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Abnormal Psychology: Current Perspectives / Edition 8
     

Abnormal Psychology: Current Perspectives / Edition 8

by Lauren B. Alloy, Neil S. Jacobson, Joan Acocella
 

ISBN-10: 0072928387

ISBN-13: 9780072928389

Pub. Date: 10/28/1998

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Abnormal Psychology,seventh edition preserves and improves on the strengths that made the sixth edition of this text a market leader. Authors Alloy,Acocella and Bootzin magnificently blend theories and coverage of recent issues and trends in the field of abnormal psychology. This text is fully updated and includes the most up-to-date research available at this time.

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Abnormal Psychology,seventh edition preserves and improves on the strengths that made the sixth edition of this text a market leader. Authors Alloy,Acocella and Bootzin magnificently blend theories and coverage of recent issues and trends in the field of abnormal psychology. This text is fully updated and includes the most up-to-date research available at this time. The text is fully revised to reflect the changes brought forth by DSM-IV,and continues to present all major theoretical perspectives on the causes and treatment of mental disorders based on their importance in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072928389
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
668

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Table of Contents

List of Boxes
xiii
Preface xiv
Part One INTRODUCTION TO ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
Abnormal Behavior: Historical Perspectives
2(24)
Diagnosis and Assessment
26(30)
Research Methods in Abnormal Psychology
56(20)
Part Two THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
The Biological, Psychodynamic, and Cognitive Perspectives
76(44)
The Behavioral, Family Systems, and Sociocultural Perspectives
120(28)
Part Three EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS
Anxiety Disorders
148(28)
Dissociative and Somatoform Disorders
176(30)
Psychological Stress and Physical Disorders
206(30)
Mood Disorders
236(36)
Personality Disorders
272(22)
Substance-Use Disorders
294(40)
Sexual Dysfunctions, Paraphilias, and Gender Identity Disorders
334(34)
Part Four PSYCHOTIC AND NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS
Schizophrenia and Delusional Disorder
368(40)
Neuropsychological Disorders
408(28)
Part Five DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS
Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
436(26)
Mental Retardation and Autism
462(30)
Part Six SOCIETAL AND LEGAL ISSUES
Antisocial and Violent Behavior
492(30)
Legal Issues in Abnormal Psychology
522(22)
Prevention and Social Change
544(17)
Glossary 561(16)
References 577(60)
Credits 637(4)
Name Index 641(16)
Subject Index 657

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