Introduction to Psychology

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Lionel Nicholas
Juta and Company Ltd, Apr 1, 2009 - Psychology - 414 pages
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Completely revised and updated, this newly illustrated guide helps both licensed and student nurses apply the latest in psychological research and theory to their everyday lives. Sensation, perception, cognitive processes, and developmental psychology are among the topics discussed. A brief history of the field and new information on HIV and AIDS are also included along with a CD-ROM containing PowerPoint slides for each chapter.

  

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Contents

Dedication
1
Sampling and data collection
31
The research report
44
Neuronal communication
57
Neurotransmitters and behaviour
58
Specialisation of the cerebral hemispheres
68
Thresholds
74
Hearing
84
39
215
Summary
227
Childhood
242
lndividualistic approaches
256
Social constructionism and discursive psychology
272
History and development of community psychology
286
Selected topics
297
Labour relations
305

The somatosensory and the proprioceptive sensory systems
91
l l
111
Traditional and modern explanations l
118
Comparisons and overlaps
131
Summary
138
Psychopathology
183
Contemporary models of psychopathology
189
Culture and abnormality
201
Clientcentred therapy
207
Psychological services in South Africa
213
Personality
214
Performance appraisal
314
Leadership
320
Organisational development OD
326
lntroduction
332
Sexualityrelated practices in South Africa
338
Overview of sexual problems
344
Health psychology
350
Chronic diseases and health promotion
357
References
379
lndex
406
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About the author (2009)

Lionel Nicholas is a professor at the University of Fort Hare.

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