Abnormal Psychology: Current Perspectives Text W/ Casebook / Edition 8

Abnormal Psychology: Current Perspectives Text W/ Casebook / Edition 8

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Abnormal Psychology: Current Perspectives Text W/ Casebook / Edition 8

Abnormal Psychology,seventh edition preserves and improves on the strengths that made the sixth edition of this text a market leader. Authors Alloy,Acocella and Bootzin magnificently blend theories and coverage of recent issues and trends in the field of abnormal psychology. This text is fully updated and includes the most up-to-date research available at this time. The text is fully revised to reflect the changes brought forth by DSM-IV,and continues to present all major theoretical perspectives on the causes and treatment of mental disorders based on their importance in the field.

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ISBN-13: 9780070136298
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 10/28/1998
Edition description: Older Edition

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

Ch 1: Abnormal Behavior: Historical Perspectives

Ch 2: Diagnosis and Assessment

Ch 3: Research Methods in Abnormal Psychology

Part II Theoretical Perspectives

Ch 4: Biological, Psychodynamic, and Cognitive Perspectives

Ch 5: Behavioral, Family Systems and Sociocultural Perspectives

Part III Emotional Behavioral Disorders

Ch 6: Anxiety Disorders

Ch 7: Dissociative and Somatoform Disorders

Ch 8: Psychological Stress and Physical Disorders

Ch 9: Mood Disorders

Ch 10: Personality Disorders

Ch 11: Substance-Use Disorders

Ch 12: Sexual Dysfunctions, Paraphilias, and Gender Identity Disorders

Part IV Psychotic and Neuropsychological Disorders

Ch 13: Schizophrenia and Delusional Disorder

Ch 14: Neuropsychological Disorders

Part V Developmental Disorders

Ch 15: Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence

Ch. 16: Mental Retardation and Autism

Part VI Societal and Legal Issues

Ch 17: Antisocial and Violent Behavior

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