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Authors: Denis Murphy and Danielle Longo 
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Table of Contents:

Expert Commentaries

A. Neuroeconomics and Decision Making: A Common Task for Psychologists, Economists and Neuroscientists
(Jose M. Martinez-Selva, Juan P. Sanchez-Navarro, Univ. of Murcia, Spain)

B. End of Life Decision Making: Autonomy and Capability
(Guido Miccinesi, Epidemiology Unit, Centre for the Study and Prevention of Cancer, Florence, Italy, Claudia Borreani, Psychology Unit, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy)

C. Psychological Aspects of Decision Making As New Research Topics in Natural Resources Management
(T. Hujala, T. Kainulainen and P. Leskinen)

D. New Directions in the Psychology of Decision Making
(Liqing Zhang, Peking Univ.)

E. Psychology of Decision-Making 6Rs for Qualitative Research Methodological Development
(Zenobia C. Y. Chan, The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong)

Research and Review Studies

1. The Bayesian Statistical Approach for Decision Making in Medical Fields;
(Roberto Bergamaschi, Dept. of Clinical Neurology, Neurological Institute C. Mondino of Pavia, Italy, Cristina Montomoli, Dept. of Health Sciences, Section of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Univ. of Pavia, Italy)

2. Nurse-Physician Communication: The Impact of Disruptive Behaviors on Factors Affecting Decision Making Affecting Patient Outcomes of Care
(Alan H. Rosenstein, VHA West Coast, Pleasanton, CA, Michelle O'Daniel, VHA West Coast, El Segundo, CA)

3. Time and Risk in Health-Related Decisions
(Monica Ortendahl, Stanford Univ. School of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA)

4. Data-driven Decision-making in Clinical Settings: Applications to Unique Populations
(Jill D. Stinson, Fulton State Hospital, Fulton, MO, James C. Coleman, Niels C. Beck, Anthony A. Menditto, Fulton State Hospital, Fulton, MO, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry and Neurology)

5. Clinical, Psychological and Ethical Dilemmas: The Case of Unrelated Bone Marrow Transplantation in Adult Thalassemic Patients
(G Caocci, Bone Marrow Transplantation Centre, "R. Binaghi" Hospital, Dept. of Hematology, Univ. of Cagliari, Italy, S. Pisu, Dept. of Legal Medicine, Univ. of Cagliari, Italy, A. Vacca, Bone Marrow Transplantation Centre, "R. Binaghi" Hospital, Dept. of Hematology, Univ. of Cagliari, Italy)

6. Personal Meanings and Health Care Decision Making-the Case of the Total Knee Replacement
(Toye F, Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, Barlow J, Wright C, Interdisciplinary Research Centre, Coventry Univ., School of Health and Social Sciences, Lamb SE, Warwick Medical School, Univ. of Warwick, Coventry, UK)

7. Constructivist Framework for Exploring Influences on Decision-Making about Treatments for Chronic Pain
(Cary A Brown, Corbett Hall, Univ. of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

8. The Psychology of Using and Creating Video Decision Aids for Advance Care Planning
(Muriel R. Gillick, Dept. of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Boston, MA, Angelo E. Volandes, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA)

9. Decision Making and the Emotional Brain
(Jose M. Martinez-Selva, Juan P. Sanchez-Navarro, School of Psychology, Univ. of Murcia, Spain)

10. A Neuroscientific Approach to the Psychology of Decision Making
(Michael X Cohen, Dept. of Epileptology and Center for Life and Brain, Univ. of Bonn, Germany, Dept. of Psychology, Univ. of California, Davis)

11. Risk Avoidance and Risk Taking in Mental Health Social Work
(Shulamit Ramon, Interprofessional Health and Social Studies, School of Community Health and Social Studies, Anglia Polytechnic Univ., Cambridge, UK)

12. Decision Making at the End of Life
(Kathryn A. McCall, Bedford Hospital, Fort William, Scotland)

13. Decision-Making at the End of life: Cross Cultural Perspectives
(H. Russell Searight, Dept. of Community and Family Medicine, Saint Louis Univ. School of Medicine, St Louis, MO)

14. Responsiblility and Genetic Risk
(Holly Etchegary, School of Psychology, National Institute of Population Health, Epidemiology & Community Medicine, Univ. of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON)

15. Making Reproductive Decisions in the Face of a Late-Onset Genetic Disorder, Huntington's Disease: An Evaluation of Naturalistic Decision-Making Initiatives
(Claudia Downing, Univ. of Cambridge, Cambridge, England)

16. Decision Making Process and Health Seeking Patterns of Young Women with Unplanned Pregnancies, Bangkok, Thailand
(Wanapa Naravage, Contraceptive Technologies, Concept Foundation, Thailand, Rungpetch C. Sakulbumrugnsil, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn Univ., Thailand)

17. Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND): A Needs Assessment of a Social Service Referral Telephone Program for High Risk Youth
(Steve Sussman, Silvana Skara and Patchareeya Pumpuang, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Univ. of Southern California, Dept. of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine)

18. Causes, Impact, Prevention and Medicolegal Aspects of Child Abuse and Neglect
(B.R. Sharma, Dept. of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India)

19. Adolescent Sexual Risk Behavior: Associations with Family, Peers and School Environment
(Aleksandra Jovic-Vranes, Institute of Social Medicine, Medical School Univ. of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, Boris Vranes, Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Clinical Center of Serbia)

20. Sexual Aggressions Amongst Underaged: Vulnerabilities, Risk Factors, Signs of Calling for Help
(Philippe Bessoles, Univ. Pierre Mendes France, Grenoble II, France)

21. Predictors of Middle School Youth Educational Aspirations: Health Risk Attitudes, Parental Interactions, and Parental Disapproval of Risk
(Regina P. Lederman, Wenyaw Chan, Cynthia Roberts-Gray, Univ. of Texas Medical Branch, Univ. of Texas School of Public Health, Resource Network)

22. Young Children's Decisions about the Power of Inference
(Norman H. Freeman, Univ. of Bristol, UK, Angeliki Varouxaki, Univ. of Bristol, UK, Katerina Maridaki-Kassotaki, Harokopio Univ., Athens, Greece)

23. The Role of Filial Piety in the Career Decision Processes of Postgraduate Students in China
(Leili Jin, Mantak Yuen, David Watkins, The Univ. of Hong Kong)

24. Reproductive Agency Among Low-Income Women in Brazil
(Gina Hunter de Bessa, Illinois State Univ.)

25. Comparing Risky and Inter-Temporal Decisions; Views from Psychology, Ecology and Microeconomics
(Tobias Kalenscher and Philippe N. Tobler)

26. From Abstinence to Safer Sex: Ambiguities and Dialectics
(Donna E. Howard, Robin Sawyer and Jessica Brewster-Jordan, Dept. of Public and Community Health, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD)

27. Comparing Risky and Inter-Temporal Decisions: Views from Psychology, Ecology and Microeconomics
(Tobias Kalenscher, Univ. of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Philippe N. Tobler, Univ. Cambridge, Cambridge, UK)

28. Deciding Who To Mate With: Do Female Finches Follow Fashion?
(John P. Swaddle, R. Earl Clelland, Institute for Integrative Bird Behavior Studies, Biology Dept., College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA)

29. Relativity of Financial Preferences: How Choice Options Influence Investment Decision Making
(Ivo Vlaev and Nick Chater)

30. The Psychology of Decision-Making in Economics: A Review
(Jeffrey A. Livingston and Michael A. Quinn)

31. The Conflict between Money and Self-esteem in Investment
(Liqing Zhang)

32. Risk Mitigation: Individual and Market Behavior
(Jamie Brown Kruse, Wind Science and Engineering Research Center, Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX, Center for Natural Hazards Mitigation, East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC, Kevin M. Simmons, Dept. of Business and Economics, Austin College, Sherman, TX)

33. Frequency-Domain versus Time-Domain Estimates of Risk Aversion from the C-CAPM: The Case of Latin American Emerging Markets
(Ekaterini Panopoulou, Univ. of Piraeus, Greece and Trinity College, Dublin)

34. Preparing Consumers for Shared Decisions: Analysing the Effectiveness of a Decision-Aid for Women Making Choices about Birth after Caesarean
(Allison Shorten, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health, Univ. of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia, Brett Shorten, School of Economics, Univ. of Wollongong, Sandra West, Faculty of Nursing, Univ. of Sydney)

35. Learning, Acceptance and the Perceptions of Risks and Benefits of New Technology Developments in Spain
(Montse Costa and Joan Costa-Font)

36. Hurricane Risk Perceptions and Preparedness
(John C. Whitehead, Dept. of Economics, Appalachian State Univ., Boone, NC)

37. Risk Perception and the Value of Safe Rooms as a Protective Measure from Tornadoes: A Survey Method
(Ozlem Ozdemir, Dept. of Economics, Yeditepe Univ., Istanbul, Turkey)

38. Driving Dangerously: Motives Underlying Young Men's Decision to Engage in Risky Driving
(Robert Ho, Rita Yong Gee, School of Psychology and Sociology, Central Queensland Univ., Rockhampton, Australia)

39. Risk Management Decision-Making in a High Risk Recreational Activity: Lessons from Mountaineering
(Robert C. Lee, Univ. of Calgary Dept. of Community Health Sciences and Oncology, Calgary Health Technology Implementation Unit, Institute of Health Economics, Linda S. Cook, Univ. of Calgary, Dept. of Community Health Sciences, Division of Population Health and Information, Alberta Cancer Board, Calgary, Canada)

40. Deciding about Risky Prospects: A Psychological Descriptive Approach
(Petko Kusev, City Univ., Paul van Schaik, Univ. of Teesside, Middlesbrough, UK)

41. Instability And Relativity of Preferences: How Context Determines Utilities And Decisions
(Ivo Vlaev)

42. Why Do People Change Thier Minds? Evidence From the Purchase of Long-Term Care Insurance
(Anne Theisen Cramer and Gail A. Jensen)

43. Toward a Comparison-Induced Distortion Theory of Judgment and Decision Making
(Jessica M. Choplin, DePaul Univ., Chicago, IL)

44. Analysis and Decision Making Models in the Process of the Assimilation of Change and Innovation in Learning Systems
(Baruch Offir, Bar-Ilan Univ., School of Education, Israel)

45. An Error-Minimizing Rule for Animal Decision-Making Under Uncertainty
(J.A. Devenport, L.D Devenport, Univ. of Central Oklahoma)

46. Developmental Trends in Decision Making: The Case of the Monty Hall Dilemma
(Wim De Neys, Univ. of Leuven)

47. Charting the Course of Self Evaluations and Social Comparisons Over Time
(Janet A. Sniezek, Phanikiran Radhakrishnan and Tahira M. Probst) pp. 1045-1071

48. The Effects of Perceptions on Mode Choice
(Maria Vredin Johansson)

19. Do Outsider-Dominated Boards and Large Board Size Curtail Firm Risk Taking?
(Michael Graham, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, (RMIT) Univ., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Alfred Yawson, School of Banking and Finance, The Univ. of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia)

50 Exploring Gender Differences in Decision-Making using the Iowa Gambling Task
(Ruud van den Bos, Esther den Heijer, Suzanne Vlaar, Bart Houx, Utrecht Univ., Utrecht, The Netherlands)


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 1188 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60692-160-9
   Status: AV
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