Abnormal Psychology / Edition 5

Abnormal Psychology / Edition 5

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by Susan Nolen-Hoeksema
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073382787

ISBN-13: 9780073382784

Pub. Date: 09/29/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Authored by award-winning teacher and noted researcher Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Abnormal Psychology blends cutting-edge research in psychopathology with compassion for people who suffer from psychological disorders. Capturing the excitement of major advances in biological and psychosocial research and treatment alternatives, Abnormal Psychology imparts a

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Authored by award-winning teacher and noted researcher Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Abnormal Psychology blends cutting-edge research in psychopathology with compassion for people who suffer from psychological disorders. Capturing the excitement of major advances in biological and psychosocial research and treatment alternatives, Abnormal Psychology imparts a true enthusiasm for and appreciation of scientific investigation.

The author’s scientific and caring approach, combined with strong study tools, has won accolades from instructors and students alike. Abnormal Psychology includes Faces Interactive Case Studies, which link information about disorders covered in the text to Face Interactive Online, integrating the media resources to the written text. The fifth edition continues to place great emphasis on an integrated approach to abnormal psychology, on making biological information clear to students, and on providing a strong focus on empirical research and diversity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073382784
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/29/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
964,981
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Looking at Abnormality
2. Contemporary Theories of Abnormality
3. The Research Endeavor
4. Assessing and Diagnosing Abnormality
5. Treatments for Abnormality
6. Anxiety Disorders: Panic, Phobias, and General Anxiety
7. Anxiety Disorders: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
8. Mood Disorders
9. Suicide
10. Schizophrenia
11. Dissociative and Somatoform Disorders
12. Personality Disorders
13. Childhood Disorders
14. Eating Disorders
15. Sexual Disorders and Gender Identity Disorder
16. Substance Related Disorders
17. Psychology and Physical Health
18. The Cognitive Disorders: Dementia, Delirium, and Amnesia
19. Mental Health, Social Policy, and the Law

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