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The Psychological Construction of Emotion

by James A. Russell, Lisa Feldman Barrett & Joseph E. LeDoux

This volume presents cutting-edge theory and research on emotions as constructed events rather than fixed, essential entities. It provides a thorough introduction to the assumptions, hypotheses, and scientific...


Theory and Explanation in Social Psychology

by Bertram Gawronski & Galen V. Bodenhausen

This volume provides the first authoritative explication of metatheoretical principles in the construction and evaluation of social-psychological theories. Leading international authorities review the conceptual...


Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders, Third Edition

by Aaron T. Beck, Denise D. Davis & Arthur Freeman

This widely used practitioner resource and training tool is the definitive work on understanding and treating personality disorders from a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) perspective. The prominent editors...


The Perfect Response: Studies of the Rhetorical Personality

by Gary C. Woodward

The Perfect Response offers a framework for assessing the nature of fluency, and explaining the personal attributes that account for why some communicators excel more than most in connecting with others.


The Sociopath at the Breakfast Table: Recognizing and Dealing with Antisocial and Manipulative People

by Jane McGregor & Tim McGregor

Sociopaths can be found in every facet of life: personal relationships, work, school, and family. Most people have been in a relationship or interacted with more than one sociopath in their lifetime, often not...


Do It Now!: Break the Procrastination Habit

by William J. Knaus & John W. Edgerly

Dr. William J. Knaus's awareness/action approach has helped thousands of people overcome the adverse effects of procrastination. Now, this completely revised and updated edition of his classic bestseller can...


The Positive Side of Negative Emotions

by W. Gerrod Parrott

This unique volume brings together state-of-the-art research showing the value of emotions that many believe to be undesirable. Leading investigators explore the functions and benefits of sadness, anxiety, anger,...


Handbook of Emotion Regulation, Second Edition

by James J. Gross

Reviewing the state of the science in a dynamic, thriving field, this influential handbook integrates knowledge from multiple psychological subdisciplines. Foremost experts address the neurobiological and cognitive...


The Character Code

by Taylor Hartman

Develop your character -- and powerfully improve the quality of your life

In The Color Code, Taylor Hartman defined the characteristics of the four basic personality types and assigned a color to each. In this...


The Self-Conscious Emotions: Theory and Research

by June Price Tangney, Jessica L. Tracy, Richard W. Robins & Joseph J. Campos

Timely and authoritative, this volume reviews the breadth of current knowledge on the self-conscious emotions and their role in psychological and social functioning. Leading investigators approach the subject...


Unleashed

by William Roll & Valerie Storey

One scientist's account of the poltergeist case that made headlines across the country -- and the riveting examination of a child's mysterious murder.

When she was just fourteen years old, Tina Resch became...


The Complete Enneagram: 27 Paths to Greater Self-Knowledge

by Beatrice Chestnut

The Enneagram-a universal symbol of human purpose and possibility-is an excellent tool for doing the hardest part of consciousness work: realizing, owning, and accepting your strengths and weaknesses. In this...


Removing the Mask of Kindness: Diagnosis and Treatment of the Caretaker Personality Disorder

by Les Barbanell

This book examines the transformation of selflessness into the Caretaker Personality Disorder, and how it is not always better to give than receive, that being good can go bad, and that the 'disease to please'...


Quest for Answers: A Primer of Understanding and Treating Severe Personality Disorders

by Salman Akhtar

Q & A format/discusses the 'as-if' personality/malignant narcissism/projective identification/cumulative trauma/etc.


Broken Structures: Severe Personality Disorders and Their Treatment

by Salman Akhtar

This book integrates psychiatry and psychoanalysis to present deeper and sounder clinical profiles of the personality disorders than have been hitherto available.


Happiness Is Overrated

by Raymond Angelo Belliotti

Happiness Is Overrated highlights the greatest thinking on the concept of happiness from classical philosophers such as Plato, to contemporary sociologists and psychologists. It includes practical advice on...


Helping Families to Change

by Virginia Satir, James Stachowiak & Harvey A. Taschman

With an emphasis on learning to change through other modalities than speech, this book discusses the importance of non-verbal body experience and awareness of kinetic cues in interpersonal relationships. A number...


The Essential Enneagram: The Definitive Personality Test and Self-Discovery Guide -- Revised & Updated

by David Daniels & Virginia Price

The First and Only Scientifically Determined Enneagram Personality Test and Guide

A centuries-old psychological system with roots in sacred tradition, the Enneagram can be an invaluable guide in your journey...


Twins: And What They Tell Us About Who We Are

by Lawrence Wright

A New York Times Notable Book for 1998

Critical acclaim for Lawrence Wright's

A Rhone-Poulenc Science Prize Finalist

"This is a book about far more than twins: it is about what twins can tell us about ourselves."-The...


The Enneagram Made Easy

by Renee Baron & Elizabeth Wagele

The first easy—and fun—guide to the Enneagram, the fascinating and revealing method of understanding personality types, for the beginner, the expert, and everyone in between. This witty and informative...