Psychopathology: History, Diagnosis, and Empirical Foundations / Edition 1

Psychopathology: History, Diagnosis, and Empirical Foundations / Edition 1

by W. Edward Craighead, Linda W. Craighead, David J. Miklowitz
     
 

"In-depth study of psychopathology requires clinical scientists to integrate information from fields as diverse as epidemiology, nosology, and neuroscience. This book is the best example I have yet seen of such an effort. Edited and written by true leaders in the field, anyone studying psychopathology at the graduate level will want to read this… See more details below

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"In-depth study of psychopathology requires clinical scientists to integrate information from fields as diverse as epidemiology, nosology, and neuroscience. This book is the best example I have yet seen of such an effort. Edited and written by true leaders in the field, anyone studying psychopathology at the graduate level will want to read this book."
David H. Barlow, PhD, Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry; Founder and Director Emeritus, Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University

Comprehensive coverage of adult psychopathology based on the most recent research findings influencing diagnosis and treatment in clinical practice

Psychopathology: History, Diagnosis, and Empirical Foundations presents comprehensive coverage of adult psychopathology, including an overview of the topic in the context of the DSM-IV-TR. Each chapter covers the history, theory, and assessment of Axis I and Axis II disorders, such as panic, social anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, and borderline personality disorder.

Each chapter contains:

  • The epidemiology, prevalence, and consequences of the disorder
  • Current research findings, including neuroscience
  • Behavioral, social, cognitive, and emotional aspects of each disorder
  • Recommendations for treatment

With contributions from experts on each disorder, this thorough and illuminating new text is a must-have reference for all mental health professionals and an ideal resource for students of psychopathology.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471768616
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/18/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
1,228,258
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 10.08(h) x 1.48(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

CHAPTER1 ISSUES IN DIAGNOSIS: CATEGORICAL VS. DIMENSIONAL (Scott O. Lilienfeld and Kristin Landfield).

CHAPTER2 EVIDENCE-BASED STRATEGIES FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY: MEASURING PREDICTION, PRESCRIPTION, AND PROCESS (Eric Youngstrom).

CHAPTER3 GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER (Karen Rowa and Martin M. Antony).

CHAPTER4 PANIC DISORDER (Joanna Arch and Michelle G. Craske).

CHAPTER5 OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER (Jonathan S. Abramowitz).

CHAPTER6 SOCIAL ANXIETY DISORDER (Deborah Roth Ledley, Brigette A. Erwin, and Richard G. Heimberg).

CHAPTER7 POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (Patricia A. Resick, Candice M. Monson, and Shireen L. Rizvi).

CHAPTER8 MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER (W. Edward Craighead, Lorie A. Ritschel, Eirikur O. Arnarson, and Charles F. Gillespie).

CHAPTER9 DYSTHYMIA AND CHRONIC DEPRESSION (Daniel N. Klein).

CHAPTER 10 BIPOLAR DISORDER (David J. Miklowitz and Sheri L. Johnson).

CHAPTER 11 SCHIZOPHRENIA AND THE PSYCHOTIC SPECTRUM (Elaine Walker, Vijay Mittal, Kevin Tessner, and Hanan Trotman).

CHAPTER 12 EATING DISORDERS: BULIMIA NERVOSA AND BINGE EATING (Linda W. Craighead and Lucy T. Smith).

CHAPTER 13 EATING DISORDERS: ANOREXIA NERVOSA (James Lock and Nina Kirz).

CHAPTER 14 ALCOHOL USE DISORDERS: HISTORY, THEORY, AND DIAGNOSIS (Lara A. Ray, Kent E. Hutchison, and Monika Hauser).

CHAPTER 15 SLEEP DISORDERS (Allison G. Harvey, Polina Eidelman, and Lisa S. Talbot).

CHAPTER 16 SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION (Cindy M. Meston and Alessandra Rellini).

CHAPTER 17 PSYCHOPATHY AS PSYCHOPATHOLOGY: KEY DEVELOPMENTS IN ETIOLOGY, ASSESSMENT, AND TREATMENT (Jennifer E. Vitale and Joseph P. Newman).

CHAPTER 18 BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER (Jill M. Hooley and Sarah St. Germain).

AUTHOR INDEX.

SUBJECT INDEX.

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