The text has been revised and updated, featuring chapters on health psychology, criminological psychology and social psychology of sport, with new topics including parapsychology and substance abuse.
The comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the subject makes this a useful introductory guide for anyone studying psychology, including A level students, first-year undergraduates and nursing students.
Gross is the recommended text for students of Psychology; also for related fields such as counselling, nursing and social work that deal in health and wellbeing.
About the Author:
Richard Gross is the author of Essential A2 Psychology for AQA(A) and Essential AS Psychology for AQA (A), and numerous other best-selling psychology textbooks published by Hodder & Stoughton.
Contents:Part 1: The Nature and Scope of Psychology
Part 2: The Biological Basis of Behaviour and Experience
Part 3: Cognitive Psychology
Part 4: Social Psychology
Part 5: Developmental Psychology
Part 6: Individual Differences
Part 7: Issues and Debates
Helpful critical review: Prefer previous version (1992). Bigger isn`t always better.