Tag: Psychology

Internship is a Valuable Experience for Psychology Major

Internship is a Valuable Experience for Psychology Major

For John Chillem, there is no greater reward than helping children and teenagers.  At Rutgers–Camden, the senior psychology major was able to put his passion to practice during an internship at Kennedy University Hospital in Cherry Hill, where he worked in psychiatric services during the fall 2013 semester. “This internship allowed me to put my […]

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Psychology Professor’s Research Addresses Impact of Violence Against Women

Psychology Professor’s Research Addresses Impact of Violence Against Women

As Courtenay Cavanaugh explains, physical and sexual violence against women is nothing short of an epidemic. “It is a significant public health problem that affects one in three women in the United States,” says Cavanaugh, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers–Camden. “It can lead to numerous health problems across one’s lifespan and is associated […]

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Researcher Studies Link Between Successful Diabetes Management and a Patient’s Social Network

Researcher Studies Link Between Successful Diabetes Management and a Patient’s Social Network

Blood sugar control, exercise, and taking medication as directed are among the most important steps to managing diabetes every day, but patients aren’t alone in trying to adhere to healthy behaviors. Kristin August, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers–Camden, is studying how a patient’s social network — a spouse, family, and friends — play […]

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Rutgers-Camden Researcher Seeking Participants for Diabetes Study

A Rutgers–Camden researcher is seeking participants for a study that examines how family, friends, and health care providers are involved in diabetes management. Kristin August, an assistant professor of psychology, hopes to determine the appropriate norms for social network involvement in diabetes management and how these norms differ by age, gender, and race. The study […]

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