An accurate and accessible survey of modern psychological theory and practice, this reference offers professional writers practical advice for incorporating psychological elements into their work.
About the Author
Carolyn Kaufman, PsyD, is a professor at Columbus State Community College. She is a full member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the APA's Media Psychology division.
"A fascinating read and a wealth of resource material . . . a book you'll want to read cover to cover and then store within reach of your desk for quick reference." --"AuthorCulture "(March 23, 2011)
"Offers dos and don'ts for psychology in fiction . . . . Not only helpful for mystery and suspense writers, but also for any fiction writer who needs to develop characters with depth." --"Freelance Writer's Report "(April 2011)
"Thoughtful, scholarly, comprehensive and a boon to writers aiming for accuracy when depicting the world of abnormal psychology and clinical treatment." --Jonathan Kellerman, psychologist and author, the best-selling Alex Delaware mystery novels