Psychology For Dummies

Understand why you feel and act the way you do Psychology For Dummies is a fun, user-friendly guide to the basics of human behavior and mental processes. In plain English—and using lots of everyday examples—psychologist Dr. Adam Cash cuts through the jargon to explain what psychology is all about and what it tells you about […]

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Pandora’s Trap

How important is presidential personality and leadership style in foreign policy decisions? To answer this question, Thomas Preston takes readers inside the Bush administration’s decision-making process and use of intelligence to better understand how administration officials justified the Iraq War—and how they sought to avoid blame for the consequences of their actions. Based on extensive […]

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The New Handbook of Counseling Supervision

The second edition of this ground-breaking book continues the mission of its predecessor: to provide a “best principles” and “best practices” overview of the counseling supervision process, one that is firmly rooted in the recent explosion of empirical research in this field. Sponsored by the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), the presentation is […]

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The Dark Side of Innocence

“Killing yourself at any age is a seriously tricky business. But when I was seven, the odds felt insurmountable.” As a young girl, Terri Cheney’s life looked perfect. Her family lived in a lovely house in a tranquil Los Angeles suburb where the geraniums never once failed to bloom. She was pretty and smart, an […]

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Dams and Development

By the year 2000, the world had built more than 45,000 large dams to irrigate crops, generate power, control floods in wet times and store water in dry times. Yet, in the last century, large dams also disrupted the ecology of half the world’s rivers, displaced tens of millions of people from their homes and […]

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And Then She Laughed: Counseling Women

More than a clinical book, And Then She Laughed is an attempt to reach out to those who may be grappling with problems related to violence against women, but have no access to a good counselor. Claudio covers the most common cases she has handled in her years as a counselor for abused women, which […]

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Why Kids Kill

Ten years after the school massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado, school shootings are a new and alarming epidemic. While sociologists have attributed the trigger of violence to peer pressure, such as bullying and social isolation, prominent psychologist Peter Langman, argues here that psychological causes are responsible. Drawing on 20 years of clinical experience, […]

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Clinical Scenarios in Surgery

Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Using a highly readable, case-based format, Clinical Scenarios in Surgery: Decision Making and Operative Technique, Second Edition, presents 135 cases that take readers step by step through the […]

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International Counseling

In this book, designed to increase mental health professionals’ global literacy, authors from 33 countries demonstrate multicultural skills and competencies through case studies that illustrate approaches to counseling and psychotherapy in their countries. Following an introductory section on the use of case studies, chapters focus on a cross section of countries in Africa; Australia and […]

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Conquer Habits

“For over five years, I’ve helped 100,000’s of people in 142 countries improve their habits. I originally built a habit tracking app to make it easier for myself, and it changed my life…I used it to lose 40 lbs, decrease my body fat by 7 points, and pay off over $100,000 in debt, all while […]

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