Essentials of Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World / Edition 1

Essentials of Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World / Edition 1

by Jeffrey S. Nevid Ph.D., Beverly Greene Ph.D.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130875511

ISBN-13: 9780130875518

Pub. Date: 10/10/2000

Publisher: Pearson

Drawn from the strengths of the full version this brief introduction provides readers with a firm foundation in the field of abnormal psychology. The book adopts an interactive approach designed to help students examine how multiple factors influence the development of psychological disorders. Engaging case examples demonstrate the influence of diversity

Overview

Drawn from the strengths of the full version this brief introduction provides readers with a firm foundation in the field of abnormal psychology. The book adopts an interactive approach designed to help students examine how multiple factors influence the development of psychological disorders. Engaging case examples demonstrate the influence of diversity and self-scoring questionnaires involve readers in the material. This streamlined version of the full volume provides complete coverage of theoretical perspectives and methods of treatment, classification and assessment of abnormal behavior, stress, anxiety, Dissociative and Somatoform disorders, mood, eating and sleep disorders, gender identity disorder, schizophrenia, abnormal behavior in childhood and adolescence and disorders related to aging. For mental health professionals and individuals interested in abnormal behavior.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130875518
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/10/2000
Series:
Prentice-Hall Contemporary Perspectives in Music Education Ser.
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. What is Abnormal Psychology?

2. Theoretical Perspectives and Methods of Treatment.

3. Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior.

4. Stress, Psychological Factors, and Health.

5. Anxiety Disorders.

6. Dissociative and Somatoform Disorders.

7. Mood Disorders and Suicide.

8. Personality Disorders.

9. Substance Abuse and Dependence.

10. Eating Disorders and Sleep Disorders.

11. Gender Identity Disorder, Paraphilias, and Sexual Dysfunctions.

12. Schizophrenia.

13. Abnormal Behavior in Childhood and Adolescence.

14. Abnormal Psychology and Society.

Glossary.

References.

Photo Credits.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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