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Abnormal Psychology / Edition 2
     

Abnormal Psychology / Edition 2

by Robin Rosenberg, Stephen Kosslyn
 

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ISBN-10: 1429242167

ISBN-13: 9781429242165

Pub. Date: 02/12/2014

Publisher: Worth Publishers

Rosenberg and Kosslyn's Abnormal Psychology brings students to the very forefront of the study of the brain and its role in psychological disorders. Now that text returns in a new edition that again matches the latest research from neuroscience to culture-based approaches with riveting human examples, helping your students understand the both the scientific

Overview

Rosenberg and Kosslyn's Abnormal Psychology brings students to the very forefront of the study of the brain and its role in psychological disorders. Now that text returns in a new edition that again matches the latest research from neuroscience to culture-based approaches with riveting human examples, helping your students understand the both the scientific foundations and the personal impact of mental illness. The new edition also brings forward the books distinctive emphasis on the dynamic interplay between the neurological, psychological, and social factors involved in understanding psychological disorders and their treatment.

A Superb Author Team
An experienced teacher, author, and practicing clinical psychologist, Robin Rosenberg is also an expert at using pop culture to examine psychological concepts (you can see her work in Slate magazine, Whats the Matter with Batman?). Stephen Kosslyn is a renowned neuroscientist, formerly of Harvard and Stanford and now founding Dean at the Minerva Project (a new start-up university), and an accomplished communicator for undergraduate and general audiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429242165
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Publication date:
02/12/2014
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
960
Sales rank:
284,261
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. The History of Abnormal Psychology

2. Understanding Psychological Disorders: The Neuropsychosocial Approach

3. Clinical Diagnosis and Assessment

4. Research Methods

5. Mood Disorders and Suicide

6. Anxiety Disorders

7. Obsessive-Compulsive-Related and Trauma-Related Disorders

8. Dissociative and Somatic Symptom Disorders

9. Substance Use Disorders

10. Eating Disorders

11. Gender and Sexual Disorders

12. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

13. Personality Disorders

14. Neurodevelopmental Disorders

15. Neurocognitive Disorders

16. Ethical and Legal Issues

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