Bringing together leading authorities, this much-needed volume synthesizes current knowledge about the nature, impact, and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the crucial developmental period of adolescence. Contributors explore the distinct challenges facing teens with ADHD as they navigate intensifying academic demands; new risks in the areas of driving, substance use, and romantic relationships; and co-occurring mental health problems. Best practices in clinical a
This introduction to applied social psychology explores how theories, methods and interventions can be applied to manage real-world social problems. Each chapter features a glossary, review questions and suggestions for further reading, providing an essential resource for students of applied social psychology.
In 1935 Jung gave a now famous and controversial course of five lectures at the Tavistock Clinic in London. In them he presents, in lucid and compelling fashion, his theory of the mind and the methods he had used to arrive at his conclusions: dream analysis, word association and 'active imagination.' Immediately accessible to the general reader, the Tavistock lectures are a superb introduction to anyone coming to Jung's psychology for the first time and crucial for understanding analytical psyc
Abnormal psychology provides a good introduction to the study of psychological disorders from a South African perspective. The book refers to both International classification of Diseases (ICD-10) and Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) criteria to classify and define mental disorders.
This complete study and revision guide provides all the key information needed to get the best possible grade in the A2 exam. It contains helpful hints, tips and advice throughout on how to answer the exam questions effectively and efficiently. Exercises and step-by-step guidance are provided to develop practical research skills, and a focus o
Walking readers step by step through complex concepts, this book translates missing data techniques into something that applied researchers and graduate students can understand and utilize in their own research.
Presents critical reviews of major neuropsychological assessment tools. This book provides information concerning theoretical background, norms, reliability, validity, and utility of tests. It includes the chapters: "Psychometrics in Neuropsychological Assessment" and "Norms Selection in Neuropsychological Assessment".
The Atlas of Interpersonal Situations is a comprehensive analysis of the impact of situations on human behavior, written for a scholarly audience. Readers will be rewarded by heightened understanding of the variety of interpersonal situations that characterize everyday life, and of the underlying structures that can explain them.