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  1. Criminal Behavior

    2nd Edition

    By Elaine Cassel, Douglas A. Bernstein

    Criminal Behavior explores crime as a developmental process from birth through early adulthood. It further examines the role that legal, political, and criminal justice systems play in the development of criminal behavior. Criminal Behavior: takes into account biological, genetic, developmental,...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Toward A Psychology of Persons

    Edited by William E. Smythe

    This closely integrated collection of essays constitutes a wide-ranging and comprehensive attempt to understand persons within psychology--a long-lost enterprise. The volume was inspired by the observation that contemporary psychology has become increasingly depersonalized in its conceptions and...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Men in Families

    When Do They Get involved? What Difference Does It Make?

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    Recently, the roles of fathers and husbands in families have been recognized as important issues. They appear in legislation aimed at deadbeat dads, social movements including the Million Man March and Promise Keepers, in the development of advocacy groups, and in think tanks. Therefore,...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Technical Foundations for Measuring Ego Development

    The Washington University Sentence Completion Test

    By Le Xuan Hy, Le Xuan Hy

    Edited by Jane Loevinger

    This book describes the evolution of the Washington University Sentence Completion Test (SCT), a major measure of ego development, from an intuitive rating scale to an empirically derived reliable and valid personality test. The authors recount the complete history of the SCT, which begins with the...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Temperament and Personality Development Across the Life Span

    Edited by Victoria J. Molfese, Dennis L. Molfese, Robert R. McCrae

    This is the third book in a series of Across the Life Span volumes that has come from the Biennial Life Span Development Conferences. The authors--well known in their fields--present theoretical and research issues important for the understanding of temperament in infancy and childhood, as well as...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Why We Evaluate

    Functions of Attitudes

    Edited by Gregory R. Maio, James M. Olson

    As the first book to examine the psychological motivations underlying people's attitudes, as well as why people form attitudes, this volume presents empirical research describing theoretical perspectives and practical applications. The editors assembled the leaders in the field to examine the...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Journeys in Social Psychology

    Looking Back to Inspire the Future

    Edited by Robert Levine, Aroldo Rodrigues, Lynnette Zelezny

    This volume consists of personal narrative accounts of the career journeys of some of the world's most eminent social psychologists. Each contributing psychologist is an esteemed scholar, an excellent writer, and has a story to tell. Together, the contributions cover a time...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Taylor & Francis

  10. Judgment and Decision Making

    Neo-brunswikian and Process-tracing Approaches

    Edited by Peter Juslin, Henry Montgomery

    Research on human judgment and decision making has been strongly guided by a normative/descriptive approach, according to which human decision making is compared to the normative models provided by decision theory, statistics, and the probability calculus. A common empirical finding has been that...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press