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Great Dictionary of the Chinese Language is lexicographically compared to the OED and covers usage from classical texts to modern slang. Organized into 23,000 Chinese head character entries with definitions of over 370,000 words and over 1.5 million citations.
Covers topics critical to understanding human mental functions in complex environments. Issues discussed include teamwork, human error, computers, the interaction of the human mind with society and culture, forensics, instruction, law and mental health, consumer psychology, and the influence of media on cognition.
Volume 1: Theoretical Models of Human Development explores a variety of theoretical approaches, including life-span/life-course theories, socio-culture theories, structural theories, object-relations theories, diversity and development theories, phenomenology and ecological systems theory, positive youth development, and religious and spiritual development.
Volume 2: Cognition, Perception, and Language covers mechanisms of cognitive and perceptual development in language acquisition. Topics covered include neural bases of cognition, motor development, grammar and langauge rules, information processing, and problem solving skills.
Volume 3: Social, Emotional, and Personality Development covers mechanisms of socialization and personality development, including parent/child relationships, peer relationships, emotional development, gender role acquisition, pro-social and anti-social development, motivation, achievement, social cognition, and moral reasoning.
Volume 4: Child Psychology in Practice covers child psychology in clinical and educational practice. Topics addressed include educational assessment and evaluation, character education, learning disabilities, media and popular culture, children's health, and parenting.
The Handbook of Clinical Rating Scales and Assessment in Psychiatry and Mental Health is a tool for psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, physicians, and social workers. Includes reviews of the most commonly used outcome and screening measures for the major psychiatric diagnoses and treatment scenarios.
Provides a comprehensive critical account of the whole field of eating disorders, incorporating both basic knowledge and a synthesis of the most recent developments in the area. Topics covered include the basic science of appetite control, neurotransmitters involved in eating, psychological factors, medical complications, and treatment approaches.
This reference work provides a balance between sufficient mathematical theory and comprehensive practical application knowledge regarding power system design within the oil, gas, petrochemical and offshore industries.
The comprehensive Handbook of Evidence-Based Psychotherapies provides an overview of the current evidence-base for psychological therapies and major psychological disorders. The text offers a pluralistic approach, covering cognitive and behavioral therapies as well as counseling and humanistic approaches.