Abnormal Psychology, Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders / Edition 4

Abnormal Psychology, Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders / Edition 4

by Richard P. Halgin, Susan Krauss Whitbourne
     
 

Psychological disorders affect nearly all of us at some point in our life-times. Look at the people in the photos above and on the cover of this text: chances are a number of them either suffer from a disorder or have a friend or family member who does. Through the use of extensive case studies of real people, Richard Halgin and Susan Whitbourne seek to help their… See more details below

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Psychological disorders affect nearly all of us at some point in our life-times. Look at the people in the photos above and on the cover of this text: chances are a number of them either suffer from a disorder or have a friend or family member who does. Through the use of extensive case studies of real people, Richard Halgin and Susan Whitbourne seek to help their readers gain a deeper understanding of how mental disorders impact the lives and worldviews of those affected. This text will give you a uniquely intimate perspective on psychological disorders, their treatment, and how they manifest themselves in different ways over the course of the lifespan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072494020
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacexvi
A Guide to Using Your Textxxi
Chapter 1Understanding Abnormality: A Look at History and Research Methods1
Chapter 2Classification and Treatment Plans36
Chapter 3Assessment68
Chapter 4Theoretical Perspectives104
Chapter 5Anxiety Disorders152
Chapter 6Somatoform Disorders, Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Conditions, and Dissociative Disorders190
Chapter 7Sexual Disorders228
Chapter 8Mood Disorders264
Chapter 9Schizophrenia and Related Disorders298
Chapter 10Personality Disorders332
Chapter 11Development-Related Disorders366
Chapter 12Aging-Related and Cognitive Disorders394
Chapter 13Substance-Related Disorders418
Chapter 14Eating Disorders and Impulse-Control Disorders454
Chapter 15Ethical and Legal Issues482
Glossary507
References517
Credits547
Name Index549
Subject Index557

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