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    • Sequential responding in accordance with temporal relational cues : a comparison of before and after 

      Hyland, John; O'Hora, Denis; Leslie, Julian; Smyth, Sinead (The Psychological Record, 2012)
      The current study investigated the relative effects of Before and After relational cues on temporal order judgments. In Experiment 1, participants (N = 20) were exposed to a 5-phase temporal relational responding ...
    • Some short odds on gambling : a psychoanalytic approach 

      Loose, Rik (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1995)
      We often consider gambling to be dangerous in the same way as drugs and alcohol: It is something to which we can become addicted. The destruction and deterioration caused by addictions reveals a similar pattern and is ...
    • The Sound-Symbolic Quality of Word-Initial Gr-Cluster in Middle English Alliterative Verse 

      Sadowski, Piotr (The Modern Language Society of Helsinki, 2001)
      Sound symbolism or linguistic iconicity, is based on the assumption that language contains instances of a natural, imitative, non-arbitrary connection between the form of the linguistic sign and its meaning. At the same ...
    • Spenser’s 'golden squire' and the 'golden Meane': numbers and proportions in Book II of the Faerie Queene 

      Sadowski, Piotr (AMS Press Inc, 2000)
      The essay interprets Spenser's arithmetical and geometrical metaphors of temperance in their primary, mathematical sense, and argues that the 'golden squire' used to measure out a 'mean' of temperance refers to the ...
    • The stress and trauma of school victimization in Ireland : a retrospective account 

      Hyland, Pauline; McGuckin, Conor; Lewis, Christopher Alan; Cruise, Sharon Mary (Association for the Advancement of Psychology and Education (AAPE), 2011)
      As part of an international study examining student victimization (by both peers and educators) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptomatology, 154 Irish university students completed the ‘Student Alienation and ...
    • Subject librarians and VLEs in Irish universities : level of involvement, attitudes and challenges 

      Zaliene, Laura; Thornley, Clare (An Leabharlann: The Irish Library, 2015)
      Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) are used by educational institutions as content delivery platforms that connect students, academics and administration together. In this context, subject librarians can utilise VLEs ...
    • The subject of addiction 

      Loose, Rik (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2002)
      The earliest evidence of psychoactive drug use and knowledge of hallucinogenic plants dates back some 13,000 years. Most early forms of religion used drugs in an attempt to gain divine knowledge. Drugs and drug use are an ...
    • Symptom and anxiety 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2004)
      What follows is the text of a talk presented at the sixth annual conference of the Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups held in Omaha, Nebraska in September 2004. The APW began several years ago with the aim of providing ...
    • A systems model of the evolution of literary paradigms 

      Sadowski, Piotr (De Gruyter, 2002)
      The paper applies a cybernetic theory of the dynamism of systems to create a model of the evolution of literary paradigms in a macro-historical perspective, that is, from the hypothetical beginnings of literature up to the ...
    • Towards systems semiotics: some remarks and (hopefully useful) definitions 

      Sadowski, Piotr (SemiotiX New Series, 2010-03)
      Investigations into semiotic theory typically begin with the fundamental question: what is a sign? A definition is then offered, usually quoted from an established authority (such as C. S. Peirce), to get the argument ...
    • Towards the difference between neurosis and psychosis 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2009)
      This paper recommends that clinicians attempting to differentiate the structures of neurosis and psychosis take account of Freud's thinking on the mental act of negation, based on his clinical practice, as well as Jacques ...
    • Toxicomania and psychoanalytic treatment: double trouble 

      Loose, Rik (JCFAR, 1997)
      In Jokes and their Relation to the Unconscious Freud analyses the technique of a joke about a dipsomaniac tutor. The joke goes as follows: ‘A man who had taken to the drink supported himself by tutoring in a small town. ...
    • Valuing equality in Irish social care 

      Hanlon, Niall (Social Care Ireland, 2009)
      In this article the author critiques Irish social care by presenting an equality perspective on practice. An equality perspective involves developing emancipatory practices, that is, ways of helping that provide egalitarian ...
    • The Vanishing Mediator and Linguistic Hospitality 

      Bottone, Angelo (Department of Philosophy of the University of Santo Tomas (UST), 2010)
      In We, the People of Europe? Balibar argues for a Europe as the interpreter of the world, a ‘vanishing mediator’ translating languages and cultures. Ricoeur in his last works has considered translation as a paradigm of ...
    • Victimisation in urban disadvantaged primary schools: associations with health-related quality of life, depression and social support 

      Hyland, John; Hyland, Pauline; Comiskey, Catherine (Wiley, 2017)
      Background: Although a widespread problem, victimisation research on primary school children is limited, especially in disadvantaged regions. The aim of the current research was to address this absence in the literature ...
    • What is literature? A systems definition. 

      Sadowski, Piotr (De Gruyter, 1999)
      One of the main methodological problems in any academic inquiry is that of definition. Defining things, processes, and phenomena is unavoidable because one has to identify and describe, however generally, the object of ...
    • What might a School be? 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2010)
      This paper is a response to Lacan 's reference to the ancient philosophical schools when he was launching the school in 1964. It aims to shed light on the reference through a consideration of material which describes the ...