E-books: Behavioral Sciences

  • Aging in Place book cover

    Aging in Place

    1st Edition

    Edited by James J Callahan Jr

    "Aging in place" is among the newer terms to be included along with "senior citizen," "golden agers," and others in the lexicon of gerontology. Since aging is a lifelong process and each of us occupies three-dimensional space, we are, of course, always aging in place, but two factors have caused…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Generations and Aging

  • The Final Transition book cover

    The Final Transition

    1st Edition

    By Richard A. Kalish

    This text is not just another reader on death, but rather a carefully developed book, created specifically for those persons whose major interests are either death education, death counseling, or, of course, both. The audience which this book addresses include: persons who have had either…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Death and Dying

  • Exploding Steamboats, Senate Debates, and Technical Reports: The Convergence of Technology, Politics, and Rhetoric in the Steamboat Bill of 1838 book cover

    Exploding Steamboats, Senate Debates, and Technical Reports

    The Convergence of Technology, Politics, and Rhetoric in the Steamboat Bill of 1838, 1st Edition

    By R. John Brockmann

    By 1838, over two thousand Americans had been killed and many hundreds injured by exploding steam engines on steamboats. After calls for a solution in two State of the Union addresses, a Senate Select Committee met to consider an investigative report from the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, the…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Eternity and Me: The Everlasting Things in Life and Death book cover

    Eternity and Me

    The Everlasting Things in Life and Death, 1st Edition

    By Allan Kellehear

    The 40 short reflections in this book address the ways in which we face the prospect of death and loss. The first 20 reflections are designed to be read by (or to) anyone living with a life-threatening illness; the other 20 are reflections on living with grief, especially bereavement. Each…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Evolutionary and Neurocognitive Approaches to Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts book cover

    Evolutionary and Neurocognitive Approaches to Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts

    1st Edition

    By Colin Martindale, Paul Locher, Vladimir M Petrov, Arnold Berleant

    In this book, well-known scholars describe new and exciting approaches to aesthetics, creativity and psychology of the arts, approaching these topics from a point of view that is biological or related to biology and answering new questions with new methods and theories. All known societies produce…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Foundations and Frontiers in Aesthetics Series

  • Transitions Between Consciousness and Unconsciousness book cover

    Transitions Between Consciousness and Unconsciousness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guido Hesselmann

    The empirical study of consciousness is in constant progress. New ideas and approaches arise, methods are being debated and refined, and experimental research over the last two decades has produced a rich body of data, acquired in the aim to better understand consciousness and its neural…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Consciousness Research

  • Self-Deception book cover

    Self-Deception

    1st Edition

    By Eric Funkhouser

    Self-deception poses longstanding and fascinating paradoxes. Philosophers have questioned whether, and how, self-deception is even possible; evolutionary theorists have debated whether it is adaptive. For Sigmund Freud self-deception was a fundamental key to understanding the unconscious, and from…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Taming the Negative Introject: Empowering Patients to Take Control of Their Mental Health book cover

    Taming the Negative Introject

    Empowering Patients to Take Control of Their Mental Health, 1st Edition

    By Carol Berman

    In this book, Dr. Carol W. Berman describes how to help patients control the self-sabotaging element of their unconscious minds, often called the punitive superego, the negative introject, or the hurt child. The negative introject can provoke horrendous acts against the self, ranging from suicide…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge

  • Guide to Re-building Trust with Traumatised Children: Emotional Wellbeing in School and at Home book cover

    Guide to Re-building Trust with Traumatised Children

    Emotional Wellbeing in School and at Home, 1st Edition

    By Hollie Rankin

    At times children are unable or unwilling to access or engage with emotional and mental health support services. Often members of a child’s support network are therefore required to provide this emotional guidance and support to them. This resource book is intended to be used as a guide by families…

    eBook – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • Menstruation, Health And Illness book cover

    Menstruation, Health And Illness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diana L. Taylor, Nancy F. Woods

    The seventh conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research, held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in June 1987, continued the work of previous meetings to provide a forum for research and knowledge about menstrual cycle phenomena. Founded in 1978, The Society for Menstrual Cycle…

    eBook – 2019-05-30
    Taylor & Francis
    A Health Care for Women International Publication

  • Reproductive Losses: Challenges to LGBTQ Family-Making book cover

    Reproductive Losses

    Challenges to LGBTQ Family-Making, 1st Edition

    By Christa Craven

    Although there are far more opportunities for LGBTQ people to become parents than there were before the 1990s, attention to the reproductive challenges LGBTQ families face has not kept pace. Reproductive Losses considers LGBTQ people’s experiences with miscarriage, stillbirth, failed adoptions,…

    eBook – 2019-05-30
    Routledge
    Gender and Sexualities in Psychology

  • Vocational Interests in the Workplace: Rethinking Behavior at Work book cover

    Vocational Interests in the Workplace

    Rethinking Behavior at Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher D. Nye, James Rounds

    Vocational Interests in the Workplace is an essential new work, tying together past literature with contemporary research to present the most comprehensive coverage on vocational interests to date. With increasing recognition of the importance of vocational interests and their relevance to the…

    eBook – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

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