New releases in the APA Books® E-Collections cover cognitive behavioral therapy, immigration in Central and South America, and researching everyday life.
The newest clinical title is a two-volume handbook exploring cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a psychological treatment that focuses on shifting unhelpful thinking or behavior patterns to more adaptive thinking or behavior patterns. The handbook provides the background of CBT in both historical and theoretical terms and covers applications of the treatment.
New academic titles include a book that addresses the urgent issues that face migrants throughout Central and South America, offering conceptual, theoretical, and methodological tools for understanding the psychological processes that underlie migration and intergroup contact. Another book offers a step-by-step guide to researching what people do in their everyday lives.
New titles on social psychology and assessing trauma in children and adolescents are now available through your library as part of your institution’s APA PsycBooks subscription.
Acclaimed scholar Thomas Pettigrew’s compelling new release advocates for a robust contextual social psychology, maintaining that far more attention should be paid to the social context of various phenomena relevant in the world today. Also just released is the latest volume in APA’s Division 56 series Concise Guides on Trauma Care. This practical guide supports clinicians and other professionals working with children and adolescents exposed to trauma.
New releases in the APA Books® E-Collections cover the latest psychological research on trauma faced by refugee and minority communities as well as challenges in psychotherapy.
Clinical titles include a guide to personalizing psychotherapy that blends empirical research and professional expertise into easy-to-read advice; a volume on strategies for dealing with crises that erupt in the midst of a psychotherapy session; and an in-depth, practical guide for mental health practitioners providing mental health services tailored to the needs of refugees.