Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0080547745
  • ISBN-13: 9780080547749
  • DDC: 158
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2688 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Overview

Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology encompasses applications of psychological knowledge and procedures in all areas of psychology. This compendium is a major source of information for professional practitioners, researchers in psychology and anyone interested in applied psychology. The topics include, but are not limited to, aging (geropsychology), assessment, clinical, cognitive, community, counseling, educational, environmental, family, industrial/organizational, health, school, sports and transportation psychology.

The entries provide a clear definition of topic, a brief review of theoretical basis relevant to the topic, and emphasize major areas of application.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
About the Editor.
Editorial Board.
Contributors.
Preface.
Guide to the Encyclopedia.
1: Academic Failure, Prevention of.
2: Academic Interventions.
3: Accidents in Transportation.
4: Acculturation.
5: Achievement Motivation in Academics.
6: Achievement Tests.
7: Advertising and Culture.
8: Advertising Psychology.
9: Affirmative Action.
10: Age-Related Issues Among Minority Populations.
11: Aggression and Culture.
12: Aging and Competency.
13: Aging and Culture.
14: Aging, Cognition, and Medication Adherence.
15: Agreeableness.
16: Alcohol Dependence.
17: Amnesia.
18: Anxiety and Optimal Athletic Performance.
19: Anxiety Disorders in Late Life.
20: Arousal in Sport.
21: Assessment and Evaluation, Overview.
22: Assessment in Sport Psychology.
23: Attachment.
24: Attention.
25: Attention and Concentration Training in Sport.
26: Attention Deficit Disorders: School-Based Interventions.
27: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD).
28: Attitude Measurement.
29: Attitudes.
30: Authoritarianism.
31: Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.
32: Aviation.
33: Behavioral Assessment in Schools.
34: Behavioral Medicine Issues in Late Life–Pain, Sleep, etc..
35: Behavioral Observation in Schools.
36: Boredom.
37: Bullying and Abuse on School Campuses.
38: Career Counseling.
39: Cheating in Academics.
40: Cheating in Sport.
41: Child Custody.
42: Child Development and Culture.
43: Child Testimony.
44: Classical Conditioning.
45: Clinical Assessment.
46: Cognition and Culture.
47: Cognitive Aging.
48: Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions for Persons with Dementia.
49: Cognitive Skills: Training, Maintenance, and Daily Usage.
50: Cognitivism.
51: Collective Action.
52: Color Blindness.
53: Community Psychology.
54: Compensation.
55: Competence at Work.
56: Competition in Sport.
57: Conflict within Organizations.
58: Conformity Across Cultures.
59: Connectionism.
60: Conscientiousness.
61: Conservation Behavior.
62: Consultation Processes in Schools.
63: Consumer Psychology.
64: Contracts.
65: Cooperation at Work.
66: Coping.
67: Counseling and Culture.
68: Counseling Interview.
69: Cross-Cultural Psychology, Overview.
70: Cultural Complexity.
71: Cultural Psychology.
72: Cultural Syndromes.
73: Cyberpsychology.
74: Decision Making.
75: Decision Making in Sport.
76: Dementia in Older Adults.
77: Depression in Late Life.
78: Developmental Counseling.
79: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
80: Diverse Cultures, Dealing with Children and Families from.
81: Downsizing and Outplacement.
82: Driving, Risky.
83: Driving Safety.
84: Drug Abuse.
85: Drug Dependence.
86: Eating, Psychology of.
87: Economic Behavior.
88: Educational Achievement and Culture.
89: Educational and Child Assessment.
90: Effective Classroom Instruction.
91: Elder Abuse.
92: Elder Caregiving.
93: Emotion.
94: Emotional and Behavioral Problems, Students with.
95: Emotion and Culture.
96: Emotion in Sport: An Individualized Approach.
97: Employment Discrimination.
98: Employment Interviewing.
99: End of Life Issues.
100: Engineering Psychology.
101: Environmental Assessment.
102: Environmental Design and Planning, Public Participation in.
103: Environmental Psychology, Overview.
104: Environmental Stress.
105: Environmental Versus Individual Risk Taking: Perception, Decision, Behavior.
106: Ethics and Social Responsibility.
107: Exceptional Students.
108: Executive Development and Coaching.
109: Extreme Environments and Mental Function.
110: Extroversion-Introversion.
111: Eyewitness Identification.
112: Eyewitness Testimony.