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  • ISBN-13: 9780470161036
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Canada
  • Publication date: 11/28/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition

Table of Contents

Chapter 1—Introduction: Definitional and Historical Considerations

What is Abnormal Behaviour? Statistical Infrequency Violation of Norms Personal Distress Disability or Dysfunction Unexpectedness History of Psychopathology Early Demonology Somatogenesis The Dark Ages of Demonology Development of Asylums Asylums in Canada The Beginning of Contemporary Thought

Current Attitudes Toward People With Psychological Disorders

Canada's Mental Health Care System Medicare Mental Health of Canadians: First View Treatment and Prevention Cost of Mental Health Problems The Future

Summary

Chapter 2—Current Paradigms, and the Role of Cultural Factors

The Role of Paradigms The Biological Paradigm
Contemporary Approaches to the Biological Paradigm Biological Approaches to Treatment Evaluating the Biological Paradigm The Psychoanalytic Paradigm Classical Psychoanalytic Theory Neo-Freudian Psychodynamic Perspectives Psychoanalytic Therapy Evaluating the Psychoanalytic Paradigm Humanistic and Existential Paradigms Carl Rogers’s Client-Centred Therapy Existential Therapy Gestalt Therapy Evaluating the Humanistic and Existential Paradigms Learning Paradigms The Rise of Behaviourism Mediational Learning Paradigms Behaviour Therapy Evaluating Learning Paradigms The Cognitive Paradigm The Basics of Cognitive Theory Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Evaluating the Cognitive Paradigm Consequences of Adopting a Paradigm
Diathesis–Stress and Biopsychosocial: Integrative Paradigms Different Perspectives on a Clinical Problem Eclecticism in Psychotherapy: Practice Makes Imperfect Cultural Considerations Social Policy Implications of Diversity in Canada Mental Health Implications of Cultural Diversity in Canada
Summary

Chapter 3—Classification and Diagnosis

A Brief History of Classification Early Efforts at Classification Development of the WHO and DSM Systems The Diagnostic System of the American Psychiatric Association (DSM-IV and DSM-IV-TR) Definition of Mental Disorder Five Dimensions of Classification Diagnostic Categories Issues in the Classification of Abnormal Behaviour
General Criticisms of Classification The Value of Classification and Diagnosis Specific Criticisms of Diagnosis Reliability: The Cornerstone of a Diagnostic System How Valid Are Diagnostic Categories The DSM and Criticisms of Diagnosis
Summary

Chapter 4— Clinical Assessment Procedures

Reliability and Validity in Assessment Reliability Validity Psychological Assessment Clinical Interviews Psychological Tests Behavioural and Cognitive Assessment Family Assessment Biological Assessment Brain Imaging: "Seeing" the Brain Neurochemical Assessment Neuropsychological Assessment Psychophysiological Assessment A Cautionary Note Cultural Diversity and Clinical Assessment Cultural Bias in Assessment Strategies for Avoiding Cultural Bias in Assessment
Summary

Chapter 5—Research Methods in the Study of Abnormal Behaviour

Science and Scientific Methods Testability and Replicability The Role of Theory The Research Methods of Abnormal Psychology The Case Study Epidemiological Research The Correlational Method The Experiment Single-Subject Experimental Research Mixed Designs Summary

Chapter 6—Anxiety Disorders

Phobias Specific Phobias Social Phobias Etiology of Phobias Therapies for Phobias Panic Disorder Etiology of Panic Disorder Therapies for Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Etiology of Generalized Anxiety Disorder Therapies for Generalized Anxiety Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Etiology of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Therapies for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Etiology of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Therapies for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Summary

Chapter 7—Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders

Somatoform Disorders

Conversion Disorder Somatization Disorder Etiology of Somatoform Disorders Therapies for Somatoform Disorders Dissociative Disorders Dissociative Amnesia Dissociative Fugue Depersonalization Disorder Dissociative Identity Disorder Etiology of Dissociative Disorders Therapies for Dissociative Disorders
Summary

Chapter 8—Psychophysiological Disorders and Health Psychology

Stress and Health Defining the Concept of Stress Efforts to Measure Stress Assessing Coping Moderators of the Stress–Illness Link Theories of the Stress–Illness Link Biological Theories Psychological Theories Cardiovascular Disorders Essential Hypertension Coronary Heart Disease

Socioeconomic Status, Ethnicity, and Health Therapies for Psychophysiological Disorders

Treating Hypertension and Reducing CHD Risk Biofeedback Changing Type A Behaviour Stress Management The Management of Pain Summary

Chapter 9—Eating Disorders

Clinical Description Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa Binge Eating Disorder Etiology of Eating Disorders Biological Factors Sociocultural Variables Gender Influences Cross-Cultural Studies Racial Differences Psychodynamic Views Family Systems Theory Characteristics of Families Child Abuse and Eating Disorders Personality and Eating Disorders Cognitive-Behavioural Views Treatment of Eating Disorders Biological Treatments Psychological Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa Psychological Treatment of Bulimia Nervosa
Summary

Chapter 10—Mood Disorders

General Characteristics of Mood Disorders Depression—Signs and Symptoms Mania—Signs and Symptoms Formal Diagnostic Listings of Mood Disorders Heterogeneity within the Categories Chronic Mood Disorders Psychological Theories of Mood Disorders Psychoanalytic Theory of Depression Cognitive Theories of Depression Interpersonal Theory of Depression Psychological Theories of Bipolar Disorder Biological Theories of Mood Disorders The Genetic Data Neurochemistry and Mood Disorders The Neuroendocrine System
Therapies for Mood Disorders
Psychological Therapies Biological Therapies Suicide
Facts about Suicide Perspectives on Suicide Prediction of Suicide from Psychological Tests Preventing Suicide Clinical and Ethical Issues in Dealing with Suicide Comment on Treating the Suicidal Person
Summary

Chapter 11—Schizophrenia

Clinical Symptoms of Schizophrenia Positive Symptoms Negative Symptoms Other Symptoms History of the Concept of Schizophrenia Early Descriptions The Historical Prevalence of Schizophrenia The DSM-IV-TR Diagnosis Categories of Schizophrenia in DSM-IV-TR Etiology of Schizophrenia The Genetic Data Biochemical Factors The Brain and Schizophrenia Psychological Stress and Schizophrenia High-Risk Studies of Schizophrenia Therapies for Schizophrenia Biological Treatments Psychological Treatments Case Management General Trends in Treatment Ongoing Issues in the Care of Patients with Schizophrenia
Summary

Chapter 12—Substance-Related Disorders

Alcohol Abuse and Dependence Prevalence of Alcohol Abuse and Comorbidity with Other Disorders Course of the Disorder Costs of Alcohol Abuse and Dependence Short-Term Effects of Alcohol Long-Term Effects of Prolonged Alcohol Abuse
Inhalent Use Disorders Nicotine and Cigarette Smoking Prevalence and Health Consequences of Smoking Consequences of Second-hand Smoke Marijuana Effects of Marijuana Sedatives and Stimulants Sedatives Stimulants LSD and Other Hallucinogens Effects of Hallucinogens Etiology of Substance Abuse and Dependence Social Variables Psychological Variables Biological Variables Therapy for Alcohol Abuse and Dependence Admitting the Problem Traditional Hospital Treatment Biological Treatments Alcoholics Anonymous Couples and Family Therapy Cognitive and Behavioural Treatments Clinical Considerations in Treating Alcohol Abuse Therapy for the Use of Illicit Drugs Biological Treatments Psychological Treatments Treatment of Cigarette Smoking Biological Treatments Psychological Treatments Relapse Prevention Prevention of Substance Abuse
Summary

Chapter 13—Personality Disorders

Classifying Personality Disorders: Clusters, Categories, and Problems
Assessing Personality Disorders Personality Disorder Clusters
Odd/Eccentric Cluster Paranoid Personality Disorder Schizoid Personality Disorder Schizotypal Personality Disorder Etiology of the Odd/Eccentric Cluster Dramatic/Erratic Cluster Borderline Personality Disorder Histrionic Personality Disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder Antisocial Personality Disorder and Psychopathy

Anxious/Fearful Cluster

Avoidant Personality Disorder Dependent Personality Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Etiology of the Anxious/Fearful Cluster Therapies for Personality Disorders Therapy for the Borderline Personality Therapy for Psychopathy
Summary

Chapter 14—Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders

Gender Identity Disorders Characteristics of Gender Identity Disorder Causes of Gender Identity Disorder Therapies for Gender Identity Disorder The Paraphilias Fetishism Transvestic Fetishism Pedophilia and Incest Voyeurism Exhibitionism Frotteurism Sexual Sadism and Sexual Masochism Paraphilias Not Otherwise Specified Etiology of the Paraphilias Therapies for the Paraphilias Rape The Crime The Victim, the Attack, and the Aftermath The Rapist Therapy for Rapists and Rape Victims Sexual Dysfunctions Sexual Dysfunctions and the Human Sexual Response Cycle Descriptions and Etiology of Sexual Dysfunctions General Theories of Sexual Dysfunctions Therapies for Sexual Dysfunctions
Summary

Chapter 15—Disorders of Childhood

Classification of Childhood Disorders Disorders of Undercontrolled Behaviour Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Conduct Disorder Learning Disabilities Learning Disorders Communication Disorders Motor Skills Disorder Etiology of Learning Disabilities Treatment of Learning Disabilities Mental Retardation Traditional Criteria for Mental Retardation Classification of Mental Retardation The Approach of the American Association of Mental Retardation Etiology of Mental Retardation Prevention and Treatment of Mental Retardation Autistic Disorder Characteristics of Autistic Disorder Etiology of Autistic Disorder Treatment of Autistic Disorder Disorders of Overcontrolled Behaviour Childhood Fears and Anxiety Disorders Separation Anxiety School Phobia Treatment of Childhood Fears and Phobias Depression in Childhood and Adolescence Symptoms and Prevalence of Childhood and Adolescent Depression Etiology of Depression in Childhood and Adolescence Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Depression
Summary

Chapter 16—Aging and Psychological Disorders

Issues, Concepts, and Methods in the Study of Older Adults Diversity in Older Adults Age, Cohort, and Time-of-Measurement Effects Diagnosing Psychopathology in Later Life Range of Problems Old Age and Brain Disorders Dementia Delirium Old Age and Psychological Disorders Overall Prevalence of Mental Disorders in Late Life Depression Anxiety Disorders Delusional (Paranoid) Disorders Schizophrenia Substance-Related Disorders Hypochondriasis Sleep Disorders Suicide Treatment and Care of Older Adults Nursing Homes Alternative Living Settings Community-Based Care Issues Specific to Therapy with Older Adults Content of Therapy Process of Therapy
Summary

Chapter 17—Outcomes and Issues in Psychological Intervention

General Issues in Evaluating Psychotherapy Research Therapy as Researched and Therapy as Practices The Challenge of Managed Care Review of Psychoanalytic Therapies Basic Concepts and Techniques in Classical Psychoanalysis and Its Variations Evaluation of Classical Psychoanalysis Evaluation of Brief Psychodynamic and Interpersonal Therapies Review of Client-Centred Therapy Basic Concepts and Techniques of Client-Centred Therapy Evaluation of Client-Centred Therapy Review of Gestalt Therapy Basic Concepts and Techniques of Gestalt Therapy Evaluation of Gestalt Therapy Review of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies Evaluation of Counterconditioning and Exposure Methods Evaluation of Operant Methods Evaluation of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Generalization and Maintenance of Treatment Effects in Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies,
Some Basic Issues in Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy Review of Couples and Family Therapy Basic Concepts and Techniques in Couples and Family Therapy The Normality of Conflict From Individual to Conjoint Therapy The Approaches to Couples and Family Therapy General Issues and Special Considerations Evaluation of Couples and Family Therapy Review of Community Psychology Basic Concepts and Techniques of Community Psychology Evaluation of Community Psychology Political and Ethical Factors in Community Psychology Psychotherapy Integration Psychoanalysis and Behaviour Therapy: A Rapprochment?
Eclecticism and Theoretical Integration in Psychotherapy Arguments against Premature Integration An Integrative Approach: Meichenbaum's Constructivist Behavioural Treatment Model
Summary

Chapter 18—Legal and Ethical Issues

Criminal Commitment The Not Criminally Responsible Defence Fitness to Stand Trial Civil Commitment Community Commitment: Community Treatment Orders Preventive Detention and Problems in Risk Assessment Recent Trends Toward Greater Protection Deinstitutionalization, Civil Liberties, and Mental Health Ethical Dilemmas in Therapy and Research Ethical Restraints on Research Informed Consent Confidentiality and Privileged Communication Who Is the Client or Patient?
Choice of Goals Choice of Techniques The Right to Competent Treatment The Ethical and Legal Dimensions of Recovered Memories

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