American Journal of Applied Psychology

Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2018

  • Stimulation of Cognitive Functions in University Students with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Using Captain’s Log Computerized Cognitive Training Program

    Luz María Álvarez, Norma Yépez, María Martina Jurado, José Benjamín Guerrero, Ileana Petra

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: 3 December 2017
    Accepted: 14 December 2017
    Published: 12 January 2018
    Abstract: The Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) has significant implications for quality of life of a person. This study proposes the use of a cognitive stimulation program (Captain´s Log Cognitive Training) to improve the cognitive deficits produced by this disorder. Ten university students with OCD were randomly selected; 4 of them (control group) receiv... Show More
  • Access to Mental Health Care Services for the Orphan and Vulnerable Children in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    Liranso Gebreyohannes Selamu, Mohan Singhe

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 11-13
    Received: 9 January 2018
    Accepted: 19 January 2018
    Published: 1 February 2018
    Abstract: A lot of children in the world suffer from untreated mental health problems. The global burdens of mental illness are high but promoting compressive care services are neglected in most countries. The objective of this review journal was to discover access and barriers to mental health care services for the orphan and vulnerable children in Addis Ab... Show More
  • Psychoticism as a Correlate of Involvement in Risky Sexual Behavior Among Students in Secondary Schools in Nyakach Sub-County Kisumu County, Kenya

    Omanyo Abraham Otieno

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 14-20
    Received: 2 October 2017
    Accepted: 17 October 2017
    Published: 27 March 2018
    Abstract: Risky sexual Behavior is a common habit among young people in the world, but its relation with Psychoticism has not been explored exhaustively, especially in Kenya. The study aimed at establishing correlation between Psychoticism and involvement in risky sexual Behavior among students in secondary schools in Nyakach Sub-county using a Correlational... Show More
  • Effects of Group Psychotherapy in College Students: A Six and Twelve Month Evaluation Comparison

    Juan Antonio Mejías, María Martina Jurado, Silvia Araceli Tafoya, Lizbeth Beltrán

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 21-28
    Received: 13 February 2018
    Accepted: 16 March 2018
    Published: 9 April 2018
    Abstract: Group psychotherapy expects to afford more lasting changes on patients’ symptomatology, as well as reinforce positive aspects of self-esteem and social adjustment. However, few investigations show the effects over an extended period of intervention. This study aimed to assess changes in symptoms of anxiety, depression, self-esteem and social adjust... Show More