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Overview of topics. A good place to start research on any topic. 100 reference books online, including encyclopedias, dictionaries and images.

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The Columbia Encyclopedia
ISBN: 0787650153
Publication Date: 2015
Provides authoritative factual information about our world in its many guises - physical, historical, geographical, political, scientific, religious, and cultural.

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Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology - Charles Donald Spielberger
ISBN: 0126574103
Publication Date: 2004
An authoritative publication that reviews and evaluates the numerous applications of professional psychology.

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Encyclopedia of the Human Genome - David N. Cooper
ISBN: 0470016183
Publication Date: 2005
Presenting a comprehensive and rigorously detailed overview of current research and its groundbreaking applications, this major reference work examines many peripheral topics surrounding the field such as law, ethics, medicine and public health, history, religion and industry.

Topics in Counseling

  • Addiction: Topic Page
    In its original usage, addiction meant simply to be given over to someone or something. It was a term used widely to describe passionate investments...
  • Bullying: Topic Page
    Bullying is a problem that threatens the well-being of children and adolescents across the world; estimates are that up to 50% of children are perpetrators or victims.
  • Career Counseling
    An ongoing face-to-face interaction performed by individuals who have specialized training in the field to assist people in obtaining a clear understanding of themselves (e.g., interests, skills, values, personality traits) and to obtain an equally clear picture of the world of work...
  • Counseling and Culture
    Counseling is a product of Western cultures whose values have continued to dominate the counseling profession through the imposition of cultural assumptions...
  • Grief: Topic Page
    As a universal human phenomenon, grief has biological, cultural, and uniquely individual components.
  • Group Counseling
    A small group intervention that uses therapeutic factors and specific interventions to address personal and interpersonal problems and to promote personal and interpersonal growth and development
  • Marriage Counseling: Topic Page
    Problems in marriage and other close relationships are widespread. For example, the divorce rate in the United States is approximately 50%

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