The Penguin Dictionary of Psychology has become a byword for demystifying the language of this complex subject. Now fully updated for its fourth edition, this wide-ranging and accessible dictionary is invaluable for both students and professionals, and an indispensable guide to all areas of psychology and psychiatry.
- Includes thousands of definitions and a detailed appendix on phobias
- Covers related fields such as neuroscience and social psychology
- Describes how terms are employed, their wider connotations and past usage
- Looks in detail at such key concepts as addition and instinct
'Provides keen insights on concepts . . . I highly recommend it'
Henry L. Roediger III, President, American Psychological Society
'Far and wide the best reference work of its kind'
Paul Edwards, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, City University of New York
Format & Editions
May 1, 2009
Penguin General UK (UK Adult)
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