Overcoming Binge Eating, Second Edition


  • Author: Christopher G. Fairburn
  • Release Date : 2013-07-12
  • Genre: Psychology
  • File Size: 3388051 Bytes


This trusted bestseller provides all the information needed to understand binge eating and bring it under control, whether you are working with a therapist or on your own. Clear, step-by-step guidelines show you how to: *Overcome the urge to binge. *Gain control over what and when you eat. *Break free of strict dieting and other habits that may contribute to binges. *Establish stable, healthy eating patterns. *Improve your body image and reduce the risk of relapse. This fully updated second edition incorporates important advances in the understanding and treatment of eating disorders. It features expanded coverage of body image issues and enhanced strategies for achieving--and maintaining--a transformed relationship with food and your body. Associati...

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The Black Swan: Second Edition


  • Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • Release Date : 2007-04-17
  • Genre: Finance
  • File Size: 17855218 Bytes


The most influential book of the past seventy-five years: a groundbreaking exploration of everything we know about what we don’t know, now with a new section called “On Robustness and Fragility.”A black swan is a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics: It is unpredictable; it carries a massive impact; and, after the fact, we concoct an explanation that makes it appear less random, and more predictable, than it was. The astonishing success of Google was a black swan; so was 9/11. For Nassim Nicholas Taleb, black swans underlie almost everything about our world, from the rise of religions to events in our own personal lives. Why do we not acknowledge the phenomenon of black swans until after they occur? Part of the...

Handbook of Social Psychology
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Handbook of Social Psychology


  • Author : Susan T. Fiske
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-02-15
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470137499


Handbook of Social Psychology Book Description :

Collects entries that discuss topics in the field of social psychology....

Handbook of Social Psychology
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Handbook of Social Psychology


  • Author : Susan T. Fiske
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Social psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470137482


Handbook of Social Psychology Book Description :

First published in 1935, The Handbook of Social Psychology was the first major reference work to cover the field of social psychology. The field has since evolved and expanded tremendously, and in each subsequent edition, The Handbook of Social Psychology is still the foremost reference that academics, researchers, and graduate students in psychology turn to for the most current, well-researched, and thorough information covering the field of social psychology. This two-volume Fifth Edition continues the tradition of representing the full field....

Social Psychology  How Other People Influence Our Thoughts and Actions  2 volumes

Social Psychology How Other People Influence Our Thoughts and Actions 2 volumes


  • Author : Randal W. Summers
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2016-12-12
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610695923


Social Psychology How Other People Influence Our Thoughts and Actions 2 volumes Book Description :

This book provides an introduction to social psychology that covers its history, theories, and core concepts. It explains intrapersonal (how others influence our views about ourselves) and interpersonal (how we think about and act toward other people) applications of this discipline in today's society. • Presents perspectives on many contemporary issues—such as shooting events, terrorism, autism, post-traumatic effects on veterans, transgender issues, prejudice, and antisocial behavior—that help readers to develop critical thinking abilities • Briefly reviews the contributions of famous psychologists and well-known social psychology experiments • Examines topics holistically, providing a thorough and accessible overview of the subject • I...

The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology


  • Author : Kay Deaux
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190870027


The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology Book Description :

The second edition of The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology beautifully captures the history, current status, and future prospects of personality and social psychology. Building on the successes and strengths of the first edition, this second edition of the Handbook combines the two fields of personality and social psychology into a single, integrated volume, offering readers a unique and generative agenda for psychology. Over their history, personality and social psychology have had varying relationships with each other-sometimes highly overlapping and intertwined, other times contrasting and competing. Edited by Kay Deaux and Mark Snyder, this Handbook is dedicated to the proposition that personality and social psychology are bes...

Review of Personality and Social Psychology

Review of Personality and Social Psychology


  • Author : Ladd Wheeler
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1981-08-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0803916671


Review of Personality and Social Psychology Book Description :

Volume 2 builds on the early success of the series, presenting articles of even higher quality. Subjects covered include differential perceptions of men and women, sociobiology, language and individual differences, political creativity, and behavioural self-regulation -- amongst others....

The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Psychology

The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Psychology


  • Author : Kieran C. O'Doherty
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2019-01-14
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781526417107


The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Psychology Book Description :

In the present epoch of global change, movement, interconnection and the intensification of social issues within and across many societies, applied social psychology is more relevant than ever. The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Psychology offers an overview of the field and the disparate and evolving approaches. Through an international team of contributors, the handbook brings prominent research literature together and organises it around ten key areas: Part 01: Culture, race, indigeneity Part 02: Gender & Sexuality Part 03: Politics Part 04: Health and mental health Part 05: Work Part 06: Ageing Part 07: Communication Part 08: Education Part 09: Environment Part 10: Criminal Justice, Law, & Crime This handbook is a uniting and invigorating resour...

Handbook of Theories of Social Psychology

Handbook of Theories of Social Psychology


  • Author : Paul A M Van Lange
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2011-08-31
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473971370


Handbook of Theories of Social Psychology Book Description :

Providing a comprehensive exploration of the major developments of social psychological theories that have taken place over the past half century, this innovative two-volume handbook is a state of the art overview of the primary theories and models that have been developed in this vast and fascinating field. Authored by leading international experts, each chapter represents a personal and historical narrative of the theory's development including the inspirations, critical junctures, and problem-solving efforts that effected theoretical choices and determined the theory's impact and its evolution. Unique to this handbook, these narratives provide a rich background for understanding how theories are created, nurtured, and shaped over time, and examini...

Social Psychology

Social Psychology


  • Author : Ralph Turner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-29
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351489720


Social Psychology Book Description :

""A valuable compendium: broad In scope, rich In detail: It should be a most useful reference for students and teachers."" This is how Alex Inkeles of Stanford University described this text. It is made more so in this paperback edition aimed to reach a broad student population in sociology and psychology. The new Introduction written by Rosenberg and Turner brings the story of social psychology up to date by a rich and detailed examination of trends and tendencies of the 1980s.Although social psychology is a major area of specialization in sociology and psychology, this text Is the first comprehensive and authoritative work that looks at the subject from a sociological perspective. Edited by two of the foremost social psychologists in the United Sta...

Computational Social Psychology

Computational Social Psychology


  • Author : Robin R. Vallacher
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-05-25
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351701686


Computational Social Psychology Book Description :

Computational Social Psychology showcases a new approach to social psychology that enables theorists and researchers to specify social psychological processes in terms of formal rules that can be implemented and tested using the power of high speed computing technology and sophisticated software. This approach allows for previously infeasible investigations of the multi-dimensional nature of human experience as it unfolds in accordance with different temporal patterns on different timescales. In effect, the computational approach represents a rediscovery of the themes and ambitions that launched the field over a century ago. The book brings together social psychologists with varying topical interests who are taking the lead in this redirection of the...