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|Author||: Edward Klein|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
Unlikeable is the stunning, powerful exposé of Hillary Clinton and her floundering race for the White House. With unprecedented access to longtime associates of the Clintons and the Obamas, investigative reporter Edward Klein meticulously recreates conversations and details of Hillary Clinton's behind-the-scenes plotting in Chappaqua and Whitehaven. Klein, the former editor in chief of New York Times Magazine and a contributing editor to Vanity Fair, draws a deeply troubling portrait of Hillary Rodham Clinton, a highly unlikeable presidential candidate and a woman more associated with scandal than with accomplishments, with lying than with truth, with arrogance than with compassion.
|Author||: Aparna Shewakramani|
|Editor||: Chicago Review Press|
Aparna Shewakramani of Indian Matchmaking fame knows who she is and what she wants—and she is not afraid to ask for it When Aparna Shewakramani appeared on Netflix's hit series, Indian Matchmaking, it soon became clear that Aparna knew what she wanted. But all stories are told through certain lenses—and her story is no exception. Being on a reality show made Aparna feel like a character. Her decisiveness and sense of self-worth led viewers to see her as a very specific archetype: The villain. The woman you love to hate. The unlikeable woman. It turned around, though, with a single message of support: Be Like Aparna. Soon supporters were in the tens of thousands. Women are tired of seeing other women being vilified simply because they have a voice. In this book, you will learn about the real Aparna Shewakramani. She bares it all—the good, the bad, and the it-depends-on-how-you-look-at-it. There is her mother's bravery in leaving her marriage, Aparna's diagnosis of an autoimmune disease, and her confession that she too is susceptible to the deep-rooted need to be pretty and likeable. But it is also the story of her entrepreneurial spirit and her success. It is about lessons learned and the strength to be your own woman. This is a journey to prevent Aparna-the-person from being erased by Aparna-the-character.
|Author||: Deborah Wilde|
Playtime's over. Nava heads to Los Angeles to make her bold play-on all fronts-but can she stop her foes before they destroy her for good? And who else will have to die? Go big or go home, baby.
|Author||: Windy Dryden|
|Editor||: Psychology Press|
The first workbook which teaches the practical skills of REBT. Each skill is explained in detail and examples are given of how each skill can be put into action.
|Author||: Stephen Palmer|
`An introductory text that applies a down-to-earth approach to a diversity of 23 therapeutic approaches within counselling and psychotherapy, it was actually a pleasure conducting the review and having to read over the outlined models.... It is a definite entry for counselling training courses and will offer plenty of ideas for those teaching as well as training. It is fun to read and offers numerous ideas of how to put into place counselling techniques' - Counselling Psychology Review This essential guide to the range of approaches used in current practice covers all of the major schools of counselling and psychotherapy, as well as many that are less well known. Ideal as a first textbook for student counsellors or psychotherapists, Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy will help them locate their initial training within the broad context of different therapeutic approaches and help them to discover the specific areas to which they feel the greatest leaning. Each chapter introduces a specific approach and includes: a clear explanation of the core concepts and their use in practice; an illustrative case study; profiles of the clients who benefit most from the approach; advice on further reading; and issues for discussion. The book also features a substantial glossary of terms.
|Author||: Tim Sanders|
The author of Love Is the Killer App explains why likeability is the key to happiness and success and demonstrates how anyone can develop the ability to create positive feelings in others and how to enhance one's personal L Factors through the application of four basic principles--how to be friendly, how to be relevant, how to show empathy, and how to keep it real. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
|Author||: Stephen Worchel,J Francisco Morales,Darío Páez,Jean-Claude Deschamps|
Social identity and social categorization theories have offered some of the most exciting developments in social psychology - informing work on everything from intergroup relations to personal identity. This comprehensive book surveys the latest empirical and theoretical findings, alongside original contributions, to provide an invaluable overview of this important field. The internationally-renowned contributors explore a broad range of psychosocial phenomena including intergroup discrimination, influence, group polarization, collective behaviour, impact of minorities, prejudice, stereotypes and leadership.
|Author||: Graeme Burk,Robert Smith?|
|Editor||: ECW Press|
Travel through space and time with this guide to 50 years of Doctor Who Doctor Who has been a television phenomenon since it began 50 years ago on November 23, 1963. But of all the hundreds of televised stories, which are the ones you must watch? Featuring 50 stories from all eleven Doctors, Who’s 50 is full of behind-the-scenes details, exhilarating moments, connections to Who lore, goofs, interesting trivia and much, much more. Who’s 50 tells the story of this global sensation: its successes, its tribulations and its triumphant return.
Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress of Applied Psychology Social educational and clinical psychology
|Author||: Hiroshi Motoaki|
|Editor||: Taylor & Francis|
|Author||: Andrzej Sapkowski|
Andrzej Sapkowski’s New York Times bestselling Witcher series has inspired the hit Netflix show and multiple blockbuster video games, and has transported millions of fans around the globe to an epic, unforgettable world of magic and adventure. For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived together in relative peace. But that peace has now come to an end. Geralt of Rivia, the hunter known as the Witcher, has been waiting for the birth of a prophesied child. The one who has the power to change the world for good—or for evil. As the threat of war hangs over the land and the child is pursued for her extraordinary powers, it will become Geralt’s responsibility to protect them all. And the Witcher never accepts defeat. Join Geralt of Rivia; his beloved ward and the child of prophecy, Ciri; and his ally and love, the powerful sorceress Yennefer as they battle monsters, demons, and prejudices alike in Blood of Elves, the first novel of The Witcher Saga. Witcher story collections The Last Wish Sword of Destiny Witcher novels Blood of Elves The Time of Contempt Baptism of Fire The Tower of Swallows Lady of the Lake Season of Storms (stand alone) Hussite Trilogy The Tower of Fools Warriors of God Light Perpetual Translated from original Polish by Danusia Stok
|Author||: Jack V. Matson,S. Ravi Jagannathan|
|Editor||: CRC Press|
The testimony of an expert witness can lead to success or failure in cases that hinge on the presentation‘s impact on a jury. Effective Expert Witnessing, Fifth Edition: Practices for the 21st Century explores the fundamentals of litigation, trial preparation, courtroom presentation, and the business of expert witnessing. Extensively updated to ref
|Author||: George Stein,Greg Wilkinson|
|Editor||: RCPsych Publications|
This second edition of Seminars in General Adult Psychiatry provides a highly readable and comprehensive account of modern adult psychiatry. Key features of the first edition that have been retained are the detailed clinical descriptions of psychiatric disorders, and historical sections to give the reader access to the classic studies of psychiatry as well as the current evidence. Additional topics covered here for the first time include liaison psychiatry, psychosexual medicine, clinical epidemiology, and international and cultural psychiatry. Clinical management is given due prominence, with extensive accounts of modern drug management, cognitive therapy, the main psychosocial approaches, and current guidelines such as those published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. An essential text for trainees studying for their MRCPsych, this book is also a one-stop reference work for established practitioners, providing comprehensive coverage of the whole of adult psychiatry.
|Author||: Robbie Sutton,Karen Douglas|
|Editor||: Bloomsbury Publishing|
The eagerly anticipated second edition of this popular textbook captures the excitement and relevance to everyday life of the fascinating and fast-moving field of social psychology. This book is a comprehensive and lively guide to the subject that extensively reappraises classic studies, highlights cutting-edge areas of research and provides fascinating examples of how social psychological theory and research apply to a wide range of real-world issues such as fake news, internet addiction and cyberbullying. Innovative interactive features, including 'exploring further' activities, 'applying social psychology' exercises and 'student project spotlights', place the student experience at the heart of this book. Its engaging and inclusive approach helps students to develop a strong and nuanced understanding of key topics in social psychology and also encourages broader skills that will help not only in their studies but their future careers. This is the ideal textbook for students studying social psychology. New to this Edition: - Thoroughly revised to highlight the most up-to-date research in the discipline and re-appraise classic studies, theories and perspectives on topics such as obedience, bystander intervention and the Stanford Prison Experiment. - The introductory chapter includes a new guide to critical thinking which outlines theory and research on what critical thinking involves and provides useful guidance for students on how to become effective critical thinkers. - Important coverage of the reproducibility of social psychological research. - More examples of how social psychological theory and research apply to current real-world issues such as fake news, internet addiction, human-animal relations, intergroup conflict, cyberbullying and politics. - Up-to-date coverage of the impact of online communication and social media on social psychological phenomena. - A distinctive final chapter summarising key points of wisdom in social psychology and skills that students can gain from their studies. Accompanying online resources for this title can be found at bloomsburyonlineresources.com/social-psychology-2e. These resources are designed to support teaching and learning when using this textbook and are available at no extra cost.
|Author||: Lauren Rosewarne|
America's often-unspoken morality codes make many topics taboo in "the land of the free." This book analyzes hundreds of popular culture examples to expose how the media both avoids and alludes to how we derive pleasure from our bodies. • Analyzes an enormous range of popular culture examples in a lively and highly readable writing style • Identifies and examines 12 separate taboos of the media • Provides interdisciplinary coverage that intersects with a wide variety of subject areas, including cultural studies, philosophy, feminism, and queer culture • Offers not only in-depth descriptions of cultural taboos but also clear explanations of why they exist • Supplies fascinating and useful information for general audiences as well as students and scholars of popular culture, political science, sexuality and gender studies, and sociology
|Author||: Nina Josefowitz,David Myran|
|Editor||: New Harbinger Publications|
In this second edition of CBT Made Simple, two renowned psychologists and experts in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) offer the most comprehensive manual available to help professionals learn CBT and deliver it to clients for better treatment outcomes. CBT is an evidence-based treatment for several mental health disorders, including anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and anger problems. This simple, pragmatic guide offers everything you need to know about CBT: what it is, how it works, and how to implement it in session. This fully revised and updated second edition of CBT Made Simple provides a user-friendly, practical approach to learning CBT using up-to-the-minute teaching methods and learning tools—in particular, the “effective adult learning model,” which promotes interactive learning, experiential learning, and self-reflection. Each chapter presents key elements of CBT in clear, accessible language, and includes client dialogues and clinical examples. Practical exercises are incorporated throughout, enabling you to practice and consolidate your learning. In addition, each chapter mimics the structure of an actual CBT session. This new edition also includes the core components of CBT—core beliefs, intermediate beliefs, and behavioral experiments—to make this the most comprehensive CBT manual you’ll find anywhere. If you are a clinician or student interested in learning more about CBT, this book—part of the New Harbinger Made Simple series that includes ACT Made Simple and DBT Made Simple—has everything you need to hit the ground running. Why not make it a part of your professional library?
|Author||: Dominique Davis|
|Editor||: Dominique Davis|
Dominique Davis has a lot of opinions on pop culture. Starting the blog, Fairly Professional in 2019, she shared her thoughts about Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Gossip Girl, Olivia Rodrigo, and many more topics. Now, she's ready to share even more of her opinions with the rest of the world. Including updated versions of the essays from Fairly Professional, Living Rent Free In My Head features several brand-new essays further exploring the pop culture topics that live inside her head. Such topics include the problem with hate-watching, figuring out when criticizing celebrities turns into bullying, why sports fans and stans are one and the same, and much more. Living Rent Free In My Head is an inside look and critique of the current landscape of pop culture.
|Author||: James Bard|
|Editor||: Xlibris Corporation|
This is a book about the relationship between how we think and how we feel. Based on the old Stoic premise that men are not disturbed by things but by the views they take of things, this book focuses on several of the more common false beliefs (views) that lead to emotional anguish of one kind or another unnecessarily. For example, if you think there is something wrong with asparagus because I dont happen to like it, you may also believe something is wrong with you if I dont happen to like you. And you will feel lousy about yourself. There follows a set of guidelines for uncovering errant ideas and faulty thinking and how to get rid of the unhappiness they cause. In short, this is a book about the benefits of rational thinking.
|Author||: W. Ray Crozier,Lynn E. Alden|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Essentials of Social Anxiety is a shorter, revised paperback edition of The International Handbook of Social Anxiety, focusing on developmental and clinical perspectives. It is organized into two parts: The Development of Social Anxiety; and Clinical Perspectives and Interventions. Like the International Handbook, it covers research, assessment and treatment, giving clinical practitioners comprehensive coverage of the area and a single concise desk reference.
|Author||: Meghan Marie Hammond,Sue J. Kim|
In recent years, a growing field of empathy studies has started to emerge from several academic disciplines, including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. Because literature plays a central role in discussions of empathy across disciplines, reconsidering how literature relates to "feeling with" others is key to rethinking empathy conceptually. This collection challenges common understandings of empathy, asking readers to question what it is, how it works, and who is capable of performing it. The authors reveal the exciting research on empathy that is currently emerging from literary studies while also making productive connections to other areas of study such as psychology and neurobiology. While literature has been central to discussions of empathy in divergent disciplines, the ways in which literature is often thought to relate to empathy can be simplistic and/or problematic. The basic yet popular postulation that reading literature necessarily produces empathy and pro-social moral behavior greatly underestimates the complexity of reading, literature, empathy, morality, and society. Even if empathy were a simple neurological process, we would still have to differentiate the many possible kinds of empathy in relation to different forms of art. All the complexities of literary and cultural studies have still to be brought to bear to truly understand the dynamics of literature and empathy.
|Author||: Graham Foster|
|Editor||: Pembroke Publishers Limited|
Teachers recognize that frequent independent reading increases student knowledge on a wide range of topics, enhances vocabulary, and improves comprehension. Ban the Book Report inspires teachers to go beyond narrow and analytical book reports by exploring the potential of book talks, alternate book covers, identifying features of informational books, newspaper headlines and articles, talk-show interviews, diary entries for characters and letters to authors. This remarkable resource offers more than twenty specific assignments with its own rubric written in student-friendly language along with student response exemplars from real classrooms. Tips to help teachers launch and manage an independent reading program complement this timely book.