Essentials of Abnormal Psychology

Essentials of Abnormal Psychology

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For courses in Abnormal Psychology, Abnormal Behavior and Psychopathology where instructors want a brief core text.

Like its parent text, this brief, inexpensive essentials paperback version offers students an engaging, innovative systems approach by integrating the biological, psychological and social perspectives in an interesting and concurrent story. Research methods are mainstreamed throughout the text in a student-friendly manner.
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  • Paperback | 531 pages
  • 216 x 276 x 22mm | 1,111g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130833304
  • 9780130833303

Table of contents

1. Abnormal Behavior: Examples, Definitions and Methods of Study.

2. Perspectives on Causes of Abnormal Behavior.

3. Treatment of Psychological Disorders.

4. Classification and Assessment.

5. Mood Disorders.

6. Anxiety Disorders.

7. Traumatic 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. Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Psychological Disorders of Childhood.

15. Mental Health and the Law.
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