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Textbooks

  1. New Textbook: Moral Development: Theory and Applications

    Vozzola masterfully delves into controversial areas with finesse, examines unresolved disputes without hesitation and throughout it all maintains a friendly writing style. The book will engage students, broaden their imaginations, and guide them in practical application." – Darcia Narvaez, University of Notre Dame, USA

    To receive your complimentary exam copy for your upcoming course, please click here.

  2. Advanced Methods in Family Therapy Research

    "Advanced Methods in Family Therapy Research briefly comprehensively and succinctly charts the territory of research methods for assessing couple and family therapy. Richard Miller and Lee Johnson have assembled a superb set of authors who illuminate every aspect of research ranging from basic concepts, such as how to develop research ideas and conduct analyses, to more specialized topics such as cultural adaption research and specific technologies. This book should be an essential great resource for graduate courses in family research and a part of every family researcher’s library." -- Jay Lebow, Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Psychology, The Family Institute at Northwestern and Northwestern University To request a complimentary copy, please click here.

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New Titles

  1. Substance Abuse and the Family

    Just Published  Substance Abuse and the Family demonstrates what it means to view addiction through a systems lens by considering biology and genetics, family relationships, and larger systems. Throughout the text, Michael D. Reiter shows how to examine a person’s predilection to become addicted, his or her social environment around substance use, the functionality of his or her family, and various treatment options.

  2. Love matters. And we have the science to prove it.

    Should I put my baby in a nursery?
    Can we prevent anti-social behavior?
    Will my depression be passed on to my child?

    This new edition of Why Love Matters, by Sue Gerhardt, throws some fresh light on these perennially challenging questions by updating its popular and accessible account of how the brain develops in early life.  

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Professional

  1. Interview with John Coleman: Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me?

    Watch the latest Routledge Books video on YouTube or listen to the interview with John Coleman, a trained psychologist and renowned youth advocate, and hear him discuss his new book, Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?

    "Dr Coleman’s down-to-earth and highly accessible book is full of common sense and draws directly on a wide range of extremely helpful anecdotes from teenagers and parents with a variety of familiar experiences. Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me? will be a valuable aid to any adult who simply wants to do a good job with their teenage daughter or son" - Peter Norman, Headteacher, Waddesdon Church of England School, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire



     

  2. Substance Abuse and the Family

    Just Published  Substance Abuse and the Family demonstrates what it means to view addiction through a systems lens by considering biology and genetics, family relationships, and larger systems. Throughout the text, Michael D. Reiter shows how to examine a person’s predilection to become addicted, his or her social environment around substance use, the functionality of his or her family, and various treatment options.

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Research & Reference

  1. Psychology Revivals - browse the catalog

    Psychology Revivals are re-issues of academic works which have long been unavailable, in a wide and eclectic range of topics from across the behavioral sciences. Psychology Revivals are drawn from a distinguished catalog of imprints and authors, restoring to print books by some of the most influential scholars of the last 120 years. Psychology Revivals give you the opportunity to engage with primary sources, and to get a first-hand view of what was happening in psychology at certain seminal moments in the last century. Check out the catalog.

  2. The Psychology and Mental Health Research and Reference catalog

    Build your psychology library collection with the Psychology and Mental Health Research and Reference online catalog, featuring new and recent handbooks, monographs, special issues as books, multi-volume sets including Library Editions and Major Works, and Revivals.

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General Interest

  1. New in Paperback—Browse the Catalog

    Routledge Psychology and Mental Health is pleased to offer new, affordable paperback versions of key classic texts.
     

  2. Interview with John Coleman: Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me?

    Watch the latest Routledge Books video on YouTube or listen to the interview with John Coleman, a trained psychologist and renowned youth advocate, and hear him discuss his new book, Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?

    "Dr Coleman’s down-to-earth and highly accessible book is full of common sense and draws directly on a wide range of extremely helpful anecdotes from teenagers and parents with a variety of familiar experiences. Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me? will be a valuable aid to any adult who simply wants to do a good job with their teenage daughter or son" - Peter Norman, Headteacher, Waddesdon Church of England School, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire



     

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News

  1. Do you use Facebook or Twitter?

    Tell us what you want to see from our social media feeds and to thank you for helping us improve, you'll be entered to win $150/£100 worth of books.

  2. #ASKDRTAN: Psychology Professor Answers the Questions You Submitted Via Social Media

    #ASKDRTAN week drew questions from students, professors, researchers. Siu-Lan Tan, Ph.D., first author of leading text Psychology of Music: From Sound to Significance, answers all your questions.

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Course Guides

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