Abnormal Psychology, Global Edition

Abnormal Psychology, Global Edition

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It's not about "them", it's about all of us.


Abnormal Psychology, 8/e brings both the science and personal aspects of abnormal psychology to life with a focus on evidence-based practice and emerging research. Authors Thomas F. Oltmanns and Robert E. Emery present the most cutting edge information on abnormal psychology by covering methods and treatment in context. Organized around the way students learn, this title helps readers understand the biological, psychological, and social perspectives of abnormal psychology.


The 8th edition has been updated to include DSM-5 information throughout. The authors have integrated DSM-5 into the fabric of every chapter in a thorough, critical way, helping readers think critically about these changes and discuss the pros and cons of the DSM diagnostic systems.




MyPschLab (available as additional purchase, not offered standard with this text)

MyPsychLab is an integral part of the Oltmanns / Emery program. Engaging activities and assessments provide a teaching and learning system that helps students think like a explore abnormal psychology. With MyPsychLab, students can develop critical thinking skills through writing, simulate classic experiments and surveys, watch videos on research and applications, and explore the Visual Brain in 3-D.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 230 x 276 x 23mm | 1,352g
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 8th edition
  • 1292019638
  • 9781292019635
  • 206,877

Table of contents

In this Section:

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents

1. Brief Table of Contents:



Chapter 1: Examples and Definitions of Abnormal Behavior

Chapter 2: Causes of Abnormal Behavior

Chapter 3: Treatment of Psychological Disorders Classification and Assessment of

Abnormal Behavior

Chapter 4: Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior

Chapter 5: Mood Disorders and Suicide

Chapter 6: Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Chapter 7: Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders, Dissociative Disorders,

and Somatic Symptom Disorders

Chapter 8: Stress and Physical Health

Chapter 9: Personality Disorders

Chapter 10: Feeding and Eating Disorders

Chapter 11: Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders

Chapter 12: Sexual Dysfunctions, Paraphilic Disorders, and Gender

Dysphoria

Chapter 13: Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders

Chapter 14: Neurocognitive Disorders

Chapter 15: Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Chapter 16: Psychological Disorders of Childhood

Chapter 17: Adjustment Disorders and Life-cycle Transitions

Chapter 18: Mental Health and the Law

2. Full Table of Contents



Chapter 1: Examples and Definitions of Abnormal Behavior

Recognizing the Presence of a Disorder

Defining Abnormal Behavior

Who Experiences Abnormal Behavior?

The Mental Health Professions

Psychopathology in Historical Context

Methods for the Scientific Study of Mental Disorders



Chapter 2: Causes of Abnormal Behavior

Brief Historical Perspective

Systems Theory

Biological Factors

Psychological Factors

Social Factors



Chapter 3: Treatment of Psychological Disorders Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior

Biological Treatments

Psychodynamic Psychotherapies

Cognitive-Behavior Therapy

Humanistic Therapies

Research on Psychotherapy

Couple, Family, and Group Therapy

Specific Treatments for Specific Disorders



Chapter 4: Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior

Basic Issues in Classification

Classifying Abnormal Behavior

Evaluating Classification Systems

Basic Issues in Assessment

Psychological Assessment Procedures

Biological Assessment Procedures



Chapter 5: Mood Disorders and Suicide



Symptoms

Diagnosis

Course and Outcome

Frequency

Causes

Treatment

Suicide



Chapter 6: Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders

Diagnosis of Anxiety Disorders

Frequency of Anxiety Disorders

Causes of Anxiety Disorders

Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders



Chapter 7: Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders, Dissociative Disorders,

and Somatic Symptom Disorders

Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders

Dissociative Disorders

Somatic Symptom Disorders



Chapter 8: Stress and Physical Health

Defining Stress

Symptoms of Stress

Diagnosis of Stress and Physical Illness

Psychological Factors and Some Familiar Illnesses

Cardiovascular Disease



Chapter 9: Personality Disorders

Symptoms

Diagnosis

Frequency

Schizotypal Personality Disorder (SPD)

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD)



Chapter 10: Feeding and Eating Disorders

Symptoms of Anorexia

Symptoms of Bulimia

Diagnosis of Feeding and Eating Disorders

Frequency of Anorexia and Bulimia

Causes of Anorexia and Bulimia

Treatment of Anorexia

Treatment of Bulimia

Prevention of Eating Disorders



Chapter 11: Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders

Dysphoria

Symptoms

Diagnosis

Frequency

Causes

Treatment

Gambling Disorder



Chapter 12: Sexual Dysfunctions, Paraphilic Disorders, and Gender

Dysphoria

Sexual Dysfunctions

Paraphilic Disorders

Gender Dysphoria



Chapter 13: Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders

Symptoms

Diagnosis

Frequency

Causes

Treatment



Chapter 14: Neurocognitive Disorders

Symptoms

Frequency of Delirium and Major Neurocognitive Disorders

Causes

Treatment and Management



Chapter 15: Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Intellectual Disabilities

Autism Spectrum Disorder



Chapter 16: Psychological Disorders of Childhood

Externalizing Disorders

Internalizing and Other Disorders



Chapter 17: Adjustment Disorders and Life-cycle Transitions

Symptoms

The Transition to Adulthood

Family Transitions

The Transition to Later Life



Chapter 18: Mental Health and the Law

Mental Illness and Criminal Responsibility

Civil Commitment

Mental Health and Family Law

Professional Responsibilities and the Law
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