Course Adoption Books on Personality and Social Psychology
This book is a comprehensive review and the most up-to-date analysis of theoretical and applied developments available in the measurement and use of acculturation.
- Adaptation to Changing Health
This book examines response shift in quality of life, including theoretical underpinnings, methodology, and application to treatment outcomes research and medical decision making.
- Addressing Cultural Complexities in Practice
This book offers the ADDRESSING framework for recognizing and working with cultural influences—helping readers understand identity as a multidimensional combination of age, developmental and acquired disabilities, religion, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, indigenous heritage, national origin, and gender.
- Asian American Psychology
This book offers a theoretical framework for the methodological and conceptual development of Asian American psychology.
- Becoming Culturally Oriented
This book provides a comprehensive framework for helping psychologists to increase and improve culturally responsive practice, research, and education.
- A Beginner's Guide to the MMPI-2, Second Edition
This updated book is aimed toward the nonpsychologist professional who needs a quick overview of the test as well as for the student of clinical and personality assessment who seeks a reliable introductory text.
- Behaving Badly
This APA book explores aversive behavior (such as gossiping, betrayal, and insensitivity) through the eyes of victims and perpetrators and often reveals the hidden benefits of aversive behavior.
- Behavioral Genetics in the Postgenomic Era
This book assesses the present and future of genetic research on behavior.
- Beyond Appearance
This APA assesses research on adolescent girls from a variety of racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds to present a view of them that emphasizes their strengths as well as their challenges.
- Biological Substrates of Human Sexuality
This book explores some of the past decade's explosion of research on the neuroscience and endocrinology of sexuality and presents the latest findings in this field.
- The Causes of Rape
This book examines why some men seem prone to rape, offers probable causes for this inclination, and provides a comprehensive review of scientific studies of coercive sex.
- Chronic Depression
This book surveys the interpersonal sources of chronic depression and discusses interpersonal processes that lead to the maintenance of depression.
- Cognition and Suicide
This book is a compilation of theory, research, and intervention practices focused on cognition and suicide.
- The Complete Social Scientist
This APA book, companion to the reissue of Resolving Social Conflicts and Field Theory in Social Science (1998) continues to make Lewin’s work accessible by presenting 15 additional articles written over 30 years.
- Counterproductive Work Behavior
This book examines the conditions and events in modern organizations that contribute to counterproductive work behavior, as well as the steps organizations might take to combat it.
- Couple Power Therapy
In this unique book, Drs. Sheras and Koch-Sheras introduce the Couple Power Therapy model, an exciting new approach in which partners cocreate a unified vision for their relationship.
- Couples Coping With Stress
This book presents an in-depth look at original research on how couples cope with stress, including acute and chronic stress, stresses within and outside of the family, and stress caused by physical and mental illnesses
- Creating High-Tech Teams
In this book, leaders in science and industry explore the state-of-the-art in technology and teamwork and how to translate this information into the best possible guidance for industrial–organizational practitioners.
- Criminal Profiling
This book aims to transform criminal profiling into a credible science and practice that will reliably aid law enforcement investigation.
- Critical Thinking About Psychology
This book challenges psychologists to re-examine basic assumptions of psychology so as to debunk myths and false assumptions.
- Emotions in the Practice of Psychotherapy
This APA book explores the relevance of emotion for psychotherapy, theory, and practice and provides 26 strategies that psychotherapists may use to help uncover and understand emotions in their clients.
- Enhanced Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy for Couples
This book expands the boundaries of cognitive behavioral therapy with a framework that goes beyond partners' moment-to-moment interactions and takes into account the personal characteristics of the two individuals, their dyadic interactions, and influences of the couple's interpersonal and physical environment.
- Featuring Females
This book analyzes the portrayals of women in a variety of outlets including reality television shows, films, print and electronic news programming, magazines, video games, and commercial advertising.
This book further defines the evolving field of positive psychology by examining the effects of happiness, play, courage, citizenship and healthy relationships on one's life.
- Helping Clients Forgive
This book synthesizes over 20 years of research in forgiveness and explains the process of forgiveness in psychotherapy in a way that can be applied by clinicians regardless of their theoretical orientation.
- The Hidden Disorder
This APA guide book helps practitioners recognize and treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults, offering relief and hope for distressed relationships and careers.
- HIV+ Sex
This book illuminates the struggles faced by HIV-positive gay and bisexual men as sexual beings, but also describes the myriad ways in which many of these men are able to celebrate their sexuality.
- Identity and Story
This book examines the way the stories we tell create our identities.
- In the Wake of 9/11
This book explores the emotions of despair, fear, and anger that arose after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
- Integrating Behavioral and Social Sciences With Public Health
APA book that examines ways that community-based behavioral and social sciences have been applied to major public health concerns such as drug addition, HIV, cancer etc.
- Inventing Personality
This book examines the early career of Gordon Allport and his impact in the study of personality.
- Justice and the Prosecution of Old Crimes
This APA book looks at the psychological impact that the prosecution of old crimes has on both society and the victims.
- The Legal Construction of Identity
This APA book addresses the relationship between the US and Puerto Rico over the past 100 years, focusing on legal constructs and governing norms involved in Puerto Rico’s struggle for identity.
- Meaning Reconstruction and the Experience of Loss
This APA book offers new paradigms for approaching loss, based on the tenets that symptoms in the bereaved have meaning and that its reconstruction in response to loss is the central process of grieving.
- Mental Health Care for Urban Indians
This book provides the reader with a basic understanding of the historical impact of colonization, the ensuing results of urban migration and boarding schools, and the effects that these events have had on the Native community.
This book is a compendium of original contributions that focus on new developments and applications for the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI–2), the most widely researched and broadly used personality assessment instrument.
- Motivational Styles in Everyday Life
APA book offers a unique perspective of motivational styles and a definitive statement of reversal theory with research support from a wide variety of areas.
- Multiple Identities and False Memories
This book forcefully argues that multiple personality disorder, or dissociative identity disorder, is not a true psychiatric disorder, but a cultural construct.
- The Nature of Remembering
APA book in honor of Robert G. Crowder presents new research on memory and cognition as well as examining Crowder’s life, work, and legacy.
- The New Civil War
This APA book examines influences of religion, morality, race, politics, personal history, sociopolitical context, and economics on a woman's decision to continue or terminate her pregnancy.
- A New Outline of Social Psychology
This APA book presents a new, integrated model of social psychology, focusing on the reciprocal relations between the person and the social environment.
- Not Fair! The Typology of Commonsense Unfairness
APA book discusses unfairness from historical, religious, legal and psychological contexts and shows how age, gender and culture affect how we perceive it.
- On the Stigma of Mental Illness
This book explores the causes and ramifications of mental illness stigma and possible means to eliminate it.
- Optimism and Pessimism
This APA book offers reviews of empirical foundations and the cultural, biological and psychological factors of optimism and pessimism with implications for theory, research, and psychotherapy.
- The Origin of Mind
This ground-breaking book sets out a comprehensive, integrated theory of why and how the human mind has developed to function as it does.
This APA book provides an emerging picture of perfectionism as a personality style with multiple developmental influences that contribute to interpersonal problems.
- Personality-Guided Behavior Therapy
This book shows how behavioral views of personality can be applied to produce effective assessment and treatment.
- Personality-Guided Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
This book integrates cognitive-behavioral approaches with Millon's personologic model to yield an exciting new psychotherapeutic approach.
- Personality-Guided Relational Psychotherapy
This book offers a new biopsychosocial model of therapy that reconciles and integrates several theoretical viewpoints of personality.
- Personality Psychology in the Workplace
APA book offers new developments in measurement and methodology showing the relevance of personality theory in personnel selection, job performance, management and leadership.
- Primate Perspectives on Behavior and Cognition
Experts with a diverse range of perspectives explore the contributions made to the study of primate cognition and behavior.
- Psychological Perspectives on Self and Identity
This APA book gathers the best and most interesting descriptions of newly emerging research programs on the self.
- Psychology and Economic Injustice
Drawing from diverse sources, the authors present data on social class and poverty, and tie these to social psychology and feminist perspectives.
- Psychology and the Aging Revolution
This APA book examines the latest theories and research on how aging affects a wide variety of aspects such as memory, social relationships, emotions and mental health.
- Psychology and the National Institute of Mental Health
As a history, this book reveals important insights into the remarkable expansion of psychology since World War II and illuminates the role of government in shaping the lives and practices of its citizens through its funding.
- The Psychology of Hate
This ground-breaking book brings together experts on the psychology of hate to present their diverse viewpoints in a single volume.
- The Psychology of Rights and Duties
This cross-disciplinary book investigates how morality translates into action by presenting original psychological research on our understanding of rights and duties.
- Psychosocial Treatments for Child and Adolescent Disorders
This book describes the empirically supported treatments for the major mental disorders encountered in practice for children and adolescents, such as anxiety, affective, attention deficit, autistic, and conduct disorders.
- Racial Identity in Context
A tribute to and an evaluation of the work and legacy of Kenneth B. Clark, the psychologist whose groundbreaking studies on racial identity helped shape the momentous Brown v. Board of Education decision.
- Reforming Punishment
This book challenges current prison practice and points to ways psychologists and policy makers can strive for a more humane justice system.
- Relationships Among Asian American Women
This APA book brings insight into Asian American women's lives by a scientific exploration of the relationships they form together.
- Road Rage
This book provides detailed, step-by-step information on implementing a successful, brief (4 session) cognitive-behavioral treatment program for angry, aggressive drivers.
- Rumor Psychology
Investigates how rumors start and spread, the accuracy of different types of rumor, and how rumors can be controlled, particularly given their propagation across media outlets and within organizations.
- Schizophrenia in Late Life
This volume presents a uniquely comprehensive picture of the current research about older adults diagnosed with schizophrenia.
- Self and Motivation
This APA book showcases cutting-edge research focusing on questions of self-determination, the effects of interpersonal relationships on self, and goal-driven behavior.
- Self-Relations in the Psychotherapy Process
APA book elucidating the paradox of the self in the psychotherapeutic process that also examines the major tenets of postmodernism in relation to psychotherapy practice.
- Sensation Seeking and Risky Behavior
In this book, the author offers a comprehensive view of the role of sensation seeking in a wide range of behaviors, from risky driving and sports through substance use, sex, and crime or other antisocial behaviors.
- Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships
This book shows how clients can be helped to overcome psychological challenges and become physically and emotionally closer to their partners.
- Sexism and Stereotypes in Modern Society
Using Janet Spence's seminal work as a starting point, the distinguished contributors to this volume examine how gender defines male and female behaviors.
- Sexual Orientation and Mental Health
This book explores recent studies on mental health among gay men, lesbians, and bisexual men and women.
- Shaping the Future of Feminist Psychology
This APA book brings together the nation's foremost feminist psychologists to address how psychology can be re-created in keeping with feminist principles and practices.
- Social Cognition and Schizophrenia
APA book offering new social cognitive models of schizophrenia with implications for the development, course, and outcome of the disorder.
- Social Problem Solving
In this book, readers will find a nice balance of theory and research in social problem solving and well as practical methods and training approaches.
- The Social Psychology of Emotional and Behavioral Problems
This APA book documents the rich interplay between social and clinical psychology in theory and research.
- A Spiritual Strategy for Counseling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition
This book shows mental health professionals how to deal sensitively with clients whose spirituality or religion is an integral part of their lives.
- The Transformation of Psychology
APA book providing a review of the intellectual, social, technological and institutional currents in the 19th Century that fostered a reappraisal of the scientific possibilities for psychology.
- Understanding Psychotherapy Change
This book provides a simplied discussion of an integrative approach to case formulation.
- Understanding Terrorism
This APA book provides theory and interventions for understanding, intervening, and preventing the challenge of terrorism.
- Unraveling the Complexities of Social Life
This APA book explores themes central to the work of Robert B. Zajonc, including the interface between thinking and feeling, and social psychological phenomena mediation by conscious thought.
- Up Close and Personal
This book challenges readers to think about narrative research in its own context by narrating their own struggles with the ambiguities of this approach.
- Virtue and Psychology
This book describes an alternative framework that not only acknowledges virtue, but also shows how values that we already hold in common may be incorporated into psychological practice, and into our lives as a whole.
- Virtue, Vice, and Personality
This APA book argues that a more balanced perspective of personality may help prevent overly biased or unbalanced clinical or educational formulations and profiles.
- Women and Victimization
This book is the first book to comprehensively examine and integrate a vast and diverse literature base, drawing from divergent findings to reveal a picture of complexity and of intertwining risk and resilience factors.