The Complete Idiot's Guide to Psychology

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Alpha, 2006 - Psychology - 434 pages
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The ABCs of Psychology.

For students looking for a comprehensive resource, or those looking for a self-help book, this new edition provides an easy-to-understand look at both the history and modern practice of psychology. Inside, readers will find what treatment works best for what problem, how to use positive psychology to make one’s life even better, and alternative mental health treatments. They’ll also learn about how the mind and the body work with each other—and how to improve the communication between them.

• Covers all the basics, but gives extra emphasis to such contemporary issues as fear/anxiety, child psychology, health psychology, mood altering drugs, forensics, and so on
• Author is a practicing clinical psychologist with many awards for her popular columns and articles on psychology topics
The Princeton Review identifies psychology as the ninth most popular college degree in the United States

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About the author (2006)

Joni E. Johnston, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist in Del Mar, California, and CEO of WorkRelationships, which helps companies build healthy work relationships. She writes a monthly column for LexisNexis and is a noted public speaker.

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