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    Essentials of Understanding Abnormal Behavior (Paperback) By (author) David Sue, By (author) Dr Derald Wing Sue, By (author) Diane M Sue, By (author) Department of Psychology Stanley 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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    Title
    Essentials of Understanding Abnormal Behavior
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Sue, By (author) Dr Derald Wing Sue, By (author) Diane M Sue, By (author) Department of Psychology Stanley Sue
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 576
    Width: 228 mm
    Height: 280 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 1,111 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781133956358
    ISBN 10: 1133956351
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27240
    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
    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
    Thema V1.0: JMP, MKMT
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations, diagrams
    Publisher
    Cengage Learning, Inc
    Imprint name
    Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
    Publication date
    17 March 2013
    Publication City/Country
    CA
    Review quote
    ." . . Like the first edition, it provides a good amount of coverage in brief format and it includes multicultural perspectives. The addition of 'Resilience Boxes' is a new strength."