APA Dictionary of Psychology

APA Dictionary of Psychology

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
Presents the definitive information on the language of psychology, including over twenty-five thousand authoritative definitions, balanced coverage of over ninety subfields of psychology, and two hundred entires on major figures in the field.

Book News
This comprehensive reference contains 25,000 entries and includes terms and concepts drawn from a diverse range of subject areas, including anthropology, computer programming, molecular and population biology, pharmacology, physics, and statistics. Though primarily intended for graduate and undergraduate students and practitioners and researchers in psychology and related fields, the text is clear and concise and should be accessible to general readers. Appendices list the biographical, institutional/organizational, test and assessment, and psychological and psychotherapeutic approach entries separately. Irregular plurals, variants forms, synonyms, and etymologies are listed when appropriate. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
The largest association of psychologists in the world - the American Psychological Association - presents the definitive information on the language of the field, including: 25,000 entries offering clear and authoritative definitions; balanced coverage of over 90 subareas across the field of psychology - including clinical, experimental, neuropsychology, cognitive, personality and social, developmental, health, psychopharmacology, methodology and statistics, and many others; thousands of cross-references that deepen the user's understanding of related topics; close to 200 concise entries on major figures in the history of psychology and central organizations, institutions, and associations; a Guide to the Dictionary and Quick Guide to Format that explain stylistic and format features; and 4 appendixes on entries from these categories: biographies; institutions, organizations, and associations; psychological tests and assessment instruments; and psychotherapies and psychotherapeutic approaches.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781591473800
Branch Call Number: REF 150.3 APA
Characteristics: xvi, 1024 p. ;,27 cm.


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