Abnormal Psychology Across the Ages  3 volumes  Book

Abnormal Psychology Across the Ages 3 volumes


  • Author : Thomas G. Plante Ph.D.
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2013-06-25
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 835
  • ISBN 10 : 9780313398377

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Abnormal Psychology Across the Ages 3 volumes Excerpt :

In these three volumes, a team of scholars provides a thoughtful history of abnormal psychology, demonstrating how concepts regarding disordered mental states, their causes, and their treatments developed and evolved across the ages. • Explains historic views on disorders, including causes and treatments such as the belief that depression in women stemmed from "a wandering uterus," homosexuality being categorized a mental disorder, and the "treatment" of various disorders via blood-letting or lobotomy • Explains the advent of psychology/psychiatry/psychologists/psychiatrists; the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the fields' bible of mental disorders and treatments; the evolution of the field; and the political controversies it has faced since its inception • Examines controversial topics across time, ranging from human rights of the mentally disordered to multicultural views on what does and does not constitute a disorder

Abnormal Psychology Book

Abnormal Psychology


  • Author : Jonathan D. Raskin
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2022-05-27
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137547170

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Abnormal Psychology Excerpt :

This groundbreaking core textbook offers a comprehensive overview of different approaches to the assessment and treatment of psychological disorders. The book retains important diagnostic perspectives, including the DSM-5, ICD-10, ICD-11 and PDM, but also widens the scope of coverage beyond mainstream psychiatric models to include psychological, biological, historical, sociocultural and therapeutic approaches. Contemporary and well-balanced, this book provides an even-handed and holistic foundation, allowing students to develop a strong critical mindset while retaining a robust research-driven orientation. This book is ideal for undergraduate and postgraduates students on abnormal psychology, psychopathology, mental health or clinical psychology modules.

Abnormal Psychology Book

Abnormal Psychology


  • Author : William J. Ray
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-11-30
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 712
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506333373

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Abnormal Psychology Excerpt :

In Abnormal Psychology: Perspectives on Human Behavior and Experience Second Edition, William J. Ray brings together current perspectives concerning the manner in which the human mind, behavior, and experience can be understood. In addition to the traditional psychological literature, this book draws from work in the cognitive and affective neurosciences, epidemiology, ethology, and genetics. Ray's focus is on a unification and integration of the biopsychosocial understandings of human behavior within a broader consideration of human culture and language as it applies to abnormal psychology.

The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging  3 Volume Set Book

The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging 3 Volume Set


  • Author : Susan Krauss Whitbourne
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-01-05
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 1536
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118528921

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The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging 3 Volume Set Excerpt :

Available online or as a 3–volume print set, this authoritative reference work contains more than 300 entries covering all aspects of the multi–disciplinary field of adult development and aging. Brings together concise, accurate summaries of classic topics as well as the most recent thinking and research in new areas Covers a broad range of issues, from biological and physiological changes in the body to changes in cognition, personality, and social roles to applied areas such as psychotherapy, long–term care, and end–of–life issues Includes contributions from major researchers, theorists, and methodologists from the academic and clinical realms A state–of–the art reference work that is as essential for experts in the field as for students in the social sciences and humanities coming to the subject for the first time

Handbook of Adolescent Psychology  Individual Bases of Adolescent Development Book
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Handbook of Adolescent Psychology Individual Bases of Adolescent Development


  • Author : Richard M. Lerner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 823
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470149218

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Handbook of Adolescent Psychology Individual Bases of Adolescent Development Excerpt :

This multidisciplinary handbook, edited by the premier scholars in the field, reflects the empirical work and growth in the field of adolescent psychology.

The Praeger Handbook of Personality Across Cultures  3 volumes  Book

The Praeger Handbook of Personality Across Cultures 3 volumes


  • Author : A. Timothy Church Ph.D.
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2017-07-14
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 999
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440841040

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The Praeger Handbook of Personality Across Cultures 3 volumes Excerpt :

This important multivolume work sheds light on current—and future—research on cultural universals and differences in personality in their evolutionary, ecological, and cultural contexts. • Uniquely brings together diverse topics and theoretical viewpoints related to personality across cultures, including cross-cultural, cultural, indigenous, evolutionary, and neuroscientific perspectives • Provides a thorough picture of current knowledge as well as directions for future research • Comprises 31 chapters by leading international researchers discussing their respective areas of expertise • Addresses personality broadly defined to include universal and indigenous traits, personality types, the self, emotion, motivation, values, beliefs, and life narratives • Draws on cultural samples from every continent except Antarctica

The International Journal of Indian Psychology  Volume 3  Issue 2  No  5 Book

The International Journal of Indian Psychology Volume 3 Issue 2 No 5


  • Author : IJIP.In
  • Publisher : Lulu International Press & RED'SHINE Publication. Inc
  • Release Date : 2016-02-16
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN 10 : 9781329877245

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The International Journal of Indian Psychology Volume 3 Issue 2 No 5 Excerpt :

We experience here feeling of joy while presenting first issue of 2016. We thank you again researchers who have presented their articles in this issue. This Issue (Volume 3, Issue 2, No. 1) Published, January, 2016

The Handbook of Life Span Development  Volume 2 Book

The Handbook of Life Span Development Volume 2


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-12-14
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 768
  • ISBN 10 : 1118026519

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The Handbook of Life Span Development Volume 2 Excerpt :

In the past fifty years, scholars of human development have been moving from studying change in humans within sharply defined periods, to seeing many more of these phenomenon as more profitably studied over time and in relation to other processes. The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Volume 2: Social and Emotional Development presents the study of human development conducted by the best scholars in the 21st century. Social workers, counselors and public health workers will receive coverage of the social and emotional aspects of human change across the lifespan.

Handbook of Clinical Psychology  Volume 2 Book

Handbook of Clinical Psychology Volume 2


  • Author : Michel Hersen
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-01-09
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 1104
  • ISBN 10 : 0470292415

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Handbook of Clinical Psychology Volume 2 Excerpt :

Handbook of Clinical Psychology, Volume 2: Children and Adolescents provides comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals of clinical psychological practice for the young from assessment through treatment, including the innovations of the past decade in ethics, cross cultural psychology, psychoneuroimmunology, cognitive behavioral treatment, psychopharmacology, and pediatric psychology.

Developmental Psychopathology  Developmental Neuroscience Book

Developmental Psychopathology Developmental Neuroscience


  • Author : Donald J. Cohen
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2006-02-17
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 896
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470048191

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Developmental Psychopathology Developmental Neuroscience Excerpt :

This volume applies multiple levels of analysis to neurobiological developmental organization, and functioning in normality and psychopathology. It also covers topics central to a developmental perspective on neuroscience.

Encyclopedia of Special Education  Volume 3 Book

Encyclopedia of Special Education Volume 3


  • Author : Cecil R. Reynolds
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-03-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 768
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119520023

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The only comprehensive reference devoted to special education The highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Special Education addresses issues of importance ranging from theory to practice and is a critical reference for researchers as well as those working in the special education field. This completely updated and comprehensive A-Z reference includes about 200 new entries, with increased attention given to those topics that have grown in importance since the publication of the third edition, such as technology, service delivery policies, international issues, neuropsychology, and RTI. The latest editions of assessment instruments frequently administered in special education settings are discussed. Only encyclopedia or comprehensive reference devoted to special education Edited and written by leading researchers and scholars in the field New edition includes over 200 more entries than previous edition, with increased attention given to those topics that have grown in importance since the publication of the third edition—such as technology, service delivery policies, international issues, neuropsychology, and Response to Intervention, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis Entries will be updated to cover the latest editions of the assessment instruments frequently administered in special education settings Includes an international list of authors and descriptions of special education in 35 countries Includes technology and legal updates to reflect a rapidly changing environment Comprehensive and thoroughly up to date, this is the essential, A-Z compilation of authoritative information on the education of those with special needs.

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics  Volume 14  1994 Book

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics Volume 14 1994


  • Author : M. Powell Lawton, PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1994-10-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 0826198058

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics Volume 14 1994 Excerpt :

This volume evaluates a range of assessment measures with regard to older adults. The expert contributors address topics such as assessment of health, functional disability (ADLs), mental agility, aging and personality, depression, and pain. While the instruments themselves are readily available from other sources, this book discusses the suitability, strengths, and weaknesses of various measures and offers current information on the rapidly changing, state-of-the-art assessment technology.

The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology Book

The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology


  • Author : Irving B. Weiner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-01-19
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470170250

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Psychologists, researchers, teachers, and students need complete and comprehensive information in the fields of psychology and behavioral science. The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, Volume One has been the reference of choice for almost three decades. This indispensable resource is updated and expanded to include much new material. It uniquely and effectively blends psychology and behavioral science. The Fourth Edition features over 1,200 entries; complete coverage of DSM disorders; and a bibliography of over 10,000 citations. Readers will benefit from up-to-date and authoritative coverage of every major area of psychology.