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  1. Adolescents' Health

    A Developmental Perspective

    By Inge Seiffge-Krenke

    This book is devoted to identifying the precursors of adolescents' health problems and risk taking behaviors and the developmental processes that accompany them. It presents data on lay conceptions of health and illness, physical maturity, causes of mortality and morbidity, and patterns of...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. The Autonomous Brain

    A Neural Theory of Attention and Learning

    By Peter M. Milner

    The behaviorist credo that animals are devices for translating sensory input into appropriate responses dies hard. The thesis of this pathbreaking book is that the brain is innately constructed to initiate behaviors likely to promote the survival of the species, and to sensitize sensory systems to...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Teenage Pregnancy

    The Interaction of Psyche and Culture

    By Anne L Dean

    Unwed teenage pregnancy is a national problem - and a puzzle for clinicians and social psychologists. For how are we to understand a pattern of behavior that is strongly motivated and yet likely to end in unfortunate outcomes? Moreover, why does the pattern of unwed teenage pregnancy repeat in...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 24

    Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

    Edited by Aaron H. Esman

    Launched in 1971, Adolescent Psychiatry promised "to explore adolescence as a process . . . to enter challenging and exciting areas that may have profound effects on our basic concepts." Further, they promised "a series that will provide a forum for the expression of ideas and problems that plague...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Mild Cognitive Impairment

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Holly A. Tuokko, David F. Hultsch

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) has been identified as an important clinical transition between normal aging and the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Since treatments for AD are most likely to be most effective early in the course of the disease, MCI has become a topic of great importance...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Understanding Behavior in the Context of Time

    Theory, Research, and Application

    Edited by Alan Strathman, Jeff Joireman

    Understanding Behavior in the Context of Time reviews the research on temporal orientation and brings together the disparate social behaviors influenced by time perspective. Organized into four sections, each chapter includes theory, research, applications, and directions for future research. Some...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. The Social Outcast

    Ostracism, Social Exclusion, Rejection, and Bullying

    Edited by Kipling D. Williams, Joseph P. Forgas, William Von Hippel

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    This book focuses on the ubiquitous and powerful effects of ostracism, social exclusion, rejection, and bullying. Human beings are an intrinsically gregarious species. Most of our evolutionary success is no doubt due to our highly developed ability to cooperate and interact with each other. It is...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Multivariate Applications in Substance Use Research

    New Methods for New Questions

    Edited by Jennifer S. Rose, Laurie Chassin, Clark C. Presson, Steven J. Sherman

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This edited volume introduces the latest advances in quantitative methods and illustrates ways to apply these methods to important questions in substance use research. The goal is to provide a forum for dialogue between methodologists developing innovative multivariate statistical methods and...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition

    A Case Study

    By Donna Lardiere

    The first book-length treatment of its type, Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition is a case study with a solid theoretical grounding that examines the language of an immigrant learner of English, and thereby presents a much needed understanding of the linguistic competence of second...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Current Trends in Analytical Psychology

    Proceedings of the first international congress for analytical psychology

    Edited by Gerhard Adler

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge