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By Andrew M. Colman

Together with greater than 11,000 definitions, this authoritative and updated dictionary covers all branches of psychology. transparent, concise descriptions for every access supply huge insurance of key parts together with cognition, sensation and belief, emotion and motivation, studying and talents, language, psychological illness, and learn tools. the diversity of entries extends to comparable disciplines together with psychoanalysis, psychiatry, the neurosciences, and statistics. Entries are largely cross-referenced for ease of use, and canopy observe origins and derivations in addition to definitions. greater than a hundred illustrations supplement the text.

This fourth version has included quite a few major revisions and additions, many in keeping with the 2013 booklet of the yank Psychiatric Association's most modern variation of Diagnostic and Statistical handbook of psychological Disorders, bringing the Dictionary absolutely brand new with the latest literature of the subject.

In addition to the alphabetical entries, the dictionary additionally contains appendices protecting over 800 primary abbreviations and emblems, in addition to a listing of phobias and phobic stimuli, with definitions.

Comprehensive and obviously written, this dictionary is a useful paintings of reference for college students, academics, and the overall reader with an curiosity in psychology.

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