Foundations Of Abnormal Behavior

Foundations Of Abnormal Behavior

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By (author) Derald Wing Sue, By (author) David Sue, By (author) Stanley Sue, By (author) Diane M. Sue

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  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 704 pages
  • Dimensions: 230mm x 276mm x 28mm | 1,501g
  • Publication date: 5 March 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Belmont, CA
  • ISBN 10: 1111841136
  • ISBN 13: 9781111841133
  • Edition: 10
  • Edition statement: 10th International edition
  • Illustrations note: col. Illustrations

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Featuring current research, high-quality scholarship, and an appealing design, this title provides an inviting and stimulating look into abnormal psychology.

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Derald Wing Sue is professor of psychology and education in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University. He has written extensively in the field of counseling psychology and multicultural counseling/therapy and is author of a bestselling book, COUNSELING THE CULTURALLY DIVERSE: THEORY AND PRACTICE. Dr. Sue has served as president of the Society of Counseling Psychology and the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues and has received numerous awards for teaching and service. He received his doctorate from the University of Oregon. He is married and the father of two children. Friends describe him as addicted to exercise and the Internet. David Sue is professor emeritus of psychology at Western Washington University, where he is an associate of the Center for Cross-Cultural Research. He has served as the director of the Psychology Counseling Clinic and the Mental Health Counseling Program. He and his wife co-authored the book COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY and he is co-author of COUNSELING THE CULTURALLY DIVERSE: THEORY AND PRACTICE. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Washington State University. His research interests revolve around multicultural issues in individual and group counseling. He enjoys hiking, snowshoeing, traveling, and spending time with his family. Stanley Sue is professor of psychology and director of the Center for Excellence in Diversity at Palo Alto University. From 1971 to 1981, he was assistant and associate professor of psychology at the University of Washington; Professor of Psychology, UCLA (1981-1996); and professor of psychology at UC Davis (1996-2010 and now emeritus distinguished professor). Dr. Sue served as 2010 president of the Western Psychological Association. His hobbies include working on computers and swimming. Diane M. Sue received her Ed.S.in School Psychology and her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She has worked as a school psychologist and counselor, as well as with adults needing specialized care for mental illness and neurocognitive disorders. She taught courses at Western Washington University as an adjunct faculty member. She received the Washington State School Psychologist of the Year Award, the Western Washington University College of Education Professional Excellence Award and co-authored the book COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY. Her areas of expertise include child and adolescent psychology, neuropsychology, and interventions with ethnic minority children and adolescents. She enjoys travel and spending time with friends and family.

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Part I: FUNDAMENTALS OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 1. Abnormal Behavior. 2. Models of Abnormal Behavior 3. Assessment and Classification of Abnormal Behavior 4. The Scientific Method in Abnormal Psychology Part II: DISORDERS INVOLVING STRESS, ANXIETY AND MOOD 5. Stress Disorders. 6. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders. 7. Mood Disorders. 8. Somatoform Disorders and Dissociative Disorders. 9. Suicide. Part III: DISORDERS INVOLVING INTAKE OF FOOD AND OTHER SUBSTANCES 10. Substance-Use Disorders. 11. Eating Disorders. Part IV: DISORDERS INVOLVING SIGNIFICANT BRAIN DYSFUNCTION 12. Neurocognitive Disorders. 13. Schizophrenia: Diagnosis, Etiology, and Treatment. Part V: DISORDERS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN 14. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence. 15. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders. 16. Personality Disorders. Part VI: LAW AND ETHICS IN ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 17. Legal and Ethical Issues in Abnormal Psychology.

Table of contents

Part I: FUNDAMENTALS OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 1. Abnormal Behavior. 2. Models of Abnormal Behavior 3. Assessment and Classification of Abnormal Behavior 4. The Scientific Method in Abnormal Psychology Part II: DISORDERS INVOLVING STRESS, ANXIETY AND MOOD 5. Stress Disorders. 6. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders. 7. Mood Disorders. 8. Somatoform Disorders and Dissociative Disorders. 9. Suicide. Part III: DISORDERS INVOLVING INTAKE OF FOOD AND OTHER SUBSTANCES 10. Substance-Use Disorders. 11. Eating Disorders. Part IV: DISORDERS INVOLVING SIGNIFICANT BRAIN DYSFUNCTION 12. Neurocognitive Disorders. 13. Schizophrenia: Diagnosis, Etiology, and Treatment. Part V: DISORDERS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN 14. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence. 15. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders. 16. Personality Disorders. Part VI: LAW AND ETHICS IN ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 17. Legal and Ethical Issues in Abnormal Psychology.