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  • Print publication year: 2007
  • Online publication date: June 2018

Psychology

from PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY & SOCIAL WORK

Summary

Introductions to the subject

136 Atkinson and Hilgard's Introduction to psychology

E.E. Smith [et al.] 14th edn, Wadsworth, 2003, 768pp. $142.95. ISBN 9780155050693.

Updated edition of Atkinson and Hilgard's classic text. Covers all areas of psychology with extensive references. An excellent starting point. Further resources and web links can be found on a companion website.

137 Psychology: an international perspective

M.W. Eysenck Psychology Press, 2004, 993pp. £24.95. ISBN 9781841693613.

An excellent introduction, including examples of research worldwide, particularly from the UK, Germany, Scandinavia, Holland, Australia and Canada in addition to the usual US coverage. Emphasizes the importance of the cross-cultural approach.

138 Psychology: the science of mind and behaviour

R. Gross 5th edn, Hodder & Stoughton, 2005, 1020pp. £26.99. ISBN 9780340900987.

Comprehensive volume, covering most areas of psychology. Up to date and includes recent studies. Suitable for a wide student readership from beginners to undergraduates.

Dictionaries, thesauri, classifications

139 APA dictionary of psychology

G.R. VandenBos, ed. American Psychological Association, 2006, 1008pp. $49.95. ISBN 9781591473800.

Approximately 25,000 brief entries covering all areas of psychology, with many cross-references to related subjects. Also includes concise entries for psychologists, societies and organizations, psychological tests and psychotherapies, which are also listed in four appendices.

140 A dictionary of psychology

A.M. Colman 2nd edn, Oxford University Press, 2006, 880pp. £10.99. ISBN 9780198610359.

Concise entries covering psychology, psychoanalysis, psychiatry, the neurosciences and statistics. Cross-referenced and with many illustrations. Includes a comprehensive list of phobias and a list of abbreviations and symbols referring the reader to the main entry.

141 The dictionary of psychology

R.J. Corsini Brunner-Routledge, 2002, 1156pp. £35. ISBN 9781583913284.

Includes approximately 30,000 brief entries. Comprehensive coverage of all areas of psychology and related areas of sociology and anthropology. Extensively cross-referenced and illustrated with diagrams where helpful. Appendices include DSM-IV terms, systems of treatment, measuring instruments and biographies.

142 Dictionary of psychology and psychiatry (Wörterbuch der Psychologie und Psychiatrie)

R. Haas 2nd edn, Hogrefe, 2003, 1112pp. 2 v, $169. ISBN 9780889373020.

Extensive coverage of psychology and psychiatry, including terminology from the DSM-IV and ICD-10 and newer areas such as cognitive neuroscience and computer-based assessment. Also includes lists of abbreviations.

V. 1 English–German (Englisch–Deutsch). V. 2 German–English (Deutsch–Englisch).

143 Eponyms in psychology: a dictionary and biographical sourcebook

L. Zusne Greenwood Press, 1987, 339pp. $121.95. ISBN 9780313257506.

Unique dictionary defining terms or phrases which incorporate the name of an individual.

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