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Title:
The dictionary of psychology
Author:
Corsini, Raymond J.
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Publication Information:
Philadelphia, PA : Brunner/Mazel, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xv, 1156 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The entries, A through Z -- Appendix A. Prefixes, suffixes, affixes -- Appendix B. DSM-IV terms -- Appendix C. The Greek alphabet -- Appendix D. Medical prescription terms -- Appendix E. Systems of treatment -- Appendix F. Measuring instruments -- Appendix G. Symbols -- Appendix H. Learning theory symbols -- Appendix I. Rorschach descriptors -- Appendix J. Biographies.
ISBN:
9781583910283
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

With more than three times as many defined entries, biographies, illustrations, and appendices than any other dictionary of psychology ever printed in the English language, The Dictionary of Psychology is a landmark resource. The most comprehensive, up-to-date reference of its kind, the Dictionary also maintains a user-friendliness throughout. This combination ensures that it will serve as the definitive work for years to come. With a clear and functional design and written in a highly readable style, the Dictionary offers over 30,000 entries (including interdisciplinary terms and contemporary slang), more than 125 illustrations, as well as extensive cross-referencing of entries.


Table of Contents

How to Use This Dictionary
Appendices: Prefixes, Suffixes, and Affixes
DSM-IV Terms
The Greek Alphabet
Medical Prescription Terms
Systems of Treatment
Measuring Instruments
Symbols
Learning Theory Symbols
Rorschach Descriptions
Biographies
Index