Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology / Edition 9

Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology / Edition 9

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1118086198
ISBN-13:
9781118086193
Pub. Date:
12/27/2011
Publisher:
Wiley
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Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology / Edition 9

Would you like to include more high interest cases in your Abnormal Psychology course?

Most textbooks on abnormal psychology include short descriptions of actual clinical cases. However, those presentations are necessarily brief and too fragmented for students to gain a clear understanding of the unique complexities of a person's troubled life. Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology, Ninth Edition takes mental disorders from the realm of theory into the complex reality of human lives. This casebook presents comprehensive coverage of 23 high interest cases that include topics such as eating disorders, gender identity disorder, borderline personality, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Each study (1) provides detailed descriptions of a range of clinical problems, (2) illustrates some of the ways in which these problems can be viewed and treated, and (3) discusses some of the evidence that is available concerning the prevalence and causes of the disorders in question.

Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology, Ninth Edition is available in alternate versions (eBooks and custom) for professors and students. For more information, visit the "Instructor's Resource" tab or "Student Resource" tab below.

Would you like to include more high interest cases in your Abnormal Psychology course?


Most textbooks on abnormal psychology include short descriptions of actual clinical cases. However, those presentations are necessarily brief and too fragmented for students to gain a clear understanding of the unique complexities of a person's troubled life. Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology, Ninth Edition takes mental disorders from the realm of theory into the complex reality of human lives. This casebook presents comprehensive coverage of 23 high interest cases that include topics such as eating disorders, gender identity disorder, borderline personality, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Each study (1) provides detailed descriptions of a range of clinical problems, (2) illustrates some of the ways in which these problems can be viewed and treated, and (3) discusses some of the evidence that is available concerning the prevalence and causes of the disorders in question.

Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology, Ninth Edition is available in alternate versions (eBooks and custom) for professors and students. For more information, visit the "Instructor's Resource" tab or "Student Resource" tab below.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118086193
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/27/2011
Series: CourseSmart Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 969,105
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Oltmanns)

Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia (Oltmanns)

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Rape Trauma (Oltmanns)

Hypertension in an African American Man (Martin)

Dissociative Identity Disorder: Multiple Personality (Oltmanns)

Major Depressive Disorder (Oltmanns)

Bipolar Mood Disorder (Oltmanns)

Somatization Disorder (Martin)

Schizophrenia: Paranoid Type (Oltmanns)

Psychotic Disorder (NOS), Substance Dependence, and Violence (Oltmanns)

Alcohol Dependence (Martin)

Sexual Dysfunction: Female Orgasmic Disorder and Premature Ejaculation (Oltmanns)

Paraphilias: Exhibitionism and Frotteurism (Martin)

Gender Identity Disorder: Transsexualism (Oltmanns)

Eating Disorder: Anorexia Nervosa (Martin)

Eating Disorder: Bulimia Nervosa (Oltmanns)

Parasomnia: Nightmare Disorder and Isolated Sleep Paralysis (Martin)

Paranoid Personality Disorder (Oltmanns)

Borderline Personality Disorder (Martin)

Antisocial Personality Disorder: Psychopathy (Martin)

Autistic Disorder (Martin)

Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (Martin)

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (Martin)

References

Index

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