Abnormal Psychology, with Cases / Edition 8

Abnormal Psychology, with Cases / Edition 8

by Gerald C. Davison, John M. Neale
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471227811

ISBN-13: 9780471227816

Pub. Date: 04/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

This text continues to be one of the most current, authoritative overviews of the theories and research in psychopathology and intervention. Its widely praised scientific clinical approach blends the clinical and empirical/experimental as the authors examine each disorder from multiple perspectives. The text emphasizes different paradigms with a particular emphasis on…  See more details below

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This text continues to be one of the most current, authoritative overviews of the theories and research in psychopathology and intervention. Its widely praised scientific clinical approach blends the clinical and empirical/experimental as the authors examine each disorder from multiple perspectives. The text emphasizes different paradigms with a particular emphasis on the diathesis-stress paradigm as necessary for understanding most psychopathologies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471227816
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.18(d)

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Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction and Basic Issues.

1. Introduction: Historical and Scientific Considerations.

2. Current Paradigms in Psychopathology and Therapy.

3. Classification and Diagnosis.

4. Clinical Assessment Procedures .

5. Research Methods in the Study of Abnormal Behavior.

Part Two: Psychological Disorders.

6. Anxiety Disorders. Case Study: PTSD and Rape Trauma.

7 Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders. Case Study: Multiple Personality Disorder.

8 Psychophysiological Disorders and Health Psychology. Case Study: Hypertension in an African American Man.

9 Eating Disorders. Case Study: Anorexia Nervosa.

10. Mood Disorders. Case Study: Major Depressive Disorder.

11. Schizophrenia. Case Study: Undifferentiated Type Schizophrenia.

12. Substance Use Disorders. Case Study: Alcohol Dependence and Marital Conflict.

13. Personality Disorders. Case Study: Psychopathy.

14. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders. Case Study: Exhibitionism.

Part Three: Life-Span Developmental Disorders.

15. Disorders of Childhood. Case Study: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

16. Aging and Psychological Disorders. Case Study: Depression, Delerium, and Suicidality in an Older Woman Caring for an Alzheimer's Patient.

Part Four: Intervention and Legal and Ethical Issues

17. Outcomes and Issues in Psychological Intervention.

18. Legal and Ethical Issues.

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