Monday, September 14, 2009

Book nook: PsycCRITIQUES - Volume 54, Issue 36 is now available online

September 9, 2009
Volume 54, Issue 36

Book Reviews
1. Cognitive Therapy for Suicidal Patients: Scientific and Clinical Applications
Authors: Amy Wenzel, Gregory K. Brown, and Aaron T. Beck
Reviewer: Richard McKeon

2. Wired for Survival: The Rational (and Irrational) Choices We Make, From the Gas Pump to Terrorism
Author: Margaret M. Polski
Reviewer: Gordon Pitz

3. Fooling Ourselves: Self-Deception in Politics, Religion, and Terrorism
Author: Harry C. Triandis
Reviewer: Catherine Scott

4. The Newborn as a Person: Enabling Healthy Infant Development Worldwide
Authors: J. Kevin Nugent, Bonnie J. Petrauskas, and T. Berry Brazelton (Eds.)
Reviewers: Ruth Feldman and Dalia Silberstein

5. Intelligence and How to Get It: Why Schools and Cultures Count
Author: Richard E. Nisbett
Reviewer: David D. Simpson

6. Sex Changes: Transformations in Society and Psychoanalysis
Author: Mark J. Blechner
Reviewers: Gabriel Rupp and Patrick Kubier

7. Somatic Presentations of Mental Disorders: Refining the Research Agenda for DSM–V
Authors: Joel E. Dimsdale, Yu Xin, Arthur Kleinman, Vikram Patel, William E. Narrow, Paul J. Sirovatka, and Darrel A. Regier (Eds.)
Reviewer: Steven Taylor

8. Taming the River: Negotiating the Academic, Financial, and Social Currents in Selective Colleges and Universities
Authors: Camille Z. Charles, Mary J. Fischer, Margarita A. Mooney, and Douglas S. Massey
Reviewer: Sheri R. Notaro

Film Review
9. Up
Director: Pete Docter
Reviewer: Mardi Allen

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