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Balancing biological, psychological, social, and cultural approaches, David Barlow and V. Mark Durand's groundbreaking integrative approach is the most modern, scientifically valid method for studying abnormal psychology. In this Seventh Edition of their proven ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH, Barlow and Durand successfully blend sophisticated research and an accessible writing style with the most widely recognized method of discussing psychopathology. Going beyond simply describing different schools of thought on psychological disorders, the authors explore the interactions of the various forces that contribute to psychopathology. A conversational writing style, consistent pedagogical elements, integrated case studies (95 percent from the authors' own files), video clips of clients, and additional study tools make this text the most complete learning resource available.
This classic textbook builds on the strengths of existing theoretical systems and clinical methods to provide students with a comprehensive and up-to-date real-world overview of the field of abnormal psychology. It focuses on maladaptive behavior as a product of the interaction between personal vulnerabilities and resiliencies.
The book presents the fundamentals of abnormal psychology and offers the most thoroughly researched and up-to-date explanation of psychopathology today.
This book discusses a wide variety of issues in Native studies including social exclusion, marginalization and identity; justice, equality and gender; self-help and empowerment in Aboriginal communities and in the cities; and, methodological and historiographical representations of social relationships.
This latest work from Japanese-born anthropologist Takie Sugiyama Lebra is the first ethnographic study of the modern Japanese aristocracy. Established as a class at the beginning of the Meiji period, the kazoku ranked directly below the emperor and his family.
In this book, the author sees recordings as socially progressive and instruments of a musical vernacular, and argues that, just as photography redefined visual art, recording technology has transformed our understanding of art music.
Abstinence is designed to help students take a close look at the choices and decisions they make in their relationships and to recognize the value of practicing abstinence from sexual activity before marriage.
The Academic Encounters 2nd edition series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. Academic Encounters Level 4 Reading and Writing Human Behavior engages students with authentic academic readings from college textbooks, photos, and charts on stimulating topics from the fields of psychology and communications. Topics include health, intelligence, and interpersonal relationships. Students develop important skills such as skimming, reading for the main idea, reading for speed, understanding vocabulary in context, summarizing, and note-taking. By completing writing assignments, students build academic writing skills and incorporate what they have learned. The topics correspond with those in Academic Encounters Level 4 Listening and Speaking Human Behavior. The books may be used independently or together.
This book engages students through interviews and academic lectures on stimulating topics from the field of American Studies. Topics include civil rights, traditional American values in relation to life today, country music, sports, and the globalization of American slang.
Academic Universe: Research and Writing at Oklahoma State University (2nd Ed.) is designed specifically for use in Composition II at Oklahoma State University by the instructors who teach the course. It has five chapters each detailing academic topics and problems under research by the Oklahoma State University faculty; Apparel Merchandising and Social Responsibility"; "Literacy and Multiculturalism"; "Television and Cultural Studies"; "Food Economics and Subcultures"; and "Conservation and Consciousness."
The Academic Writer is a brief guide to the essentials of academic writing and research. The text helps students think rhetorically and make effective choices as they write.
Written in Lisa Ede's accessible, supportive style, The Academic Writer is an affordable, brief guide to the essentials of academic writing and research. By framing reading and writing situations in terms of the writer, reader, text, and medium, Ede helps students think rhetorically and make effective choices. The text provides abundant coverage of reading, including a new chapter--"Reading on Page and Screen"--that helps students match device to purpose, and a second chapter of strategies for active and critical reading. It emphasizes analysis and synthesis, key skills required to master the moves of academic writing. And it provides advice on writing in the disciplines as well as numerous student models. With its updated coverage of research and its attention to visuals and design, The Academic Writer is the perfect introduction to college writing--at a great price.
The word science means learning through study and discovery. The book has much for you to study and discover. This text may lead you to do some exciting learning on your own.
This advisory circular (AC) contains methods, techniques, and practices acceptable to the Administrator for the inspection and repair of nonpressurized areas of civil aircraft, only when there are no manufacturer repair or maintenance instructions. This data generally pertains to minor repairs. The repairs identified in this AC may only be used as a basis for FAA approval for major repairs.
Donatelle (public health, Oregon State University) challenges undergraduate students to think globally as they consider health risks and personal health decisions. New opportunities for self-assessment and behavior change are offered in this edition, in the form of behavior change contracts and boxes on tattoos, safer sex, and club drugs. There is expanded information on the mind-body connection and alternative medicine, as well as new coverage of contraceptive devices and weight management. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Hurt's Accounting Information Systems, 2e continues to take a fresh new approach that puts judgment and critical thinking, not technology, at the heart of the AIS course. Using a conversational writing style appealing to students, this book presents AIS as an art as much as a science. AIS is presented as a set of fundamental ideas and concepts that can be applied in various organizational contexts. Students are provided with vocabulary they will need to succeed in the profession and ensuring that they can communicate clearly and effectively about accounting information systems with both accountants and nonaccountants. The text end-of-chapter exercises and assessment tools are all competency-based, distilling knowledge to its essential elements and then encouraging students to use those essential elements to think for themselves.
Like the American Council on Exercise itself; the ACE Personal Trainer Manual has long stood as the standard of excellence in the fitness industry. And like previous editions of this manual, this Fourth Edition of the ACE Personal Trainer Manual was written based on feedback from individuals who are active in the fitness world--practicing personal trainers, university professors, and industry experts--who worked together to create the Exam Content Outline (see Appendix B). This document presents the skills and knowledge that a personal trainer needs to have a successful career and should serve as a guide as you prepare for the ACE exam.
This book will help you prepare for a test based on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) in Reading and English/Language Arts. The first part of the book, Modeled Instruction, will give you practice with the different kinds of questions you will see on the real test. The Modeled Instruction will also give you tips for answering each question.
Achieve Georgia will help you get ready for a test based on the standards set up by the state of Georgia. Standards are goals that have been developed to make sure that you have all the skills necessary to be successful in school.
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