Abnormal Psychology / Edition 7

Abnormal Psychology / Edition 7

by Ronald J. Comer
     
 

Comer (psychology, Princeton University) updates this edition of an undergraduate text with new material on recent theories and research, boxes on topics such as the psychological impact of 9/11, a new chapter on stress disorders, and critical thinking questions. The text features margin facts, discussion of current events and media personalities, historical notes,… See more details below

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Comer (psychology, Princeton University) updates this edition of an undergraduate text with new material on recent theories and research, boxes on topics such as the psychological impact of 9/11, a new chapter on stress disorders, and critical thinking questions. The text features margin facts, discussion of current events and media personalities, historical notes, and quotes, plus color photos, to maintain student interest. Major psychological, biological, and sociocultural models receive balanced coverage, with numerous clinical examples bringing issues to life. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429216319
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Publication date:
01/30/2009
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
587
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1Abnormal Psychology: Past and Present
Ch. 2Models of Psychological Abnormality
Scientific and Professional Tasks in Abnormal Psychology
Ch. 3Research in Abnormal Psychology
Ch. 4Clinical Assessment, Interpretation, and Diagnosis
Ch. 5Treatments for Abnormal Psychological Functioning
Problems of Anxiety
Ch. 6Anxiety Disorders
Ch. 7Treatments for Anxiety Disorders
Problems of Mood
Ch. 8Mood Disorders
Ch. 9Treatments for Mood Disorders
Ch. 10Suicide
Problems of the Mind and Body
Ch. 11Psychological Factors and Physical Disorders
Ch. 12Eating Disorders
Problems of Social Impact
Ch. 13Substance Use Disorders
Ch. 14Sexual Disorders
Problems of Psychosis
Ch. 15Schizophrenia
Ch. 16Treatments for Schizophrenia
Problems of Personality
Ch. 17Personality Disorders
Ch. 18Dissociative Disorders
Life-Span Problems
Ch. 19Problems of Childhood and Adolescence
Ch. 20Problems of Aging
Conclusions
Ch. 21Law, Society, and the Mental Health Profession

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