The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, Volume 1

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 19, 2010 - Psychology - 480 pages
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.
 

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Contents

CrossCultural Psychology 441
1
Structured Interview of Reported
3
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
16
NatureNurture Controversy
17
Sublimation 1724
24
Cultural Sensitivity 445
25
Geriatric Psychology 709
29
Synesthesia 1745
35
SelfProtection 1541
274
Dual Diagnosis See
291
Child Maltreatment
297
Sensation Seeking 1545
298
Lewin Kurt 18901947 926
302
Child Rearing See Parental
303
SeparationIndividuation 1554
304
Logical Positivism 939
308

Gerontology 715
38
NearDeath Experiences 1066
46
Neocortex 1070
52
Neuroimaging in Pediatric
59
Gestalt Therapy 721
65
NicotineRelated Disorders 1093
83
Psychotropic Medications See
119
Obsessions 1112
121
Occupational Interests 1121
136
PTSD See Posttraumatic Stress
139
Organizational Psychology See
157
Quality of Life 1405
158
Psychology 1133
164
Questionnaires 1408
173
Kagan Jerome 1929 893
177
Rigidity 1467
180
Language Acquisition 905
188
Parasympathetic Nervous
195
Sample Size Planning 1490
204
Parental Approaches 1159
206
Schizophrenia Childhood
211
LateLife Forgetting 910
220
Pavlovian Conditioning 1171
223
Latency Stage See Psychosexual
228
Pediatric Psychology 1174
229
School Adjustment 1513
230
Scientific Method 1520
241
Learning Theories 922
244
SelfHelp Groups 1538
247
Perceptual Control Theory 1187
262
ChiSquare Test
310
Circadian Rhythms
317
Mainstreaming 955
321
ClientCentered Therapy
324
Clinical Psychology Graduate
332
Validity 1827
334
CocaineRelated Disorders
338
Social Desirability 1628
341
Cognitive Dissonance
345
Cognitive Therapy
353
Head Start 753
357
Communication Skills Training
360
Hippocampus 764
366
Comparative Psychology
367
ComputerBased Test
374
Video Applications 1830
376
Concept Formation
381
Homelessness 770
382
Confidence Interval
387
Constancy
393
Visual Illusions 1838
396
Hypothesis Testing 795
398
Hysteria See Somatization
410
Visual Impairment 1840
422
Iceland Psychology in 799
424
Watson John B 18781958
430
Test
437
Friendships 685
454
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Irving B. Weiner, Ph.D., ABPP, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the University of South Florida and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. He is currently President of the Society for Personality Assessment and President-elect of the Society of Clinical Psychology. He has written or authored numerous Wiley books, the most recent of which include Adolescence: A Developmental Transition (1995), Principles of Psychotherapy, 2e (1998), Adult Psychopathology Case Studies (2004), and Handbook of Forensic Psychology, 3e (2006). He also served as Editor-in-Chief of Wiley's 12-volume Handbook of Psychology (2003).

W. Edward Craighead, Ph.D., ABPP, is the Fuqua Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Psychology at Emory University. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. He is a past President of the Society of Clinical Psychology and the Association for the Advancement of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. He was Editor of the journal, Behavior Therapy. He has published over 140 scholarly papers and he has written/edited 8 books including an Adult Psychopathology text with Wiley. He also served as Editor of both the full and concise versions of the 3rd Edition of The Corsini Encyclopedia.

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