A Dictionary of Psychology - Oxford Quick Reference (Paperback)Andrew M. Colman (author)
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 896
Weight: 637 g
Dimensions: 194 x 134 x 51 mm
Edition: 4th Revised edition
an authoritative style, an ability to communicate in clear but concise terms, and extensive knowledge of the subject matter...Andrew Colman appears to possess all of these qualities and his Dictionary of Psychology is the impressive result...The book has many strengths and is certainly to be recommended...I am pleased to have it on my bookshelf. * THES *
Certainly a useful first port of call * The Psychologist *
This book does not give bare definitions, it clothes them with context * New Scientist *
The most comprehensive single-volume reference to psychology combines psychiatry and pschoanalysis under one broad umbrella * Forecast *
This tome is a comprehensive lexicon of psychological terminology within a historical and medical context, creating an entertaining and readable blend of glossary and text. Of interest to psychologists and anyone curious about the intricacies of the human mind, the Dictionary of Psychology is the newest and best authority on psychological nomenclature...[it] will tell you anything you might - or don't - want to know about the subject. Another fine book from Oxford University Press. * www.gadflyonline.com *
This is an attractive and comfortable dictionary to use...a required addition to larger public libraries and academic libraries...It is both classic and futurist, bringing together theory and practice and physical, emotional, and historical concepts used within the widening scope of psychology. It is great value for the price and would also be a welcome addition to any social scientist's personal library. * Booklist *
an excellent dictionary that clarifies definitions...reasonably priced, this dictionary will be a terrific addition to any library. * American Libraries *
a reasonably priced ready-reference source...a comprehensive overview of psychological terminology in an easy-to-use format. Entries are short, interesting, readable, and give a quick overview of the topic...a useful addition to a variety of libraries...invaluable for students and teachers * American Reference *
this version, being more fulsome than most, is particularly useful... it will be a true reference aid and should form the backbone of any student library * Rebecca C Tovey, Psychology Teaching Review *
For professionals and students of psychology, this is a good place to start their research * Library Journal *
[U]seful to laypeople and professionals both * Choice for Academic Libraries *
The number and range of entries promise, and deliver, great breadth of coverage from every branch if psychology...highly recommended * Booklist *
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