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IQ's Corner APA book nook reviews 6-10-08

A new issue of PsycCRITIQUES is available online.

June 11, 2008
Volume 53, Issue 24

Book Reviews
1. The University Department of Psychiatry in Munich: From Kraepelin and His Predecessors to Molecular Psychiatry
Authors: Hanns Hippius, Hans-Jürgen Möller, Norbert Müller, and Gabriele Neundörfer-Kohl
Reviewer: Michael J. Root

2. Serial Murder and the Psychology of Violent Crimes
Author: Richard N. Kocsis (Ed.)
Reviewers: Robert K. Welsh and Joseph D. Muto

3. The Inner World of a Suicidal Youth: What Every Parent and Professional Should Know
Author: Millie Osborne
Reviewer: Viola Mecke

4. Psychological Processes in International Negotiations: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives
Authors: Francesco Aquilar and Mauro Galluccio
Reviewer: Scott W. Brown

5. Rethinking Thin: The New Science of Weight Loss—and the Myths and Realities of Dieting
Author: Gina Kolata
Reviewer: Lisa Fitzgibbons

6. Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Childhood OCD: It's Only a False Alarm: Therapist Guide
Authors: John Piacentini, Audra Langley, and Tami Roblek
Reviewer: Michael F. Sunich

7. Emerging and Young Adulthood: Multiple Perspectives, Diverse Narratives
Author: Varda Konstam
Reviewer: Ellen L. Nuffer

8. Consumer Culture, Identity and Well-Being: The Search for the “Good Life” and the “Body Perfect”
Authors: Helga Dittmar, with contributions from Emma Halliwell, Robin Banerjee, Ragna Garoarsdottir, and Judita Jankovic
Reviewers: Candice R. Hollenbeck and George M. Zinkhan

9. Conduct Disorder and Offending Behavior in Young People: Findings From Research
Authors: Kristin Liabø and Joanna Richardson
Reviewer: Scott Shimabukuro

10. Psychological Capital: Developing the Human Competitive Edge
Authors: Fred Luthans, Carolyn M. Youssef, and Bruce J. Avolio
Reviewer: Stephen A. Truhon

Video Review
11. Dependent Personality Disorder
with Robert F. Bornstein
Reviewer: Gregory Mavrides

Film Review
12. 3:10 to Yuma
Director: James Mangold
Reviewer: Christopher J. Ferguson
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