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Dictionary of Psychology (Laurel Book)

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DICTIONARY OF PSYCHOLOGY is the standard paperback reference dictionary for laymen, students, and practicing professionals. In clear, precise, jargon-free language, it gives the most up-to-date definitions of psychology terms, plus terms from the related disciplines of psychoanalysis, psychiatry, and biology, as well as parapsychology and spiritualism.

The Second Revised Ed
Mass Market Paperback, 499 pages
Published September 1st 1985 by Dell (first published August 15th 1968)
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Only here for the outdated terms to acknowledge how racist, sexist, and homophobic the roots of psychology was. It was also interesting just how much the church controlled how moral development came to be! If you want a good scream, I recommend this book.
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Recommends it for: Undergrad Psy Students
I bought this book as an undergraduate student and have continued to use it as a graduate student. It's been fairly helpful at all levels. One flaw in this book is that some of the entries might be a little vague / opaque to those who don't already know something about the given topic, but by far most of this book is extremely useful and understandable. I do also have to say that as the field of psychology grows, this book is without a doubt going to be in need of an update (I think it was publi ...more
Hana Bilqisthi
buku ini membantu buat tugas logika dan penulisan ilmiah psikologi :D dan cukup membantu kalau mau cari tahu istilah psikologi yang ngga ngerti.. sayangnya, mungkin karena edisi aslinya terbit tahun 1989 jadinya banyak istilah baru psikologi yang ngga ada dalam buku ini.. overall buku ini sangat membantu :D
Bernadeta Ajeng
Jan 01, 2015 rated it liked it
As a psychology undergraduate student, I find this book is extremely helpful. Whether I'm doing my papers or simply reading textbooks/ journals, this is what I look up to when I stumble upon the alien terms.

This, I recommend this book especially to students who study psychology or medicine. This book would be so handy.
Oct 28, 2010 rated it liked it
Slightly outdated at this point, but still useful especially for concepts pertinent to the psychoanalytic tradition.
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