Psychology Basics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1587653176
  • ISBN-13: 9781587653179
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1008 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Psychology Basics highlights theories and concepts in the following areas: aging, childhood adolescence, cognition, conditioning, consciousness, depression, development, diagnosis, emotions, experimentation, intelligence, language, learning, memory, methodology, motivation, origin/definition of psychology, personality, psychobiology, psychopathology, psychotherapy, sensation and perception, sexuality, social psychology, stress, thought and treatments. Each alphabetically arranged article offers a clear discussion of its topic. Descriptive subheadings divide the text, all terminology is explained and context is provided to make the information accessible to general readers. Every entry ends with an annotated bibliography of valuable secondary sources and cross-references to related articles. Entries range from four to eight pages in length.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Publisher's Note.
Psychology Basics.
Abnormality: Psychological Models.
1: Adolescence: Cognitive Skills.
2: Adolescence: Sexuality.
3: Affiliation and Friendship.
Aging: Cognitive Changes.
Alzheimer's Disease.
Amnesia and Fugue.
4: Analytic Psychology: Lacan, Jacques.
5: Analytical Psychology: Jung, Carl.
Analytical Psychotherapy.
6: Animal Experimentation.
Anxiety Disorders.
7: Attachment and Bonding in Infancy and Childhood.
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
8: Attraction Theories.
9: Behaviorism.
Bipolar Disorder.
10: Brain Structure.
11: Case-Study Methodologies.
Clinical Depression.
Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
12: Cognitive Development: Piaget, Jean.
13: Cognitive Psychology.
14: Cognitive Social Learning: Mischel, Walter.
Cognitive Therapy.
15: Conditioning.
16: Consciousness.
17: Consciousness: Altered States.
18: Creativity and Intelligence.
19: Crowd Behavior.
20: Death and Dying.
21: Development.
22: Developmental Disabilities.
23: Diagnosis.
Domestic Violence.
24: Dreams.
25: Drives.
26: Drug Therapies.
Eating Disorders.
27: Ego Psychology: Erikson, Erik.
28: Emotions.
Endocrine System.
29: Experimentation: Independent, Dependent, and Control Variables.
30: Field Theory: Lewin, Kurt.
31: Gender-Identity Formation.
32: Giftedness.
33: Groups.
34: Habituation and Sensitization.
35: Helping.
36: Homosexuality.
37: Hormones and Behavior.
38: Humanistic Trait Models: Allport, Gordon.
39: Hunger.
40: Identity Crises.
41: Imprinting.
42: Individual Psychology: Adler, Alfred.
43: Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
44: Instinct Theory.
45: Intelligence.
46: Intelligence Tests.
47: Language.
48: Learned Helplessness.
49: Learning.
Learning Disorders.