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Applied psychology

Author: Graham Davey
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Series: BPS textbooks in psychology.
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"Applied Psychology is designed to introduce the student to the six main areas of applied psychology (Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Educational Psychology, Occupational Psychology, Forensic Psychology and Sports & Exercise Psychology) as well as the core psychological knowledge that underpins these applied and professional areas. Each section is divided into five chapters. The first and second of these  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Davey
ISBN: 9781444331219 1444331213
OCLC Number: 668195829
Description: xxvi, 666 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Graham Davey --
Clinical psychology and mental health problems / Graham Davey --
Common mental health problems and their treatment / Graham Davey --
The causes of mental health problems : schizophrenia and autistic spectrum disorder / Graham Davey --
The causes of mental health problems : anxiety and mood disorders / Graham Davey --
Clinical psychology : training and development / Fergal Jones --
What is health psychology? / Charles Abraham [and others] --
A biopsychosocial approach to health psychology / Daryl O'Connor [and others] --
Stress, coping and health / Fiona James [and others] --
Social psychology and health / Mark Connor [and others] --
Training and working as a health psychologist / Charles Abraham [and others] --
Introduction to forensic psychology : working with organisations and offenders / Carol Ireland --
Working with child and adult victims / Michelle Davies --
Eyewitnesses and the use and application of cognitive theory / Charlie Frowd --
Violence assessment and intervention / Jane L. Ireland --
Training in forensic psychology and professional issues / Neil Gredecki & Polly Turner --
Educational psychology : history and overview / Robin Banerjee, Andy Tolmie & Jim Boyle --
Educational psychology : problems and interventions / Robin Banerjee, Andy Tolmie & Jim Boyle --
Educational psychology : research on cognitive and biological factors / Andy Tolmie --
Educational psychology : research on developmental and social factors / Robin Banerjee --
Educational psychology : professional issues / Jim Boyle --
Occupational psychology in practice : the individual / Almuth McDowall, Adrian Banks & Lynne Millward --
Occupational psychology in practice : the organisation / Almuth McDowall, Lynne Millward & Adrian Banks --
Cognition in the workplace / Adrian Banks, Almuth McDowall & Lynne Millward --
Social and development psychology in work and organisations / Lynne Millward, Almuth McDowall & Adrian Banks --
Professional issues in occupational psychology / Almuth McDowall, Lynne Millward & Adrian Banks --
The nature of sport and exercise psychology / Andy Lane & Tracey Devonport --
Psychological skills interventions in sport and exercise psychology / Tracey Devonport & Andy Lane --
Sport and exercise psychology : understanding cognitive and biological factors / Andy Lane & Tracey Devonport --
Sport and exercise psychology : understanding social, developmental and personality factors / Tracey Devonport & Andy Lane --
Sport and exercise psychology : professional structure and applied case study / Tracey Devonport & Andy Lane.
Series Title: BPS textbooks in psychology.
Responsibility: Graham Davey.
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