APA Handbook of Multicultural Psychology

Pages: 1275
Item #: 4311511
ISBN: 978-1-4338-1255-2
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Copyright: 2014
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2-Volume Set
• Volume 1: Theory and Research
• Volume 2: Applications and Training

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Consistent with the goals for the APA Handbooks in Psychology™ series, the purpose of the two-volume APA Handbook of Multicultural Psychology is to present the best science and best practice within this cross-cutting perspective of psychology.

Volume 1, covering theory and research, comprises chapters concerning conceptual and professional issues, ethnic minority research and methods, individual differences, social and developmental process, and community and organizational perspectives.

Volume 2, focusing on applications and training, includes chapters covering historical and professional perspectives; stress, adjustment, and positive psychology; diagnosis and assessment; psychopathology; clinical interventions; applied and preventive psychology; and training and supervision.

Beyond providing a solid historical context, the handbook offers an up-to-date review across the major domains of psychology from a multicultural perspective.

Table of Contents

Volume 1: Theory and Research

Editorial Board

About the Editor-in-Chief


Series Preface


I. Conceptual and Professional Issues

  1. The Evolution of the Revolution: The Successful Establishment of Multicultural Psychology
    Christine C. Iijima Hall
  2. An Updated Profile of Ethnic Minority Psychology: A Pipeline Perspective
    Jessica L. Kohout, William E. Pate II, and Kenneth I. Maton
  3. On Teaching Multicultural Psychology
    Dana S. Dunn and Elliott D. Hammer
  4. Ethical Matters and Contentions in the Principled Conduct of Research With Ethnocultural Communities
    Joseph E. Trimble, María Scharrón-del Río, and Denise M. Casillas


II. Ethnic Minority Research and Methods

  1. A Set of Guiding Principles to Advance Multicultural Psychology and Its Major Concepts
    E. J. R. David, Sumie Okazaki, and Danielle Giroux
  2. Methodological Challenges in Research With Ethnic, Racial, and Ethnocultural Groups
    Guillermo Bernal, Eduardo Cumba-Avilés, and Natalie Rodríguez-Quintana
  3. Recent Statistical Advances
    Barbara M. Byrne
  4. Multicultural Assessment: Individual and Contextual Dynamic Sizing
    Gargi Roysircar
  5. Secondary Analysis of Datasets in Multicultural Research
    M. Brent Donnellan and Richard E. Lucas


III. Individual Differences

  1. Ethnic and Racial Identity
    Tiffany Yip, Sara Douglass, and Robert M. Sellers
  2. Acculturation Research: Challenges, Complexities, and Possibilities
    Dina Birman and Corrina D. Simon
  3. Racial and Ethnic Gaps in the School Performance of Latino, African American, and White Students
    Beth Kurtz-Costes, Akilah D. Swinton, and Olivenne D. Skinner
  4. Assessing Intelligence in a Cultural Context
    Lisa A. Suzuki, Samar Naqvi, and Jill S. Hill
  5. Motivation and Emotion in Multicultural Psychology
    Karoline Evans, Daisung Jang, and Hillary Anger Elfenbein
  6. Personality Across Cultures: A Critical Analysis of Big Five Research and Current Directions
    Gustavo Carlo, George P. Knight, Scott C. Roesch, Deanna Opal, and Alexandra Davis
  7. Health and Well-Being
    James Allen, Inna D. Rivkin, and Ellen D. S. Lopez
  8. Lamarck Was Right: Nurturing Nature and Naturing Nurture
    Zieanna Chang and Vivian Ota Wang


IV. Social and Developmental Process

  1. Stereotypes and Intergroup Attitudes
    Thierry Devos
  2. Prejudice and Racism
    Alexander M. Czopp, Aimee Y. Mark, and Amy S. Walzer
  3. An Intersectional Framework for a Multicultural Analysis of Gender
    Pamela Trotman Reid, Linwood J. Lewis, and Karen Fraser Wyche
  4. Sexual Orientation
    Maria Cecilia Zea and Nadine Nakamura
  5. Children and Families
    Mark W. Roosa, Nancy A. Gonzales, George P. Knight, and Danyel A. Vargas
  6. Minority Adults and Elders in the United States
    Jeannette L. Johnson


V. Community and Organizational Perspectives

  1. Work and Career Development: Theory and Research
    Frederick T. L. Leong, Paul J. Hartung, and Marina Pearce
  2. Organizational Psychology
    Bryan L. Dawson, C. Douglas Johnson, and Bernardo M. Ferdman
  3. The Criminal Justice System: Cultural Considerations and Correcting Corrections
    Dominica F. McBride, Carl C. Bell, and April I. Sanford
  4. Immigrants and Refugees
    Frederic Bemak and Rita Chi-Ying Chung
  5. Religion and Spirituality
    Mary Fukuyama, Ana Puig, Adrienne Baggs, and Cheryl Pence Wolf
  6. Ecological Theory and Research in Multicultural Psychology: A Community Psychology Perspective
    Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar, Fabricio Balcazar, Manuel Garcia-Ramirez, and Tina Taylor-Ritzler


Volume 2: Applications and Training

Editorial Board

I. Historical and Professional Perspectives

  1. Making Psychology Inclusive: A History of Education and Training for Diversity in American Psychology
    Wade E. Pickren and Chelsie Burchett
  2. Multicultural Competencies: A Dynamic Paradigm for the 21st Century
    Patricia Arredondo and Zoila G. Tovar-Blank
  3. Multicultural Ethics in Professional Psychology Practice, Consulting, and Training
    Celia B. Fisher
  4. Evidence-Based Practice
    Gordon C. Nagayama Hall and Alicia H. Yee


II. Stress, Adjustment, and Positive Psychology

  1. A Cultural and Contextual Model of Coping
    Puncky Paul Heppner, Meifen Wei, Helen A. Neville, and Marlen Kanagui-Muñoz
  2. Personal Adjustment of Ethnic Minority Populations Across the Life Span by Gender as Measured by Stress and Coping
    Michi Fu, Yin-Chen Shen, and Genevive Marquez
  3. Cultural Considerations in Health Research: A Psychological Perspective
    Nathan S. Consedine and José A. Soto
  4. Positive Psychology: Current Knowledge, Multicultural Considerations, and the Future of the Movement
    Christina A. Downey and Edward C. Chang


III. Diagnosis and Assessment

  1. Multicultural Issues in the Clinical Interview and Diagnostic Process
    Carmela Alcántara and Joseph P. Gone
  2. Clinical Tests and Assessment: Ethnocultural and Linguistic Bias in Mental Health Evaluation of Latinos
    Robert G. Malgady, Reuben M. Castagno, and John A. Cardinale
  3. Personality Tests and Psychological Science: Instruments, Populations, Practice
    Richard H. Dana
  4. Educational Assessment for the 21st Century: Multicultural Considerations
    A. Wade Boykin
  5. Career Assessment
    Consuelo Arbona
  6. Neuropsychological Evaluation of Culturally Diverse Populations
    Mari S. Davies, Tony L. Strickland, and Michael Cao
  7. Personnel Selection
    Michelle R. Hebl, Juan M. Madera, and Larry R. Martinez


IV. Psychopathology

  1. Depression in Multicultural Populations
    Dana C. Jack, Alisha Ali, and Sandra Dias
  2. Anxiety Disorders
    Gayle Y. Iwamasa and Shilpa M. P. Regan
  3. The Cultural Shaping of Personality Disorder
    Andrew G. Ryder, Jessica Dere, Jiahong Sun, and Yulia E. Chentsova-Dutton
  4. Substance Abuse
    Fred Beauvais
  5. Serious Mental Illness
    Amy Weisman de Mamani, Kayla Gurak, and Giulia Suro
  6. Suicide
    David B. Goldston, Bridget E. Weller, and Otima Doyle
  7. Psychological Perspectives on Culture, Violence, and Intergroup Animus: Evolving Traditions in the Bonds That Tie and Hate
    Edward Dunbar and Amalio Blanco


V. Clinical Interventions

  1. Multicultural Career Counseling
    Lisa Y. Flores and Denise H. Bike
  2. Multicultural Psychotherapy
    Lillian Comas-Díaz
  3. Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies
    Arthur M. Nezu, Lauren M. Greenberg, and Christine Maguth Nezu
  4. Substance Abuse Treatments
    Lula A. Beatty and Tamara D. Willis
  5. Couple and Marital Therapy: The Complement and Expansion Provided by Multicultural Approaches
    Shalonda Kelly, Ranjit Bhagwat, Pacita Maynigo, and Elizabeth Moses
  6. Multicultural Family Therapy
    Maritza Gallardo-Cooper and Angela L. Zapata


VI. Applied and Preventive Psychology

  1. Help-Seeking and Service Utilization
    Oanh L. Meyer and David T. Takeuchi
  2. School and Academic Interventions
    Frank C. Worrell
  3. Community Interventions for Intimate Partner Violence
    Krista M. Chronister, Naomi B. Knoble, and Harpreet K. Bahia
  4. Challenge of HIV Prevention in Diverse Communities
    Norweeta G. Milburn, Marguerita Lightfoot, and Victoria C. Rueda
  5. Reducing Racism and Prejudice
    Michael A. Zárate, Stephanie A. Quezada, Jessica M. Shenberger, and Amber K. Lupo
  6. Prevention of Substance Abuse in Ethnic Minority Youth
    Felipe González Castro, Joshua G. Kellison, and William R. Corbin
  7. Multicultural and International Issues in Organizational Change and Development
    Rodney L. Lowman


VII. Training and Supervision

  1. Multicultural Competencies in Psychotherapy Supervision
    Arpana G. Inman and Nicholas Ladany
  2. Multicultural Training Models and Curriculum
    Margaret R. Rogers and Elisabeth C. O'Bryon


Editor Bio

Frederick T. L. Leong, PhD, is professor of psychology and psychiatry at Michigan State University. He is a faculty member in the organizational and clinical psychology programs. He is also the director of the Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research at Michigan State.

He has authored or coauthored more than 240 journal articles and book chapters and has edited or coedited 14 books. He is editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia of Counseling as well as the editor of the APA Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues) book series on cultural, racial and ethnic psychology. He is the founding editor of the Asian American Journal of Psychology and associate editor of the American Psychologist.

Dr. Leong is a fellow of APA (Divisions 1, 2, 5, 12, 17, 29, 45, 52), the Association for Psychological Science, the Asian American Psychological Association, and the International Academy for Intercultural Research.

His major research interests center around culture and mental health, cross-cultural psychotherapy (especially with Asians and Asian Americans), cultural and personality factors related to career choice, work adjustment, and occupational stress.

He is past president of APA Division 45, the Asian American Psychological Association, and of APA Division 12 Section VI (Clinical Psychology of Ethnic Minorities).

He received the APA award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology as well as the Stanley Sue Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Clinical Psychology from APA Division 12. He is also the recipient of the APA Division 45 Distinguished Contributions to Research award, the Division 17 International Section's Lifetime Achievement award, and the APA Minority Fellowship Program's Dalmas Taylor Distinguished Contributions award.

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The Handbook is an excellent representation of the emergence, evolution, and current status of the specialty.