Handbook of Psychology

Handbook of Psychology

Online ISBN: 9780471264385

DOI: 10.1002/0471264385

About this Book

Welcome to the Handbook of Psychology Online! Orchestrated under the auspices of Editor-in-Chief, Irving B. Weiner, PhD, ABPP, this invaluable reference covers every aspect of the ever-burgeoning discipline of psychology. Leading national and international scholars have collaborated under the guidance of recognized expert editors to produce this handbook, which includes chapters covering virtually every core, as well as contemporary topic in the subject area, from the established theories to the most modern research and developments.

Psychology at the beginning of the twenty-first century has become a highly diverse field that combines scientific study and applied technology. Typically regarded as the science of behavior, the American Psychological Association has formally designated 2000 to 2010 as the "Decade of Behavior." As the first of its kind, the Handbook of Psychology has been designed to meet the needs of this active decade of research, teaching, study, and practice.

More than an Encyclopedia
While the field of psychology has been rich in both comprehensive encyclopedias that offer brief listings on a wide range of topics as well as in handbooks devoted to specific topics in the field, there has not previously been any single handbook designed to cover the broad scope of psychological science and practice. Handbook of Psychology fills the gap and provides the only singular source of information on the field of psychology.

Handbook of Psychology Covers Every Major Area of Study, Research, and Practice

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