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- ISBN: 9780141030241 | 0141030240
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/28/2009
The Penguin Dictionary of Psychology has become a byword for demystifying the language of this complex subject. Now fully updated for its fourth edition, this wide-ranging and accessible dictionary is invaluable for both students and professionals, and an indispensable guide to all areas of psychology and psychiatry. - Includes thousands of definitions and a detailed appendix on phobias- Covers related fields such as neuroscience and social psychology- Describes how terms are employed, their wider connotations and past usage- Looks in detail at such key concepts as addition and instinct'Provides keen insights on concepts . . . I highly recommend it'Henry L. Roediger III, President, American Psychological Society'Far and wide the best reference work of its kind'Paul Edwards, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, City University of New York