Listening To Others

Author: Salman Akhtar
Editor: Jason Aronson
ISBN: 9780765705150
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Bioanalytical chemistry has become one of the most promising enhancements in chemical education because the focus of analytical chemistry in academia and industry is increasing on the analysis of biological activity and detection of biological molecules. Because of the exceedingly rapid development and multidisciplinary nature of bioanalytical chemistry, teaching bioanalytical chemistry in the classroom and laboratory is tremendously challenging and demanding. Chemistry educators have suffered drastically from the relatively limited textbook and confirmed teaching resources. This ACS symposium book presents the recent advances in teaching bioanalytical chemistry, which are written in thirteen chapters by twenty-eight dedicated experts in the field of bioanalytical chemistry education in colleges and universities. These teaching innovations have been completely tested in the chemistry classroom and laboratory. The organization of the book provides a list of unconventional and effective teaching approaches to address most of the typical bioanalytical techniques. It will provide valuable information and practical innovations in teaching bioanalytical chemistry and enrich the chemistry curriculum for educators of the two-year community colleges, four-year colleges and universities at undergraduate and graduate level.

Before And After Violence

Author: Salman Akhtar
Editor: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498568599
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Before and After Violence explores the complex network of experiences and relationships that contribute to both the origins and consequences of violence, beginning with local instances like intimate partner violence and working toward global occurrences like terrorism and war. The contributors to this collection examine the different settings in which violence takes place and the variables that propel its occurrence from infanthood onward./span

The Rape Of Childhood

Author: Salman Akhtar
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1498587844
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The Rape of Childhood: Development, Clinical, and Sociocultural Aspects of Childhood Sexual Abuse details the realm of childhood sexual abuse. Contributors examine variables that increase a child’s vulnerability to maltreatment, including age, gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomic factors, and outline various consequences of childhood sexual abuse.

Human Goodness

Author: Salman Akhtar
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442244240
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Each human heart possesses positive attributes such as altruism, kindness, concern, gratitude, and forgiveness. Human Goodness explores the origins of these traits through the use of clinical vignettes to help mental health professionals see their clients in refreshingly new ways.

Object Relations Theory And Self Psychology In Soc

Author: Eda Goldstein
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451603187
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Object Relations and Self Psychology are two leading schools of psychological thought discussed in social work classrooms and applied by practitioners to a variety of social work populations. Yet both groups have lacked a basic manual for teaching and reference -- until now. For them, Dr. Eda G. Goldstein's book fills a void on two fronts: Part I provides a readable, systematic, and comprehensive review of object relations and self psychology, while Part II gives readers a friendly, step-by-step description and illustration of basic treatment techniques. For educators, this textbook offers a learned and accessible discussion of the major concepts and terminology, treatment principles, and the relationship of object relations and self psychology to classic Freudian theory. Practitioners find within these pages treatment guidelines for such varied problems as illness and disability, the loss of a significant other, and such special problems as substance abuse, child maltreatment, and couple and family disruptions. In a single volume, Dr. Goldstein has met the complex challenges of education and clinical practice.

Staying Well After Psychosis

Author: Andrew Gumley
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470296372
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Musical Creativity

Author: Irène Deliège
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1135422672
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This collection initiates a resolutely interdisciplinary research dynamic specifically concerning musical creativity. Creativity is one of the most challenging issues currently facing scientific psychology and its study has been relatively rare in the cognitive sciences, especially in artificial intelligence. This book will address the need for a coherent and thorough exploration. Musical Creativity: Multidisciplinary Research in Theory and Practice comprises seven sections, each viewing musical creativity from a different scientific vantage point, from the philosophy of computer modelling, through music education, interpretation, neuroscience, and music therapy, to experimental psychology. Each section contains discussions by eminent international specialists of the issues raised, and the book concludes with a postlude discussing how we can understand creativity in the work of eminent composer, Jonathan Harvey. This unique volume presents an up-to-date snapshot of the scientific study of musical creativity, in conjunction with ESCOM (the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music). Describing many of the different aspects of musical creativity and their study, it will form a useful springboard for further such study in future years, and will be of interest to academics and practitioners in music, psychology, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, neuroscience and other fields concerning the study of human cognition in this most human of behaviours.

The Ever Transcending Spirit

Author: Toru Sato
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595290043
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The quality of our life is really just a reflection of the quality of our internal state of mind. Our internal state of mind is a reflection of where we are in our maturation process. Where most of us are in our maturation process is a reflection of where we are in the process of evolution. Open your hearts and take a fascinating tour that illuminates the common thread to the meaning of our existence. Scholars of the arts, social sciences, and natural sciences have been studying the human mind, its development, and its evolution for many centuries. Discover the commonalities of what these people have found and rediscover the simple beauty of life. This book provides us with exceptional insights concerning why we are the way we are, especially in the realm of human relationships, consciousness, and development. It also provides us with insights about how we can break out of our shells and take the next step in our relationships and personal development so that we can make a positive contribution to the process of evolution.

Child Psychology And Psychiatry

Author: David Skuse
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119170222
Size: 20,11 MB
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An authoritative, up-to-date guide for psychologists, psychiatrists, pediatricians and other professionals working with vulnerable and at-risk children Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Third Edition is an indispensable resource for psychologists and psychiatrists in training, as well as experienced clinicians who want to stay abreast of important recent developments in the field. Comprehensive in coverage and much broader in scope than competing titles, its clear, concise entries and abundance of illustrations and visual aids make it easy for busy professionals and interns to quickly absorb and retain key information. Written by expert clinicians and researchers in a wide range of disciplines within or relevant to the fields of normal and abnormal childhood development, Child Psychology and Psychiatry includes contributions from clinical psychologists, neuropsychologists, child psychiatrists, pediatricians, speech pathologists, and developmental psychology and psychopathology researchers. It has been fully updated for the DSM-5 and reflects the theoretical, structural, and practical developments which have taken place in the world of child psychology and psychiatry over recent years. Combines a strong academic and research emphasis with the extensive clinical expertise of contributing authors Covers normal development, fostering child competence, childhood resilience and wellbeing, and family and genetic influences Discusses neurobiological, genetic, familial and cultural influences upon child development, especially those fostering childhood resilience and emotional wellbeing Explores the acquisition of social and emotional developmental competencies with reviews of child psychopathology, clinical diagnoses, assessment and intervention Features new chapters on the impact of social media on clinical practice, early intervention for psychosis in adolescence, and the development of the theory and practice of mentalization Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Third Edition is an indispensable learning tool for all of those training in clinical psychology, educational psychology, social work, psychiatry, and psychiatric and pediatric nursing. It is also a valuable working resource for all those who work professionally with at-risk children and adolescents.

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook Of Psychoanalysis

Author: Ethel Spector Person
Editor: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781585621521
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The comprehensive The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychoanalysis is the only textbook of its kind in this distinguished field. Both a clinical guide and a reference book, this essential text focuses not only on psychoanalytic theory and treatment but also on developmental issues, research, and the many ways in which theoretical psychoanalysis intersects with contiguous disciplines. The editors, recognized experts in the field, have brought together a remarkable 39 distinguished contributors whose broad-based interests make this textbook a unique reference for interdisciplinary psychoanalysis. The textbook is organized into 6 parts: ? Part I: Core ConceptsIntroduces basic concepts, such as motivation, the dynamic unconscious, the importance of early relationships, internalization, object relations theory, intersubjectivity, and sex/gender.? Part II: Developmental TheoryAddresses the developmental orientation in contemporary psychoanalysis, developmental theories and their relationship with other disciplines, attachment theory/research, and the psychoanalytic understanding of mental disorders.? Part III: Treatment and TechniqueDefines what a psychoanalyst is and how he or she is trained; and presents virtually every treatment and technique, from transference/countertransference, treatment theories and their technical consequences, and interpretation, resistance, and process to termination/re-analysis, psychopharmacology, child analysis, and ethics.? Part IV: ResearchDescribes the burgeoning research in psychoanalysis, focusing on outcome, process, developmental, and conceptual research.? Part V: History of PsychoanalysisTraces the history of psychoanalysis, showing how individual personality, world events, and cultural differences have led to varieties of discoveries and perspectives. ? Part VI: Psychoanalysis and Related DisciplinesDetails the relevance of interdisciplinary sources to Freud's ideas and the influences of psychology, anthropology, philosophy, literature, the arts, politics, international relations, and neuroscience. Written with a minimum of professional jargon, this in-depth work also includes an extensive glossary and name and subject indexes. No other psychoanalysis textbook is as comprehensive in scope with such a broad array of contributors as The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychoanalysis. This up-to-date reference will find a wide audience not only among psychoanalysts, psychiatrists, educators, and students but also among professionals in allied disciplines such as psychology, anthropology, literature, the arts, philosophy, politics, and neuroscience. The editors and contributors to this remarkable compendium demonstrate that psychoanalytic approachesat times in combination with psychopharmacological therapycontinue to play a vital role in the treatment of specific psychiatric disorders.