ISBN 9780534355531,Psychology Applied to Modern Life

Psychology Applied to Modern Life



Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning

Publication Year 1999

ISBN 9780534355531

ISBN-10 0534355536


Edition 6th
Number of Pages 583 Pages
Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

Edition after edition, this comprehensive text has enjoyed best-seller status in a crowded field. While professors cite the book for its academic credibility and the authors' ability to stay current with ''hot topics,'' students say it's one text they just don't want to put down. Students and instructors alike find the text and associated workbooks to be a highly readable, engaging, visually-appealing package that provide a wealth of personal applications.
This is no ordinary applied psychology book. Wayne Weiten and Margaret Lloyd's text helps students understand the psychological reasons for their reactions to everyday situations. The authors to an outstanding job of providing practical advice on such subjects as coping with social pressure, improving communication with your sexual partner, protecting yourself from AIDS, and developing healthy lifestyle habits. And it does so without sacrificing scientific rigor or accuracy.