Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology / Edition 8

Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology / Edition 8

by Thomas F. Oltmanns, Michele T. Martin, John M. Neale, Gerald C. Davison
     
 

Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology takes mental disorders from the realm of theory into the complex reality of human lives. In all, you'll find 22 in-depth cases that focus on symptoms, the client's history, treatment, and the outcome. These cases illustrate a variety of problems, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, personality disorders and… See more details below

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Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology takes mental disorders from the realm of theory into the complex reality of human lives. In all, you'll find 22 in-depth cases that focus on symptoms, the client's history, treatment, and the outcome. These cases illustrate a variety of problems, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, personality disorders and various disorders of childhood and aging. They also allow students to see how theories in the field can be applied to real-life problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470408599
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/10/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1Obsessive Compulsive Disorder1
2Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia17
3Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Rape Trauma35
4Hypertension in an African American Man51
5Dissociative Identity Disorder: Multiple Personality70
6Major Depressive Disorder92
7Bipolar Mood Disorder110
8Depression, Delirium, and Suicidality in an Older Woman Caring for an Alzheimer's Patient123
9Schizophrenia: Paranoid Type138
10Schizophrenia: Undifferentiated Type153
11Alcohol Dependence and Marital Conflict168
12Sexual Dysfunction: Female Orgasmic Disorder185
13Paraphilia: Exhibitionism202
14Gender Identity Disorder: Transsexualism213
15Eating Disorder: Anorexia Nervosa234
16Eating Disorder: Bulimia Nervosa245
17Paranoid Personality Disorder265
18Borderline Personality Disorder282
19Antisocial Personality Disorder: Psychopathy295
20Autistic Disorder304
21Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder317
22Separation Anxiety Disorder: School Phobia328
References347
Index387

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