Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Psychology book nook reviews 11-14-07

A new issue of PsycCRITIQUES is available online.

November 14, 2007
Volume 52, Issue 46

Book Reviews
1. The Psychology of Genocide, Massacres, and Extreme Violence: Why “Normal” People Come to Commit Atrocities
Author: Donald G. Dutton
Reviewer: Anthony J. Marsella

2. Behavioral Consultation and Primary Care: A Guide to Integrating Services
Authors: Patricia J. Robinson and Jeffrey T. Reiter
Reviewer: Nicholas A. Cummings

3. Social History Assessment
Author: Arlene Bowers Andrews
Reviewer: Leslie M. Lothstein

4. Handbook of Narrative Inquiry: Mapping a Methodology
Author: D. Jean Clandinin (Ed.)
Reviewer: David Manier

5. Handbook of Emotion Regulation
Author: James J. Gross (Ed.)
Reviewer: Lisa M. Bauer

6. Married with Special-Needs Children: A Couples' Guide to Keeping Connected
Authors: Laura E. Marshak and Fran Pollock Prezant
Reviewer: Anisha Shah

7. Understanding Personality Disorders: An Introduction
Author: Duane L. Dobbert
Reviewer: Kristin B. Webb

8. ADHD Grown Up: A Guide to Adolescent and Adult ADHD
Author: Joel L. Young
Reviewer: Marcia McCabe

9. Missing Data: A Gentle Introduction
Authors: Patrick E. McKnight, Katherine M. McKnight, Souraya Sidani, and Aurelio José Figueredo
Reviewer: Francis C. Staskon

10. Getting Help: The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Self-Assessment and Treatment of Mental Health Problems
Author: Jeffrey C. Wood
Reviewer: Erica J. Gannon

11. Examinations of Criminal Responsibility: Foundations in Mental Health Case Law
Author: Richard I. Frederick, David F. Mrad, & Richart L. DeMier
Reviewer: Kimberly Kirkland

12. Brain Aging: Models, Methods, and Mechanisms
Author: David R. Riddle (Ed.)
Reviewer: Richard H. Cox

13. The Identity Trap: Saving Our Teens From Themselves
Author: Joseph Nowinski
Reviewer: F. Richard Ferraro

14. Why Is Math So Hard for Some Children? The Nature and Origins of Mathematical Learning Difficulties and Disabilities
Authors: Daniel B. Berch and Michèle M. M. Mazzocco (Eds.)
Reviewer: Stephen A. Truhon

15. Bad Religion: The Psychology of Religious Misbehavior
Author: Michael L. Klassen
Reviewer: Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi

16. Tough Choices or Tough Times: The Report of the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce
Authors: National Center on Education and the Economy
Reviewer: Kathleen Sullivan Brown

Video Review
17. Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior
with Martin M. Antony
Reviewer: Elaine L. Phillips

Film Review
18. Thin
Director: Lauren Greenfield
Reviewer: Randall C. Flanery

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