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  1. Standards and Expectancies

    Contrast and Assimilation in Judgments of Self and Others

    By Monica Biernat

    Series: Essays in Social Psychology

    This book examines how standards and expectancies affect judgments of others and the self. Standards are points of comparison, expectancies are beliefs about the future, and both serve as frames of reference against which current events and people (including the self) are experienced. The central...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Self

    Edited by Constantine Sedikides, Steven J. Spencer

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume provides a cutting-edge exposition to research on the self. Sixteen authoritative overviews highlight the role of the self around four themes. The first theme is Brain and Cognition, which includes a social neuroscience perspective on the self, implicit self-cognition, the structure of...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Personality Development

    Theoretical, Empirical, and Clinical Investigations of Loevinger's Conception of Ego Development

    Edited by P. Michiel Westenberg, Augusto Blasi, Lawrence D. Cohn

    Jane Loevinger's innovative research methodology, psychometric rigor, and theoretical scope have attracted the attention of numerous scholars and researchers. Empirical investigations employing Loevinger's Washington University Sentence Completion Test of ego development (WUSCT) have appeared with...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Neuropsychology and Substance Use

    State-of-the-Art and Future Directions

    Edited by Ari Kalechstein, Wilfred G. van Gorp

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Substance use continues to be a major public health problem, and the ramifications of this are manifold. For instance, at present, on a yearly basis, the total economic cost of substance misuse is literally hundreds of billions of dollars. These costs are related to a number of factors, including,...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Lesbian Identity and Contemporary Psychotherapy

    A Framework for Clinical Practice

    By Eda Goldstein, Lois Horowitz

    Recent contributions to the psychoanalytic and psychotherapeutic literature have moved beyond traditional views of lesbianism, but they have tended to address lesbian identity from one theoretical vantage point or another. Rarely have new ideas been linked to the process issues that arise in actual...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 26

    Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

    Edited by Lois T. Flaherty

    Volume 26 of The Annals begins with essays that address the challenge of maintaining human connections in a biological century; Philip Katz focuses on the human encounter between therapist and patient whereas Vivian Rakoff emphasizes the continuing identity of the healer throughout history. ...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 25

    Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

    Edited by Aaron H. Esman

    Volume 25 of The Annals is a timely reprise on developmental, psychotherapeutic, and forensic issues that enter into the evaluation and treatment of adolescents. It traverses different explanatory perspectives, offers integrative expositions of several treatment modalities, and wrestles with the...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes

    A Lifespan Perspective

    Edited by Vicki Anderson, Rani Jacobs, Peter J. Anderson

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    This volume has as its primary aim the examination of issues concerning executive function and frontal lobe development. While many texts have addressed these issues, this is the first to do so within a specifically developmental framework. This area of cognitive function has received increasing...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Social Psychology and the Unconscious

    The Automaticity of Higher Mental Processes

    Edited by John A. Bargh

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    Evidence is mounting that we are not as in control of our judgments and behavior as we think we are. Unconscious or ‘automatic’ forms of psychological and behavioral processes are those of which we tend to be unaware, that occur without our intention or consent, yet influence us on a daily basis in...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Situational Judgment Tests

    Theory, Measurement, and Application

    Edited by Jeff A. Weekley, Robert E. Ployhart

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    Situational Judgment Tests advances the science and practice of SJTs by promoting a theoretical framework, providing an understanding of best practices, and establishing a research agenda for years to come. Currently, there is no other source that provides such a comprehensive treatment of...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press