Abnormal Psychology: The Human Experience of Psychological Disorders / Edition 2

Abnormal Psychology: The Human Experience of Psychological Disorders / Edition 2

by Richard P. Halgin, Susan K. Whitbourne
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0697346277

ISBN-13: 9780697346278

Pub. Date: 08/01/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

""These authors have integrated clinical descriptions,research,and treatment considerations in a readable and pedagogically sound presentation. "" Joseph J. Palladino,University of Southern Indiana Psychological disorders are presented within a continuum of human behaviors in Abnormal Psychology. This new edition continues to provide the most current research and

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""These authors have integrated clinical descriptions,research,and treatment considerations in a readable and pedagogically sound presentation. "" Joseph J. Palladino,University of Southern Indiana Psychological disorders are presented within a continuum of human behaviors in Abnormal Psychology. This new edition continues to provide the most current research and has been reorganized and streamlined for easier use in a one-semester course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697346278
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
562
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1 Understanding Abnormality: A Look at History and Research Methods /
Case Report*
What is Abnormal Behavior?
How People Differ*
Critical Issue*
Abnormal Psychology Throughout History
Research Methods in Abnormal Psychology
The Human Experience of Psychological Disorders
Research Focus*
Bringing it All Together
Return to the
Case*
Summary*
Key Terms*
2 Classification, Treatment Plans, Ethics, and Legal Issues
Psychological Disorder: Experiences of Client and Clinician
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
The Diagnostic Process
Planning a Treatment
Implementing Treatment
Ethical and Legal Issues
Forensic Issues in Psychological Treatment
3 Assessment
What is a Psychological Assessment?
Interview
Mental Status Examination
Psychological Testing
Environmental Assessment
Physiological Assessment
Psychophysiological Assessment
Physical Assessment
Neuropsychological Assessment
Putting It All Together
4 Psychodynamic and Humanistic Perspectives
(and more...)

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