Dictionary of Behavioral Science

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Benjamin B. Wolman
Academic Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Psychology - 370 pages
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Fifteen years have passed since the Dictionary of Behavioral Science was first published. In that time it has been recognized by the American Library Association as an "Outstanding Reference Book" (1973) and has become the standard reference in psychology, psychiatry, and related disciplines. Suitable for every level of interest, the new edition of the Dictionary contains more than 20,000 terms in psychology, broadly defined, including psychiatry, psychoanalysis, neurology, psychopharmacology, biochemistry, endocrinology, and related fields. Covering recent developments and discoveries, each item of the Dictionary has been carefully examined, and numerous items have been revised and added. Key Features * Covers all fields of the behavioral sciences--including psychology, psychiatry, neuroscience, social work, anthropology, education, human relations...and more * Provides precise, up-to-date definitions of more than 20,000 terms * Combines the highest level of scholarship with readability * Facilitates interdisciplinary communication among the various fields of behavioral science.

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Contents

JANET A SNIEZEK AND REBECCA A HENRY Accuracy and Con
1
LINDA ARGOTE MARLENE E TURNER AND MARK FICHMAN
58
J KEVIN FORD NEAL SCHMITT SUSAN L SCHECHTMAN BRIAN
75
A New Con
118
MICHAEL E DOHERTY AND JAMES A SULLIVAN p p
136
J FRANK YATES YING ZHU DAVID L ROMS DENGFENG WANG
145
MICHAEL LAWRENCE AND SPYROS MAKRIDAKIS Factors Affect
172
PAUL H GARTHWAITE Fractile Assessments for a Linear Regres
188
BLAKE E ASHFORTH The Experience of Powerlessness in Orga
207
HOWELL AND PETER J FROST A Laboratory Study
243
EDWIN A LOCKE DONGOK CHAH SCOTT HARRISION
270
DAVID A VOLLRATH BLAIR H SHEPPARD VERLIN B HINSZ
289
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