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    DescriptionFeaturing current research, high-quality scholarship, and an appealing design, UNDERSTANDING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR, International Edition, provides an inviting and stimulating look into abnormal psychology. The first abnormal psychology book to present a thoroughly integrated multicultural perspectiveubased on the authors' view that cross-cultural comparisons can greatly enhance the understanding of disordersuthe text provides extensive coverage and integration of multicultural models, explanations, and concepts. To help you make sense of the many different combinations of life experiences and constitutional factors that influence behavioral disorders, the authors use an integrative model. This multipath model provides you with an organizational framework for understanding the biological, psychological, social, and sociocultural causes of mental disorders; the complexity of their interacting components; and the need to view disorders from a holistic framework. The book also helps you gain an understanding of abnormal behavior as scientific and clinical endeavors, while providing insight into the tools that mental health professionals use to study and treat disorders.

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    Understanding Abnormal Behavior
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Sue, By (author) Derald Wing Sue, By (author) Stanley Sue
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 688
    Width: 226 mm
    Height: 269 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 1,260 g
    ISBN 13: 9780324829686
    ISBN 10: 032482968X

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.1T
    BIC subject category V2: JM, MMH
    DC22: 616.89
    BIC subject category V2: JMP
    BISAC V2.8: PSY022000
    Thema V1.0: JMP, MKL
    Edition statement
    International ed
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (chiefly col.), maps
    Cengage Learning, Inc
    Imprint name
    Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
    Publication date
    07 January 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Belmont, CA
    Table of contents
    1. Abnormal Behavior. 2. Models of Abnormal Behavior. 3. Assessment and Classification of Abnormal Behavior. 4. The Scientific Method in Abnormal Psychology. 5. Anxiety Disorders. 6. Dissociative Disorders and Somatoform Disorders. 7. Stress Disorders. 8. Personality Disorders. 9. Substance-Related Disorders. 10. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders. 11. Mood Disorders. 12. Suicide. 13. Schizophrenia: Diagnosis and Etiology. 14. Cognitive Disorders. 15. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence. 16. Eating Disorders. 17. Legal and Ethical Issues in Abnormal Psychology.