Los Angeles / Orange County Libraries
13Apr/110

New Books in PsycBooks

Six new books were added to the PsycBooks database in March.  In addition to these newly published books, PsycBooks added 20 classic texts in psychology from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  A complete list of the added books is available by clicking here.

 These are the recently published APA books added to PsycBooks:

 Constructing Undergraduate Psychology Curricula:  Promoting Authentic Learning and Assessment in the Teaching of Psychology,  Edited by Joseph A. Mayo

 Ethical Dilemmas in Fertility Counseling  By Judith E. Horowitz, PhD; Joann Paley Galst, PhD; and Nanette Elster, JD, MPH

 The authors provide a step-by-step method for resolving ethical problems arising in fertility counseling.

Interpersonal processes in the anxiety disorders: Implications for understanding psychopathology and treatement.  Edited by J. Gayle Beck

Traditional theories on the anxiety disorders have focused on intrapersonal factors, such as cognitive, affective, behavioral, physiological, and genetic processes. Yet, those who treat and conduct research with anxious individuals know that interpersonal processes interact with anxiety symptoms.  This book tries to bridge the gap between research and clinical work.

 Police Interrogations and False Confessions: Current Research, Practice, and Policy Recommendations, edited by G. Daniel Lassiter, PhD and Christian A. Meissner, PhD

This book contains work in the fields of social psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, criminology, clinical-forensic psychology, and law to examine the problem of false confessions from the aspect of interrogation tactics, Supreme Court decisions regarding Miranda warnings and custodial interrogations, and new research on juvenile confessions and deception in interrogative interviews.

Relapse prevention for depression Edited by Richards, C. Steven and Michael G. Perri

 At least 60% of individuals who have had one depressive episode will have another, 70% of individuals who have had two depressive episodes will have a third, and 90% of individuals with three episodes will have a fourth episode.  This book summarizes recent progress in research, theory and the practice of relapse prevention.

 Talking about sexual assault: Society's response to survivors   by Sarah E. Ullman

 “This book provides a comprehensive look at women's rape disclosure, addressing such issues as why, how often, and to whom women disclose their sexual assault; how people respond to disclosures; what factors influence how they respond to disclosures; and how these responses affect survivors.”

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