Essential Cases and Readings: for Abnormal Psychology, Fourth Edition / Edition 1

Essential Cases and Readings: for Abnormal Psychology, Fourth Edition / Edition 1

by Thomas N. Bradbury, Cindy Yee-Bradbury, Martin E. P. Seligman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0393977307

ISBN-13: 9780393977301

Pub. Date: 10/17/2001

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

This new casebook has fifteen chapters covering all the major facets of the field. It is designed to provide students with deeper analysis of topics typically mentioned only briefly in abnormal psychology textbooks. Each chapter includes four readings that have been culled from diverse sources to address a wide array of classic and contemporary topics in

Overview

This new casebook has fifteen chapters covering all the major facets of the field. It is designed to provide students with deeper analysis of topics typically mentioned only briefly in abnormal psychology textbooks. Each chapter includes four readings that have been culled from diverse sources to address a wide array of classic and contemporary topics in psychopathology. Each reading has been edited carefully to provide students with succinct coverage of key ideas, and each is introduced by the editors and supplemented with suggested readings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393977301
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/17/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
Chapter 1Scope and Focus of Abnormal Psychology1
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Mental health: A Report of the Surgeon General--Executive Summary3
William T. Carpenter, Jr., M.D. - The Challenge to Psychiatry As Society's Agent for Mental Illness Treatment and Research12
William M. Grove and Paul E. Meehl - Comparative Efficiency of Informal (Subjective, Impressionistic) and Formal (Mechanical, Algorithmic) Prediction Procedures: The Clinical-Statistical Controversy16
Paul R. McHugh - How Psychiatry Lost Its Way25
Chapter 2Approaches to Psychopathology33
Lisa Birk - Dream Warriors35
Nancy C. Andreasen - Linking Mind and Brain in the Study of Mental Illness: A Project for a Scientific Psychopathology42
Arthur Kleinman and Alex Cohen - Psychiatry's Global Challenge49
Barry L. Beyerstein - Why Bogus Therapies Seem to Work55
Chapter 3Anxiety Disorders61
Julie Cart - Nightmare of the Mind63
Judith L. Rapoport - The Biology of Obsessions and Compulsions68
Richard M. Glass, M.D. - Panic Disorder--It's Real and It's Treatable76
Consumer Reports - High Anxiety80
Chapter 4Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders87
John V. Campo, M.D., and Barbara J. Negrini, M.D. - Case Study: Negative Reinforcement and Behavioral Management of Conversion Disorder89
E. Sobanski and M. H. Schmidt - "Everybody Looks at My Pubic Bone"--A Case Report of an Adolescent Patient with Body Dysmorphic Disorder95
J. M. O'Dwyer and T. Friedman - Multiple Personality Disorder Following Childbirth99
Irvin D. Yalom - Therapeutic Monogamy104
Chapter 5Mood Disorders113
Martha Manning - From Undercurrents: A Life beneath the Surface115
Erica Goode - Viewing Depression as Tool for Survival123
Cheryl A. Green, M.D., Walter Knysz III, M.D., and Ming T. Tsuang, M.D., Ph.D. - A Homeless Person with Bipolar Disorder and a History of Serious Self-Mutilation126
Kay Redfield Jamison - From Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide135
Chapter 6Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence141
Patricia M. Rodier - The Early Origins of Autism143
Fred R. Volkmar, M.D., Ami Klin, Ph.D., Robert T. Schultz, Ph.D., Emily Rubin, M.S., C.C.C.-S.L.P., and Richard Bronen, M.D. - Clinical Case Conference: Asperger's Disorder150
Russell A. Barkley - Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder157
Elizabeth B. Owens, M.S., and John Piacentini, Ph.D. - Case Study: Behavioral Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in a Boy with Comorbid Disruptive Behavior Problems163
Chapter 7Personality Disorders169
Paul L. Wachtel - Cyclical Processes in Personality and Psychopathology171
Joan Wheelis, M.D., and John G. Gunderson, M.D. - A Little Cream and Sugar: Psychotherapy with a Borderline Patient177
Adrian Raine, DPhil, Patricia Brennan, Ph.D., and Sarnoff A. Mednick, Ph.D. - Birth Complications Combined with Early Maternal Rejection at Age 1 Year Predispose to Violent Crime at Age 18 Years189
Brian Knutson, Ph.D., Owen M. Wolkowitz, M.D., Steve W. Cole, Ph.D., Theresa Chan, B.A., Elizabeth A. Moore, Ph.D., Ronald C. Johnson, Ph.D., Jan Terpstra, M.D., Rebecca A. Turner, Ph.D., and Victor I. Reus, M.D. - Selective Alteration of Personality and Social Behavior by Serotonergic Intervention196
Chapter 8Schizophrenia205
Jackie Powell - First Person Account: Paranoid Schizophrenia--A Daughter's Story207
Sylvia Nasar - The Lost Years of a Nobel Laureate211
Courtenay M. Harding and James H. Zahniser - Empirical Correction of Seven Myths about Schizophrenia with Implications for Treatment218
Tyrone D. Cannon - On the Nature and Mechanisms of Obstetric Influences in Schizophrenia: A Review and Synthesis of Epidemiologic Studies227
Chapter 9Aging and Psychological Disorders233
Charles P. Pierce - From Hard to Forget: An Alzheimer's Story235
Jane E. Allen - Focus on Senior Health: The Burdens of Love242
Peter H. St. George-Hyslop - Piecing Together Alzheimer's246
Marcia Barinaga - Alzheimer's Treatments That Work Now253
Chapter 10Eating Disorders257
W. H. Kaye, K. L. Klump, G. K. W. Frank, and M. Strober - Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa259
Kim Hubbard, Anne-Marie O'Neill, and Christina Cheakalos - Out of Control266
Merrell Noden - Dying to Win270
Erica Goode - Watching Volunteers Eat, Psychiatrists Seek Clues to Obesity277
Chapter 11Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders283
David Mintz, M.D. - Unusual Case Report: Nonpharmacologic Effects of Sildenafil285
Michael A. Hiltzik - Through the Gender Labyrinth: How a Bright Boy with a Penchant for Tinkering Grew Up to Be One of the Top Women in Her High-Tech Field288
Robert U. Akeret - Charles: The Soul of Love300
Lauren Slater - How Do You Cure a Sex Addict?315
Chapter 12Substance-Related Disorders323
Alan I. Leshner - Addiction Is a Brain Disease, and It Matters325
Linda Carroll - Genetic Studies Promise a Path to Better Treatment of Addictions330
Jonathan Shedler and Jack Block - Adolescent Drug Use and Psychological Health: A Longitudinal Inquiry334
Maggie Farley - Tribe Sends Kids Away to Dry Out350
Chapter 13Treatment of Psychological Disorders355
Adam Gopnik - Man Goes to See a Doctor357
John Colapinto - Double Fantasy366
Larry E. Beutler - David and Goliath: When Empirical and Clinical Standards of Practice Meet377
George Silberschatz and Jacqueline B. Persons - How Useful for Psychotherapists are Randomized Controlled Experiments?386
Chapter 14Social and Legal Aspects of Abnormal Psychology391
Barry Siegel - To Warn, or Not to Warn393
For Butterfield - Experts Say Study Confirms Prison's New Role As Mental Hospital400
Beth Shuster - Slamming Door on Predators403
Nada L. Stotland, M.D. - Clinical Case Conference: When Religion Collides with Medicine408
Chapter 15Future Directions in Abnormal Psychology415
Maggie Farley - Mental Illness by Mandate417
Ralph Swindle, Jr., Kenneth Heller, Bernice Pescosolido, and Saeko Kikuzawa - Responses to Nervous Breakdowns in America Over a 40-Year Period: Mental Health Policy Implications422
Wray Herbert - Politics of Biology: How the Nature vs. Nurture Debate Shapes Public Policy--And Our View of Ourselves431
Huda Akil, Ph.D., and Stanley J. Watson, M.D., Ph.D. - Science and the Future of Psychiatry438
Credits441

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