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Published: 22 January 2015

896 Pages


ISBN: 9780199657681

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A Dictionary of Psychology

Fourth Edition

Andrew M. Colman

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Over 11,000 definitions of a wide range of terms and concepts in psychology, psychiatry, and psychoanalysis
  • A winner of the American Libraries Association 'Outstanding Reference Source' award
  • Covers cognition, sensation and perception, emotion and motivation, learning and skills, language, mental disorder, and research methods
  • Over 800 abbreviations listed in a separate appendix for easy reference
  • Comprehensive list of phobias and phobic stimuli
  • Word origins and derivations supplied
  • Over 100 illustrations

New to this Edition:

  • Many of the revisions to this edition reflect the new definitions of mental disorders in the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
  • Over 200 new and 750 revised entries, from Bateman's principles and epigenetics to nominative determinism and the Taylor aggression paradigm
  • The existing appendices have been revised and updated, and more than 10 new illustrations have been added

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