Abnormal Psychology

Abnormal Psychology : Leading Researcher Perspectives

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Abnormal Psychology 3e continues to combine the highest level of accuracy, currency and comprehensive coverage with Australian and New Zealand academic research and writing. Each chapter is written by local experts in the subject to ensure that content is not only as authoritative as possible, but also provides context, enabling the reader to really relate to concepts and see exactly how this complex subject is treated in practice.

Updated content which aligns with the DSM-5 guidelines, published in 2013. Students can be assured that they are
receiving the most up-to-date content, including the correct guidelines and terminology for diagnosis of psychological disorders.
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Product details

  • Paperback
  • 210 x 260 x 22mm | 1,185g
  • McGraw-Hill Education / Australia
  • Australia
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 1743078021
  • 9781743078020
  • 87,303

Table of contents

Chapter: 1. Conceptual issues in abnormal psychology

Chapter: 2. Anxiety disorders

Chapter: 3. Mood disorders

Chapter: 4. Schizophrenia and the psychoses

Chapter: 5. Somatoform and dissociative disorders

Chapter: 6. Eating disorders

Chapter: 7. Addictive behaviours

Chapter: 8. Sexual and relationship problems

Chapter: 9. Personality disorders

Chapter: 10. Disorders of childhood

Chapter: 11. Ageing and psychological disorders

Chapter: 12. Health psychology
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About Elizabeth Rieger

Elizabeth Rieger is a Senior Lecturer, Clinical Psychologist and
Clinical Program Director in the Department of Psychology
at the Australian National University. In her research and
clinical work she specialises in eating disorders and obesity. The
instrument on motivation to change in anorexia nervosa that
she developed as part of her doctoral research (the Anorexia
Nervosa Stages of Change Questionnaire) has been translated
into six languages and is widely utilised by researchers and
clinicians in North America and Europe. She completed her
postdoctoral fellowship at the Centre for Eating and Weight
Disorders (University of California, San Diego and San Diego
State University), where she was trained in interpersonal
psychotherapy. She is a member of the Eating Disorders Research
Society and is currently the chief investigator for a study funded
by the NHMRC evaluating the effectiveness of motivational
enhancement therapy for obese adults. Elizabeth has more than
15 years' experience as a Clinical Psychologist. Her clinical experience includes treating adults with
eating disorders, medical patients with accompanying psychological problems and obese children and
adults in public and private hospitals, university clinics and private practice. She has taught clinical
skills to general practitioners, nurses, clinical psychologists, medical students and clinical psychology
students. She has also taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in abnormal, clinical, and
health psychology.
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