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Title:
Dictionary of behavioral science
Author:
Wolman, Benjamin B.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
San Diego : Academic Press, [1989]

©1989
Physical Description:
xi, 370 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780127624556

9780127624563
Format :
Book

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Summary

Fifteen years have passed since the Dictionary of Behavioral Science was first published. In that time it has been recognized by the American Library Association as an "Outstanding Reference Book" (1973) and has become the standard reference in psychology, psychiatry, and related disciplines. Suitable for every level of interest, the new edition of the Dictionary contains more than 20,000 terms in psychology, broadly defined, including psychiatry, psychoanalysis, neurology, psychopharmacology, biochemistry, endocrinology, and related fields. Covering recent developments and discoveries, each item of the Dictionary has been carefully examined, and numerous items have been revised and added. Key Features * Covers all fields of the behavioral sciences--including psychology, psychiatry, neuroscience, social work, anthropology, education, human relations...and more * Provides precise, up-to-date definitions of more than 20,000 terms * Combines the highest level of scholarship with readability * Facilitates interdisciplinary communication among the various fields of behavioral science.