The Wadsworth Essential Reference Card to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

The Wadsworth Essential Reference Card to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association Author Robert Perrin
ISBN-10 0495911410
Year 2009-11-12
Pages
Language en
Publisher Wadsworth Publishing Company
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HE WADSWORTH GUIDE TO APA PUBLICATION MANUAL 6TH EDITION, outlines the essential changes to the American Psychological Association documentation style as described in the recently published Official Pocket Style Guide From the American Psychological Association, 6th edition.

Pocket Guide to APA Style

Pocket Guide to APA Style Author Robert Perrin
ISBN-10 9780495912637
Year 2011-01-01
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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An ideal tool for students writing research papers across the disciplines, the POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, 4th Edition, offers straightforward explanations, annotated examples, and margin notes designed to help students write properly documented papers in the latest APA style. Thorough and practical, this concise guide is not only less expensive and easier for undergraduates to use than the APA Manual, it also includes additional information about the research-writing process. In this updated edition, students will also find extensive coverage of electronic sources, preparing them to both evaluate and correctly use Internet references in their own research. The 4th Edition incorporates all essential changes reflected in the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2009). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Clinician s Guide to Psychological Assessment and Testing

Clinician s Guide to Psychological Assessment and Testing Author John M. Spores, PhD, JD
ISBN-10 9780826199874
Year 2012-09-18
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
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"Overall, this is an excellent guide to the use and administration of psychological tests. It provides straightforward directions and instructions on how to utilize testing in such a way as to better inform clinical practice. I could see this book as a mainstay on any counselorís bookshelf, especially those who are seeking a way to utilize standardized testing in their practice."--The Professional Counselor Journal ìFinally, a detailed and crystal clear guide to psychological assessment that effectively integrates 'best practices' with the realities of negotiating the mental health care system and insurance providers. I plan to draw on this practical guide in my private practice and to incorporate it as a required text in my advanced counseling assessment classes at both the masterís and doctoral level. This book is a treasure for any mental health professional involved in psychological assessment.î Joseph G. Ponterotto, PhD Professor of Counseling Psychology, Fordham University Standardized psychological testing is often essential for reliably determining the presence of a wide range of psychiatric and personality disorders, along with effectively addressing related issues that may require a psychological referral. This nuts-and-bolts guide to conducting efficient and accurate psychological testing in clinical settings provides mental health professionals with experienced guidance in the entire process, and includes a complete set of forms and templates for all aspects of assessment and testing, from the initial referral and diagnostic interview to the final report. Based on the authorís experience with over two thousand psychological and neuropsychological testing cases, this highly practical book presents a standardized process of assessment, testing, interpretation, report-writing, and presenting feedback to patients, family members, and other professionals. Actual case examples of patients from a wide age range illustrate the assessment and testing process in action. The text provides printed and electronic versions of referral and related forms, initial psychological assessment report templates that include critical areas of coverage for obtaining insurance approval, and interpretation tables for an exceptional inventory of key standardized psychological tests. Integral to the book is a review of psychological tests in seven key categories that most effectively address differential diagnostic dilemmas and related referral questions that clinicians are likely to encounter in practice. It also provides effective strategies for selecting the appropriate tests based on the particular diagnostic questions, guidance for successfully obtaining insurance approval for a targeted yet feasible number of testing hours, and an efficient system for simultaneous test interpretation and report writing. Key Features: Includes an overview of the assessment process, from the initial referral to completion of the final report Features effective reviews of commonly used tests, including neuropsychological, intelligence, personality, and behavioral inventories Includes print and digital templates and forms for all phases of assessment and testing Aids clinicians in both private practice and other health care settings to work within managed care and be effectively reimbursed for services Includes information on conducting forensic competency to stand trial assessments, including the authorís new measure of assessing a defendantís understanding of the legal system

Writing with Style APA Style Made Easy

Writing with Style  APA Style Made Easy Author Lenore Szuchman
ISBN-10 9780840031679
Year 2010-03-26
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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This accessible and invaluable workbook-style reference guide will help your students smoothly make the transition from writing for composition classes to writing for psychology classes. In her fifth edition of WRITING WITH STYLE, author Lenore T. Szuchman quickly and succinctly provides the basics of style presented by the sixth edition of the APA’s PUBLICATION MANUAL. Dr. Szuchman’s years of experience teaching writing-intensive courses give her an inside track on the trouble spots students often encounter when writing papers and dealing with APA style. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Planning Proposing and Presenting Science Effectively

Planning  Proposing  and Presenting Science Effectively Author Jack Parker Hailman
ISBN-10 0521568757
Year 1997-09-13
Pages 182
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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The book discusses planning research, writing a research proposal (whether for a formal proposal for thesis research, or for a research proposal for a funding agency such as the National Science Foundation), writing a research report (such as a graduate thesis, or a manuscript for publication in a research journal), and presenting research at research seminars and scientific meetings. The final chapter covers writing an effective CV. An appendix provides tips on how to write clearly. Throughout, the book is illuminated with personal examples from the authors' own experiences and there is a strong emphasis on problems associated with field studies. This concise guide is intended for students at all levels. The guidelines apply equally to independent projects for introductory biology, directed-study projects, undergraduate senior theses, master's theses, doctoral dissertations, and research aimed at publication.

Writing for Psychology

Writing for Psychology Author Mark L. Mitchell
ISBN-10 9781285401805
Year 2012-03-30
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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WRITING FOR PSYCHOLOGY, Fourth Edition offers concise assistance for students writing their research analyses using APA style. By providing concrete examples of common errors, the authors show rather than merely tell students what to do and what to avoid. This manual will help students adhere to the basics of APA style; refine critical thinking skills, library search skills, revising skills, editing skills, and proofing skills; and avoid plagiarism. Checklists precede a summary at the end of every chapter, giving students the chance to make sure they have been thorough in their reports. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Research Methods

Research Methods Author Donald McBurney
ISBN-10 9780495602194
Year 2009-04-01
Pages 464
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Now in its 8th Edition, RESEARCH METHODS provides psychology students with a scientific approach to understanding their field of study and the world in general. The text’s logical, step-by-step coverage is the result of decades of author experience, and includes all of the stages of the research process from selecting the project and searching for literature to choosing a protocol and getting published. Utilizing a wide variety of problems from psychological literature, the text also illustrates the many creative ways that psychology professionals design and conduct effective research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Psychology Major s Handbook

The Psychology Major s Handbook Author Tara L. Kuther
ISBN-10 9781133172888
Year 2011-01-01
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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This handbook, by Tara L. Kuther, offers undergraduate students the information they need to make informed decisions about whether to pursue psychology as a major and career, as well as guidance to help them succeed in their psychology course. The first chapter introduces students to the scope of psychology and the subspecialties within the field. Subsequent chapters help students assess their skills, abilities, and interests. Career opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels are presented so students can decide whether psychology is an appropriate major for them. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Research Methods in Psychology

Research Methods in Psychology Author Beth Moring
ISBN-10 9780393936933
Year 2014-06-10
Pages 604
Language en
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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This market-leading text emphasizes future consumers of psychological research, uses real-world examples drawn from popular media, and develops students’ critical-thinking skills as they become systematic interrogators of information in their everyday lives.

Writing with Style APA Style for Social Work

Writing with Style  APA Style for Social Work Author Lenore Szuchman
ISBN-10 9780840031983
Year 2010-02-01
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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WRITING WITH STYLE: APA STYLE FOR SOCIAL WORK, Fourth Edition, applies a proven learning through modeling approach to help students master the elements of writing research papers and other professional documents in APA style. In addition to reviewing APA style basics, the text includes numerous writing exercises to help students apply what they learn and hone their skills by practicing writing professional literature. Further support is provided through resources such as sample outlines, title pages, abstracts, and numerous templates included throughout the text as references. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Research Design Explained

Research Design Explained Author Mark Mitchell
ISBN-10 9781133049838
Year 2012-02-09
Pages 752
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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RESEARCH DESIGN EXPLAINED, Eighth Edition helps students appreciate the excitement of science research and its relevance to psychology by explaining concepts clearly and using real-life analogies and examples. Focusing on important, fundamental concepts and demonstrating the logic behind research design, authors Mitchell and Jolley help students go beyond simply memorizing terms to develop a true understanding of research design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences

Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences Author Frederick J Gravetter
ISBN-10 9781305480582
Year 2015-01-01
Pages 656
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Fifth Edition, helps readers see how interesting and exciting experimental and nonexperimental research can be. Inviting and conversational, the book leads readers through the research process from start to finish. It begins with tips and strategies for generating research ideas, moves to selecting measures and participants, and then offers an examination of research strategy and design. This step-by-step presentation emphasizes the decisions researchers must make at each stage of the process. The authors avoid a cookbook approach by linking terminology with applied concepts; their lecture in a book style makes the text accessible by emphasizing discussion and explanation of topics. Examples and content throughout the book reflect the most current APA guidelines. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Experimental Psychology

Experimental Psychology Author Anne Myers
ISBN-10 9780495602316
Year 2011-04-14
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Focusing on experimental methods, authors Anne Myers and Christine Hansen lead students step by step through the entire research process, from generating testable hypotheses to writing the research report. The major sections of the book parallel the major sections of a research report (Introduction, Method, Results, and Discussion), giving students the skills they’ll need to design and conduct an experiment, analyze and interpret the research findings, and report those findings. Although the main focus is on experimentation, alternative approaches are discussed as important complements. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.