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In this thoroughly revised new edition, with eleven new chapters and substantial updates to all others, Rowan Bayne and Gordon Jinks expertly combine the professional and academic aspects of applied psychology. The contributing authors, all experts in their field, provide authoritative and engaging overviews of their areas of expertise and an important range of perspectives. Applied Psychology: Research, Practice and New Directions, Second Edition is organized into three parts. The first part is a general context for applied psychology including a discussion of questions about evidence based practice. The second part discusses practice and training in a plethora of areas of applied psychology, including all of the traditional routes (for e.g. clinical, health and educational psychology) eight ‘relative newcomers’ to the field (for e.g. sport ...

Applying Psychology
Applying psychology
John Radford
Introduction

A distinction is made between Psychology, a scientific enquiry, and psychology, the subject matter of that enquiry. It is suggested that Psychology, like other such labels, refers to three distinct entities which should be distinguished. The discipline is a group of related problems, focused on the human individual, and the methods and findings resulting from investigating these problems. This gives unity to Psychology. The subject is ...

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