Monthly Archives: July 2015

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Posted on July 30, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
During the summer, high temperatures can have several adverse effects on health that should be monitored and prevented whenever possible. Springer Publishing Company wants to highlight the need to remain aware of vulnerable populations, particularly elderly people, children, and pets, that may require additional attention in dealing with summer heat. The following content is adapted from the New York City Government Heat...
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Posted on July 21, 2015 by David Devonis | 0 comments
As recently reported by the New York Times, a new report commissioned by the American Psychological Association (APA) documents several prominent psychologists' involvement in the Bush administration's post-9/11 interrogation program, which included torture techniques. The Hoffman report finds not only that several outside psychologists helped shield the CIA's interrogation...
Posted in: News, Psychology
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Posted on July 20, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
E. J. R. David and Kevin L. Nadal, author and contributor of Springer Publishing Company's Internalized Oppression: The Psychology of Marginalized Groups, examine internalized oppression in the gay community through David Thorpe's acclaimed new documentary, Do I Sound Gay?, released on July 10th, 2015. Written by Kevin L. Nadal & E. J. R. David Do...
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Posted on July 15, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Following the 2015 White House Conference on Aging that took place on Monday, July 13th, Springer Publishing Company wants to continue the conversation about technology, intergenerational collaboration, and the future of aging. During the WHCoA, President Obama stated, “One of the best measures of a country is how it treats its older citizens”, and Springer Publishing Company also recognizes the importance of addressing the challenges that exist for our aging population. The...
Posted in: Gerontology, News
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Posted on July 10, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
July 11th is National Cheer Up the Lonely Day, and Springer Publishing Company wants to draw attention to the importance of healing presences in our lives when we are lonely or in need of help. People often overlook social acceptance and feelings of love as basic human needs, but it doesn’t take much to cheer up those around us and make them feel appreciated with a helping hand or a friendly face. The following article has been adapted from Peter R. Breggin’s...
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Posted on July 8, 2015 by Susan Penner | 1 comment
Susan J. Penner, RN, MN, MPA, DrPH, CNL, author of Economics and Financial Management for Nurses and Nurse Leaders, Second Edition, 2013, and adjunct faculty member at the University of San Francisco School...
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Posted on July 3, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
For many Americans, the fireworks displays that take place across the country are the highlight of Fourth of July weekend, but for others, fireworks can be the trigger of traumatic and painful memories. Loud, sudden noises that sound like gunfire or other explosives can set off post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in combat veterans and it's important to stay sensitive to the needs of those living around us who may be struggling with the memory of traumatic experiences. ...