9780697391124

Clashing Views on Controversial Psychological Issues

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  • ISBN13:

    9780697391124

  • ISBN10:

    0697391124

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-03-01
  • Publisher: MCG BROWN

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Table of Contents

PART 1 RESEARCH ISSUES 1(50)
Issue 1. Is the Consumer Reports Conclusion That "Psychotherapy Helps" Valid?
2(14)
Issue 2. Classic Dialogue: Was Stanley Milgram's Study of Obedience Unethical?
16(16)
Issue 3. Should Animals Be Used in Psychological Research?
32(19)
PART 2 BIOLOGICAL ISSUES 51(40)
Issue 4. Is Homosexuality Genetically Determined?
52(14)
Issue 5. Do Evolutionary and Genetic Factors Determine Our Sexual Behaviors?
66(25)
PART 3 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT 91(42)
Issue 6. Does Viewing Television Increase a Child's Aggression?
92(20)
Issue 7. Are Children of Divorced Parents at Greater Risk?
112(21)
PART 4 COGNITIVE PROCESSES 133(40)
Issue 8. Is There a Racial Difference in Intelligence?
134(12)
Issue 9. Are Memories of Sex Abuse Always Real?
146(27)
PART 5 MENTAL HEALTH 173(26)
Issue 10. Is Schizophrenia a Biological Disorder?
174(12)
Issue 11. Are There Valid Psychological Reasons for Physician-Assisted Suicide?
186(13)
PART 6 PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENT 199(70)
Issue 12. Should Psychologists Be Allowed to Prescribe Drugs?
200(12)
Issue 13. Have Antidepressant Drugs Proven to Be Effective?
212(22)
Issue 14. Classic Dialogue: Do Diagnostic Labels Hinder Treatment?
234(35)
PART 7 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 269(36)
Issue 15. Is Pornography Harmful?
270(20)
Issue 16. Does Religious Commitment Improve Mental Health?
290(15)
PART 8 WOMEN'S ISSUES 305
Issue 17. Are Women Violent Toward Their Male Partners?
306(22)
Issue 18. Does Abortion Have Severe Psychological Effects?
328

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