Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders / Edition 6

Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders / Edition 6

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by Richard Halgin, Susan Krauss Whitbourne
     
 

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ISBN-10: 007337069X

ISBN-13: 9780073370699

Pub. Date: 01/08/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Presenting the Human Experience of Psychological Disorders. In Richard Halgin and Susan Krauss Whitbourne's Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders, students are shown the human side of Abnormal Psychology. Through the widespread use of current and highly relevant clinical case studies, the biographies and first-person

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Presenting the Human Experience of Psychological Disorders. In Richard Halgin and Susan Krauss Whitbourne's Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders, students are shown the human side of Abnormal Psychology. Through the widespread use of current and highly relevant clinical case studies, the biographies and first-person quotations in the Real Stories feature, and the unique case media program Faces Interactive Online, students are presented with real-life portrayals of the disorders featured in the text. The new sixth edition includes updated research coverage and increased pedagogy, designed to maximize student comprehension. The text maintains the integrative approach to treatment using the biopsychosocial model, the lifespan approach, and the succinct coverage that have been the foundations of the text's success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073370699
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/08/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Understanding Abnormality: A Look at History and Research Methods



Chapter 2: Classification and Treatment Plans



Chapter 3: Assessment



Chapter 4: Theoretical Perspectives



Chapter 5: Anxiety Disorders



Chapter 6: Somatoform Disorders, Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Conditions and Dissociative Disorders



Chapter 7: Sexual Disorders



Chapter 8: Mood Disorders

Chapter 9: Schizophrenia and Related Disorders



Chapter 10: Personality Disorders



Chapter 11: Development-Related Disorders



Chapter 12: Cognitive Disorders



Chapter 13: Substance-Related Disorders



Chapter 14: Eating Disorders and Impulse-Control Disorders



Chapter 15: Ethical and Legal Issues


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