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An Investigation into the Physiological and Psychological Impact of Supine and Side Lying Physical Restraint Techniques

This research investigated the physiological and psychological impact of supine and side lying physical restraint (PR) positions which have been suggested as safer alternatives to prone restraint positions. Twenty adults participated. From baseline Forced Vital Capacity (FVC) reduced by 10.4%, 10.4% and 14.6%, and FEV1 reduced by 7%, 7%, and 12% for supine arms low (SPR-AL), supine arms high (SPR-AH), and Side Lying restraint (SLR) respectively. SLR imposed the greatest Thoracic Weight bearing Pressure (TWP) at 116.1 (±17.5) mmHg, which was ~17% more than SPR-AH, and ~23% more than SPR-AL. HR was unaffected.
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Group Psychotherapy with Ethnoracially Diverse OEF/OIF/OND Veterans Presenting with Comorbid Psychopathology: A Transdiagnostic Clinical Forensic Paradigm

The comorbid psychopathology that is well-established in ethnoracially diverse OEF/OIF/OND veterans also often coincides with other problems (e.g., legal and social). To mitigate the clinical side of these types of difficulties, the Veteran Administration Health Care Systems offers a wide range of mental health services. This article draws on an evidenced-based literature review to explore factors that are relative to delivering group psychotherapy in light of the entwined clinical and forensic matters sometimes confronting diverse veterans.
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Criminal Review Board of Forensic Psychological Evaluations in Relation to Appeal Hearings: A Culturally Responsive Police Accountability Paradigm

This paper provides a paradigm for the creation of a civilian review board. To illustrate this model, themes of a civilian board’s connection to the community, establishment of the board, and criminal psychological implications for the future of the selection and retention of police officers are discussed.
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Relationship between Body Weight and Self-Esteem: A Study of Young Men and Women in Iran

Obesity and the side effects of weight gain among Iranian females are significantly higher compared to males. In addition, the trend of overweight and obesity among Iranian adolescents in particular is increasing.
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Tame to Torture: Psychosexual Correlations of Sex, Violence and Torture

This paper discusses the psychosexual correlations and psychological consequences related to torture and behavioral acts that are fundamentally torturous. The influence of participation by learning and the relationship of acts to thought and thought to acts are further discussed to raise awareness to the effects of torture on the torturer. Theories from multiple disciplines are presented in an integrated context to examine the correlation between fundamental psychological principles associated with acts that are torturous in nature and, therefore, innately evil.
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Editorial Board Members Related to Psychology

Maria Ioannou

Senior Lecturer
University of Huddersfield
United Kingdom

Gregory Murphy

Professor
Department of Health Science
La Trobe University
Australia

TIFFANY STEWART

Associate Professor
Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC)
United States

Geshina Ayu MAT SAAT

Lecturer
Criminology and Psychology
University Sains Malaysia
Malaysia

Rebecca Cogwell Anderson

Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Medical College of Wisconsin
United States

DAVID R. BLACK

Professor Emeritus
Department of Health and Kinesiology
Purdue University
United States

RONALD R. THRASHER

Assistant Professor
School of Forensic Sciences
Oklahoma State University
United States

Cindy Wall

Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Charles Darwin University
Australia

Magdalena Pilska

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Human Nutrition and Consumer Sciences
Warsaw University of Life Sciences
Poland

Irmo Marini

Department of Rehabilitation
University of Texas-Pan American
US
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