Synopses & Reviews
What is psychology? When did it begin and where did it come from? How does psychology compare with such related subjects as psychiatry and psychotherapy? To what extent is it scientific? This latest volume in the highly successful Introducing... series, answers these questions and many more; to explain what the subject has been and what it has evolved into. The principle schools of psychology and the subdivisions within the discipline are described. These include-comparative (animal) psychology, cognitive approaches (including the Gestalt movement), social psychology, developmental psychology and humanism.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -) and index.