Abnormal Psychology

Abnormal Psychology : The Problem of Maladaptive Behaviour

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This classic textbook builds on the strengths of existing theoretical systems and clinical methods to provide students with a comprehensive and up-to-date real-world overview of the field of abnormal psychology. It focuses on maladaptive behaviour as a product of the interaction between personal attributes and the situations and experiences that mark human lives. *Examples and real life case studies, an improved illustration program, more integrative summary tables, an updated and expanded glossary, and enhanced chapter summaries *Features a thorough revision of every chapter, with several completely reorganized *Emphasises the clarity of definition and identification of crucial issuesshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 665 pages
  • 213.4 x 284.5 x 33mm | 1,587.59g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 9th Revised edition
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.), ports. (chiefly col.)
  • 0130801860
  • 9780130801869

Table of contents

*Abnormal Psychology *The Historical Background of Abnormal Psychology *Theoretical Perspectives on Maladaptive Behavior *Classification and Assessment *Stress, Coping, and Maladaptive Behavior *Psychological Factors and Physical Symptoms *Sexual Variations and Disorders *Anxiety Disorders *Personality Disorders *Mood Disorders *Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders *Cognitive Impairment Disorders *Substance-Related Disorders *Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence *Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Mental Retardation *Therapies and Their Outcomes *Society's Response to Maladaptive Behaviorshow more

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