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  • Emotional Lives of Animals and Childrenby William Crain

    Red Wheel Weiser 2014; US$ 9.99

    In 2008, Bill Crain, a professor of psychology at The City College of New York, and his wife Ellen, a pediatrician, opened Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary in Poughquag, New York. The sanctuary provides a permanent home to over 70 animals rescued from slaughter and abusive situations, including goats, sheep, chickens, turkeys, ducks, partridges, and a mini-horse.... more...

  • Oxford Handbook of Clinical Geropsychologyby Nancy A. Pachana; Ken Laidlaw

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 194.99

    Throughout the world, the population of older adults continues to grow. The rise in geriatric populations has seen an increase in research on clinical diagnostic, assessment, and treatment issues aimed at this population. Clinical geropsychologists have increased their interest both in providing mental health services as well as developing approaches... more...

  • Me, Myself, and Usby Brian R Little

    PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 26.99

    In the past few decades, personality psychology has made considerable progress in raising new questions about human nature—and providing some provocative answers. New scientific research has transformed old ideas about personality based on the theories of Freud, Jung, and the humanistic psychologies of the nineteen sixties, which gave rise to the... more...

  • Conflict and Cohesion in Familiesby Martha J. Cox; Jeanne Brooks-Gunn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Based on a summer institute of the Family Research Consortium, this book presents theory and research from leading scholars working on issues of risk and resilience in families. Focusing on the splits and bonds that shape children's development, this volume's primary goal is to stimulate theoretical and empirical advances in research on family processes.... more...

  • Parent-Baby Attachment in Premature Infants (Psychology Revivals)by John A. Davis; Martin Richards; N R C Roberton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Originally published in 1983, in the two decades prior to publication, specialised neonatal units for the treatment of sick or preterm babies had been set up in most major neonatal centres. In the early years these units did little to prevent separation of parents and babies and evidence accumulated of the ill effects of this situation. In addition,... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Identity Developmentby Kate C. McLean; Moin Syed

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 130.99

    Identity is defined in many different ways in various disciplines in the social sciences and sub-disciplines within psychology. The developmental psychological approach to identity is characterized by a focus on developing a sense of the self that is temporally continuous and unified across the different life spaces that individuals inhabit. Erikson... more...

  • Social Influences on Romantic Relationshipsby Christopher R. Agnew

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Examines the effects of external factors on the social influences of those involved in close, interpersonal relationships. more...

  • Youth Suicide and Bullying: Challenges and Strategies for Prevention and Interventionby Peter Goldblum; Dorothy L. Espelage; Joyce Chu

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 67.99

    High profile media reports of young people committing suicide after experiencing bullying have propelled a national conversation about the nature and scope of this problem and the means to address it. Specialists have long known that involvement in bullying in any capacity (as the victim or as the perpetrator) is associated with higher rates of suicidal... more...

  • Cinderlandby Amy Jo Burns

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    A riveting literary debut about the cost of keeping quiet Amy Jo Burns grew up in Mercury, Pennsylvania, an industrial town humbled by the steel collapse of the 1980s. Instead of the construction booms and twelve-hour shifts her parents? generation had known, the Mercury Amy Jo knew was marred by empty houses, old strip mines , and vacant lots.... more...

  • Losing Timby Paul Gionfriddo

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    Paul Gionfriddo?s son Tim is one of the “6 percent?—the percentage of all Americans with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate need of help yet often underserved or ignored by our health and social-service systems. In this moving, detailed, yet clear-eyed exposé, Gionfriddo... more...