Mental toughness is about how effectively individuals respond to stress, pressure and challenge. Understanding this concept is essential to improving performance for both the individual and organization. This book traces mental toughness' development from sports psychology into the world of business, health and education.
Books like "Freakonomics" have shown how human behaviour follows predictable patterns. But how do you take these radical ideas and apply them to your business? And how do you make money from them? This title sets out what business can learn from the findings of the economics and social psychology.
Alcoholism is a disorder characterised by the excessive consumption of and dependence on alcoholic beverages, leading to physical and psychological harm and impaired social and vocational functioning. This book gathers research on this socially and medically destructive disorder; and looks at addiction issues, and forms of treatment.
This book provides a concise yet thorough and extensive account of the main explanations of violent behaviour. It draws upon sociological and psychological perspectives on violence as part of a coherent approach to the study of a phenomenon that raises wide public concern.