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A Dictionary of Psychology

Andrew M. Colman

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199657681
Published online May 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191744358 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780199657681.001.0001
A Dictionary of Psychology

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‘Comprehensive, sound, readable, and up-to-date, this is probably the best single-volume dictionary of its kind … Essential wherever psychology matters’Library Journal

Over 9,500 entries

This authoritative and up-to-date dictionary covers all branches of psychology. Clear, concise descriptions for each entry offer extensive coverage of key areas including cognition, sensation and perception, emotion and motivation, learning and skills, language, mental disorder, and research methods. The range of entries extends to related disciplines including psychoanalysis, psychiatry, the neurosciences, and statistics. Entries are extensively cross-referenced for ease of use, and cover word origins and derivations as well as definitions. Over 100 illustrations complement the text. Supplementary material includes lists of commonly used abbreviations and symbols, as well as of phobias and phobic stimuli, with definitions. The new edition incorporates updates from the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).

This is an invaluable work of reference for students, lecturers, and the general reader with an interest in psychology.

Book.  9570 pages.  547296 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Psychology

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<i>abaissement du niveau mental</i> <i>n.</i> in A Dictionary of Psychology

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