Explores how the internet affects culture and social life, particularly the psychological, emotional and social cost of high-tech solitude. Arguing that the internet's widespread anonymity eliminates boundaries and encourages otherwise polite people to be downright abusive, this book discusses the half-fantasy, half-realism of online personae.
Proposes a public health model for comprehensive children's mental health services that encompasses, rather than replaces, the traditional model in school psychology. This book discusses the background and theoretical perspective for this public health model as an important way to solve problems and accomplish goals in schools.
In a fast-moving world, the necessity of making decisions, and preferably good ones, has become even more difficult. One reason is the variety and number of choices perhaps available which often are not presented or understood. This book presents important research on the psychology of decision making related to health care and medicine.