This page provides a record of edits and changes made to this book since its initial publication in the B.C. Open Textbook Collection. Whenever edits or updates are made, we make the required changes in the text and provide a record and description of those changes here. If the change is minor, the version number increases by 0.1. However, if the edits involve substantial updates, the version number goes up to the next full number. The files on our website always reflect the most recent version, including the print-on-demand copy.
If you find an error in this book, please fill out the Report an Open Textbook Error form. We will contact the author, make the necessary changes, and replace all file types as soon as possible. Once we have the updated files, this Versioning History page will be updated to reflect the edits made.
|August 11, 2016
|Book added to the B.C. Open Textbook Collection.
|January 17, 2017
|Fixed errors in Figure and Table numbering.
|January 17, 2017
|Book edited to conform to web accessibility standards.
|March 5, 2018
|Fixed broken links to images in the web version of the book.
|June 12, 2019
|Updated the book’s theme.
|The styles of this book have been updated, which may affect the page numbers of the PDF and print copy.
|August 19, 2019
|In Chapter 19, the American Psychological Association was incorrectly credited as publishing the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The manual was actually published by the American Psychiatric Association.
|September 28, 2020
|Fixed broken link.
|In Chapter 13, updated the link in the reference entry for the 2011 National Center for Elder Abuse FAQ to a snapshot from the Wayback Machine, as the website’s URL changed and the new site does not have the exact same page.
|September 7th, 2023
|Third edition published.
|For a complete list of changes in the 3rd edition, see the chapter 3rd Canadian Edition Changes.