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    Essentials of Understanding Abnormal Behavior (Cengage Advantage Books) (Loose-leaf) By (author) David Sue, By (author) Dr Derald Wing Sue, By (author) Department of Psychology Stanley Sue, By (author) Diane M Sue

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    DescriptionThis brief text offers the same sociocultural focus, multicultural emphasis, topical coverage, and engaging style of its parent text in a condensed, student-friendly format. The wealth of visuals, case studies, and examples combine with thorough new research, making the text a comprehensive tool for students of abnormal psychology. Engaging pedagogical aids help students grasp and retain material. Coverage also features proposed changes in the APA's DSM-5 definition of mental disorders and its implications, including its change of focus from a categorical to a dimensional system of personality assessment. Chapter outlines provide a topical overview while Focus Questions guide students to seek their own answers as they read the chapter. Case studies highlight issues of mental health and mental disorders, using actual clinical files to illuminate topics. With more than 1,600 new references, this edition is thoroughly updated in its research and coverage. The fresh design makes the text even more approachable and appealing to students. It is accompanied by a helpful support package for instructors and students.

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    Essentials of Understanding Abnormal Behavior
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Sue, By (author) Dr Derald Wing Sue, By (author) Department of Psychology Stanley Sue, By (author) Diane M Sue
    Physical properties
    Format: Loose-leaf
    Number of pages: 576
    Width: 231 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 1,057 g
    ISBN 13: 9781133956334
    ISBN 10: 1133956335

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.4
    BIC subject category V2: MMJT
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    LC classification: LB
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17240
    B&T General Subject: 340
    Abridged Dewey: 371
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029000
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    BIC subject category V2: JMP
    BISAC V2.8: PSY022000, PSY028000
    Edition statement
    Cengage Learning, Inc
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    13 March 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Florence, KY
    Review quote
    "I love that the chapters were structured to dovetail with the DSM criteria. It demystifies the resistance that many people have about learning about disorders and the thought that they may actually have symptoms."