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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Family Psychology

Author: James H. Bray,Mark Stanton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118432606

Category: Psychology

Page: 704

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The Handbook of Family Psychology provides a comprehensiveoverview of the theoretical underpinnings and established practicesrelating to family psychology. Provides a thorough orientation to the field of familypsychology for clinicians Includes summaries of the most recent research literature andclinical interventions for specific areas of interest to familypsychology clinicians Features essays by recognized experts in a variety ofspecialized fields Suitable as a required text for courses in family psychology,family therapy, theories of psychotherapy, couples therapy,systems theory, and systems therapy

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships

Author: Patricia Noller,Gery C. Karantzas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444334506

Category: Psychology

Page: 498

View: 3002

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships presents original articles from leading experts that link research, policy, and practice together to reflect the most current knowledge of contemporary relationships. Offers interesting new perspectives on a range of relationship issues facing twenty-first century Western society Helps those who work with couples and families facing with relationship issues Includes practical suggestions for dealing with relationship problems Explores diverse issues, including family structure versus functioning; attachment theory; divorce and family breakdown; communication and conflict; self regulation, partner regulation, and behavior change; care-giving and parenting; relationship education; and therapy and policy implications

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of the Internet at Work

Author: Guido Hertel,Dianna L. Stone,Richard D. Johnson,Jonathan Passmore

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119256143

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 544

View: 442

This authoritative Wiley Blackwell Handbook in Organizational Psychology focuses on individual and organizational applications of Internet-enabled technologies within the workplace. The editors have drawn on their collective experience in collating thematically structured material from leading writers based in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Coinciding with the growing international interest in the application of psychology to organizations, the work offers a unique depth of analysis from an explicitly psychological perspective. Each chapter includes a detailed literature review that offers academics, researchers, scientist-practitioners, and students an invaluable frame of reference. Coverage is built around competencies set forth by regulatory agencies including the APA and BPS, and includes cyberloafing, ergonomics of human-computer interaction at work, permanent accessibility and work-life balance, and trust in online environments.

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development

Author: Peter K. Smith,Craig H. Hart

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444390919

Category: Psychology

Page: 712

View: 4802

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition presents an authoritative and up-to-date overview of research and theory concerning a child's social development from pre-school age to the onset of adolescence. Presents the most up-to-date research and theories on childhood social development Features chapters by an international cast of leaders in their fields Includes comprehensive coverage of a range of disciplinary perspectives Offers all new chapters on children and the environment, cultural influences, history of childhood, interventions, and neuro-psychological perspectives Represents an essential resource for students and researchers of childhood social development

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Positive Psychological Interventions

Author: Acacia C. Parks,Stephen Schueller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111831591X

Category: Psychology

Page: 512

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Collating for the first time a range of techniques in positive psychology, this handbook introduces topics such as courage, empathy and humor, and spans areas as diverse as gratitude, forgiveness and strengths. It also explores special considerations such as ethics and motivation, and offers informed conjecture on future directions in research and practice. Comprehensive content summarizes theory and research on many areas of positive psychology intervention for the first time and provides essential updates on established interventions Features contributions from an array of leading researchers, including Bob Emmons, Sonja Lyubomirsky and Shane Lopez Covers established interventions – for instance, coaching and family therapy – as well as newly developed interventions – such as schizophrenia or stopping smoking

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Adulthood and Aging

Author: Martin J, Sliwinski

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119237882

Category: Psychology

Page: 584

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This exceptional collection draws on the most recent demographic data and combines classic research with cutting-edge approaches to provide an invaluable overview of the developmental psychology of the adult years. Covers a wide range of topics within adult development and aging, from theoretical perspectives to specific content areas Includes newly commissioned essays from the top researchers in the field Takes a biopsychosocial perspective, covering the biological, psychological and social changes that occur in adulthood

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, Basic Research

Author: J. Gavin Bremner,Theodore D. Wachs

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444332732

Category: Psychology

Page: 720

View: 4618

Now part of a two-volume set, the fully revised and updated second edition of The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, Volume 1: Basic Research provides comprehensive coverage of the basic research relating to infant development. Updated, fully-revised and expanded, this two-volume set presents in-depth and cutting edge coverage of both basic and applied developmental issues during infancy Features contributions by leading international researchers and practitioners in the field that reflect the most current theories and research findings Includes editor commentary and analysis to synthesize the material and provide further insight The most comprehensive work available in this dynamic and rapidly growing field

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, Applied and Policy Issues

Author: J. Gavin Bremner,Theodore D. Wachs

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444332740

Category: Psychology

Page: 456

View: 3819

Now part of a two-volume set, the fully revised and updated second edition of The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, Volume 2: Applied and Policy Issues provides comprehensive coverage of the applied and policy issues relating to infant development. Updated, fully-revised and expanded, this two-volume set presents in-depth and cutting edge coverage of both basic and applied developmental issues during infancy Features contributions by leading international researchers and practitioners in the field that reflect the most current theories and research findings Includes editor commentary and analysis to synthesize the material and provide further insight The most comprehensive work available in this dynamic and rapidly growing field

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, Volume 2

Applied and Policy Issues

Author: J. Gavin Bremner,Theodore D. Wachs

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444351842

Category: Psychology

Page: 456

View: 3768

Now part of a two-volume set, the fully revised and updated second edition of The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, Volume 2: Applied and Policy Issues provides comprehensive coverage of the applied and policy issues relating to infant development. Updated, fully-revised and expanded, this two-volume set presents in-depth and cutting edge coverage of both basic and applied developmental issues during infancy Features contributions by leading international researchers and practitioners in the field that reflect the most current theories and research findings Includes editor commentary and analysis to synthesize the material and provide further insight The most comprehensive work available in this dynamic and rapidly growing field

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, Volume 1, Volume 1

Basic Research

Author: J. Gavin Bremner,Theodore D. Wachs

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444351834

Category: Psychology

Page: 720

View: 1724

Now part of a two-volume set, the fully revised and updated second edition of The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, Volume 1: Basic Research provides comprehensive coverage of the basic research relating to infant development. Updated, fully-revised and expanded, this two-volume set presents in-depth and cutting edge coverage of both basic and applied developmental issues during infancy Features contributions by leading international researchers and practitioners in the field that reflect the most current theories and research findings Includes editor commentary and analysis to synthesize the material and provide further insight The most comprehensive work available in this dynamic and rapidly growing field

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Mood Disorders

Author: Mick Power

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118316215

Category: Psychology

Page: 544

View: 2650

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Mood Disorders, 2/e reflectsthe important and fast-changing advancements that have occurred intheory and practice in unipolar and bipolar mood disorders. Thereis no other current reference that gathers all of thesedevelopments together in a single book Every chapter is updated to reflect the very latestdevelopments in theory and practice in unipolar and bipolar mooddisorders Includes additional chapters which cover marital and familytherapy, medical disorders and depression, and cross-culturalissues Contributions are from the world's leading authorities, andinclude psychiatrists and clinical psychologists with experience inboth research and in practice Focuses on innovations in science and clinical practice, andconsiders new pharmacological treatments as well as psychologicaltherapies

Specialty Competencies in Couple and Family Psychology

Author: Mark Stanton,Robert Welsh

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199874786

Category: Psychology

Page: 320

View: 9653

Couples and family psychology is a broad and general specialty in professional psychology that is founded on an understanding of the human experience in a systems context. For the public, the terms "couples" and "family" provide a user friendly translation but underestimate the multifaceted perspectives required of the specialty. Specialists in couples and family psychology have developed unique assessment and treatment methods that impact behavioral and dynamic factors across individuals, couples, families, and larger social systems. In Specialty Competencies in Couple and Family Psychology, Mark Stanton and Robert Welsh provide a comprehensive explanation of the competencies involved in the specialty and illustrates how complexity, reciprocity, interdependence, adaptation, and self-organization are important aspects of the epistemology of a couples and family approach. As the authors underscore for the reader, the specialty of couple and family psychology is not confined to marital or family therapy, but encompasses a broad orientation to human behavior that occurs in the context of relationships as well as larger macrosystemic dynamics. The conceptualization and the application of systemic concepts to human behavior includes a body of knowledge and evidence-based interventions that require specialty training and competence. This is a must-read for all those interested in pursuing couples and family psychology specialty practice. Series in Specialty Competencies in Professional Psychology Series Editors Arthur M. Nezu and Christine Maguth Nezu As the field of psychology continues to grow and new specialty areas emerge and achieve recognition, it has become increasingly important to define the standards of professional specialty practice. Developed and conceived in response to this need for practical guidelines, this series presents methods, strategies, and techniques for conducting day-to-day practice in any given psychology specialty. The topical volumes address best practices across the functional and foundational competencies that characterize the various psychology specialties, including clinical psychology, cognitive and behavioral psychology, school psychology, geropsychology, forensic psychology, clinical neuropsychology, couples and family psychology, and more. Functional competencies include common practice activities like assessment and intervention, while foundational competencies represent core knowledge areas such as ethical and legal issues, cultural diversity, and professional identification. In addition to describing these competencies, each volume provides a definition, description, and development timeline of a particular specialty, including its essential and characteristic pattern of activities, as well as its distinctive and unique features. Written by recognized experts in their respective fields, volumes are comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible. These volumes offer invaluable guidance to not only practicing mental health professionals, but those training for specialty practice as well.

Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development

Author: Peter K. Smith,Craig H. Hart

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780631217527

Category: Psychology

Page: 688

View: 4219

This Handbook provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of research and theory about social development in children from pre-school age to the onset of adolescence. Forms part of a series of four Blackwell Handbooks in Developmental Psychology spanning infancy to adolescence. Contributors come from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the UK and the US. Covers all the major topics in research and theory about childhood social development. Synthesises the latest research findings in an accessible manner. Now available in full text online via xreferplus, the award-winning reference library on the web from xrefer. For more information, visit www.xreferplus.com

Blackwell Handbook of Adolescence

Author: Gerald R. Adams,Michael Berzonsky

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470756519

Category: Psychology

Page: 680

View: 5184

This volume brings together a team of leading psychologists to provide a state-of-the-art overview of adolescent development. Leading experts provide cutting-edge reviews of theory and research. Covers issues currently of most importance in terms of basic and/or applied research and policy formulation. Discusses a wide range of topics from basic processes to problem behavior. The ideal basis for a course on adolescent development or for applied professions seeking the best of contemporary knowledge about adolescents. A valuable reference for faculty wishing to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in the field. Now available in full text online via xreferplus, the award-winning reference library on the web from xrefer. For more information, visit www.xreferplus.com

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences

Author: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic,Sophie von Stumm,Adrian Furnham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444343113

Category: Psychology

Page: 632

View: 1926

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of recent research, current perspectives, practical applications, and likely future developments in individual differences. Brings together the work of the top global researchers within the area of individual differences, including Philip L. Ackerman, Ian J. Deary, Ed Diener, Robert Hogan, Deniz S. Ones and Dean Keith Simonton Covers methodological, theoretical and paradigm changes in the area of individual differences Individual chapters cover core areas of individual differences including personality and intelligence, biological causes of individual differences, and creativity and emotional intelligence

Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development

Author: J. Gavin Bremner,Alan Fogel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405142944

Category: Psychology

Page: 792

View: 9481

This up-to-date overview of the fast-moving field of infant development covers all the major areas of interest in terms of research, applications and policy. Provides an up-to-date overview of progress on important developmental questions relating to infancy. Balances North American and European perspective. Written by leading international researchers. Now available in full text online via xreferplus, the award-winning reference library on the web from xrefer. For more information, visit www.xreferplus.com

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Group Psychotherapy

Author: Jeffrey L. Kleinberg

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119979978

Category: Psychology

Page: 728

View: 2896

A user-friendly guide of best practice for leading groups in various settings and with different populations, which incorporates the latest developments in today's mental health marketplace. Features multiple theoretical perspectives and guidelines for running groups for diverse populations, in the US and worldwide Offers modern approaches and practical suggestions in a user-friendly and jargon-free style, with many clinical examples Includes a major component on resiliency and trauma relief work, and explores its impact on clinicians Accompanied by an online resource featuring discussions of psychotherapeutic techniques in practice

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, , 2 Volume Set

Author: J. Gavin Bremner,Theodore D. Wachs

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781405178747

Category: Psychology

Page: 1170

View: 7264

Now in two volumes, the fully revised and updated second edition of The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development provides comprehensive coverage of the basic research and applied and policy issues relating to infant development Updated, fully-revised and expanded, this two-volume set presents in-depth and cutting edge coverage of both basic and applied developmental issues during infancy Features contributions by leading international researchers and practitioners in the field that reflect the most current theories and research findings Includes editor commentary and analysis to synthesize the material and provide further insight The most comprehensive work available in this dynamic and rapidly growing field The hardcover version of this book is printed in two volumes. The paperback version offers the content of Volume I and Volume II combined into a single book.

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Operant and Classical Conditioning

Author: Frances K. McSweeney,Eric S. Murphy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118468171

Category: Psychology

Page: 760

View: 7974

This combined survey of operant and classical conditioning provides professional and academic readers with an up-to-date, inclusive account of a core field of psychology research, with in-depth coverage of the basic theory, its applications, and current topics including behavioral economics. Provides comprehensive coverage of operant and classical conditioning, relevant fundamental theory, and applications including the latest techniques Features chapters by leading researchers, professionals, and academicians Reviews a range of core literature on conditioning Covers cutting-edge topics such as behavioral economics

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Training, Development, and Performance Improvement

Author: Kurt Kraiger,Jonathan Passmore,Nuno Rebelo dos Santos,Sigmar Malvezzi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118744624

Category: Psychology

Page: 552

View: 8507

The latest Wiley Blackwell Handbook of OrganizationalPsychology uses a psychological perspective, and a uniquelyglobal focus, to review the latest literature and research in theinterconnected fields of training, development, and performanceappraisal. Maintains a truly global focus on the field with topinternational contributors exploring research and practice fromaround the world Offers researchers and professionals essential information forbuilding a talented organization, a critical and challenging taskfor organizational success in the 21st century Covers a diverse range of topics, including needs analysis, jobdesign, active learning, self-regulation, simulation approaches,360-degree feedback, and virtual learning environments

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