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  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Contemporary Issues in Treatment book cover

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Contemporary Issues in Treatment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wayne K. Goodman, Matthew V. Rudorfer, Jack D. Maser

    Obsessive-compulsive disorder is now recognized to be a serious and chronic illness affecting more than 2% of the population. While the last decade of the twentieth century witnessed many advances on both the pharmacological and the behavioral fronts, fewer than 50% of cases benefitted…

    Paperback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Operant Conditioning: An Experimental Analysis of Behaviour book cover

    Operant Conditioning

    An Experimental Analysis of Behaviour, 1st Edition

    By Derek E. Blackman

    The approach to psychology advocated by the radical behaviourists was often misunderstood and frequently gave rise to controversy. Originally published in 1974, this book introduced current research in operant conditioning and explains the attempt to understand behaviour inherent in such…

    Paperback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Psychology of Grandparenthood: An International Perspective book cover

    The Psychology of Grandparenthood

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter K. Smith

    The majority of people will now spend about one-third of their lives as grandparents, yet developmental psychologists have largely ignored the nature of the grandparental role, and the influence which grandparents can have on grandchildren. Originally published in 1991, this book redresses the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Imagining the Future: Insights from Cognitive Psychology book cover

    Imagining the Future

    Insights from Cognitive Psychology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karl K. Szpunar, Gabriel A. Radvansky

    One particularly adaptive feature of human cognition is the ability to mentally preview specific events before they take place in reality. Familiar examples of this ability—often referred to as episodic future thinking—include what happens when an employee imagines when, where, and how they might…

    Paperback – 2019-01-19 
    Routledge

  • A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism: Reclaiming the Mindful Commons book cover

    A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism

    Reclaiming the Mindful Commons, 1st Edition

    By Peter Doran

    The power of capital is the power to target our attention, mould market-ready identities, and reduce the public realm to an endless series of choices. This has far-reaching implications for our psychological, physical and spiritual well-being, and ultimately for our global ecology. In this consumer…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Persons and their Minds: Towards an Integrative Theory of the Mediated Mind book cover

    Persons and their Minds

    Towards an Integrative Theory of the Mediated Mind, 1st Edition

    By Svend Brinkmann

    Today’s approaches to the study of the human mind are divided into seemingly opposed camps. On one side we find the neurosciences, with their more or less reductionist research programs, and on the other side we find the cultural and discursive approaches, with their frequent neglect of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-12 
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Families Bereaved by Alcohol or Drugs: Research on Experiences, Coping and Support book cover

    Families Bereaved by Alcohol or Drugs

    Research on Experiences, Coping and Support, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Valentine

    Individuals bereaved by the drug- or alcohol-related death of a family member represent a sizeable group worldwide. Families Bereaved by Alcohol or Drugs is the long-awaited result of an important and ambitious research project into the experiences commonly encountered by members of this…

    Paperback – 2019-01-12 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Dynamic Risk Factors: What role should they play in the explanation, assessment and rehabilitation of offenders? book cover

    Dynamic Risk Factors

    What role should they play in the explanation, assessment and rehabilitation of offenders?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Ward, Clare-Ann Fortune

    Dynamic risk factors are the children of risk prediction. They were identified to help practitioners assess risk of recidivism and to set treatment targets likely to reduce reoffending. This resulted in the development of intervention programs designed to modify the characteristics of individuals…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge

  • The Changing Family and Child Development book cover

    The Changing Family and Child Development

    1st Edition

    By Claudio Violato, Elizabeth Oddone-Paolucci

    This title was first published in 2000:  This book is based on selected papers from a major international congress of the same name that was held at the University of Calgary in July 1997. The contributors come from Canada, England, Italy, United States, Hong Kong and New Zealand where they…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Revival: Promotion of Mental Health (2001): Volume 7, 2000 book cover

    Revival: Promotion of Mental Health (2001)

    Volume 7, 2000, 1st Edition

    By Michael C. Murray, Colin A. Reed

    This title was first published in 2001. Addressing a range of key theoretical and practical issues, this volume is the latest in an important series proceeding from the Annual Conference on the Promotion of Mental Health. It will be essential reading for policy makers, researchers and practitioners…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and the Origins of Meaning (2001): Pre-Reflective Intentionality in the Psychoanalytic View of the Mind book cover

    Revival: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and the Origins of Meaning (2001)

    Pre-Reflective Intentionality in the Psychoanalytic View of the Mind, 1st Edition

    By David Snelling

    This title was first published in 2001. Drawing on recent work in the philosophy of psychoanalysis, and on considerations of the nature of psychoanalytic theory itself, this book reveals new possibilities which psychoanalysis offers for an understanding of the mind - more broadly, the subject of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: The Economics of Mental Health Care (2001): Industry, Government and Community Issues book cover

    Revival: The Economics of Mental Health Care (2001)

    Industry, Government and Community Issues, 1st Edition

    By Ruth F.G Williams, D.P. Doessel

    This title was first published in 2001. This original study of mental health care presents a conceptual approach to the nature of the industry’s multiple outputs. It pays special attention to the economic role of government, and also uses conventional economic theory to analyze the fact that the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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