Download Psychologie der Menschlichen Welt: Gesammelte Schriften by Erwin Straus PDF

By Erwin Straus

Die Veröffentlichung "Gesammelter Schriften" zu Lebzeiten eines Verfassers, von ihm selbst gewünscht und besorgt, muß wohl als eine Alterserscheinung gebucht werden. Die Gerontologie hat sich mit diesem challenge noch nicht befaßt; vermutlich, weil die Zahl der Fälle zu ge­ ring ist. Auch läßt sich, so scheint es, die Haltung des Autors nur allzu leicht begreifen. Zu einem "laudator temporis acti" geworden, wünscht er dem lesenden Publikum, vor allem aber sich selbst, ein Wiedersehen mit seinen früheren Arbeiten, so wie die Alten Herren an silbernen und goldenen Jubiläumstagen zusammenkommen, um ein wenig belustigt und ein wenig gerührt in gemeinsamen Erinnerungen zu schwelgen. Leider sind solche Stunden des Wiedersehens selten ungetrübt. Der Kreis der Teilnehmer ist klein; die Zahl der stummen Gäste mahnt und bedrückt. Und wie alt die einstigen Jugendfreunde geworden sind! Ihr Bild- in der Erinnerung unverwandelt- ist nicht zugleich mit uns und mit ihnen gealtert. Nun stehen sie vor uns, ergraut und gebückt, in Massen geglückte oder enttäuschte Existenzen.

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Download Psychology by Peter O. Gray PDF

By Peter O. Gray

Peter Gray's Psychology has develop into a favourite of teachers with its exploration of psychology's significant theories, and the facts that helps and refutes those theories.  each one variation contains a superb volume of latest examine, encouraging scholars to explore for the needs and organic origins of behavior--the "whys" and "hows" of human psychology.  Peter Gray's attractive, readable writing type makes the technology of psychology, and its interactions with biology, obtainable and meaningful.  With the hot variation, grey has taken care to make sure that his complete, thought-provoking, and modern assurance is well-attuned to the desires and pursuits of present day scholars.

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Download Provokative Therapie by Frank & Brandsma, Jeff Farrelly PDF

By Frank & Brandsma, Jeff Farrelly

Lachen ist die beste Therapie!

Die Provokative Therapie setzt auf Humor und befreiendes Lachen als Transmitter für die Botschaften des Therapeuten. Das von Frank Farrelly entwickelte psychotherapeutische Kurzverfahren ist ungewöhnich - aber es hat sich in der Praxis bewährt.

Farrellys Ansatz: Der Ausdruck der Gegenübertragungsgefühle des Therapeuten ist hilfreich für den Patienten - selbst wenn es sich um tabuisierte Gefühle handelt. Der sufferer wird dabei nicht als bedauernswertes Opfer behandelt, sondern wie ein Bekannter oder Freund, der auch einmal ein offenes Wort vertragen kann.

Theoretisch fundiert

  • Von den Anfängen und der Entwicklung der Provokativen Therapie durch Frank Farrelly
  • Annahmen und Hypothesen der Provokativen Therapie
  • Welche Rolle hat der provokative Therapeut? Wie arbeitet er?
  • Die vier Sprachen des provokativen Therapeuten

In der Praxis bewährt

  • Zahlreiche Gesprächsbeispiele vermitteln das konkrete Vorgehen sowohl im provozierenden als auch im informativen Teil der Therapiesitzungen
  • Fragen und Antworten geben einen lebendigen Eindruck über die weiteren Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten
  • Einsatz der Provokativen Therapie als Gruppen- und Familientherapie

Provokative Therapie von A bis Z!

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Download International perspectives on violence risk assessment by Jay P. Singh, Stål Bjørkly, Seena Fazel PDF

By Jay P. Singh, Stål Bjørkly, Seena Fazel

Foreign views on Violence chance evaluate contains chapters via best hazard evaluation students in additional than 15 nations and explores the subject from a very foreign outlook. utilizing findings from the seminal foreign danger Survey (IRiS), the most important qualitative examine within the historical past of the sphere, present overview, administration, and tracking practices on six continents are explored.


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Download A Conceptual History of Psychology by John D. Greenwood PDF

By John D. Greenwood

A Conceptual historical past of Psychology is a large ancient survey that strains conceptual continuities and discontinuities within the historical past of mental notion. the writer connects the historical past of mental conception with the improvement of the background of technological know-how, from the proto-scientific psychology of the seventeenth and 18th centuries to the institutionalized clinical psychology of the overdue nineteenth century to the current day. The lucid writing type and transparent association replicate the author's fifteen years' event instructing the path.

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Download Why We Bite the Invisible Hand: The Psychology of by Peter Foster PDF

By Peter Foster

In Why We chunk the Invisible Hand, Peter Foster delves right into a conundrum: How do we right away reside in an international of increasing technological wonders and unparalleled healthiness, and but pay attention a relentless drumbeat of condemnation of the procedure that created it? That method, capitalism, that is in accordance with inner most estate and voluntary dealings, is guided via the “Invisible Hand,” the metaphor for monetary markets linked to the nice Eighteenth Century Scottish thinker Adam Smith. The hand publications humans to serve others whereas pursuing their very own pursuits, and produces a broader reliable that, as Smith placed it, is “no a part of their intention.” Critics. in spite of the fact that, declare that the hand is tainted via greed, ends up in inequity and unsafe company energy, and threatens now not only source depletion yet planetary catastrophe. Foster probes false impression, worry and dislike of capitalism from the darkish satanic generators of the commercial Revolution via to the murky suggestion of sustainable improvement. His trip takes him from Kirkcaldy, town of Smith’s start, via Moscow McDonald’s and Karl Marx’s Manchester, on a visit to Cuba to smuggle cash, and into the backrooms of the United international locations. His solid of characters comprises the fellow who wrote the access for “capitalism” within the nice Soviet Encyclopaedia, a kin of Kirkcaldy butchers, radical individualist Ayn Rand, father of evolutionary conception Charles Darwin, a number of Nobel prizewinning economists, colonies of chimpanzees, and “philanthrocapitalist” invoice Gates. Foster means that the most important to his conundrum lies within the box of evolutionary psychology, which bargains to assist us comprehend either why a few of what Adam Smith known as our complicated “moral sentiments” could be outmoded, and why such a lot of of our monetary assumptions are typically improper. we're hunter gatherers with iPhones. The Invisible Hand is counterintuitive to minds shaped predominantly in small close-knit tribal groups the place there have been no broad markets, no cash, no technological improve and no fiscal development. both very important, we don’t need to comprehend the speedily evolving financial “natural order” to function inside it and revel in its advantages to any extent further than we have to comprehend our frightened or breathing platforms to stick alive. yet that still makes us vulnerable to aid morally-appealing yet counterproductive guidelines, comparable to minimal salary laws. Foster notes that politicians and bureaucrats -- consciously or unconsciously -- make the most ethical confusion and monetary lack of expertise. Ideological obsession with marketplace imperfections, source of revenue gaps, company strength, source exhaustion and the surroundings are priceless justifications for these looking political keep an eye on of our lives. The e-book refutes claims that capitalism’s validity is dependent upon the method being “perfect” or monetary actors “rational.” It additionally notes the most important distinction among capitalism and capitalists, who're vulnerable to misconceive the process up to somebody. Foster issues to the brilliant upward push in fresh many years of radical, unelected environmental non-governmental agencies, ENGOs. heavily relating to that upward thrust, Foster examines with one of many greatest and such a lot contentious problems with our time: projected catastrophic man-made weather switch. He notes that whereas this idea is brought up because the maximum instance in historical past of “market failure,” it in reality demonstrates how either clinical research and monetary coverage can turn into perverted as soon as whatever is framed as a “moral issue,” and hence allegedly “beyond debate.” Foster’s publication isn't a paean to greed, selfishness or radical individualism. He stresses that the best joys in lifestyles come from kin, friendship and participation in group, game and the humanities. What has lengthy interested him is the relentless declare that capitalism taints or destroys those points of humanity instead of selling them. additionally, he concludes, if you chew the Invisible Hand… it usually bites again.

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Download An Outline of Psychology As Applied to Medicine by John Weinman PDF

By John Weinman

* completely revised to mirror the key advancements within the box of psychology as utilized to medication and the emergence of 'health psychology' as a considerable speciality * New themes were extra together with sections on counselling, cognitive ways to therapy * The references within the textual content and for extra studying were up-to-date and revised * a large yet short assessment of psychology as utilized to drugs * presents a kick off point & framework for scientific scholars

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