Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Psychology book nook reviews 10-17-07

A new issue of PsycCRITIQUES is available online.

October 17, 2007
Volume 52, Issue 42

Book Reviews
1. The Scope of Social Psychology: Theory and Applications
Authors: Miles Hewstone, Henk A. W. Schut, John B. F. De Wit, Kees van den Bos, and Margaret S. Stroebe (Eds.)
Reviewer: Luciano L'Abate

2. Evolutionary Perspectives on Environmental Problems
Authors: Dustin J. Penn and Iver Mysterud (Eds.)
Reviewer: Harry Heft

3. Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders: A Practitioner's Guide
Author: John Smith
Reviewers: Alejandra Suarez and Douglas M. Kerr

4. Psychotropic Drug Prescriber's Survival Guide: Ethical Mental Health Treatment in the Age of Big Pharma
Authors: Steven L. Dubovsky and Amelia N. Dubovsky
Reviewer: Lisa J. Cohen

5. Overcoming Pathological Gambling: Therapist Guide
Authors: Robert Ladouceur and Stella Lachance
Reviewers: Mark S. Gold and Christopher J. Hammond

Overcoming Your Pathological Gambling: Workbook
Authors: Robert Ladouceur and Stella Lachance
Reviewers: Mark S. Gold and Christopher J. Hammond

6. The Dream Experience: A Systematic Exploration
Author: Milton Kramer
Reviewers: Mike Knight and James Vaughn

7. Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving, and Hoarding
Authors: David F. Tolin, Randy O. Frost, and Gail Steketee
Reviewer: Susan H. Houston

8. Gay Conservatives: Group Consciousness and Assimilation
Author: Kenneth W. Cimino
Reviewer: Edward J. Tejirian

9. New Developments in Autism: The Future Is Today
Authors: Juan Martos Pérez, Pedro M. González, María Llorente Comí, and Carmen Nieto (Eds.)
Reviewer: Donald P. Oswald

10. The New Rational Therapy: Thinking Your Way to Serenity, Success, and Profound Happiness
Author: Elliot D. Cohen
Reviewer: Sara Dettinger Martino

11. Race, Gender, and Punishment: From Colonialism to the War on Terror
Authors: Mary Bosworth and Jeanne Flavin (Eds.)
Reviewer: Jesus (Jesse) Aros

12. The Methamphetamine Crisis: Strategies to Save Addicts, Families, and Communities
Author: Herbert C. Covey (Ed.)
Reviewer: Itai Danovitch

13. Communication Technology and Social Change: Theory and Implications
Authors: Carolyn A. Lin and David J. Atkin (Eds.)
Reviewer: Moshe Landsman

14. Psychotic Symptoms in Children and Adolescents: Assessment, Differential Diagnosis, and Treatment
Author: Claudio Cepeda
Reviewer: Timothy A. Sisemore

15. Primal Healing: Access the Incredible Power of Feelings to Improve Your Health
Author: Arthur Janov
Reviewer: Cindy Ycaza Stroschein

16. Acceleration for Gifted Learners, K–5
Authors: Joan Franklin Smutny, Sally Y. Walker, and Elizabeth A. Meckstroth
Reviewer: Janice E. Jones

Video Review
17. Integrative Family Therapy
with Jay Lebow
Reviewers: David S. Hargrove and Elizabeth M. Malone

Film Review
18. The Departed
Director: Martin Scorsese
Reviewer: Stephen P. Hampe

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