Psychology

Our Routledge Psychology Handbooks offer state-of-the-art summaries of empirical and theoretical research across the core areas of the discipline, covering topics within cognition, developmental psychology, social psychology, and neuropsychology, as well as applied areas.  This prestigious collection combines cutting edge scholarship on established topics such as thinking and reasoning, moral development and neuropsychological rehabilitation, with exciting emerging fields such as positive aging and health psychology to offer an essential mapping of the study of the human mind and behaviour.  This subject’s full title listing can be downloaded here. As long as there are a minimum of titles available within a subject area then these titles can be purchased within a Subject Collection. New Subject Collections are created annually as new titles are added to the platform.



This handbook is the first volume to provide a comprehensive look at personality development.
Written by an international team of expert contributors, this unique global and authoritative survey explores in full but accessible detail the basic constructs and concepts of modern sport and exerci...
The Handbook of Communication Skills is recognised as one of the core texts in the field of communication.
The development of self- and emotional regulatory processes helps children to regulate their behavior based on their cultural context and to develop positive social relationships.
This comprehensive, interdisciplinary handbook reviews the latest methods and technologies used in automated essay evaluation (AEE) methods and technologies.
This second edition reviews the new research findings and theoretical advances on fathers, families, child development, programs, and policies that have occurred in the past decade.
In the general study of speech and phonetics, vowels have stood in second place to consonants.
Personality has emerged as a key factor when trying to understand why people think, feel, and behave the way they do at work.
The Developmental Science of Adolescence: History Through Autobiography is the most authoritative account of the leading developmental scientists from around the world.
The Handbook of Moral Development is the definitive source of theory and research on the development of morality.
High stakes tests are the gatekeepers to many educational and professional goals.
Dramatic societal changes have reshaped America’s families.
This volume provides a comprehensive and in-depth handbook of qualitative research in the field of communication disorders.
The Handbook of Police Psychology represents the contributions of over thirty police psychologists, all experts in their field, on the core subject matters of police psychology.
This handbook encompasses a range of disciplines that underlie the field of peace education and provides the rationales for the ways it is actually carried out .
The Handbook of Latent Semantic Analysis is the authoritative reference for the theory behind Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA), a burgeoning mathematical method used to analyze how words make meaning, w...
This comprehensive Handbook is the first to provide a practical, interdisciplinary review of ethical issues as they relate to quantitative methodology including how to present evidence for reliability...
Taking into account both traditional and emerging modes, this comprehensive new Handbook covers all major methodological and statistical issues in designing and analyzing surveys.
This handbook includes an overview of those areas of cognition and language processing that are relevant to the field of communication disorders, and provides examples of theoretical approaches to pro...
This Handbook explores the cognitive, motivational, interpersonal, clinical, and applied aspects of personal uncertainty.
Of the many conceptual distinctions present in psychology today, the approach-avoidance distinction stands out as one of, if not the, most fundamental and basic.
This Handbook examines the interplay between metamemory and memory.
For the first time in the history of social psychology, we have a handbook on the history of social psychology.
This Handbook contains a unique collection of chapters written by the world's leading researchers in the dynamic field of consumer psychology.
Over the past thirty years, and particularly within the last ten years, researchers in the areas of social psychology, cognitive psychology, clinical psychology, and neuroscience have been examin...
This comprehensive Handbook focuses on the most used polytomous item response theory (IRT) models.
Organized by content areas rather than by theory, this comprehensive, accessible handbook helps readers gain greater insight into how key theories have impacted today’s family research.
This new handbook is the definitive resource on advanced topics related to multilevel analysis.
Cognitive aging is a flourishing area of research.
This book offers a comprehensive review and integration of the most recent research and theories on the role of affect in social cognition and features original contributions from leading researchers ...
This Handbook presents up-to-date scholarship on the causes and predictors, processes, and consequences of divorce and relationship dissolution.
If ever there was an area requiring that the research-practice gap be bridged, surely it occurs where thanatologists engage with people dealing with human mortality and loss.
The Handbook of Vocational Psychology aims to identify, report, and evaluate significant developments in vocational psychology and career counseling, thus providing both professional clinicians and st...
The role of culture is significant when measuring cognitive abilities during neuropsychological assessments.
This new handbook presents, synthesizes, and integrates the existing knowledge of methods, theories, and data in attitudes.
The Handbook of Eyewitness Psychology presents a survey of research and legal opinions from international experts on the rapidly expanding scientific literature addressing the accuracy and limitations...
Considered the most comprehensive handbook in the field, this rich resource reviews the biological, psychological, and social factors that affect health, health behavior, and illness.
Despite the fact that most people become parents and everyone who has ever lived has had parents, parenting remains a mystifying subject about which almost everyone has opinions, but about which few p...
This Handbook stands as the premier scholarly resource for Language and Social Interaction (LSI) subject matter and research, giving visibility and definition to this area of study and estab...
Researchers and theoreticians commonly acknowledge the profound impact of culture on all aspects of development.
This distinctive handbook is a key reference for both clinicians and researchers working in the scientific investigation of aphasia.
Item response theory (IRT) has moved beyond the confines of educational measurement into assessment domains such as personality, psychopathology, and patient-reported outcomes.
 This ground-breaking handbook provides a much-needed, contemporary and authoritative reference text on young children’s thinking.
The Routledge Handbook of Attachment: Theory provides a broadly based introduction to attachment theory and associated areas, written in an accessible style by experts from around the world.
The Routledge Handbook of Attachment: Implications and Interventions offers an introduction to therapies produced as a result of the popularity of attachment studies.
The Routledge Handbook of Attachment: Assessment provides, in one volume, a detailed discussion of the formal measurement tools available to assess attachment across the age range, including with fami...
Posttraumatic growth is an area in which investigations are now being undertaken in many different parts of the world.
The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties is a timely and rich resource with contributions from writing teams of acknowledged experts providing a balance of both a...
There is a need in both public and professional sectors for a deeper, and more complete understanding of forgiveness, as we are - in the author's own words - "on the threshold of an age of forgiveness...
This comprehensive volume brings together the best available clinical scoring systems for thematic apperceptive techniques (TATs), presented in research summaries along with practice stories and avail...
This Handbook provides a uniquely comprehensive and scholarly overview of the latest research on prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination.
Psychiatry in Law/Law in Psychiatry, 2nd Edition, is a sweeping, up-to-date examination of the infiltration of psychiatry into law and the growing intervention of law into psychiatry.
The Handbook of Child Language Disorders  provides an in-depth, comprehensive, and state-of-the-art review of current research concerning the nature, assessment, and remediation of language disor...
This volume constitutes the first solidly research-grounded guide for practitioners wending their way through the new maze of self-help approaches.
In The Handbook of Forensic Rorschach Assessment, editors Carl B.
The Routledge Handbook of Communication Disorders provides an update on key issues and research in the clinical application of the speech, language and hearing sciences in both children and adults.
Choice Recommended Read Critical psychology has developed over time from different standpoints, and in different cultural contexts, embracing a variety of perspectives.
The issue of psychological security within an increasingly unstable, interconnected world has become a defining challenge of modern individual and cultural life.
First published in 1997.
The Routledge International Handbook of Social Psychology of the Classroom presents the first comprehensive and integrated compilation of theory and research on topics related to the social cohes...
Evolutionary psychology is concerned with the adaptive problems early humans faced in ancestral human environments, the nature of the psychological mechanisms natural selection shaped to deal with tho...
Intraindividual variability (IIV) of human development and behavior across the entire life-span is explored in this new book.
Geographically and demographically Asia is a huge region with a large number of societies and cultures, each affected by their own unique problems including over-population, major natural disasters, p...
The Routledge International Handbook of Memory Studies offers students and researchers original contributions that comprise the debates, intersections and future courses of the field.
First published in 1975.
This book highlights assessment techniques, issues, and procedures that appeal to practicing clinicians.
This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art, innovative approaches to qualitative research for organizational scholars.
The third edition of the Handbook of Educational Psychology is sponsored by Division 15 of the American Psychological Association.
The Handbook of Clinical Sexuality for Mental Health Professionals, 3rd Edition, builds on the authors’ authoritative first person voice on sexual matters of the previous editions.
Handbook of Gender and Sexuality in Psychological Assessment brings together two interrelated realms: psychological assessment with gender and sexuality.
The Handbook of Arab American Psychology is the first major publication to comprehensively discuss the Arab American ethnic group from a lens that is primarily psychological.
This third edition of Child Psychology continues the tradition of showcasing cutting-edge research in the field of developmental science, including individual differences, dynamic systems and processe...
This newly revised edition to The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopath: A Clinician's Guide brings new chapters on psychopathy in women, brain imaging, assessment and treatment in schools, a...
The Routledge Handbook of Psychoanalysis in the Social Sciences and Humanities provides a comprehensive, critical overview of the historical, theoretical and applied forms of psychoanalytical criticis...
An interdisciplinary handbook about strengths-based clinical practices, this book finds the common factors in specific models from social work, psychology, and counseling.
This book is an essential resource describing a wide range of approaches and technologies in the areas of quantitative EEG (QEEG) and neurotherapy including neurofeedback and neuromodulation approache...
Psychological resilience has emerged as a highly significant area of research and practice in recent years, finding applications with a broad range of different groups in many settings.
This handbook describes in detail different contemporary approaches to group work with children and adolescents.
This unique handbook maps the growing field of consumer psychology in its increasingly global context.
Contemporary sport psychology is a rapidly developing and theoretically rich discipline, and a sophisticated and challenging profession.
The Handbook of Humility is the first scholarly book to bring together authors from psychology as well as other fields to address what we know and don’t know about humility.
This handbook highlights present-day information and evidence-based knowledge in the field of children’s behavioral health to enable practitioners, families, and others to choose and implement one of ...
The Handbook of Intellectual Disability and Clinical Psychology Practice will equip clinical psychologists in training with the skills necessary to complete a clinical placement in the field of intell...
The Routledge International Handbook of Sandplay Therapy provides a comprehensive overview of this therapeutic method, developed to provide a means of helping clients of all ages with mental suffering.
The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health explores the history and historiography of madness from the ancient and medieval worlds to the present day.
The second edition Handbook of Psychological Assessment in Primary Care Settings offers an overview of the application of psychological screening and assessment instruments in primary care settings.
The Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement sets issues of death and dying in a broad and holistic social context.
Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services focuses on assessment, treatment, and policy issues regarding juveniles and adults in the criminal and civil systems.
The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings is the first volume to identify, discuss and analyse the most important psychological issues within prisons and secure ho...
This outstanding new handbook offers unique coverage of all aspects of neuropsychological rehabilitation.
As our global demographic shifts towards an increasingly aging population, we have an opportunity to transform how we experience and think about getting older and embrace the diversity and contributio...
The second edition of the Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology continues the mission of its predecessor, offering a comprehensive, interdisciplinary view of the field of multicultural school ps...
Since the turn of the twenty-first century, the field of positive psychology has sought to implement a science of human flourishing so that we may lead happier, more fulfilling lives.
The concept of sexual addiction has gained increasing recognition in the academic and healthcare communities since the 1990s.
The ability to prioritise long-term goals above short-term gratifications is crucial to living a healthy and happy life.
The Handbook of Career and Workforce Development provides educators, researchers, and policy makers with information on evidence-based programs and activities.
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