Canadian Psychology

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

Articles from Vol. 43, No. 4, November

Cognitive Rehabilitation: An Integrative Neuropsychological Approach
MCKAY MOORE SOHLBERG and CATHERINE A. MATEER Cognitive Rehabilitation: An Integrative Neuropsychological Approach New York: The Guilford Press, 2001, 512 pages (ISBN 1-57230-613-0, US$55, Hardcover) Sohlberg and Mateer's 1989 book, Introduction to Cognitive...
Empirically Supported Therapies: Best Practices in Professional Psychology
KEITH S. DOBSON and KENNETH D. CRAIG (Eds.) Empirically Supported Therapies: Best Practice in Professional Psychology Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1998, 333 pages (ISBN 0-7619-1076-X, US$36.95, Softcover) Reviewed by DAVID R. EVANS Since 1969,...
Handbook of Personality Disorders; Theory, Research, and Treatment
W. JOHN LIVESLEY (Ed.) Handbook of Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment New York: TheGuilford Press, 2001, 640 pages (ISBN 1-57230-629-7, US$65, Hardcover) Reviewed by E. MICHAEL COLES The title of this book leads one to expect it to...
Music Cognition and the Cognitive Psychology of Film Structure
Abstract Early 20th century psychologists drew attention to similarities between mental processes elicited by film and by music. Contemporary film theorists have also noted analogous film and music structures, and contemporary psychologists have used...
Preferred Strategies for Learning Ethics in the Practice of a Discipline
Abstract There are very few formal evaluations of the impact of instructional practices on the effectiveness of strategies for learning professional ethics. The assessment of ethical knowledge and skills is important in current discussions of professional...
Psychology: The Science of Behaviour
NEIL R. CARLSON, WILLIAM BUSKIST, MICHAEL E. ENZLE, and C. DONALD HETH Psychology: The Science of Behaviour Toronto, ON: Pearson Education Canada Ltd., 2002, 701 pages (ISBN 0-13-0393606-6, $105.95, Hardcover) Reviewed by GEORGE ALDER With the publication...
The Codes of Ethics of the Canadian Psychological Assocation of the Canadian Medical Association: Ethical Orientation and Functional Grammar Analysis
Abstract The Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists (Canadian Psychological Association, CPA, 2000) has been the subject of several recent investigations. This work has focused, for example, on the validity of its hierarchical organization of ethical...
The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences
ROBERT A. WILSON and FRANK C. KEIL (Eds.) The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2001, 1,096 pages (ISBN 0-262-73144-4, US$65, Softcover) Reviewed by DANIEL BUB Cognitive science is the banner under which the combined...
The Relative Importance of the Ethical Principles Adopted by the American Psychological Association
Abstract A primary purpose of a code of ethics is to assist members of an organization in making consistent choices when faced with ethical dilemmas. In instances where two or more ethical principles are in conflict with one another, decision-makers...
The World of Psychology, 3rd Canadian Edition
SAMUEL E. WOOD, ELLEN R. GREEN WOOD, EILEEN WOOD, and SERGE DESMARAIS The World of Psychology, 3rd Canadian Edition Toronto, ON: Pearson Education Canada Inc, 2002, 592 pages (ISBN 0-205-36456-X, $67.95, Softcover) Reviewed by GIRA BHATT The task of...