Abnormal Psychology

Abnormal Psychology

by Thomas F. Oltmanns, Robert E. Emery
     
 

For undergraduate courses in Abnormal Psychology

It's not about them, it's about all of us.

Oltmanns and Emery bring both the science and the personal aspects of abnormal psychology to life by emphasizing that abnormal psychology is not about "them," it's about all of us. Using extensive case studies, they present the

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For undergraduate courses in Abnormal Psychology

It's not about them, it's about all of us.

Oltmanns and Emery bring both the science and the personal aspects of abnormal psychology to life by emphasizing that abnormal psychology is not about "them," it's about all of us. Using extensive case studies, they present the most cutting edge information on abnormal psychology by covering methods and treatment in context. Organized around the way students learn, this ground breaking text integrates the biological, psychological, and social perspectives in one concurrent story.

Oltmanns and Emery bring both the science and the personal aspects of abnormal psychology to life by emphasizing that abnormal psychology is not about "them," it's about all of us. Using extensive case studies, they present the most cutting edge information on abnormal psychology by covering methods and treatment in context. Organized around the way students learn, this ground breaking text integrates the biological, psychological, and social perspectives in one concurrent story.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133098570
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Pages:
695

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Table of Contents

Preface
1Examples and Definitions of Abnormal Behavior1
2Causes of Abnormal Behavior: From Paradigms to Systems30
3Treatment of Psychological Disorders70
4Classification and Assessment110
5Mood Disorders150
6Anxiety Disorders198
7Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, and Somatoform Disorders238
8Stress and Physical Health282
9Personality Disorders314
10Eating Disorders354
11Substance Use Disorders384
12Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders424
13Schizophrenic Disorders458
14Dementia, Delirium, and Amnestic Disorders500
15Mental Retardation and Pervasive Developmental Disorders530
16Psychological Disorders of Childhood570
17Adjustment Disorders and Difficult Life Events: Life Cycle Transitions608
18Mental Health and the Law640
Glossary676
References689
Credits727
Name Index731
Subject Index747
About the Authors763

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