Understanding Abnormal Behavior / Edition 8

Understanding Abnormal Behavior / Edition 8

by David Sue, Derald Wing Sue, Stanley Sue
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0618528288

ISBN-13: 9780618528288

Pub. Date: 07/15/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

UNDERSTANDING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR, 11th Edition offers balanced and clear coverage of psychopathology theories, research, and clinical implications. Fully updated to reflect DSM-5 and the newest scientific, psychological, multicultural and psychiatric research, the book introduces and integrates the Multipath Model of Mental Disorders to explain how four essential

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UNDERSTANDING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR, 11th Edition offers balanced and clear coverage of psychopathology theories, research, and clinical implications. Fully updated to reflect DSM-5 and the newest scientific, psychological, multicultural and psychiatric research, the book introduces and integrates the Multipath Model of Mental Disorders to explain how four essential factors-biological, psychological, social, and sociocultural-interact to cause mental disorders. A focus on resilience highlights prevention and recovery from the symptoms of various disorders. This edition also continues its emphasis on the multicultural, sociocultural and diversity aspects of abnormal psychology. The authors present material in a lively and engaging manner, connecting topics to real-world case studies, current events, and issues of particular importance and relevance in today's world. Special features and the fresh design make the book even more approachable and appealing to all readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618528288
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/15/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
726
Product dimensions:
8.68(w) x 10.97(h) x 1.18(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Abnormal Behavior. 2. Understanding and Treating Mental Disorders. 3. Assessment and Classification of Mental Disorders. 4. Research Methods for Studying Mental Disorders. 5. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. 6. Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders. 7. Somatic Symptom, Related, and Dissociative Disorders. 8. Depressive and Bipolar Disorders. 9. Suicide. 10. Eating Disorders. 11. Substance-Related and Other Addictive Disorders. 12. Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders. 13. Neurocognitive and Sleep-Wake Disorders. 14. Sexual Dysfunctions, Gender Dysphoria, and Paraphilic Disorders. 15. Personality Psychopathology. 16. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence. 17. Law and Ethics in Abnormal Psychology.

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