International Journal of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2022

  • What Lies Beneath: Some Neurological Correlates of Nonsuicidal Self-injury

    Peter Mertin

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 7-14
    Received: 4 May 2022
    Accepted: 24 May 2022
    Published: 31 May 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijpbs.20220702.11
    Abstract: Generally regarded as being deliberate damage to the body in the absence of intent to die, and for purposes that are not socially sanctioned, nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) has been a subject of increasing concern in the area of public health over the past 20 years. Clinical and research evidence indicates that onset typically begins in early adole... Show More
  • Corporate Gibberish or the Missing Therapist - The Role and Value of Self-help Materials

    Declan Lyons, Maria Frampton, Ailbhe Doherty, Elle O’Driscoll, Connor Montgomery

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 15-21
    Received: 11 May 2022
    Accepted: 30 May 2022
    Published: 8 June 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijpbs.20220702.12
    Abstract: Self-improvement or self-help literature has become increasingly popular as a means of conveying psychological insights, encouraging personal growth and development in addition to suggesting treatment strategies for diagnosable mental health conditions. This genre of writing is potentially wide ranging overlapping with multiple areas of human endea... Show More