Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Psychology book nook reviews 10-09-07

A new issue of PsycCRITIQUES is available online.

October 10, 2007
Volume 52, Issue 41

Book Reviews
1. Assessing Hispanic Clients Using the MMPI-2 and MMPI-A
Authors: James N. Butcher, José Cabiya, Emilia Lucio, and Maria Garrido
Reviewers: Charles Golden and Maritza Figueroa

2. The Emerging Spatial Mind
Authors: Jodie M. Plumert and John P. Spencer (Eds.)
Reviewer: John S. Wodarski

3. Living in the Shadow of the Freud Family
Author: Sophie Freud
Reviewer: Jamieson Webster

4. Just War: Psychology and Terrorism
Author: Ron Roberts (Ed.)
Reviewer: Christopher J. Ferguson

5. Clinical Handbook of Co-Existing Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Problems
Authors: Amanda Baker and Richard Velleman (Eds.)
Reviewer: Kristina Kays

6. Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Public Policy
Authors: Craig A. Anderson, Douglas A. Gentile, and Katherine E. Buckley
Reviewer: Sheila O'Brien Quinn

7. Social Communication
Author: Klaus Fiedler (Ed.)
Reviewer: Dana S. Dunn

8. Creativity: Theories and Themes: Research, Development, and Practice
Author: Mark A. Runco
Reviewer: F. Richard Ferraro

9. Children and Television: A Global Perspective
Author: Dafna Lemish
Reviewers: Fran C. Blumberg and Daniel P. Auld

10. Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media (Vols. 1 & 2)
Author: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett (Ed.)
Reviewer: Luciano L'Abate

11. Finding the Story Behind the Numbers: A Tool-Based Guide for Evaluating Educational Programs
Author: James Cox
Reviewer: Michael S. Matthews

12. Defusing the High-Conflict Divorce: A Treatment Guide for Working With Angry Couples
Authors: Bernard Gaulier, Judith Margerum, Jerome A. Price, and James Windell
Reviewer: Sally E. Thigpen

13. What Can I Do?: Ideas to Help Those Who Have Experienced Loss
Author: Barbara A. Glanz
Reviewer: John Edward Ruark

14. Coping With Infertility: Clinically Proven Ways of Managing the Emotional Roller Coaster
Authors: Negar Nicole Jacobs and William T. O'Donohue
Reviewer: Rosanna E. Guadagno

15. Handbook of Socialization: Theory and Research
Authors: Joan E. Grusec and Paul D. Hastings (Eds.)
Reviewer: Noach Milgram

16. Building Character: Strengthening the Heart of Good Leadership
Author: Gene Klann
Reviewer: Jay C. Thomas

17. From Staff Room to Classroom: A Guide for Planning and Coaching Professional Development
Authors: Robin Fogarty and Brian Pete
Reviewer: Joyce Adams

Film Review
18. The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Director: Ken Loach
Reviewer: Keith Oatley

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