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The Anomalous Mind invites clinicians and researchers to explain the work that they are doing in mental health and why it matters. Hosted by John T. Maier.

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The Anomalous Mind invites clinicians and researchers to explain the work that they are doing in mental health and why it matters. Hosted by John T. Maier.

    Steven J. Sandage

    Steven J. Sandage

    Steven J. Sandage is Albert and Jessie Danielsen Professor of Psychology of Religion and Theology at Boston University, where he is also Research Director and Senior Staff Psychologist at the Danielsen Institute. He has authored or co-authored several books and many more articles on relational spirituality, the clinical significance of forgiveness, the nature of humility, among many other topics.

    About Steven J. Sandage:
    • Faculty page at Boston University
    • Google Scholar profile
    • The Danielsen Institute

    Programs mentioned in this episode:
    • The Virtue and Flourishing Project
    • The  "Helping the Helping Professionals" Initiative, funded by the Peale Foundation

    Books mentioned in this episode:
    • Relational Spirituality in Psychotherapy: Healing Suffering and Promoting Growth (SJ Sandage, D Rupert, GS Stavros, NG Devor)
    • Forgiveness and Spirituality in Psychotherapy: A Relational Approach (EL Worthington Jr. & SJ Sandage)

    Articles mentioned in this episode:
    • Forgiveness in the treatment of borderline personality disorder: A quasi-experimental study (2015). SJ Sandage, B Long, R Moen, PJ Jankowski, EL Worthington Jr., NG Wade & MS Rye.
    • Relational dynamics between psychotherapy clients and clinic administrative staff: A pilot study (2017) SJ Sandage, SH Moon, D Rupert, DR Paine, EG Ruffing, LE Kehoe, M Bronstein, & SC Hassen.

    Additional resources mentioned in this episode:
    • Robert Moore on humility

    About John T. Maier:
    http://www.jmaier.net/about-me/

    Contact The Anomalous Mind:
    Email: theanomalousmind@gmail.com
    Twitter: @AnomalousMind

    • 46 min
    Simon Jarrett

    Simon Jarrett

    Simon Jarrett is a historian and writer, a research fellow at Birbeck, University of London, and the editor of Community Living Magazine. He is the author of Those They Called Idiots:The Idea of the Disabled Mind from 1700 to the Present Day (Reaktion Books, 2020). 

    • Purchase Those They Called Idiots via Reaktion (UK) or U. of Chicago Press (US).
    • More about Community Living Magazine
    • More about Corali Dance Company
    • Follow @SimonJarrett6 on Twitter

    Other work mentioned in this episode:

    • Deborah Cohen, Family Secrets: Shame and Privacy in Modern Britain
    • C.F. Goodey, A History of Intelligence and 'Intellectual Disability'

    About John T. Maier:
    http://www.jmaier.net/about-me/

    Contact The Anomalous Mind:
    Email: theanomalousmind@gmail.com
    Twitter: @AnomalousMind

    • 50 min
    Clara Humpston

    Clara Humpston

    Dr. Clara Humpston is a Research Fellow in Youth Mental Health Methodology at the Institute for Mental Health at the University of Birmingham, and beginning in April 2022 she will be an Assistant Professor at the University of York.  Her work ranges broadly over cognitive neuropsychiatry, computational psychiatry, phenomenology, among other fields. Much of her research has focused on improving our understanding of schizophrenia spectrum disorders.

    About Clara Humpston:

    • Faculty profile
    • Google Scholar
    • Posts at Psychology Today

    Selected Research:

    The paradoxical self: Awareness, solipsism and first-rank symptoms in schizophrenia
    C Humpston

    Behind the opaque curtain: A 20-year longitudinal study of dissociative and first-rank symptoms in schizophrenia-spectrum psychoses, other psychoses and non-psychotic disorders
    C Humpston, M Harrow, C Rosen

    Innovations in the psychopathology of schizophrenia: a primer for busy clinicians
    P Wilson, C Humpston, R Nathan

    Finding order within the disorder: a case study exploring the meaningfulness of delusions
    R Ritunnano, C Humpston, MR Broome

    About John T. Maier:
    http://www.jmaier.net/about-me/

    Contact The Anomalous Mind:
    Email: theanomalousmind@gmail.com
    Twitter: @AnomalousMind

    • 53 min
    Dariusz Galasiński

    Dariusz Galasiński

    Dariusz Galasiński is Professor at the University of Wroclaw, as well as Head of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research into Health and Illness. He is a linguist and the author of numerous books and articles on language, psychology, psychiatry, and their points of intersection.

    Website: dariuszgalasinski.com
    Twitter: @d_galasinski
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research into Health and Illness

    Selected articles:

    • No mental health research without qualitative research. Lancet Psychiatry.

    • Language and psychiatry. Lancet Psychiatry.

    Selected books:

    • Men's Discourses of Depression. Palgrave Macmillan.

    • Discourses of Men's Suicide Notes. Bloomsbury.

    About John Maier:
    http://www.jmaier.net/about-me/

    Contact The Anomalous Mind:
    Email: theanomalousmind@gmail.com
    Twitter: @AnomalousMind

    • 1 hr
    Episode #16: Acacia Parks

    Episode #16: Acacia Parks

    Acacia Parks is the Chief Science Officer at Happify Health and is the author of numerous widely cited publications on positive psychology, digital mental health, and their intersection. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Positive Psychology and holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvana.

    About Acacia Parks:

    Happify Health: Acacia Parks, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer
    Google Scholar: Acacia C. Parks
    Twitter: @acaciaparks
    Psychology Today: The Science of Self-Help

    Selected Happify Health products:

    Happify

    Kopa for Psoriasis

    Selected research:

    Positive psychotherapy
    MEP Seligman, T Rashid, AC Parks

    Pursuing happiness in everyday life: The characteristics and behaviors of online happiness seekers
    AC Parks, MD Della Porta, RS Pierce, R Zilca, S Lyubomirsky

    Disseminating self-help: positive psychology exercises in an online trial
    SM Schueller, AC Parks

    Positive Psychological Interventions (PPIs) in the age of COVID-19: on the potential impact of digital PPIs on loneliness
    AC Parks, EM Boucher

    Testing a scalable web and smartphone based intervention to improve depression, anxiety, and resilience: A randomized controlled trial
    AC Parks, AL Williams, MM Tugade, KE Hokes, RD Honomichl, RD Zilca

    The effects of a digital well-being intervention on patients with chronic conditions: observational study
    AC Parks, AL Williams, GM Kackloudis, JL Stafford, EM Boucher, RD Honomichi

    About John Maier:
    http://www.jmaier.net/about-me/

    Contact The Anomalous Mind:
    Email: theanomalousmind@gmail.com
    Twitter: @ItsAnomalous

    • 35 min
    Episode #15: Elizabeth Eikey

    Episode #15: Elizabeth Eikey

    Elizabeth Eikey is an Assistant Professor in the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science as well as The Design Lab at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).  In addition, she is the Director of the Mental Health in Design Lab and the Assistant Director of the iSchool Inclusion Institute. She holds a Ph.D in Information Sciences and Technology from Penn State.   

    About Elizabeth Eikey:

    Webpage: eveikey.weebly.com
    Google Scholar: Elizabeth V. Eikey, PhD
    Twitter: @eveikey

    Selected research:

    It's Definitely Been a Journey: A Qualitative Study on How Women with Eating Disorders Use Weight Loss Apps
    EV Eikey, MC Reddy

    Do Recovery Apps Even Exist?: Why College Women with Eating Disorders Use (But Not Recommend) Diet and Fitness Apps Over Recovery Apps
    EV Eikey, Y Chen, K Zheng

    Recovery and maintenance: How women with eating disorders use Instagram
    EV Eikey, KM Booth

    Barriers to and Facilitators of User Engagement With Digital Mental Health Interventions: Systematic Review
    J Borghouts, EV Eikey, G Mark, C De Leon, SM Schueller, M Schneider, N Stadnick, K Zheng, D Mukamel, DH Sorkin

    Examining the Role of Collaboration in Studies of Health Information Technologies in Biomedical Informatics: A Systematic Review of 25 Years of Research
    EV Eikey, MC Reddy, CE Kuziemsky

    Designing for privacy management in hospitals: Understanding the gap between user activities and IT staff’s understandings
    EV Eikey, AR Murphy, MC Reddy, H Xu

    About John Maier:
    http://www.jmaier.net/about-me/

    Contact The Anomalous Mind:
    Email: theanomalousmind@gmail.com
    Twitter: @ItsAnomalous

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