Ion Dafinoiu

Correlates of Pain Perception: Anxiety and Dissociation

Correlates of Pain Perception: Anxiety and Dissociation

Ștefan Sergiu Varga, Ion Dafinoiu, Andrei Rusu, Cristina Bredicean
There is a lack of research regarding the link between anxiety and dissociation, on one hand, and pain perception on the other. The existing studies show conflicting results, thus the objective of the present paper is to elucidate the aforementioned relations.

Psychotherapy in Eating Disorders

Psychotherapy in Eating Disorders

Ion Dafinoiu
After a brief presentation of the diagnosis criteria for eating disorders – anorexia (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN)- , the author has analysed the main psychological explanations as well as the results of recent research on certain personality traits of…

Hypnosis as a research method in psychology

Hypnosis as a research method in psychology

Violeta Enea, Ion Dafinoiu
Despite the controversies concerning the nature of hypnosis and intrinsic research, hypnosis proves to be a generous research method. It has been used as methodology throughout time, both in cognitive psychology and in reproducing some clinical symptoms in laboratory conditions.