Wednesday, February 27, 2008

IQs Corner Book Nook reviews- 02-27-08

A new issue of PsycCRITIQUES is available online.

February 27, 2008
Volume 53, Issue 9

Book Reviews
1. Childhood Mental Health Disorders: Evidence Base and Contextual Factors for Psychosocial, Psychopharmacological, and Combined Interventions
Authors: Ronald T. Brown, David O. Antonuccio, George J. DuPaul, Mary A. Fristad, Cheryl A. King, Laurel K. Leslie, Gabriele S. McCormick, William E. Pelham, John C. Piacentini, and Benedetto Vitiello
Reviewer: Kevin Rooney

2. What Is Intelligence? Beyond the Flynn Effect
Author: James R. Flynn
Reviewer: Robert J. Sternberg

3. Geropsychology: European Perspectives for an Aging World
Author: Rocio Fernandez-Ballesteros (Ed.)
Reviewer: Viola Mecke

4. The Loss of Sadness: How Psychiatry Transformed Normal Sorrow Into Depressive Disorder
Authors: Allan V. Horwitz and Jerome C. Wakefield
Reviewer: Brian H. Stagner

5. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma-Related Problems: A Practitioner's Guide to Using Mindfulness and Acceptance Strategies
Authors: Robyn D. Walser and Darrah Westrup
Reviewers: Rebecca M. Pasillas and Victoria M. Follette

6. Cultures of Infancy
Author: Heidi Keller
Reviewer: Karen Zelan

7. Art Therapy and Social Action
Author: Frances F. Kaplan (Ed.)
Reviewer: Ilene Serlin

8. Rethinking Commonsense Psychology: A Critique of Folk Psychology, Theory of Mind, and Simulation
Author: Matthew Ratcliffe
Reviewer: Thomas Leahey

9. Resolving Difficult Clinical Syndromes: A Personalized Psychotherapy Approach
Authors: Theodore Millon and Seth Grossman
Reviewer: John Edward Ruark

10. Surviving and Transcending a Traumatic Childhood: The Dark Thread
Authors: Linda Skogrand, Nikki DeFrain, John DeFrain, and Jean E. Jones
Reviewer: Mardi Allen

11. Beyond Deserving: Children, Parents, and Responsibility Revisited
Author: Dorothy W. Martyn
Reviewer: Alice Sterling Honig

12. Reclaiming Your Life From a Traumatic Experience
Authors: Barbara Olasov Rothbaum, Edna B. Foa, and Elizabeth A. Hembree
Reviewer: Itai Danovitch

13. Evidence-Based School Counseling: Making a Difference with Data-Driven Practices
Authors: Carey Dimmitt, John C. Carey, and Trish Hatch
Reviewer: Victoria L. Bacon

14. From the Classroom to the Corner: Female Dropouts' Reflections on Their School Years
Author: Cynthia Cole Robinson
Reviewer: Carlton W. Parks, Jr.

15. Toward Successful School Crisis Intervention: 9 Key Issues
Author: Charles M. Jaksec III
Reviewer: Rosemary Flanagan

Film Review
16. Rendition
Director: Gavin Hood
Reviewer: Paul B. Pedersen

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