Abnormal Psychology

Abnormal Psychology

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This text includes detailed case histories as well as employing a conceptual narrative style. It forsakes the paradigm approach and instead employs systems to integrate the biological, psychological and social perspectives.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 695 pages
  • 220 x 278 x 30mm | 1,719.97g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0130072958
  • 9780130072955

Table of contents

Examples and definitions of abnormal behaviour; causes of abnormal behaviour - from paradigms to systems; treatment of psychological disorders; classification and assessment; mood disorders; anxiety disorders; maladaptive responses to stress; dissociative and somatoform disorders; personality disorders; alcoholism and substance use disorders; sexual and gender identity disorders; schizophrenic disorders; cognitive disorders - dementia and delirium; mental retardation and pervasive developmental disorders; psychological problems of childhood and eating disorders; life-cycle distress; mental health and the law.show more

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