Abnormal Psychology

Abnormal Psychology : Leading Researcher Perspectives

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The fourth edition of the award-winning text, Abnormal Psychology, provides students with a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the subject. Building on the legacy of previous editions, it provides cutting-edge coverage of core concepts and promotes evidence-based learning and research in the field.
This new edition is closely aligned with the DSM-5 and ICD-10 and includes a separate chapter on gender dysphoria. The numerous examples and case studies from Australia and the Asia-Pacific region will encourage students to consider the real-world application of their studies. Written by a team of locally based, leading experts in their fields, Abnormal Psychology 4e can be relied on for its up-to-date content, and innovative SmartBook technology that adds real value to the learning experience. This is the essential resource for students and instructors alike.
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Product details

  • Book | 640 pages
  • 212 x 260 x 21mm | 1,250g
  • McGraw-Hill Education / Australia
  • Australia
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 1743766629
  • 9781743766620
  • 45,247

Table of contents

1 Conceptual Issues in Abnormal Psychology
2 Anxiety Disorders
3 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
4 Trauma-related Disorders
5 Depressive Disorder
6 Bipolar Disorder
7 Psychotic Disorders
8 Somatic and Dissociative Disorders
9 Eating Disorders
10 Addictive Disorders
11 Sexual and Relationship Problems
12 Gender Dysphoria
13 Personality Disorders
14 Disorders of Childhood
15 Ageing and Psychological Disorders
16 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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