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Psychology Research and Behavior Management


Professor Elman

Department of Psychiatry, Cooper University Hospital and Health System, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, United States

Professor Elman

Editor-in-Chief: Dr Igor Elman

Igor Elman, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Chair and Chief, Department of Psychiatry Cooper University Hospital and Health System, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University.  He was trained at the National Institute of Mental Health and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry with a subspecialty certification in Addiction Psychiatry.   Dr. Elman's current research is focused on the role of reward and motivational systems in the pathophysiology of severe neuropsychiatric disorders, including behavioral and chemical addictions, schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder.


Professor Cheung

Department of Social Work, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Professor Cheung

Associate Editor: Mei-chun Cheung

Prof. Cheung Mei-chun is an Associate Professor of the Department of Social Work, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology, specialized in clinical neuropsychology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has also received clinical training at the University of California at San Diego in the U.S. and the University of Birmingham in England. Prof. Cheung's research interest involves clinical neuropsychology, clinical intervention, aging and dementia, Autism Spectrum Disorder. She uses both behavioral (such as lesion analysis) and brain imaging methods (including functional MRI and EEG) to investigate neuroplasticity of cognitive function (e.g. memory and language) and effects of various kinds of brain damage (e.g., epilepsy and complications of radiotherapy for the treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma) on human cognitive functions.  


Dr Thorsteinsson

Psychology, University of New England, Australia

Dr Thorsteinsson

Associate Editor: Einar Thorsteinsson

Einar Thorsteinsson, PhD, is an Associate Professor at University of New England, School of Psychology, Australia. He maintains extensive collaborations in the area of health psychology both within Australia and internationally such as through the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) research network that covers most nations in Europe as well as Canada and the US. Dr Thorsteinsson has published extensively within the area of health psychology covering topics such as adolescent coping, sleep, mental health, sexual orientation, internet use, psychological wellbeing, social support, stress, and exercise. His collaborations extend outside his main research area through his knowledge of research methods and statistics such as meta-analysis.  


Editorial Board

Annabel Chen, Professor of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Terry Cronan, Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Sciences, San Diego State University, CA, USA

George J. DuPaul, Professor of School Psychology, Department of Education and Human Services, Lehigh University, PA, USA

Palmira Faraci, PhD, Associate Professor in Psychometrics, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, Kore University of Enna, Italy.

F. Richard Ferraro, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, USA

Peter Hancock, Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA

Raphiq Ibrahim, Edmond J. Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Department of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Israel

Valentina Lucia La Rosa Psy.D., Psychotherapist, Unit of Psychodiagnostics and Clinical Psychology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy.

Daniel Langleben, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Center for Studies on Addiction, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Dr Natasha Loi, Lecturer in Psychology, School of Psychology, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia.

Ruth Mark, Department of Cognitive Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, Netherlands

Gianluca Serafini, Department of Neuroscience, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics, Maternal and Child Health (DINOGMI), Section of Psychiatry, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy

Jaye F.J. Van Kirk, Professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego, CA, USA

Stephen M. Weiss, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA