This easy-to-use pocket guide, compiled from the sixth edition of the "Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association," provides complete guidance on the rules of style that are critical for clear communication.
Outlines for students and writers these key elements with numerous examples: Dissertations and theses; bibliographies; curriculum and course material; reference materials, including Wiki; gray literature, such as conference hearings, presentation slides, and policy briefs; general interest media and alternative presses such as audio podcasts; and online communities, such as Weblog posts and video Weblog posts.
Presents the definitive information on the language of psychology, including over twenty-five thousand authoritative definitions, balanced coverage of over ninety subfields of psychology, and two hundred entires on major figures in the field.
Offers information on warning signs preceding school violence, provided by the American Psychological Association (APA). Details reasons for violence, controlling the risks for violence, and how to recognize the warning signs.
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