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Special Issue: Social exclusion and mental health

Guest editors: Komilla Thapa and Rashmi Kumar From Psychology & Developing Societies Social exclusion denies participation in mainstream social, cultural, economic and political activities. As far as mental illness is concerned social exclusion focuses on the non-material disadvantages that result … Continue reading

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More than a toy: Holding a teddy bear can ease the negative effects of social exclusion

Touching a teddy bear mitigates negative effects of social exclusion to increase prosocial behavior From Social Psychological and Personality Science From a social standpoint, social exclusion increases aggressive behavior, impairs self-regulation and decreases prosocial behavior. Given the negative consequences of exclusion, there … Continue reading

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