Canadian Psychology

This journal covers general mental health issues through news, research and practitioners.

Articles from Vol. 48, No. 2, May

Autobiographical Memory, Eyewitness Reports, and Public Policy
AbstractIn the first part of this article I summarize the source-monitoring perspective on the cognitive processes involved in differentiating between mental events from different sources (e.g., memories of what one witnessed during a crime versus memories...
Clinician's Guide to PTSD: A Cognitive-Behavioural Approach
STEVEN TAYLOR Clinician's Guide to PTSD: A Cognitive-Behavioural Approach New York: Guilford, 2007, 322 pages (ISBN: 1593853262, C$35.00, Hardcover)Reviewed by REGAN SHERCLIFFEPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has been brought to the attention of...
Conversational Ethics in Psychological Dialogues: Discursive and Collaborative Considerations
AbstractWith the linguistic turn in the social sciences have come increased sensitivities to language use. In this paper, we examine such sensitivities as they relate to the conversational practices of psychologists seeking collaborative relationships...
Memory and Aging: Selected Research Directions and Application Issues
AbstractEveryday memory failures and long-term memory changes are among the most empirically established, socially expected, personally disconcerting, and widely misinterpreted aspects of human aging. A large, sophisticated, and still growing theoretical...
Neuroscience of Cognitive Development: The Role of Experience and the Developing Brain
CHARLES A. NELSON, MICHELLE DE HAAN and KATHLEEN M. THOMAS Neuroscience of Cognitive Development: The Role of Experience and the Developing Brain Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2006, 224 pages (ISBN: 0-471-74586-0, C$ 97.99, Hardcover)Reviewed by...
Pathological Anxiety: Emotional Processing in Etiology and Treatment
BARBARA OLASOV ROTHBAUM Pathological Anxiety: Emotional Processing in Etiology and Treatment New York: Guilford, 2006, 272 pages (ISBN: 1-59385-223-1, US$32.00, Hardcover) Reviewed by HENNYA. WESTRAThis book is a tribute to the work of Edna B. Foa whose...
The Achievement Test Desk Reference: A Guide to Learning Disability Identification, Second Edition
DAWN P. FLANAGAN, SAMUEL O. ORTIZ, VINCENT C. ALFONSO and JENNIFER T. MASCOLO The Achievement Test Desk Reference: A Guide to Learning Disability Identification, Second Edition John Wiley & Sons Canada, 2006, 512 pages (ISBN: 0-471-78401-X, C$77.99...
The Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development
KATHLEEN MCCARTNEY and DEBORAH PHILLIPS The Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development Blackwell Publishing, 2006, 640 pages (ISBN: 9781405120739, C$156.95 Hardcover)Reviewed by MARIE-PIERRE M. GOSSELIN and DAVID R. FORMANThe Blackwell Handbook...
The Psychopath: Theory, Research and Practice
HUGUES HERVÉ and JOHN C. YUILLE The Psychopath: Theory, Research and Practice New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2007, 592 Pages (ISBN: 0-8058-5053-8, C$135.00, Cloth)Reviewed by MARC NESCAThe Psychopath: Theory, Research, ana Practice is an edited...
Treatment of Childhood Disorders 3rd Edition
ERIC J.MASH and RUSSELL A. BARKLEY Treatment of Childhood Disorders 3rd Edition New York: Guilford Press, 2006, 884 pages (ISBN: 978-1-57230-921-0, US$75.00 Hardcover)Reviewed by JENNIFER J. MCGRATH *Mash and Barkley's Treatment of Childhood Disorders...
Understanding Bullying: From Research to Practice
AbstractThe high proportions of Canadian students who report bullying or being bullied confirm that this represents an important social problem. This paper describes the development of a new network (PREVNet- Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence)...