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  1. Becoming A Stepfamily

    Patterns of Development in Remarried Families

    By Patricia L. Papernow

    What determines whether stepfamilies remain together? What helps stepfamilies overcomes the difficulties of remarriage and become mutually supportive family units? How can mental health professionals better support this development? This book brings both clarity and depth to the unique and complex...

    Published January 1st 1993 by Gestalt Press

  2. Feelings: The 3 Rs

    Receiving, Reflecting, Responding

    By Judith A. Tindall, Shirley Salmon-White

    Published January 1st 1993 by Routledge

  3. Social Withdrawal, inhibition, and Shyness in Childhood

    Edited by Kenneth H. Rubin, Jens B. Asendorpf, Jens Asendorpfz

    Psychologists of varying theoretical persuasions have long held that social experiences are critical to normal developmental trajectories and that the lack of such experiences is worthy of compensatory attention. Surprisingly, however, little empirical attention has been directed to the study of...

    Published January 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  4. Rules for Reasoning

    Edited by Richard E. Nisbett, Richard E. Nisbett, Richard E. Nisbett

    This book examines two questions: Do people make use of abstract rules such as logical and statistical rules when making inferences in everyday life? Can such abstract rules be changed by training? Contrary to the spirit of reductionist theories from behaviorism to connectionism, there is ample...

    Published January 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  5. Interpersonal Communication

    Evolving Interpersonal Relationships

    Edited by Pamela J. Kalbfleisch

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Interpersonal relationships are the core of our societal system and have been since before the dawn of civilization. In today's world, friends, lovers, companions, and confidants make valuable contributions to our everyday lives. These are the relationships whose members are not automatically...

    Published January 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  6. Child Psychopathology

    Diagnostic Criteria and Clinical Assessment

    Edited by Stephen R. Hooper, George W. Hynd, Richard E. Mattison

    These two companion volumes provide a comprehensive review and critical evaluation of the major DSM-III and DSM-III-R child disorders. Their major goal is to provide diagnostic and assessment guidelines that are based on scientific literature in specific clinical domains. Each chapter contains a...

    Published January 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  7. Folk Psychology and the Philosophy of Mind

    Edited by Scott M. Christensen, Dale R. Turner

    Within the past ten years, the discussion of the nature of folk psychology and its role in explaining behavior and thought has become central to the philosophy of mind. However, no comprehensive account of the contemporary debate or collection of the works that make up this debate has yet been...

    Published January 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  8. Psychology and Music

    The Understanding of Melody and Rhythm

    Edited by W. Jay Dowling, Thomas J. Tighe

    This book deals with the complex cognitive processes involved in understanding two "horizontal" aspects of music perception, melody and rhythm, both separately and together. Focusing on the tonal framework for pitch material in melodies, the first section provides evidence that mere exposure to...

    Published January 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  9. Children's Social Competence in Context

    The Contributions of Family, School and Culture

    By Barry H. Schneider

    Series: International Series in Social Psychology

    Barry Schneider explains the dynamics by which home, school, and culture may come to influence the emergence of the child's social competence. The theoretical foundations and scope of relevant research are depicted and criticized in a constructive way....

    Published December 19th 1992 by Garland Science

  10. Sense and Nonsense of Statistical Inference

    Controversy: Misuse, and Subtlety

    By Charmont Wang

    Series: Popular Statistics

    This volume focuses on the abuse of statistical inference in scientific and statistical literature, as well as in a variety of other sources, presenting examples of misused statistics to show that many scientists and statisticians are unaware of, or unwilling to challenge the chaotic state of...

    Published December 16th 1992 by CRC Press