2021 E-Collections New Releases

The newest clinical titles in the APA Books® E-Collections include a groundbreaking guide for treating PTSD in first responders. Also available are a book with updates on Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), an approach that gives patients corrective emotional and relational experiences that mobilize changes in the brain.

New academic releases include a major ethics guide that is an invaluable aid to understanding and navigating the ethical challenges that confront new and seasoned researchers alike. Additionally, a book that examines anger in the work environment within individual and team contexts and a guide to multimethod psychological assessment of disordered thinking and perception have been added.

Recently Released Ebooks

Below, we will indicate which E-Collections each title is included in.

Anger at Work: Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment in High-Risk Occupations

Edited by: Amy B. Adler and David Forbes

Associated Courses: Psychological Counseling and Psychotherapy; Industrial/Organizational Psychology

E-Collection: Full, Academic

Anger is a source of diminished functioning and performance at work and can have negative consequences for individuals, teams, and organizations.

This book reveals the impact of anger on job performance and in the workplace context, focusing on police, firefighters, and the military. It aims to help researchers and practitioners distinguish healthy from unhealthy, unproductive anger and to understand its links to problems such as depression, alcohol abuse, and PTSD. Contributors examine new and useful conceptual frameworks such as moral injury, and typical risk factors and behaviors including risk-taking, irritability, hypervigilance, and chronic physiological activation.

Handbook of Research Ethics in Psychological Science

Edited by: Sangeeta Panicker and Barbara Stanley

Associated Courses: Ethics in Psychology; Research Methods and Design in Psychology

E-Collection: Full, Academic

This handbook offers a thorough and authoritative discussion of the ethical issues in conducting research with human participants. It is a rich guide for understanding the evolving research landscape in psychology, including changes to core research ethics concepts such as informed consent, privacy, and risk of harm.

Topics include:

  • informed consent;
  • deception;
  • risk/benefit ratio;
  • data security;
  • authorship;
  • conflicts of interest;
  • fairness and equity when collaborating with researchers in resource-poor settings;
  • and more.

With its comprehensive scope and practical guidance, this book serves as an invaluable aid to understanding and navigating the ethical challenges that confront new and seasoned researchers alike.

Psychological Assessment of Disordered Thinking and Perception

Edited by: Irving B. Weiner and James H. Kleiger

Associated Courses: Personality; Psychological Counseling and Psychotherapy

E-Collection: Full, Academic

This book is an essential single-source guide to multimethod psychological assessment of disordered thinking and perception. It offers practical insights for applying key evaluation measures and strategies, along with important contextual considerations.

Chapters are written by renowned assessment psychologists recognized for their expertise and contributions in developing and researching specific assessment instruments or topics. They provide up-to-date information about widely used self-report measures and interview techniques, performance-based tests, and cognitive and neuropsychological measures, including their conceptual basis, psychometric properties, empirical support, and key interpretive elements.

Sexual Boundary Violations in Psychotherapy: Facing Therapist Indiscretions, Transgressions, and Misconduct

Edited by: Arlene (Lu) Steinberg; Judith L. Alpert; and Christine A. Courtois

Associated Courses: Psychotherapy; Counseling Process

E-Collection: Full, Clinical

Regardless of what model of psychotherapy is used, all therapists are vulnerable to boundary transgressions. This book explains why this is this case, and how to avoid such violations. It examines the events leading up to Sexual Boundary Violations as well as what happens to clients and therapists once they are discovered.

Broader effects of such behavior on colleagues, institutions, families, and others are also considered. Numerous case illustrations are included to illustrate how therapeutic relationships are compromised, sometimes in subtle and gradual ways. The authors emphasize the importance of therapist education and consultation with mentors and peers to maintain a professional frame for the therapeutic relationship.

Treating PTSD in First Responders: A Guide for Serving Those Who Serve

By: Richard A. Bryant

Associated Courses: Psychological Counseling and Psychotherapy; Clinical Psychology

E-Collection: Full, Clinical

By the nature of their jobs, first responders are often highly exposed to traumatic events. This book provides an overview of theoretical and empirical frameworks for understanding PTSD in first responders and outlines practical and evidence-based approaches to assess and treat PTSD in these populations. Other chapters cover the specific challenges of working with first responders, including comorbidities; organizational stressors that can complicate treatment; and forensic issues therapists should consider through assessment and treatment.

The author’s approach is based on cognitive behavior therapy and is supported by research done in the Traumatic Stress Clinic in Australia, which has treated hundreds of first responders.

Undoing Aloneness and the Transformation of Suffering into Flourishing: AEDP 2.0

Edited by: Diana Fosha

Associated Courses: Psychological Counseling and Psychotherapy; Psychotherapy

E-Collection: Full, Clinical

The goal of AEDP is to be therapeutically present with patients and their pain and to guide them to have a new experience—a good experience—thus rewiring memory and capacity to reflect.

The book demonstrates the power of relational work by sharing excerpts and analysis of clinical session transcripts. Each chapter details different aspects of the AEDP model to show how emotional suffering can be transformed into adaptive connection, even for individuals with histories of neglect, abuse, and complex trauma.

The 2021 Full, Academic, and Clinical E-Collections are now available.

With three purchase options to select from, the 2021 E-Collections offer the ability to procure perpetual access to the relevant psychological research your users have come to rely on.

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