This is a selection of my research papers, either in full or abridged (simplified) version, written while working on my graduate degrees in Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, and Behavioral Medicine.  They are offered for sale here at a nominal price, mainly for the purpose of discouraging direct download or hot-linking by spammers. My current counseling, psychotherapy or coaching clients have access to all these papers free of charge on my concierge services website, www.ClickDrZ.com.

An easy to read, concise paper on how to create a good marriage that is a safe haven for both spouses. In its fold, both partners come to feel emotionally secure…

Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher of the late 6th century, observed that all flows and nothing is stable (Henkel, 1971). All is in constant change and therefore we must learn to…

In their study of the consequences of a negative self-evaluation on the immune system, researchers from the University of Wisconsin sought to validate the assumption that negative affect induced by…

Positive psychology is part of the biopsychosocial approach to human health that is gradually replacing the traditional medical model centered on disease identification and treatment (Clifton, 2004; Larson, 1996). It…

Modern psychology and modern medicine have addressed the impact of physical illness on the mental health of the individual and concentrated in prevalence on repairing injuries and treating disorders. Their…

In a study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry (Vaillant, 2003) and financed by the National Institute of Mental Health, six different empirical approaches to mental health that were…

The pursuit of happiness is indispensable to achieve a pleasant, engaged and meaningful life. The sustained feeling of wellbeing within oneself is fundamental to our ability to be with the…

The word “menopause” derives from the Greek menos (month) and pausis (a cessation, a pause), and it is used to indicate the end of the female reproductive function and in…

A review of the role of essential fatty acids in brain membrane function and in the etiology of mental disorders, investigating the hypothesis that the ratio between omega-3 and omega-6 fatty…

A relationship can nourish us, but it cannot become the substitute for personal identity. Love is our emotional response what we perceive as irreplaceable. Love contributes to well being and the…

A review of the role of nutrition in the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), investigating the hypothesis that the symptoms of ADHD may be ameliorated by a child’s food intake.…

A review of the effects of full-spectrum fluorescent lighting (FSFL) on human physiology and health, and on the protective or therapeutic effects that this type of artificial light may have. The study…

The comorbidity of asthma and anxiety and depression: this paper examines the relationship between asthma and specific DSM-IV-TR classified anxiety and depressive disorders. Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune illness characterized…

Distress and impaired functioning can be caused by the mutual relationship between events, behavior, physiological and psychological dysfunctions. Organic disease can be influenced by psychological factors, e.g. stress, and vice…