Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Psychology book nook reviews - 9-19-07

A new issue of PsycCRITIQUES is available online.

September 19, 2007
Volume 52, Issue 38

Book Reviews
1. Work, Happiness, and Unhappiness
Author: Peter Warr
Reviewer: Jay C. Thomas

2. Why Good People Do Bad Things: Understanding Our Darker Selves
Author: James Hollis
Reviewer: Leehu Zysberg

3. The Therapeutic Relationship in the Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapies
Authors: Paul Gilbert and Robert L. Leahy
Reviewer: Jean Lau Chin

4. Adult Children of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Breaking the Ties That Bind
Author: Amy J. L. Baker
Reviewer: Beth Venzke

5. Excessive Medical Spending: Facing the Challenge
Authors: Norman J. Temple and Andrew Thompson (Eds.)
Reviewer: Denis Nissim-Sabat

6. Transforming Teacher Education: Reflections From the Field
Authors: David Carroll, Helen Featherstone, Joseph Featherstone, Sharon Feiman-Nemser, and Dirck Roosevelt (Eds.)
Reviewer: Catherine Scott

7. Clinical Manual of Geriatric Psychopharmacology
Authors: Sandra A. Jacobson, Ronald W. Pies, and Ira R. Katz
Reviewer: Jerry A. Morris, Jr.

8. Educational Testing: A Competence-Based Approach
Authors: James Boyle and Stephen Fisher
Reviewer: Sherri McCarthy

9. Nutrition in Promoting the Public's Health: Strategies, Principles, and Practice
Author: Mildred Kaufman
Reviewer: Marjorie A. Sawicki

10. Changing the U.S. Health Care System: Key Issues in Health Services Policy and Management (3rd ed.)
Authors: Ronald M. Andersen, Thomas H. Rice, and Gerald F. Kominski (Eds.)
Reviewer: Robert J. Resnick

11. Critical Thinking About Sex, Love, and Romance in the Mass Media: Media Literacy Applications
Authors: Mary-Lou Galician and Debra L. Merskin (Eds.)
Reviewer: Daniel Keyes

12. The Erotic Phenomenon
Author: Jean-Luc Marion (Stephen E. Lewis, Trans.)
Reviewer: Annie Lee Jones

13. Homosexuality and Religion: An Encyclopedia
Author: Jeffrey S. Siker (Ed.)
Reviewer: Karen Conner

14. Child Maltreatment: An Introduction (2nd ed.)
Authors: Cindy L. Miller-Perrin and Robin D. Perrin
Reviewer: Mark Connelly

15. Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Practical Guide (3rd ed.)
Authors: Kenneth S. Pope and Melba J. T. Vasquez
Reviewer: Norman Abeles

16. The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon (25th Anniversary Edition)
Author: David Elkind
Reviewer: Benjamin K. Barton

Video Review
17. Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy With Donald Meichenbaum
with Donald Meichenbaum
Reviewer: Jeffrey E. Barnett

Film Review
18. The Pursuit of Happyness
Director: Gabriele Muccino
Reviewer: Ryan M. Niemiec

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