A Historical and Epistemological Approach to Psychological Assessment
by Santo Di Nuovo, Maria Sinatra
This book explores the history and epistemology of how we measure mind. It explores whether subjectivity can be assessed using objective methodology and psychometric techniques and whether new technologies can help to tackle this age-old challenge.
A Guide to the Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy for Therapists and Supervisors
by Mark Berthold-Losleben, John S. Swan, Marianne Liebing-Wilson
This unique guide to applying the cognitive behavioral analysis system of psychotherapy (CBASP) combines the perspectives of clients, therapists, and supervisors to provide insights into and skills for applying this exciting therapy, originally developed for people with chronic depression.
This comprehensive book offers practitioners detailed insight into using the Griffiths III to provide comprehensive assessments of children’s development and their needs, through the presentation of numerous case studies.
by Willibald Ruch, Arnold B. Bakker, Louis Tay, Fabian Gander
A group of internationally renowned experts provide a comprehensive overview of assessment in all areas of positive psychology, exploring the challenges and making recommendations on selecting and using appropriate instruments.
Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a common and complex problem that is often overseen by health professionals. This easy-to-read,evidence-based book helps professionals to carefully assess and treat BDD by recognizing the unique features inherent to this disorder.
Learn about providing affirmative counseling when working with transgender, nonbinary, and gender diverse clients. This is a comprehensive practical and evidence-based guide to this collaborative approach to mental health care that is guided by client-driven goals.
Measurement Properties and Theoretical Advances
by Peter Karl Jonason
This volume explores the latest research on the assessment of the dark personality traits, including the Dark Triad of narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy, and more. With an internationally renowned group of contributors, it provides a comprehensive, evidence-based overview of the personality traits currently being explored and the instruments used to measure these.
by Tayyab Rashid, Jane Gillham, Ruth Louden, Afroze Anjum
Use this positive psychology program to learn how to use your strengths to build resilience so you can deal with different challenging phases in life. The 14 modules are clearly structured and full of resources and tips.
This practical book equips practitioners with evidence-based diagnostic and treatment tools to help people overcome lasting embitterment or posttraumatic embitterment disorder. An accompanying book for clients is also available.
Varieties, Effects, Theories, and Perspectives
by Peter Sedlmeier
Get state-of-the-art answers to questions about the psychology of meditation, including: what is meditation, how does it work, and how can it best be researched? This unique book explores both traditional and Western approaches.
The second edition of this popular volume has been revised and fully updated to show which empirically supported approaches to assessment, management, and treatment really help those at risk of suicidal behavior.
Researchers and practitioners interested in applying the dark triad in personnel work will find this book full of valuable information on how to undertake legally compliant processes and how to utilize the great potential these personality characteristics have in making decisions on aptitude.
by Holger Steinmetz, Nadine Wedderhoff, Michael Bošnjak
Using the latest research synthesis techniques, leading researchers describe the state of the art in various research fields, test and compare theories, and derive conclusions about the effectiveness of interventions.
Expert advice on how to deal with long-lasting feelings of embitterment aft experiencing injustices, humiliation, and breaches of trust. Learn to reorientate to the future using the psychology of wisdom.