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Pharmaceutical Reason
Andrew Lakoff argues that a new pharmaceutical way of thinking about and acting upon mental disorder is coming to reshape not only the field of... Les mer
Creativity and Reason in Cognitive Development
To what extent do creativity and imagination decline in childhood? What factors might influence a decline? Theories of cognitive development show... Les mer
The Mathematics of Behavior
Mathematical thinking provides a clear, crisp way of defining problems. Our whole technology is based on it. What is less appreciated is that... Les mer
Women and Depression
Throughout the world, rates of depression are greater among females than males, and this gender gap emerges during adolescence and persists... Les mer
The International Handbook of Creativity
What constitutes a creative person? Is it someone who can perform many tasks innovatively? Is it someone who exhibits creative genius in one area? Is... Les mer
Constructing Scientific Psychology
Constructing Scientific Psychology is the first full-scale interpretation of the life and work of the major American neuropsychologist Karl Lashley.... Les mer
Minding the Close Relationship
This volume provides a statement of a new theory of how committed romantic partners can maintain and enhance their close relationships over an... Les mer
Risk and Resilience
What factors enable individuals to overcome adverse childhoods and move on to rewarding lives in adulthood? Drawing on data collected from two of... Les mer
Psychoeducation Manual for Bipolar Disorder
Although the mainstay of bipolar therapy is drug treatment, psychoeducation is a technique that has proven to be very effective as an add-on to... Les mer
Cognitive Limitations in Aging and Psychopathology
This book examines the major progress made in recent psychological science in understanding the cognitive control of thought, emotion, and behavior... Les mer
The Developmental Course of Marital Dysfunction
How do marriages become unhappy? How do marriages change? What are the theories and methods that can best illuminate our understanding of marital... Les mer
Developmental Regulation in Adulthood
Human behavior is very flexible and ontogenetic potential adds to the scope of variability of developmental paths. Therefore, development in the life... Les mer
Genetic Counselling
The role of a genetic counsellor is to mediate between the rapid advances in molecular medicine and an individual’s ability to understand and... Les mer
Freud’s Literary Culture
This original study investigates the role played by literature in Sigmund Freud’s creation and development of psychoanalysis. Graham Frankland... Les mer
The Phenomenology of Everyday Life
The Phenomenology of Everyday Life presents results from a rigorous qualitative approach to the psychological study of everyday human activities and... Les mer
The Child’s World of Illness
How do I decide I am ill; how do I decide that my children are ill? How do I learn effective ways of conveying to others that I am ill? This book... Les mer
Health Psychology
This textbook aims to provide students with a stimulating alternative to the textbooks currently available by placing the discipline within the... Les mer
Historical Dimensions of Psychological Discourse
In this volume, prominent American and European scholars explore the historical shaping of psychological discourse. Speaking from several... Les mer
From Passions to Emotions
Today there is a thriving emotions industry to which philosophers, psychologists and neuroscientists are contributing. Yet until two centuries ago... Les mer
The Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciences
Learning sciences is an interdisciplinary field that studies teaching and learning. The sciences of learning include cognitive science, educational... Les mer
Families Across Cultures
Contemporary trends such as increased one-parent families, high divorce rates, second marriages and homosexual partnerships have all contributed to... Les mer
A Community Reinforcement Approach to Addiction Treatment
The community reinforcement approach (CRA) to treating alcohol and other drug problems is designed to make changes in the client’s daily... Les mer
Affect and Accuracy in Recall
Recollections of unexpected and emotional events (called flashbulb memories) have long been the subject of theoretical speculation. Previous meetings... Les mer
Clinical Psychology for Trainees
This book describes the practice of clinical psychology with special emphasis on providing trainee therapists with the skills and strategies to... Les mer