ISBN 9788172455323,Dictionary of Psychology

Dictionary of Psychology



Goodwill Publishing House

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788172455323

ISBN-10 8172455321


Number of Pages 544 Pages
Language (English)

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Goodwill's Dictionary of Psychology is the result of an exhaustive information search from various authentic sources including textbooks and reputed journals from India and abroad, as well as interaction with experts in the field. It contains a wide range of terms relating to various aspects of psychology, including perception, cognition, attention, emotion, phenomenology, motivation, brain functioning, personality, behaviour, interpersonal relationships, clinical psychology, methods of assessment and treatment of mental health problems, therapeutic roles, psychotherapy, emotional distress, humanism personal growth, self-actualisation and self-identity, fears and various subfields like Jungian psychology, Gestalt psychology, existential psychology, cognitive psychology, industrial and organisational psychology, social psychology etc. Modern terminology has been included to keep the readers up to date on latest developments in psychology. Each term has been explained in simple language and lucid manner for easy understanding by the readers. Standard definitions of technical terms have been provided. Important abbreviations, acronyms and phrases have also been included for the benefit of the readers. The dictionary will prove extremely useful to the students and teachers of psychology at graduate and postgraduate levels, and researchers in this field. It will serve as an ideal reference source for psychologists, counselling psychologists, doctors and all those concerned with various aspects of human behaviour and mental functions.