Reviewer: Nicholas Greco IV, MS, BCETS, CATSM (C3 Education and Research, Inc.)
Description: This the tenth edition of this widely used and widely popular thesaurus. As the field of psychology continues to evolve, so does our vocabulary, therefore, this is a valuable research tool.
Purpose: As with the first edition in 1974, the purpose is to reflect the most current trends found in the behavioral and social It also helps to bridge the gap between the various disciplines in which psychology has roots. The objectives are easily met.
Audience: Students and researchers in psychology, social sciences, and communications will find this a valuable research and teaching tool. The publisher is the American Psychological Association and credibility is unquestionable.
Features: There are a number of terrific additions to this 30th anniversary edition. For instance, a considerable number of postable and nonpostable terms have been added, along with scope notes, historical notes, and posting notes. The user guide is extremely helpful as are the appendixes and index.
Assessment: This is a wonderful, updated addition to the field and worthwhile for researchers and students alike to have a copy on the shelves. As the field grows, so will the utility of this thesaurus.