IAAP Handbook of Applied Psychology / Edition 1

IAAP Handbook of Applied Psychology / Edition 1

by Paul R. Martin
     
 

The IAAP Handbook of Applied Psychology provides a critical overview of applied psychology from an international perspective. Published in association with the International Association of Applied Psychology, it combines an historical overview of the field, practical examples, and key research findings. Each chapter is written by leading researchers and

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The IAAP Handbook of Applied Psychology provides a critical overview of applied psychology from an international perspective. Published in association with the International Association of Applied Psychology, it combines an historical overview of the field, practical examples, and key research findings. Each chapter is written by leading researchers and practitioners and provides a comprehensive account of an area of applied psychology.

The content is divided into four parts which focus on professional psychology, substantive areas of applied psychology, special topics in applied psychology, and conclusions. Each chapter includes key definitions, trends, challenges, and opportunities in the field, as well as anticipated future developments. Covering topics as diverse as clinical health psychology, environmental psychology, and consumer psychology, this is an up-to-date and authoritative reference and a must-have resource for all those working in the fields of applied psychology.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405193313
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/10/2011
Series:
Blackwell IAAP Handbooks of Applied Psychology Series, #1
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.70(d)

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Table of Contents

About the Editors.

About the Contributors.

Preface.

Part I: Professional Psychology.

1. Clinical Child Psychology: Research and Practice Applications (Michael C. Roberts, Bridget K. Biggs, Yo Jackson and Ric G. Steele).

2. Clinical Psychology: Adult (Terry Wilson).

3. Clinical Health Psychology (John Weinman, Ronan O’Carroll and Keith J. Petrie).

4. Health Promotion (Charles Abraham, Gerjo Kok, Herman Schaalma and Aleksandra Luszczynska).

5. Clinical Neuropsychology (Ronald Ruff and Christina Weyer Jamora).

6. Counselling Psychology (Fred Leong, Mark Savickas and Mark Leach).

7. Autonomy in Learning and Instruction (Roots, Frames and Concepts of a Basic Issue (Peter Nenniger).

8. Vocational Psychology (David Blustein, Kerri Murphy, Maria Coutinho, Christine Catraio and Faedra Backus).

9. Work Psychology (Robert Roe).

10. Organisational Psychology (Robert Wood, Victoria Roberts and Jennifer Whelan).

11. Personnel/Human Resource Psychology (Cynthia Fisher).

12. Occupational Health Psychology (Jose Maria Peiro and Lois Tetrick).

13. Human Factors and Ergonomics (Jose J. Canas, Boris B. Velichkovsky and Boris M. Velichkovsky).

14. Technical Advances and Guidelines for Improving Testing Practices (Ronald Hambleton, David Bartram and Tom Oakland).

15. A Century of Psychology and Law: Successes, Challenges and Future Opportunities - James Ogloff).

16. Applied Sport Psychology: Beware the Sun, Icarus (Peter C. Terry).

Part II: Substantive Areas of Applied Psychology.

17. Applied Geropsychology (Rocio Fernandez-Ballesteros and Martin Pinquart).

18. Environmental Psychology (includes climate change) (Robert Gifford, Linda Steg and Joseph Reser).

19. Community Psychology (Carolyn Kagan, Karen Duggan, Michael Richards and Asiya Siddiquee).

20. Behavioural Economics Applied: Suggestions for Policy Making (Gerrit Antonides).

21. Cross-cultural Psychology in Applied Settings: Passages to Differences (Kaiping Peng and Susannah Paletz).

Part III: Special Topics in Applied Psychology.

22. Traffic Psychology: A State-Of-The-Art Review (Ian Glendon).

23. Applied Cognitive Psychology (Alice Healy and L. Bourne Jr).

24. Rehabilitation Psychology (William Stiers, Kathryn Nicholson Perry Paul Kennedy and Marcia J. Scherer).

25. Psychology and Societal Development (Girishwar Misra and Janak Pandey).

26. The Psychology of Religion and Religious Experience (David Fontana).

27. Media and Consumer Psychology (Frank Kardes, Perilou Goddard, Xiaoqi Han and Bruce Pfeiffer).

28. Psychology Applied to Poverty (Stuart C. Carr and Chiwoza Bandawe).

29. Psychology Applied to Terrorism: Psychological Treatment for Victims of Terrorist Attacks (Maria Paz Garcia-Vera and Jesus Sanz).

30. Psychology and Forced Migrants (Zachary Steel and Catherine Robina Bateman Steel).

31. The Evolution of Ethics in Psychology: Going International and Global (Janel Gauthier and Jean Pettifor).

Part IV: Conclusions.

32. Applied Psychology in the International Context: What More Needs to be Done? (Paul R. Martin).

33. Applied Psychology: Epilogue (Michael C. Knowles).

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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