Abnormal Psychology / Edition 7

Abnormal Psychology / Edition 7

by Ronald J. Comer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1429239204

ISBN-13: 9781429239202

Pub. Date: 07/15/2009

Publisher: Worth Publishers

An award-winning instructor, and practicing therapist, Ronald Comer brings an unmatched range of experience and depth of understanding to the teaching of abnormal psychology. It is that firsthand knowledge of the concerns of students, the complexities of the field, and the real struggles of people with psychological disorders that makes Comer's masterful

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An award-winning instructor, and practicing therapist, Ronald Comer brings an unmatched range of experience and depth of understanding to the teaching of abnormal psychology. It is that firsthand knowledge of the concerns of students, the complexities of the field, and the real struggles of people with psychological disorders that makes Comer's masterful text, Abnormal Psychology so compelling.

Like no other textbook, Comer's Abnormal Psychology provides a balanced, authoritative, and objective portrait of the field as interpreted today, encompassing all major theoretical models, research directions, clinical experiences, therapies, and controversies. In the new edition, as always, Comer presents the subject clearly and compassionately, drawing special attention to topics students care about while turning time and again to examples of real people and the disorders with which they struggle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429239202
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Publication date:
07/15/2009
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.10(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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