Abnormal Psychology

Abnormal Psychology

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For Introductory courses in Abnormal Psychology, Abnormal Behavior, and Psychopathology. Oltmanns and Emery bring both the science and the personal aspects of abnormal psychology to life by emphasizing that abnormal psychology is not about "them," it's about all of us. Using extensive case studies, they present the most cutting edge information on abnormal psychology by covering methods and treatment in context. Organized around the way students learn, this ground-breaking text integrates the biological, psychological, and social perspectives in one concurrent story.show more

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  • Hardback | 752 pages
  • 216.4 x 288 x 32mm | 1,778.1g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • glossary; references; credits; indexes
  • 0130488909
  • 9780130488909

Table of contents

1. Examples and Definitions of Abnormal Behavior. 2. Causes of Abnormal Behavior: From Paradigms to Systems. 3. Treatment of Psychological Disorders. 4. Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior. 5. Mood Disorders and Suicide. 6. Anxiety Disorders. 7. Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, and Somatoform Disorders. 8. Stress and Physical Health. 9. Personality Disorders. 10. Eating Disorders. 11. Substance Use Disorders. 12. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders. 13. Schizophrenic Disorders. 14. Dementia, Delirium, and Amnestic Disorders. 15. Mental Retardation and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. 16. Psychological Disorders of Childhood. 17. Adjustment Disorders and Life-Cycle Transitions. 18. Mental Health and the Law. Glossary. References. Credits. Name Index. Subject Index.show more

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