This second edition of a landmark reference resource—created not only for psychologists, clinicians, students, and professionals from allied mental health professions, but for all interested readers—offers definitive information on the lexicon of the field, including almost 26,000 entries offering clear and authoritative definitions.
The Biographical Dictionary of Psychology provides biographical information and critical analysis of the influences, interest and reception of over 500 people who have made a significant contribution to the field of psychology. The entries are alphabetically organized and identically structured.
From atavistic to folie a deux, from engram to Weltschmerz and Seashore test, this edition of The Concise Dictionary of Psychology contains more than 1,300 references to words, phrases and eminent pioneers in psychology.
This encyclopedia was designed with the overarching goal to collect together in a single resource the knowledge generated by this interdisciplinary field, highlighting the links between science and practice. In it, scholars, health care practitioners, and the general public will find a wealth of information on topics such as physical activity, stress and health, smoking, pain management, social support and health, cardiovascular health, health promotion, and HIV/AIDS.
This encyclopedia presents a thorough overview of the psychology of racial, ethnic, and minority issues in the United States. It covers the breadth of psychology viewed through the lens of the racial and ethnic minority experience. An excellent resource for those interested in improving their awareness and comprehension of cultural practices prevalent among and between all people.
After more than a century of extraordinary growth and development, the science of psychology at last has a reference source that defines the study of mind and behavior. International in scope, the Encyclopedia of Psychology is the first place to turn to for authoritative information on every area of the field.
Many doctors agree that stress may be a significant factor in nearly 80 percent of their patients’ ailments. The Encyclopedia of Stress and Stress-Related Diseases, Second Edition, provides a clear, comprehensive reference to all types of stress, their causes, their impact on health, and how to cope with and treat them.
This reference is aimed at school and undergraduate students requiring accessible definitions and explanations of important psychological terms. Based on current psychology curricula, it should provide a supplement to existing student classroom materials.