Abnormal Psychology

Abnormal Psychology

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For Introductory courses in Abnormal Psychology, Abnormal Behavior, and Psychopathology.Abnormal Psychology broke ground in its First Edition, changing the way instructors thought about and taught this course. The new edition retains the text's engaging and innovative systems approach, integrating the biological, psychological, and social perspectives in one concurrent story. Scientific methods are presented in a clear and non-threatening manner, and are based on the most current research. Detailed case studies open each chapter, and historical background information is included to give students interesting, "real-life" examples of abnormal behavior, while illustrating the fact that this book is not about "them." It's about all of us.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 730 pages
  • 218.44 x 276.86 x 30.48mm | 1,791.68g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130871370
  • 9780130871374

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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