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What is Psychology?
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 216

What is Psychology?

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-01-28
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  • Publisher: Routledge

This clear and lively introduction to psychology assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. Extensively revised and updated, this third edition describes psychology as it is taught at universitues. Examples are used throughout to illustrate fundamental ideas, with a self-assessment quiz focusing readers' minds on a number of intriguing psychological problems. The differences betwen psychology, psychiatry and psychoanalysis are explained, and the professions and careers associated with psychology are explored. Suggestions for further reading and useful internet sites are included.

Psychology: Concepts and Applications
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 768

Psychology: Concepts and Applications

PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, Fourth Edition, offers a concept-based approach supported by a unique pedagogical framework. Author Jeff Nevid provides a broad view of psychology that includes history, major theories, research methods, and important research findings as well as applications of contemporary research to the problems and challenges faced in everyday life. Nevid developed the effective teaching devices in this text based on a comprehensive system derived from research on learning and memory as well as his own research on textbook pedagogy. The text’s successful modular format organizes each chapter into manageable instructional units that help students focus on one topi...

Introduction to Psychology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 414

Introduction to Psychology

Presents an overview of the latest information on various topics in psychology, such as cognition, motivation, learning, memory, and abnormal psychology.

Clinical Psychology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 85

Clinical Psychology

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2001
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  • Publisher: Heinemann

Part of a series of textbooks which have been written to support A levels in psychology. The books use real life applications to help teach students what they need to know. Readers are encouraged to use aims, methods, results and conclusions of the key studies to support their own arguments.

Psychology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 979

Psychology

This text provides a detailed account of psychology. Most topics are dealt with in terms of theory, evidence, and evaluation. The book features key research studies, case studies, research activities, and personal reflections.

What is Psychology?
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 800

What is Psychology?

Ellen Pastorino and Susann Doyle-Portillo are dedicated, award-winning psychology professors with an infectious enthusiasm for teaching psychology. Praised in previous editions for fostering students’ curiosity, WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY? Third Edition, extends the authors’ successful and engaging approach to teaching the introductory psychology course. Pastorino and Doyle-Portillo have found that when students are curious they are motivated to explore and truly learn how psychological concepts are connected. This text unlocks students’ curiosity by capturing their interest and motivating them to make connections between memorable personal stories, applications to their own lives, and psychological concepts that they will use and retain in and out of the classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethics and Professional Practice for Psychologists
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 199

Ethics and Professional Practice for Psychologists

This text is an up-to-date guide for psychology students and psychologists who are expected to have a comprehensive understanding of ethical theories, ethical research and ethical practice. Written and edited by academics and practitioners who have a wealth of knowledge and experience in teaching, researching and monitoring ethical practice, this text provides psychology students and practising psychologists with a contemporary understanding of the ethical and professional issues that impact on their practice as psychologists. Each chapter contains relevant vignettes or short cases, which are then further discussed. Additionally each chapter ends with a brief section called 'reflection' which comprises three questions for readers to reflect on, based on the key issues addressed.

Psychology and Crime
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 90

Psychology and Crime

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2000
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  • Publisher: Heinemann

Part of a series of textbooks which have been written to support A levels in psychology. The books use real life applications to help teach students what they need to know. Readers are encouraged to use aims, methods, results and conclusions of the key studies to support their own arguments.

Clinical Psychology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 395

Clinical Psychology

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2012
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Clinical Psychology is for students studying clinical psychology as part of an undergraduate programme in psychology, nursing, sociology or social and behavioural sciences. Undergraduate students who wish to know if postgraduate study in clinical psychology would be of interest to them will find this book particularly useful. The book will inform students about: the profession of clinical psychology how to get onto a clinical psychology postgraduate training programme the way clinical psychologists work with children, adolescents and adults with common psychological problems the main models of practice used by clinical psychologists, and the scientific evidence for the effectiveness of psychological interventions. There is a focus on both clinical case studies and relevant research, and the book includes summaries, revision questions, advice on further reading and a glossaryof key terms, all of which make it an excellent student-friendly introduction to an exceptionally interesting subject.

Biographical Dictionary of Psychology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 675

Biographical Dictionary of Psychology

This Dictionary provides biographical and bibliographical information on over 500 psychologists from all over the world from 1850 to the present day. All branches of psychology and its related disciplines are featured.