Abnormal and Clinical Psychology: An Introductory Textbook

Abnormal and Clinical Psychology: An Introductory Textbook

by Paul Bennett
     
 

Bennett, director of research for the Bristol Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Training Program, explains the causes and treatments of mental health problems and looks at how the experiences of people with these problems compare with the academic models of disorders, in this introductory text offering a European perspective. Early chapters examine general issues such… See more details below

Overview

Bennett, director of research for the Bristol Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Training Program, explains the causes and treatments of mental health problems and looks at how the experiences of people with these problems compare with the academic models of disorders, in this introductory text offering a European perspective. Early chapters examine general issues such as diagnostic systems and biological and social factors. Later chapters consider causes and treatment of various disorders. The book is distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335212361
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Pages:
443
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Bennett is a Research Professor in the Centre for Nursing, Health and Social Research at the University of Cardiff. He previously worked as a clinical psychologist for the NHS, finishing his NHS career as joint Professor at the University of Swansea and head of the Swansea NHS clinical psychology services.

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Pt. IBackground and methods1
1Introduction3
2The psychological perspective30
3Biological explanations and treatments61
4Moving beyond the individual84
5The process of therapy104
Pt. IISpecific issues123
6Schizophrenia125
7Anxiety disorders150
8Mood disorders176
9Trauma-related conditions201
10Sexual disorders228
11Personality disorders255
12Eating disorders281
13Developmental disorders303
14Neurological disorders332
15Addictions355
Glossary382
References386
Index425

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