Psychology and Mental Health Research and Reference Titles

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Social Psychology and Individual Differences

  1. Ability (Psychology Revivals)

    A Psychological Study

    By Victoria Hazlitt

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1926, the first part of this book attempted to formulate a theory of ability in the light of recent experimental results of the time. It discusses the nature of intelligence and the problem of special abilities, and includes a study of some typical forms of genius. The...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Cooperation (Psychology Revivals)

    The basis of sociability

    By Michael Argyle

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Is human nature cooperative? Man is often said to be a social animal – but what does that mean? Michael Argyle believed that one of the most important components – our capacity to cooperate – had been overlooked and indeed that the whole notion of cooperation had not been properly understood. In...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Crime and Personality (Psychology Revivals)

    By H.J. Eysenck

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    When Crime and Personality was first published in 1964, J.A.C. Brown, writing in the New Statesman, commented: ‘There can be no doubt of the importance of Professor Eysenck’s book on the nature and treatment of criminal behaviour.’ This third edition, originally published in 1977, had been...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Experiments in Personality: Volume 1 (Psychology Revivals)

    Psychogenetics and psychopharmacology

    Edited by H.J. Eysenck

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1960, the two volumes of Experiments in Personality report a number of experiments in psychogenetics, psychopharmacology, psychodiagnostics, psychometrics and psychodynamics, all of which formed part of the programme of research which had been...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Experiments in Personality: Volume 2 (Psychology Revivals)

    Psychodiagnostics and psychodynamics

    Edited by H.J. Eysenck

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1960, the two volumes of Experiments in Personality report a number of experiments in psychogenetics, psychopharmacology, psychodiagnostics, psychometrics and psychodynamics, all of which formed part of the programme of research which had been developing from...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Historical Social Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Kenneth Gergen, Mary Gergen

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The vast majority of research in social psychology focuses on momentary events: an attitude is changed, dissonance is reduced, a cognition is primed, and so on. Little attention is a paid to the unfolding of events over time, to social life as an ongoing process in which events are related in...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Personality Assessment (Psychology Revivals)

    A critical survey

    By Philip E. Vernon

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1964, the aim of this book was to analyse the psychological processes involved in understanding personality, and to consider how the psychologist could help in making more accurate assessments. Professor Vernon discusses in detail the scientific status of psychoanalytic and...

    Published July 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Personality Structure and Measurement (Psychology Revivals)

    By Hans J. Eysenck, Sybil B.G. Eysenck

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1969, this book deals extensively with the description and measurement of personality. Beginning with a statement of the principles of typological research in psychology, set against the background of general taxonomic principles in biology, the study discusses in detail...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Personality Tests and Assessments (Psychology Revivals)

    By Philip E. Vernon

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1953 this book provided the first comprehensive account of methods of personality assessment by a British author. It starts with a short survey of personality theory, pointing out the difficulties in any method of testing or assessment. Next it describes the weaknesses of...

    Published July 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Psychology and Social Problems (Psychology Revivals)

    By Michael Argyle

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in 1964, Psychology and Social Problems looks at a changing society and research into problems of the time. Many of the themes in the book, such as delinquency, mental health and racial conflict, are still familiar and current topics of discussion today. Social scientists had...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  11. Social Skills and Health (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Argyle

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The efficiency of an organization and the well-being of those working within it are often dependent to a large extent on the social skills deployed by certain key personnel. The analysis of these skills and the training of people in their use had reached a stage of considerable sophistication....

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  12. The Anatomy of Adolescence (Psychology Revivals)

    Young people's social attitudes in Britain

    By Adrian Furnham, Barrie Gunter

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1989, this is a unique reference source to the social attitudes of British adolescents of the time. The authors, both experienced researchers, draw on a sample of over 2,000 adolescents from all over the British Isles, including Northern Ireland and the north of Scotland as...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  13. The Psychology of Conservatism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Glenn Wilson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1973, The Psychology of Conservatism explores attitudes, their measurement, their structure and dynamics, and the personality traits apparently underlying attitude patterns. It examines the link between differing attitudes and discusses characteristic patterns and syndromes. The...

    Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge

  14. The Scientific Study of Social Behaviour (Psychology Revivals)

    By Michael Argyle

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1957, this book presented an up-to-date account of psychological research into human social behaviour of the time. There are chapters on interaction between pairs of people, behaviour in small social groups, and human relations in industry. The author avoided the...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  15. The Social Psychology of Religion (Psychology Revivals)

    By Michael Argyle, Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1975, this book is a completely rewritten, revised version of Michael Argyle’s standard work, Religious Behaviour, first published in 1958. A great deal of new research had appeared since that date, which threw new light on the nature and origins of religious behaviour,...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  16. The Social Psychology of Social Movements (Psychology Revivals)

    By Hans Toch

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The social movements that Professor Toch examines in this book, originally published in 1966, range from the Black Muslims to food faddists, and the founders of these movements range from Hitler to Joan of Arc. Why do people join social movements? How do such movements serve the needs of their...

    Published July 4th 2013 by Routledge

  17. The Structure of Human Personality (Psychology Revivals)

    By H.J. Eysenck

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1953, this third edition was first published in 1970. It was one of the early attempts at bringing together theories of personality organisation and finding empirical evidence to test their hypotheses. This third edition includes additional chapters and updated references to...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge