Abnormal Psychology: Enduring Issues / Edition 1

Abnormal Psychology: Enduring Issues / Edition 1

by James H. Hansell, Lisa K. Damour
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471698601

ISBN-13: 9780471698609

Pub. Date: 09/28/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Hansell & Damour's Abnormal Psychology, 2e will empower your students with the critical thinking skills to better detail, classify, explain and ultimately better understand abnormal behavior.

Written by practicing clinicians and featuring a streamlined table of contents, Abnormal Psychology, 2e offers a new, innovative approach that encourages the critical thinking

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Hansell & Damour's Abnormal Psychology, 2e will empower your students with the critical thinking skills to better detail, classify, explain and ultimately better understand abnormal behavior.

Written by practicing clinicians and featuring a streamlined table of contents, Abnormal Psychology, 2e offers a new, innovative approach that encourages the critical thinking skills which will help students see the "forest for the trees." By placing the DSM-IV in a larger context using a wide variety of examples, situations and applications, students better understand and contextualize the numerous mental illnesses discussed in the course. This includes a new series of critical thinking questions tied to the "core concepts" framework of the text. Additionally there are 15 new "visual essays" that highlight the most important biological principals, each is designed to help students make the connection between biology and mental illness.

Abnormal Psychology, 2nd Edition is available in 3 versions:
* ISBN 978-0-470-27434-7: Abnormal Psychology, 2nd Edition, WileyPLUS Stand-alone version of Hansell 2e.
* ISBN 978-0-470-28081-2: Abnormal Psychology, 2nd Edition, Hansell 2e with WileyPLUS.
* ISBN 978-0-470-27979-3: Abnormal Psychology, 2nd Edition, Binder Ready Version of Hansell 2e.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471698609
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
9.47(w) x 11.22(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Abnormal psychology : the core concepts2
Ch. 2Defining abnormality : what is psychopathology?10
Ch. 3Explaining abnormality : what causes psychopathology?28
Ch. 4Classifying abnormality : diagnosis and assessment72
Ch. 5Anxiety and the anxiety disorders110
Ch. 6Mood and the mood disorders152
Ch. 7Dissociation and the dissociative disorders194
Ch. 8Eating, weight, and the eating disorders224
Ch. 9Drug use and the substance use disorders254
Ch. 10Sex, gender, and the sexual disorders306
Ch. 11Personality and the personality disorders350
Ch. 12Psychosis and schizophrenia392
Ch. 13Lifespan development : disorders of childhood and old age434
Ch. 14Psychological stress and physical disorders486

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