Nicola Davies, PhD

Nicola Davies, PhD

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The Impact of Deafness on Hallucinations and Delusions

The Impact of Deafness on Hallucinations and Delusions

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Although research has filled some of the knowledge gaps in the association between psychosis and hearing impairment, more data about this phenomenon and its confounding factors are needed.

Nomophobia: The Modern-Day Pathology

Nomophobia: The Modern-Day Pathology

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People are increasingly finding themselves dependent on their mobile phones, and separating themselves from their devices has been associated with high levels of anxiety, as well as feelings of panic and stress.

The Psychology of Hoarding Disorder: Approaches for Treatment

The Psychology of Hoarding Disorder: Approaches for Treatment

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While pharmacotherapy research has revealed some promising findings, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) remains the gold standard for treating hoarding disorder.

From Abused Child to Serial Killer: Investigating Nature vs Nurture in Methods of Murder

From Abused Child to Serial Killer: Investigating Nature vs Nurture in Methods of Murder

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Not all abused children become serial killers, and not all serial killers are victims of childhood abuse. However, the connection between the two cannot be dismissed as just coincidence.

New Dimensions in Psychopathy: Are There Cultural Differences in Psychopaths?

New Dimensions in Psychopathy: Are There Cultural Differences in Psychopaths?

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Offenders with major psychopathic traits can be identified in all ethnic groups that have been studied, including European Americans, African Americans, and Latino Americans, but some of the evidence pointing to the validity of psychopathy is stronger in European Americans.

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