An Introduction to Psychology

Student Price : Rs.175

Student Dollar Price : 6$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 218

Book Weight :310

About The Book

This is one of the first book in India concerning Psychology for Mass media Students. Psychology and Mass Media are highly interrelated. A separate field of Psychology called as Media Psychology has been established. The present text has been written keeping into account the needs of the students who are doing a course in Mass Media. The text contains basic concepts of General Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive and Personality Psychology as applied to Media and Media related areas. There are a total of Six chapters covering diversity of topics and are written in a simple and easy to understand language with considerable illustrations.

 

Book Content of An Introduction to Psychology
1. Evolution of Psychology
2. Personality
3. Motivation and Emotion
4. Cognition
5. Perception
6. Attitude

About The Author

Dr. Vipan B. Kumar is associated with R.D. National College, Bandra, Mumbai as the Reader and Head of the Department of Psychology and is an internationally recognised scholar. He holds a Postgraduate as well as a Doctorate Degree from University of Mumbai in Clinical Psychology. He also has a degree in Law and done his Ph.D. in the area of Personality Disorder and has considerable experience in the area of teaching, training and consultancy. His areas of interest include: Borderline Personality Disorder, Anger Disorders, Suicide, Sexuality, Cognitive Therapy, Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy, Mental Health Policy, and Happiness. He has written more than a dozen research papers and co-authored more than 30 books, some of which are prescribed as textbooks. He was awarded Summer Fellowship in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy in the year 2002 by Albert Ellis Institute, New York, USA and was trained under Albert Ellis and Janet Wolfe. He has also undergone training under Marsha Linehan in Dialectal Behaviour .    

Dr. Vipan B. Kumar is associated with R.D. National College, Bandra, Mumbai as the Reader and Head of the Department of Psychology and is an internationally recognised scholar. He holds a Postgraduate as well as a Doctorate Degree from University of Mumbai in Clinical Psychology. He also has a degree in Law and done his Ph.D. in the area of Personality Disorder and has considerable experience in the area of teaching, training and consultancy. His areas of interest include: Borderline Personality Disorder, Anger Disorders, Suicide, Sexuality, Cognitive Therapy, Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy, Mental Health Policy, and Happiness. He has written more than a dozen research papers and co-authored more than 30 books, some of which are prescribed as textbooks. He was awarded Summer Fellowship in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy in the year 2002 by Albert Ellis Institute, New York, USA and was trained under Albert Ellis and Janet Wolfe. He has also undergone training under Marsha Linehan in Dialectal Behaviour Therapy, Seattle, USA in February 2003.     

He has been on the Editorial Board of a few magazines and journals and has been a founder member of few organisations, magazines and journals.     

He has considerable teaching experience having taught wide variety of student population groups. He has taught students of Arts, Science, Commerce and Management faculties. He has also taught students of Engineering and Medical faculties as well as those appearing for IAS exams. He has been a visiting faculty at Jai Hind College, MMK College, Patkar College, St. Andrew`s College, Mumbai as well as State Institute ofAdmini strative Careers of Government of Maharashtra.   

He is an active member of Family Planning Association of India and Council of Sex Education and Parenthood International (CSEPI). He has won awards for his research work at National Conferences of Sexology in 2002 (held in Chennai), 2003 (held in New Delhi), 2005 (held in Hyderabad), and 2007 (held in Nagpur). He has also presented papers in international conferences, especially those related to reproductive health, global warming and happiness economics.   

He has also delivere

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