9780072371420

Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Psychological Issues

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    9780072371420

  • ISBN10:

    0072371420

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/14/2000
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
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Table of Contents

PART 1 Reasearch Issues 1(52)
Classic Dialogue: Was Stanley Milgram's Study of Obedience Unethical?
2(16)
Should Animals Be Used in Psychological Research?
18(18)
Is the Consumer Reports Conclusion That ``Psychotherapy Helps'' Valid?
36(17)
PART 2 Biological Issues 53(40)
Does Genetic Testing Have Negative Psychological Effects?
54(20)
Is Love a Mechanism of Evolution?
74(19)
PART 3 Human Development 93(46)
Does Spanking Children Lead Them to Become More Violent?
94(22)
Does Viewing Television Increase a Child's Aggression?
116(23)
PART 4 Cognitive Processes 139(52)
Should the Theory of Multiple Intelligences Be Abandoned?
140(14)
Do Adults Repress Childhood Sexual Abuse?
154(24)
Is There a Racial Difference in Intelligence?
178(13)
PART 5 Mental Health 191(36)
Is Schizophrenia a Biological Disorder?
192(12)
Have Antidepressant Drugs Proven to Be Effective?
204(23)
PART 6 Psychological Treatment 227(64)
Is Brief Therapy as Effective as Long-Term Therapy?
228(14)
Should Psychologists Be Allowed to Prescribe Drugs?
242(14)
Classic Dialogue: Do Diagnostic Lables Hinder Treatment?
256(35)
PART 7 Social Psychology 291
Does the Internet Have Psychological Benefits?
292
Does Religious Commitment Improve Mental Health?
310
Does Pornography Cause Men to Be Violent Toward Women?
324

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