psychology from Latin America

within the field of psychology and its related disciplines originating from Latin American authors. To better define the subject area, we underwent a data analysis to examine the trends (e.g., status ... in psychology within, and from, Latin American countries. Dimensions of these questions often include the current status of such publishing as well as how it has evolved over time. In this report, we