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Inducing an Anxiety Response Using a Contaminated Virtual Environment: Validation of a Therapeutic Tool for Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder
The results of repeated-measures ANCOVAs revealed the significant impact of immersion in a filthy public restroom for participants suffering from OCD on both measures, and presence was correlated with anxiety in OCD participants. Expand
The Moderating Role of Risk, Security and Trust Applied to theTAM Model in The Offer of Banking Financial Services in Canada
Based on the Technology Acceptance Model, this paper explores the importance of three moderator variables—‘Risk’ ‘Security’ and ‘Trust’ —in the consumer acceptance of online banking in a CanadianExpand
A Neuromarketing Analysis of the Impact of Financial Predation on Victims
Recent literature has argued that financial experts act as predators as soon as given a chance. Bernard Madoff is one example among many whereby a financial expert has occupied the top level of aExpand
Effectiveness of In Virtuo Exposure and Response Prevention Treatment Using Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy for Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder: A Study Based on a Single-Case Study Protocol
This study innovates in proving preliminary support for the usefulness of VR in the CBT of OCD with contamination features by examining the effectiveness of a CBT program where exposure in conducted in virtuo. Expand
The narrow range of perceived predation: a 19 group study
This paper rests largely on the works of Mesly (1999 to 2012). It argues that the phenomenon of perceived predation as a functional behav- ioural phenomenon is subjected to certain limits, a findingExpand
A Note on Financial Predation: A Marketing Assessment
The authors propose a new framework for analyzing past financial crises by building on the concept of predatory marketing. They argue that the financial world can be seen as an ecosystem in which theExpand
The Emotional Edge of Financial Predators: a Four Group Longitudinal Study
In the last few years, a number of investors from all walks of life have been duped by their once-trusted financial advisors. Despite warnings by regulatory bodies such as the Security ExchangeExpand
Detecting financial predators ahead of time: a two-group longitudinal study
This multidisciplinary article uses the works of Mesly from 1999 to 2013 to develop a mathematical model of financial predation to determine whether financial predators can be detected before theyExpand
Satisfaction and Financial Predation: A Large Group Study Revealing Their Mathematical Link
  • Olivier Mesly
  • Economics
  • The Journal of Wealth Management
  • 31 January 2013
For several decades now, wealthy organizations and people have had the misfortune of finding out that their pockets have been systematically and meticulously emptied by people they blindly trusted.Expand