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A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication /5E

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Adolescent Coping

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Young people need to cope in a variety of settings, including school, home, peer groups and the workplace, and with a range of life problems such as examinations and parental divorce. This thoroughly revised and updated new edition of Adolescent Coping presents the latest research and applications in the field of coping. It highlights the ways in which coping can be measured and, in particular, details a widely used adolescent coping instrument.

Topics include the different ways in which girls and boys cope, coping in the family, how culture and context determine how young people cope, decisional coping, problem solving and social coping, with a particular emphasis on practice. Each topic is considered in light of past and recent research findings and each chapter includes quotations from young people. While topics such as depression, eating disorders, self-harm and grief and loss are addressed, there is a substantial focus on the positive aspects of coping, including an emphasis on resilience and the achievement of happiness. In addition to the wide-ranging research findings that are reported, many of the chapters consider implications and applications of the relevant findings with suggestions for the development of coping skills and coping skills training.

Adolescent Coping will be of interest to students of psychology, social work, sociology, education and youth and community work as well as to an audience of parents, educators and adolescents.

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9780415405720
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2008-07-01
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Adult Development and Aging /6E

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An Inroduction to Psychological Assessment and Psychometrics

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This accessible book outlines the key ingredients of psychological assessment and provides case studies to illustrate their application, making this an ideal textbook for courses on psychometrics or psychological assessment. The book covers the nature of assessment, basic components, how tests are made, underlying statistics, reliability and validity, assessment of intelligence, abilities and personality, non-psychometric approaches, as well as ethical and professional issues and modern developments. A final chapter explains how readers can construct their own tests. Wide-ranging case studies demonstrate the variety of contexts in which assessment is conducted. The author's clarity of writing and use of practical examples throughout helps students apply these methods in practice with confidence as part of their studies on an array of courses.

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An Introduction to Theories of Human Development

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An Introduction to Theories of Human Development provides a comprehensive view of the primary theoretical models of human development including those from the biological, psychoanalytic, behavioral, and cognitive developmental perspectives. Along with a brief discussion of a historical background for each of these approaches, this book examines the application of these theories to various aspects of human development, such as the effectiveness of early intervention, individual differences, adolescence, and sociobiology.

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Applied Social Psychology

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Applied social psychology combines the science of social psychology with the practical application of solving social problems that exist in the real world. This exciting textbook provides a thorough explanation of how social psychologists can contribute to the understanding and management of different social problems. A highly prestigious team of contributors from across Europe and the United States illustrate how social psychological theories, research methods and intervention techniques can be successfully applied to social problems encountered in the fields of physical and mental health, integration and immigration issues, gender issues, organizational issues, economic behaviour, political behaviour, environmental behaviour and education. Each field studied features an overview of important problems, the role of human behaviour in these problems, the factors influencing relevant behaviour, and effective ways to change this behaviour. This is an essential volume for all undergraduate and graduate students studying applied social psychology.

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9780521690058
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2008-09-01

Case Studies in Psychotherapy/5E

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The fifth edition of CASE STUDIES IN PSYCHOTHERAPY maintains its parallel structure with the Eighth Edition of Corsini and Wedding's CURRENT PSYCHOTHERAPIES. Cases are selected on the basis of intrinsic interest, clarity of presentation, and the extent to which each case demonstrates the basic techniques and methods of the theory being illustrated. This edition retains classic case studies by L. Bryce Boyer, Barbara Sullivan, Harold Mosak, Carl Rogers, Albert Ellis, Irvin Yalom, Arnold Lazarus, and Peggy Papp.

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Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders/4E

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With over 75,000 copies sold, this clinical guide and widely adopted text presents authoritative guidelines for treating frequently encountered adult disorders. The Handbook is unique in its focus on evidence-based practice and its attention to the most pressing question asked by students and practitioners—“How do I do it?” Leading clinical researchers provide essential background knowledge on each problem, describe the conceptual and empirical bases of their respective approaches, and illustrate the nuts and bolts of evidence-based assessment and intervention.

 

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* Incorporates treatment innovations and new empirical findings.

* Additional treatment protocols: behavioral activation for depression, psychological treatments for positive symptoms of schizophrenia, and unified approaches to emotional disorders and eating disorders.

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1593855729

Community Psychology

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This book is both a sequel to and expansion of Community Psychology, published in 1992. It serves as a textbook for courses on community psychology but now also includes material on inequality and health, since both are concerned with the way an individual's social setting and the systems with which they interact affect their problems and the solutions they devise. Part 1 sets the scene by locating community psychology in its historical and contemporary context. In Part 2, disempowered groups and their physical and mental health are considered. Finally in Part 3 the application of community psychology is discussed, and the ways in which marginalised people can be helped by strengthening their communities highlighted.

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9780470855942
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Critical Thinking in Psychology

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This book presents students with fascinating questions that pique interest and inspire them to think more effectively. Bensley helps readers learn how to think critically about the issues often raised in psychology. By using a general definition of critical thinking, Bensley creates an organizational framework for teaching a set of related, or "unified," skills. All exercises are designed to teach a variety of skills that support inquiry in psychology using a single critical thinking model and vocabulary. Target skills include identifying arguments from nonarguments; finding the central question; evaluating the kinds of quality evidence; making predictions from theories; and constructing good arguments.

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0534256201

Cross Cultural Explorations

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This student activities workbook provides students with experiences that facilitate their understanding and application of major concepts and principles in the study of culture and psychology. Featuring a wide range of engaging case studies, the workbook includes 90 activities that run the gamut from mini-experiments to library research projects. These activities address topics such as race/ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, and social class. Each one includes background information on the concept featured. In addition, the workbook is supported by a substantial Instructor's Manual that includes discussion questions, variations by course level, and suggestions for expanded writing. For readers interested in the study of culture and psychology.

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Cross-Cutlural Explorations: Activities in Culture and Psychology/2E 2008

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This activities workbook is designed to facilitate students' understanding and application of major concepts and principles in the study of culture and psychology. The 90 activities in this workbook feature a wide range of engaging case studies, self-administered scales, mini-experiments, and library research projects, addressing topics such as culture, race/ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, and social class. Background material is included for any concepts not commonly addressed in introductory texts. In addition, the workbook is supported by a substantial Instructor's Manual that includes discussion questions, video recommendations, variations by course level, and suggestions for expanded writing assignments.

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9780205484850
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2007-01-01
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Culture & Psychology /4E

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0495097977

Current Themes in Social Psychology

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In a world that is globalizing, academic work must have an international dimension, especially in the behavioural sciences. This work presents theoretical and empirical information on areas of social psychology.

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9766401950

Developing Your Theoretical Orientation in Counseling & Psychotherapy/2E

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"Developing Your Theoretical Orientation in Counseling and Psychotherapy" provides therapists-in-training with tools, strategies, and activities to formulate their response to the age-old question, "What's your theoretical orientation?" The underpinnings of counseling and psychotherapy are based in its theoretical foundation. This text gives students the understanding and the tools to develop a theoretical orientation throughout their training program. The innovative Second Edition incorporates cultural competencies and alternatives views of theoretical orientation, such as strategic eclecticism, as well as provides a greater focus on constructivist and family theories.

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Developmental Psychology

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Developmental Psychology provides student readers with essential help in all aspects of their first course in developmental psychology, including advice on revising exams, preparing and writing course assessment materials, and enhancing and progressing their knowledge and skills in line with course requirements on a developmental psychology course.

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9781412934664

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR)

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Stay current with important updates to the DSM-IV®

• Benefit from new research into Schizophrenia, Asperger’s Disorder, and other conditions
• Utilize additional information about the epidemiology and other facets of DSM conditions
• Update ICD-9-CM codes implemented since 1994 (including Conduct Disorder, Dementia, Somatoform Disorders)

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0890420254

Doing a Successful Research Project: Using Qualitative or Quantitative Methods /2e

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Carrying out a research project is a daunting task, presenting you with deadline anxieties, unfamiliar language and practical dilemmas. This book is a straightforward, user-friendly guide on how to manage your research project successfully - akin to having a tutor at your side.
"Doing a Successful Research Project"
offers an accessible introduction to qualitative and quantitative methods
takes you through the entire research process from planning to write-up
includes extensive real-life examples of good and bad research practice
The second edition of this no-nonsense textbook, containing further discussion of internet-based research methods, research ethics and more, provides students with the self-discipline and the confidence to conduct their own research projects, whatever discipline they are from, and also the understanding required to identify the advantages and disadvantages of different strategies.
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9781137306425
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Dream a World

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Environmental Psychology/5E

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Bell et al’s Environmental Psychology is considered to be the most authoritative textbook available for this course. It is the only environmental psychology book to appear in five editions.  It is noted for its focus on the application of science and theory to the solution of problems involving natural and altered environments. The book reviews the application of practical solutions to everyday environmental problems. The authors integrate theory, research, and application using their unifying, eclectic model to demonstrate human-environment interaction. The book reviews how we are a product of our environment, our biology, and the interaction of the two. It discusses how our physical environment such as noise and weather impact us. It also reviews how we can modify our environment through design principles such as aesthetics, and how we modify our environment when we disregard the impact other people and/or elements have on our ecological system. Each chapter addresses both micro and macro- environmental influences, including the short- and long-term effects of both. 

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0805860886

Ethical Conflicts in Psychology /4E

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The fourth edition of the classic volume ""Ethical Conflicts in Psychology"", a perennial best seller, describes the fundamental ethical dilemmas embedded in the psychologist's array of roles - assessor, treater, and researcher. The author updates readers on such complex issues as the duty-to-protect, multiple relationships, privacy, privileged communication, and the treatment of minors and clients with HIV/AIDS, particularly with regard to confidentiality.More than 20 articles published since 2003, and additional commentaries, have been added on topics such as performing assessments, providing therapy, and conducting research on the Internet; navigating the federal regulations governing the transmission of health care records electronically under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); responding to requests for ""raw data"" from parents, insurers, and attorneys; testifying as an expert witness; becoming involved in military interrogations; and practicing ethically under the boundaries of managed care.Material has been excerpted from a wide variety of publications to illuminate the most salient points related to ethics. Excerpts are linked to original commentary that highlights opposing viewpoints, poses lively discussion questions, offers numerous vignettes, and suggests additional readings.First published in 1995, ""Ethical Conflicts in Psychology"" quickly became a definitive and valued comprehensive resource. Widely adopted as a textbook in graduate psychology courses in ethics and continuing education development, this innovative volume presents readers with over 100 different perspectives on crucial ethical issues and offers possible solutions from an expert ethics educator, psychologist, and former APA general counsel.

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1433803534

Ethics In Action CD-ROM Version 1.2, Stand Alone Version

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This new CD-ROM adds another dimension of interactivity to your course! The ETHICS IN ACTION CD-ROM creates a helpful multimedia learning environment for your students. They'll find insightful video clips and workbook exercises that help test their knowledge and skills for various ethical dilemmas. The CD-ROM contains a total of 60 minutes of video and has several reflective questions for each ethical dilemma presented. Each module begins with a Pre-Inventory that gives preliminary information and a self-assessment that gauges the student's knowledge in the subject area. Students are then asked to select a segment and watch the role play of the ethical dilemma and answer several reflective questions. After answering the questions, the student watches a classroom discussion that brings up pertinent issues and examines the approach taken by the counselor. At the completion of each module, there is a Post-Inventory that assesses the student's competence after completing the material in the module. After each segment, the student can save, print or email their answers to the reflective questions.

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9780534639709
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Human Development Across Life Span: A Basic Text in Developmental Psychology

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Human Development/9E

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This long-trusted text features an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and contextual perspective on development. Applications to psychology, health care, social work, education, and family dynamics make this a perfect book for classes with a mixed population of majors. Continuing the hallmark diversity coverage of the prior eight editions, Crandell et al once again do an incomparable job examining populations at risk and explaining how they experience development and why their experience is different. With more than 1200 new references, the 9th edition has been updated throughout to reflect the latest information available in human development.

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9780073370422
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2008-10-01

Images of Psychiatry: The Caribbean

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