This book provides an accurate and lively account of introductory psychology for those who encounter the subject for the first time. Written in an easy-to-understand language. Covers basic theories and research findings as well as applications of psychology in 16 chapters. It also gives a brief introduction to some of the major areas such as developmental psychology, social psychology, health psychology, abnormal psychology and treatment of mental disorders. To facilitate easy reading and comprehension, every chapter starts with a preview highlighting what to expect from the chapter along with a brief summary given at the end. Number of theories, research studies and isolated facts presented throughout the book. Most of the highlighted terms are explained in the glossary which is given at the end of the book. Contains illustrations, pictures, tables, special boxes and photographs for better understanding of the subject. Easy handbook of psychology for nursing students.