Concise Encyclopedia Of Psychology

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Raymond J. Corsini
John Wiley & Sons Incorporated, 1987 - Psychology - 1242 pages
Abridged from the award-winning four-volume work written by 500 expert contributors from around the world. Covers all major areas of psychology, including summaries of psychology in 22 countries. The 2,150 articles -- each written by a recognized expert -- are listed alphabetically and cover some 1,200 major topics. The book contains all major psychological tests, a complete subject index, and an extensive bibliography, making it a compact and convenient source for basic information on all aspects of psychology. Also features figures, tables and illustrations. Thoroughly cross-referenced.

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Now in its second edition, this work condenses the highly recommended four-volume Encyclopedia of Psychology (LJ 6/1/94) into an accessible work for lay and professional readers. Its contributors ... Read full review

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The first edition of this work (Wiley, 1984) won two prestigious awards. With well over 400 contributors, approximately 2500 articles, and about 15,000 references (not including duplications), this ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

Raymond J. Corsini was a prison psychologist for fifteen years, an industrial psychologist for ten years, and had a private practice of psychotherapy and counseling for thirty years. He taught at numerous universities including the University of Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology, and the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of over sixty books including "Current Psychotherapies", "Case Studies in Psychotherapy", and "Handbook of Innovative Therapy".

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