This Book Will Blow Your Mind


  • Author: New Scientist
  • Release Date : 2018-11-06
  • Genre: Life Sciences
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You don't need a spaceship to travel to the extremes of science. You just need this book. What's the nature of reality? Does the universe ever end? What is time and does it even exist? These are the biggest imagination-stretching, brain-staggering questions in the universe - and here are their fascinating answers.From quantum weirdness to freaky cosmology (like white holes - which spew out matter instead of sucking it in), This Book Will Blow Your Mind takes you on an epic journey to the furthest extremes of science, to the things you never thought possible. This book will explain: Why is part of the universe missing (and how scientists finally found it)How time might also flow backwardsHow human head transplants might be possible (in the very near ...

Nine Dimensions of Madness


  • Author: Robert L. Gallon
  • Release Date : 2015-11-03
  • Genre: Psychology
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In a book that reframes the mental health debate, Robert L. Gallon challenges the widely-held notion that mental disorders are medical diseases. Drawing on his extensive experience as a psychologist who has worked with thousands of patients, he argues that there are no objective indicators of mental disorders and therefore no way of drawing a distinct line between people who have them and people who don't. He outlines an alternative to the disease model defined by nine dimensions of dysfunction that encompass the range of human dysfunctions typically classified as mental disorders. He explains the origin of these problems, not as chemical imbalances and genetic abnormalities, but as the complex interaction of biological, psychological and social fact...

Dimensions of Human Behavior
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Dimensions of Human Behavior


  • Author : Elizabeth D. Hutchison
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412941259


Dimensions of Human Behavior Book Description :

In this text, you will meet social workers and clients from a variety of work settings and situations who bring the passion and power of social work to life through engaging case studies found throughout the text. These case studies help apply the latest theory and research to real life practice situations. The Third Edition offers new case studies and is thoroughly updated and revised to reflect recent census data, developing trends, and cutting-edge research on human behavior....

Dimensions of Human Behavior
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Dimensions of Human Behavior


  • Author :
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2010-09-29
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412988797


Dimensions of Human Behavior Book Description :

Author Elizabeth D. Hutchison's multidimensional framework (Person, Environment, and Time) for human behavior theory courses helps instructors organize course material in a meaningful way for students. This EPAS-ready text provides students with a comprehensive and readable global perspective on the person and environment construct, weaving powerful case studies with recent innovations in theory and research. The companion text, Dimensions of Human Behavior: The Changing Life Course, covers the dimension of human behavior across time. Together, these two textbooks provide the most comprehensive coverage available for theory courses. Order the books together with bundle ISBN: 978-1-4129-8881-0. This core text is designed for advanced undergraduate and...

Dimensions of Human Behavior

Dimensions of Human Behavior


  • Author : Elizabeth D. Hutchison
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-09-02
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781483355757


Dimensions of Human Behavior Book Description :

In this Fifth Edition of her acclaimed text, Elizabeth D. Hutchison uses her multidimensional framework to examine the influences that can impact human behavior across time. Thoroughly updated to reflect the most recent developments in the field, the book weaves its hallmark case studies with the latest innovations in theory and research to provide a comprehensive and global perspective on all the major developmental life stages, from conception through very late adulthood. The companion text, Dimensions of Human Behavior: Person and Environment, Fifth Edition, examines the multiple dimensions of person and environment and their impact on individual and collective behavior. Together, these two texts provide the most comprehensive coverage available f...

Essentials of Human Behavior

Essentials of Human Behavior


  • Author : Elizabeth D. Hutchison
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-08-11
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483377735


Essentials of Human Behavior Book Description :

Essentials of Human Behavior combines Elizabeth D. Hutchison’s two-volume Dimensions of Human Behavior to present a multidimensional framework for understanding human behavior. Integrating person, environment, and the life course, this best-selling text leverages its hallmark case studies and balanced breadth and depth of coverage to help readers apply theory and general social work knowledge to unique practice situations. Now in four color and available with an interactive eBook, the Second Edition features a streamlined organization, the latest research, and original SAGE video to provide the most engaging introduction available to human behavior....

Dimensions of Human Behavior

Dimensions of Human Behavior


  • Author : Elizabeth D. Hutchison
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-07-26
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781544339283


Dimensions of Human Behavior Book Description :

Dimensions of Human Behavior: Person and Environment presents a current and comprehensive examination of human behavior using a multidimensional framework. Author Elizabeth D. Hutchison explores the biological dimension and the social factors that affect human development and behavior, encouraging readers to connect their own personal experiences with social trends in order to recognize the unity of person and environment. Aligned with the 2015 curriculum guidelines set forth by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the substantially updated Sixth Edition includes a greater emphasis on culture and diversity, immigration, neuroscience, and the impact of technology. Twelve new case studies illustrate a balanced breadth and depth of coverage to h...

Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Human Behavior in the Social Environment


  • Author : Anissa Taun Rogers
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-14
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781317243540


Human Behavior in the Social Environment Book Description :

This addition to Anissa Rogers' bestselling Human Behavior in the Social Environment expands the original text with new chapters on spirituality, families and groups, organizations, and communities. Written in the compact, concise manner of the original text, the new chapters cover mezzo and macro contexts, and offer additional material valuable to two- and three-semester HBSE courses....

Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Human Behavior in the Social Environment


  • Author : Bruce A. Thyer
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-07-23
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118240168


Human Behavior in the Social Environment Book Description :

An accessible and engaging guide to the study of human behavior in the social environment, covering every major theoretical approach Providing an overview of the major human behavioral theories used to guide social work practice with individuals, families, small groups, and organizations, Human Behavior in the Social Environment examines a different theoretical approach in each chapter—from its historical and conceptual origins to its relevance to social work and clinical applications. Each chapter draws on a theoretical approach to foster understanding of normative individual human development and the etiology of dysfunctional behavior, as well as to provide guidance in the application of social work intervention. Edited by a team of scholars, Hum...

Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Human Behavior and the Social Environment


  • Author : Joan Granucci Lesser
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Political Science
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  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105122846434


Human Behavior and the Social Environment Book Description :

This comprehensive text integrates multiple dimensions of the human experience in a reader-friendly style and provides the interface between developmental theory and practice. Human Behavior and the Social Environment, 1/e, introduces and incorporates current research on the biological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual dimensions of human behavior throughout the life-cycle. The authors provide an appropriate focus on contemporary perspectives that are central to the practice of social work, such as trauma, neurobiological underpinnings of behavior, chronic illness and disability. They pay particular attention to models of racial, ethnic, class, gender and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender identity development; to the influences of ge...

Child Abuse And Neglect

Child Abuse And Neglect


  • Author : Richard J. Gelles
  • Publisher : Transaction Publishers
  • Release Date :
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 0202364682


Child Abuse And Neglect Book Description :

Child Abuse and Neglect is the third volume sponsored by the Social Science Research Council. The goals of these volumes include the development of a biosocial perspective and its application to the interface between biological and social phenomena in order to advance the understanding of human behavior. Child Abuse and Neglect applies the biosocial perspective to child maltreatment and maladaptation in parent-child relations. The biosocial perspective is particularly appropriate for investigating parent behavior since the family is the universal social institution in which children are born and reared, in which cultural traditions and values are transmitted, and in which individuals fulfill their biological potential for reproduction, growth, and de...

Human Behavior and the Social Environment  Micro Level

Human Behavior and the Social Environment Micro Level


  • Author : Katherine van Wormer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-10-11
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199890071


Human Behavior and the Social Environment Micro Level Book Description :

While social work policy can be considered the what, and practice, the how, the study of human behavior is concerned with why. Why do people do the things they do? Why do individuals behave differently in groups than when alone? Why do some people become the victims of their lives while others who have endured tragedy become life's heroes? Resilience across the life span is a new major theme of the second edition of the bestselling Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Micro Level. In an elegant and accessible manner, Katherine van Wormer explores the nuances of the biological, psychological, cultural, and spiritual dimensions of our social lives from an ecosystems and empowerment-based perspective. Drawing on examples from social work, psycholo...