Abnormal Psychology: Core Concepts / Edition 2

Abnormal Psychology: Core Concepts / Edition 2

by James N. Butcher, Susan Mineka, Jill M. Hooley
     
 

A briefer version of the most authoritative and respected introductory text for the abnormal psychology course. This allows instructors who prefer less detail to still use a research-oriented text. As in their more comprehensive version, the esteemed author team of Jim Butcher, Sue Mineka and Jill Hooley offers students a thoroughly researched and up-to-date

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A briefer version of the most authoritative and respected introductory text for the abnormal psychology course. This allows instructors who prefer less detail to still use a research-oriented text. As in their more comprehensive version, the esteemed author team of Jim Butcher, Sue Mineka and Jill Hooley offers students a thoroughly researched and up-to-date explanation of psychopathology, creating a learning experience that invokes thought, increases awareness, and takes students to levels of understanding that other books do not offer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205768448
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/28/2010
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Abnormal Psychology Over Time

2. Causal Factors and Viewpoints

3. Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Approaches

4. Stress and Stress-Related Disorders

5. Panic, Anxiety, and Their Disorders

6. Mood Disorders and Suicide

7. Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders

8. Eating Disorders and Obesity

9. Personality Disorders

10. Substance-Related Disorders

11. Sexual Variants, Abuse, and Dysfunctions

12. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

13. Cognitive Disorders

14. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence

15. Contemporary and Legal Issues in Abnormal Psychology

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