E-books: Behavioral Sciences

  • Handbook of Thanatology: The Essential Body of Knowledge for the Study of Death, Dying, and Bereavement book cover

    Handbook of Thanatology

    The Essential Body of Knowledge for the Study of Death, Dying, and Bereavement, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David K. Meagher, David E. Balk

    If ever there was an area requiring that the research-practice gap be bridged, surely it occurs where thanatologists engage with people dealing with human mortality and loss.  The field of thanatology—the study of death and dying—is a complex, multidisciplinary area that encompases…

    eBook – 2013-07-18
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Personality at Work book cover

    Handbook of Personality at Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Christiansen, Robert Tett

    Personality has emerged as a key factor when trying to understand why people think, feel, and behave the way they do at work. Recent research has  linked personality to important aspects of work such as job performance, employee attitudes, leadership, teamwork, stress, and turnover. This…

    eBook – 2013-07-18
    Routledge
    Applied Psychology Series

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Children, Adolescents and Media book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Children, Adolescents and Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dafna Lemish

    The roles that media play in the lives of children and adolescents, as well as their potential implications for their cognitive, emotional, social and behavioral development, have attracted growing research attention in a variety of disciplines. The Routledge International Handbook of Children,…

    eBook – 2013-07-18
    Routledge

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions in Educational Settings: A Handbook for Practice book cover

    Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions in Educational Settings

    A Handbook for Practice, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rosemary B. Mennuti, Ray W. Christner, Arthur Freeman

    Schools and school staff play a critical role in the cognitive, behavioral, emotional, social, and interpersonal development of children and adolescents. This second edition of Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions in Educational Settings teaches readers to think strategically about the individual and…

    eBook – 2013-06-19
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Undergraduate Second Language Education book cover

    Handbook of Undergraduate Second Language Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Judith W. Rosenthal

    This volume offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date description of the wide array of second language programs currently available to undergraduate students in the United States and abroad. It brings together, for the first time, detailed descriptions of programs in foreign language, English as a…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Approach and Avoidance Motivation book cover

    Handbook of Approach and Avoidance Motivation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew J. Elliot

    Of the many conceptual distinctions present in psychology today, the approach-avoidance distinction stands out as one of, if not the, most fundamental and basic. The distinction between approach and avoidance motivation has a venerable history, not only within but beyond scientific psychology, and…

    eBook – 2013-05-13
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of the Uncertain Self book cover

    Handbook of the Uncertain Self

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert M. Arkin, Kathryn C. Oleson, Patrick J. Carroll

    This Handbook explores the cognitive, motivational, interpersonal, clinical, and applied aspects of personal uncertainty. It showcases both the diversity and the unity that defines contemporary perspectives on uncertainty in self within social and personality psychology. The contributions to the…

    eBook – 2013-05-13
    Psychology Press

  • Family Therapy and Mental Health: Innovations in Theory and Practice book cover

    Family Therapy and Mental Health

    Innovations in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm M Macfarlane

    Use these interventions and treatments to help people with mental health problems and their families!Family Therapy and Mental Health: Innovations in Theory and Practice explores the application of family therapy approaches to the treatment of a variety of mental health problems. A variety of…

    eBook – 2013-05-13
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy in an International Context book cover

    Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy in an International Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Moodley, Uwe P. Gielen, Rosa Wu

    Many factors in the world today, such as globalization and a rise in immigration, are increasing the need for mental health practitioners to acquire the ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures. This text will be the most comprehensive volume to address this need to date,…

    eBook – 2013-05-07
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Vowels and Vowel Disorders book cover

    Handbook of Vowels and Vowel Disorders

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin J. Ball, Fiona E. Gibbon

    In the general study of speech and phonetics, vowels have stood in second place to consonants. But what vowels are, how they differ from one another, how they vary among speakers, and how they are subject to disorder, are questions that require a closer examination. This Handbook presents a…

    eBook – 2013-05-07
    Psychology Press
    Language and Speech Disorders

  • Handbook of Father Involvement: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Second Edition book cover

    Handbook of Father Involvement

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Natasha J. Cabrera, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    This second edition reviews the new research findings and theoretical advances on fathers, families, child development, programs, and policies that have occurred in the past decade. Contributors from a range of disciplines and countries showcase contemporary findings within a new common chapter…

    eBook – 2013-05-07
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Self-Regulatory Processes in Development: New Directions and International Perspectives book cover

    Handbook of Self-Regulatory Processes in Development

    New Directions and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Caplovitz Barrett, Nathan A. Fox, George A. Morgan, Deborah J. Fidler, Lisa A. Daunhauer

    The development of self- and emotional regulatory processes helps children to regulate their behavior based on their cultural context and to develop positive social relationships. This handbook brings together heretofore disparate literatures on self- and emotional regulation, brain and…

    eBook – 2013-05-02
    Psychology Press

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