The Psychology of Abnormality

The Psychology of Abnormality

by Christopher Peterson
     
 
(The book) is a comprehensive yet efficient textbook on psychological disorders. Containing only 15 chapters, it is designed to fit readily within a typical academic term. Theoretically balanced, it includes DSM-IV criteria and up-to-date coverage; it places psychopathology in its multiple contexts (historical, social and cultural); it stresses the continuity between

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(The book) is a comprehensive yet efficient textbook on psychological disorders. Containing only 15 chapters, it is designed to fit readily within a typical academic term. Theoretically balanced, it includes DSM-IV criteria and up-to-date coverage; it places psychopathology in its multiple contexts (historical, social and cultural); it stresses the continuity between normality and abnormality; and it attends to human diversity more than the typical textbook.... Abnormal psychology is an extremely popular course at most colleges and universities. -Pref.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155000926
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Pages:
575
Product dimensions:
8.57(w) x 11.18(h) x 1.09(d)

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