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Social psychology

Topics in social psychology

Can citizens ensure justice?

Inequality, rights and justice: Can citizens do something about it?

Inequality is a multifaceted phenomenon closely connected with notions of discrimination, access to healthcare and job market, socioeconomic status and freedom of choice (Neckerman, 1991). The lower is the socioeconomic status, the weaker is social connectedness and job perspectives.

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Mental health in Asian ethnic minorities

Literature review

Keywords: acculturation stress, resilience, inequalities, social determinates of health, socio-economic status, social support, depression, anxiety, psychosis, social exclusion, social isolation, social stigma, gender gap, unemployment, forced marriage, family violence, stigmatization, access to healthcare, access to psychological services, service provision, minority groups, ethnic groups, IAPT, transcultural psychology, transcultural psychiatry, individualism, collectivism, emotion regulation, expression of emotion; culture conflict, learned helplessness

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Psychology of racism

Let’s face it: we simply want to be better than others. We are social creatures, we gather together, we want to be appreciated but… We often gather against somebody or something, and not for it. We often join a bigger crowd to feel protected from smaller groups; this process occurs more instinctively than consciously however we are convinced of our free choice.

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Cross-cultural psychology: how culture and environment affect behaviour

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We often talk about cultural background influencing the way we function, however how important cultural differences are for behaviour and, for the matter, behavioural modification which is an integral part of any psychotherapy? Is culture as important or we can all open an American textbook and solve all our problems by simply following advices of known psychologists?

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