Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World, Media and Research Update
For courses in Abnormal Psychology and Psychopathology.A mainstream text with a contemporary twist, this introduction to abnormal psychology is designed to make the material more accessible and inviting to a new generation of students in a changing world. It offers a fully-integrated approach that interweaves diversity issues, theoretical perspectives, research and multimedia content throughout. Students gain insight into their own attitudes and behavior patterns through carefully selected questionnaires.
- Hardback | 672 pages
- 236.2 x 276.9 x 30.5mm | 1,769.03g
- 13 May 2004
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 5th edition
Table of contents
1. Introduction and Methods of Research. 2. Contemporary Perspective on Abnormal Behavior. 3. Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior. 4. Methods of Treatment. 5. Stress, Psychological Factors, and Health. 6. Anxiety Disorders. 7. Dissociative and Somatoform Disorders. 8. Mood Disorders and Suicide. 9. Personality Disorders. 10. Substance Abuse and Dependence. 11. Eating Disorders and Sleep Disorders. 12. Gender Identity Disorder, Paraphilias, and Sexual Dysfunctions. 13. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders. 14. Abnormal Behavior in Childhood and Adolescence. 15. Cognitive Disorders and Disorders Related to Aging. 16. Violence and Abuse. 17. Abnormal Psychology and Society.