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Current Directions in Abnormal Psychology / Edition 2

Current Directions in Abnormal Psychology / Edition 2

by Association for Psychological Science (APS), C. Emily Durbin

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ISBN-10: 0205597416

ISBN-13: 9780205597413

Pub. Date: 02/25/2008

Publisher: Pearson

These timely, cutting-edge articles allow instructors to bring their students real-world perspective–from a reliable source–about today's most current and pressing issues in abnormal psychology.


These timely, cutting-edge articles allow instructors to bring their students real-world perspective–from a reliable source–about today's most current and pressing issues in abnormal psychology.

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Association for Psychological Science Readers Series
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New Edition
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5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     1
General Issues in Understanding, Modeling, and Measuring Psychopathology     3
Psychology and Neuroscience: Making Peace (Vol. 9, No. 6, 2000, 212-215)   Gregory A. Miller   Jennifer Keller     5
Schizotypy: An Organizing Framework for Schizophrenia Research (Vol. 15, No. 4, 2006, 162-166)   Mark F. Lenzenweger     12
Understanding Psychopathology: Melding Behavior Genetics, Personality, and Quantitative Psychology to Develop an Empirically Based Model (Vol. 15, No. 3, 2006, 113-117)   Robert F. Krueger   Kristian E. Markon     21
A New Unified Treatment Approach for Emotional Disorders Based on Emotion Science (Vol. 15, No. 3, 2006, 146-150)   Erica B. Moses   David H. Barlow     29
As Others See Us: Clinical and Research Implications of Cross-Informant Correlations for Psychopathology (Vol. 15, No. 2, 2006, 94-98)   Thomas M. Achenbach     37
Critical Thinking Questions     44
Modeling the Influence of Stress and Environmental Factors on Psychopathology     45
Maternal Care and Individual Differences in Defensive Responses (Vol. 14, No. 5, 2005, 229-233)   Carine Parent   Tie-Yuan Zhang   Christian Caldji   Rose Bagot   Frances A. Champagne   Jens Pruessner   Michael J. Meaney     47
Marital Conflict: Correlates, Structure, and Context (Vol. 12, No. 1, 2003, 23-27)   Frank D. Fincham     55
Do Psychiatric Patients Do Better Clinically if They Live with Certain Kinds of Families? (Vol. 13, No. 5, 2004, 202-205)   Jill M. Hooley     63
Adaptation and the Set-Point Model of Subjective Well-Being: Does Happiness Change After Major Life Events? (Vol. 16, No. 2, 2007, 75-79)   Richard E. Lucas     69
Neighborhood Characteristics and Depression: An Examination of Stress Processes (Vol. 15, No. 4, 2006, 188-192)   Carolyn E. Cutrona   Gail Wallace   Kristin A. Wesner     77
Critical Thinking Questions     84
The Intersection of Biology and Psychology     85
The Psychobiology of Stress (Vol. 12, No. 4, 2003, 124-129)   Margaret E. Kemeny     87
Turning Up the Heat: Inflammation as a Mechanism Linking Chronic Stress, Depression, and Heart Disease (Vol. 15, No. 6, 2006, 269-272)   Gregory E. Miller   Ekin Blackwell     96
Plasticity for Affective Neurocircuitry: How the Environment Affects Gene Expression (Vol. 16, No. 1, 2007, 1-5)   Nathan A. Fox   Amie A. Hane   Daniel S. Pine     103
The Interplay Between Genotypes and Family Relationships: Reframing Concepts of Development and Prevention (Vol. 14, No. 3, 2005, 139-143)   David Reiss     111
Critical Thinking Questions     118
Internalizing Disorders (Anxiety, Depression, and Eating Disorders)     121
The Malicious Serpent: Snakes as a Prototypical Stimulus for an Evolved Module of Fear (Vol. 12, No. 1, 2003, 5-9)   Arne Ohman   Susan Mineka     123
Facilitation of Extinction of Conditioned Fear by D-Cycloserine: Implications for Psychotherapy (Vol. 14, No. 4, 2005, 214-219)   Michael Davis   Karyn M. Myers   Kerry J. Ressler   Barbara O. Rothbaum     130
Who Develops Posttraumatic Stress Disorder? (Vol. 13, No. 4, 2004, 169-172)   Emily J. Ozer   Daniel S. Weiss     140
Resilience in the Face of Potential Trauma (Vol. 14, No. 3, 2005, 135-138)   George A. Bonanno     148
Recovering Memories of Trauma: A View from the Laboratory (Vol. 12, No. 1, 2003, 32-35)   Richard J. McNally     155
Mood and Emotion in Major Depression (Vol. 14, No. 3, 2005, 167-170)   Jonathan Rottenberg     162
Molecular Genetic Studies of Eating Disorders: Current Status and Future Directions (Vol. 16, No. 1, 2007, 37-41)   Kelly L. Klump   Kristen M. Culbert     170
Critical Thinking Questions     178
Externalizing Disorders (Substance and Conduct Disorder)     179
Risk Taking in Adolescence: New Perspectives from Brain and Behavioral Science (Vol. 16, No. 2, 2007, 55-59)   Laurence Steinberg     181
Implicit Cognition and Addiction (Vol. 15, No. 6, 2006, 292-296)   Reinout W. Wiers   Alan W. Stacy     189
Pharmacologic and Behavioral Withdrawal from Addictive Drugs (Vol. 15, No. 5, 2006, 232-236)   Timothy B. Baker   Sandra J. Japuntich   Joanne M. Hogle   Danielle E. McCarthy   John J. Curtin     197
Stress, Motivation, and Drug Addiction (Vol. 13, No. 1, 2004, 33-35)   Nick E. Goeders     205
Critical Thinking Questions     211

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