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Essentials of Understanding Abnormal Behavior / Edition 1

Essentials of Understanding Abnormal Behavior / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780618574094
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 397
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

David Sue is professor emeritus of psychology at Western Washington University, where he is an associate of the Center for Cross-Cultural Research. He has served as the director of the Psychology Counseling Clinic and the Mental Health Counseling Program. He and his wife co-authored the book COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY and he is co-author of COUNSELING THE CULTURALLY DIVERSE: THEORY AND PRACTICE. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Washington State University. His research interests revolve around multicultural issues in individual and group counseling.

Derald Wing Sue is professor of psychology and education in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University. He has written extensively in the field of counseling psychology and multicultural counseling/therapy and is co-author of a bestselling book, COUNSELING THE CULTURALLY DIVERSE: THEORY AND PRACTICE. Dr. Sue has served as president of the Society of Counseling Psychology and the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues and has received numerous awards for teaching and service. He received his doctorate from the University of Oregon.

Diane M. Sue received her School Psychology and her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She has worked as a school psychologist and counselor, as well as with adults needing specialized care for mental illness and neurocognitive disorders. She taught courses at Western Washington University as an adjunct faculty member. She received the Washington State School Psychologist of the Year Award, the Western Washington University College of Education Professional Excellence Award and co-authored the book COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY. Her areas of expertise include child and adolescent psychology, neuropsychology, and interventions with ethnic minority children and adolescents.

Table of Contents

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

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