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Abnormal Psychology

  • Author : Ann M. Kring,Sheri L. Johnson,Gerald C. Davison,John M. Neale
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  • Release Date :2012-01-18
  • Total pages :656
  • ISBN : 9781118092415

Summary : Abnormal Psychology 12 th Edition , continues the tradition of giving students the opportunity to explore the latest theories and research in the field. It has been adapted to take into account UK/European examples in diagnosis and classifcation of mental illness, statistics on misuse of drugs and treatment as well as a fully revised chapter with European examples on legal and ethical issues. As distinguished scholars and leaders in the field of Psychology, our author team continues to emphasize recent and comprehensive research coverage that has been the hallmark of the text. Significant new material correlated to the forthcoming Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5 (DSM–5), included in every chapter. Abnormal Psychology emphasizes an integrated approach, showing how psychopathology is best understood by considering multiple perspectives, and how these varying perspectives can provide us with the clearest accounting of the causes of these disorders as well as the best possible treatments. Created for the 11th edition , we continue to offer a powerful video series for your Abnormal Psychology course with 7–10 minute clips to show in class or for students to review outside of class to help understand the patients experience. Unlike other videos, these feature real patients′ and their families, in the context of their lives, describing symptoms from their own perspective. Each video provides concise information about the available treatment options.

Abnormal Psychology

  • Author : Ann M. Kring,Sheri L. Johnson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2018-01-09
  • Total pages :640
  • ISBN : 1119362288

Summary : Abnormal Psychology: The Science and Treatment of Psychological Disorders consists of a balance and blending of research and clinical application, the use of paradigms as an organizing principle, and involving the learner in the kinds of real-world problem solving engaged in by clinicians and scientists. Students learn that psychopathology is best understood by considering multiple perspectives and that these varying perspectives provide the clearest accounting of the causes of these disorders as well as the best possible treatments.

Abnormal Psychology

  • Author : Michael L. Raulin
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2002
  • Total pages :539
  • ISBN : 9780205375806

Summary : Combines an emphasis on the excitement of research with an examination of the evolutionary perspective as a way to integrate biological and psychological explanations for abnormal psychology. This text shows how evolutionary theory has shaped modern psychology - both positively and negatively.

Personality and Abnormal Psychology

  • Author : Janet F. Carlson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2012
  • Total pages :148
  • ISBN : 1438141475

Summary : Describes how psychological research has led to the understanding of many of those factors and how our personalities develop.

Abnormal Psychology Across the Ages [3 volumes]

  • Author : Thomas G. Plante Ph.D.
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2013-06-25
  • Total pages :835
  • ISBN : 0313398372

Summary : In these three volumes, a team of scholars provides a thoughtful history of abnormal psychology, demonstrating how concepts regarding disordered mental states, their causes, and their treatments developed and evolved across the ages. • Explains historic views on disorders, including causes and treatments such as the belief that depression in women stemmed from "a wandering uterus," homosexuality being categorized a mental disorder, and the "treatment" of various disorders via blood-letting or lobotomy • Explains the advent of psychology/psychiatry/psychologists/psychiatrists; the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the fields' bible of mental disorders and treatments; the evolution of the field; and the political controversies it has faced since its inception • Examines controversial topics across time, ranging from human rights of the mentally disordered to multicultural views on what does and does not constitute a disorder

Abnormal Psychology

  • Author : Alan Carr
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2003-08-16
  • Total pages :248
  • ISBN : 1135430799

Summary : This book presents a clear and in-depth account of abnormal psychology. It focuses on both clinical descriptions, using illustrative case studies at the beginning of each section, and on the implications of the major theoretical perspectives and relevant empirical evidence for clinical treatment. It provides a very readable and up-to-date review of topics including childhood behaviour disorders, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, personality disorders and models of abnormal behaviour. Alan Carr illustrates a scientific approach to the understanding of these aspects of abnormal psychology. Both the content and style of this book will help students understand a complex area of psychology.

Abnormal Psychology

  • Author : Rachana Sharma
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2004
  • Total pages :392
  • ISBN : 9788126901982

Summary : There Is Hardly A Field So Vital And Changing As Abnormal Psychology. This Classic Textbook Deals With A Comprehensive And Up-To-Date Real-World Overview Of The Subject Of Abnormal Psychology. The Book Highlights The Basic Concepts Of The Subject With Lucid Writing Style And Superior Pedagogy.A Number Of Books Have Been Written By Authors In The West On Abnormal Psychology. These Books, While Presenting The Principles Of The Subject, Explain It Mostly With The Examples Drawn From Their Own Environment. Though Psychology Is Based Upon Universal Principles, Its Understanding Requires Assimilation Of Its Principles With Reference To The Local Environment. In This Book An Attempt Has Been Made To Present The Principles Of Abnormal Psychology In The Context Of Indian Circumstances. The Aim Of The Present Study Is To Provide The Undergraduate And Postgraduate Students With An Ideal Textbook Of Abnormal Psychology. Efforts Have Been Made To Cover The Syllabi Of Almost All The Indian Universities. However, All Unnecessary Details Have Been Scrupulously Avoided So That The Book May Not Become Unnecessarily Bulky. Analytical And Pedagogical Methods Of Presentation Have Been Followed To Explain The Subject Matter And Holistic Approach Has Been Adopted To Conclude The Controversial Matters. At The End Of Each Chapter, Questions For Exercise Drawn From Latest Question Papers Of Different Universities Have Been Given.

Advanced Abnormal Psychology

  • Author : Michel Hersen,Vincent B. Van Hasselt
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  • Release Date :2011-06-28
  • Total pages :627
  • ISBN : 1441984976

Summary : Although senior undergraduate psychology students and first year master's-and doctoral-level students frequently take courses in advanced abnormal psychology, it has been almost two decades since a book by this title has appeared. Professors teaching this course have had a wide variety of texts to select from that touch on various aspects of psychopathology, but none has been as comprehensive for the student as the present volume. Not only are basic concepts and models included, but there are specific sections dealing with childhood and adolescent dis orders, adult and geriatric disorders, child treatment, and adult treatment. We believe the professor and advanced student alike will benefit from having all the requisite material under one cover. Our book contains 26 chapters presented in five parts, each part preceded by an editors' introduction. The chapters reflect updates in the classification of disorders (i. e. , DSM-IV). In Part I (Basic Concepts and Models), the chapters include diagnosis and classfication, assess ment strategies, research methods, the psychoanalystic model, the behavioral model, and the biological model. Parts II (Childhood and Adolescent Disorders) and III (Adult and Older Adult Disorders), each containing seven chapters, represent the bulk of the book. To ensure cross-chapter consistency, each of these chapters on psychopathology follows an identical format, with the following basic sections: description of the disorder, epidemiology, clinical picture (with case description), course and prognosis, familial and genetic patterns, and diag nostic considerations.

Abnormal Psychology

  • Author : Jonathan D. Raskin
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 1137547170

Summary : This groundbreaking core textbook offers a comprehensive overview of different approaches to the assessment and treatment of psychological disorders. The book retains important diagnostic perspectives, including the DSM-5, ICD-10, ICD-11 and PDM, but also widens the scope of coverage beyond mainstream psychiatric models to include psychological, biological, historical, sociocultural and therapeutic approaches. Contemporary and well-balanced, this book provides an even-handed and holistic foundation, allowing students to develop a strong critical mindset while retaining a robust research-driven orientation. This book is ideal for undergraduate and postgraduates students on abnormal psychology, psychopathology, mental health or clinical psychology modules.

Abnormal Psychology and Life: A Dimensional Approach

  • Author : Chris Kearney,Timothy J. Trull
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2016-09-28
  • Total pages :640
  • ISBN : 1337098108

Summary : Chris Kearney and Tim Trull's ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY AND LIFE: A DIMENSIONAL APPROACH provides you with a concise, contemporary, science-based view of psychopathology that emphasizes the individual first. Featuring clinical cases and real first-person narratives, the text illuminates our understanding that abnormal behavior can be viewed along a continuum. This widely accepted view places the behavior of an individual at the forefront of clinical definition, assessment, and treatment. The book also gives you an understanding of the features and epidemiologies, risk factors and prevention, assessment and treatment, and long-term prognosis and associated stigma of mental disorders. Special sections are devoted to college students, ideas for those who may have certain symptoms of mental disorders, and other consumer-based material -- demonstrating how the subject is personally relevant to you and helping you become an intelligent consumer of mental health information.

Essentials of Abnormal Psychology

  • Author : Robert E. Emery,Thomas F. Oltmanns
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  • Release Date :1999
  • Total pages :531
  • ISBN :

Summary : This brief exploration of the essentials of abnormal psychology offers readers an engaging, innovative systems approach by integrating the biological, psychological and social perspectives in an interesting and concurrent story. Readable, reader- friendly research methods are mainstreamed throughout the text. Detailed case studies and briefer cases illustrate interesting clinical issues. A Getting Help“/I> feature in each chapter directs readers to responsible sources if they are looking for help for themselves or others. Abnormal Behavior: Examples, Definitions and Methods of Study. Perspectives on Causes of Abnormal Behavior. Treatment of Psychological Disorders. Classification and Assessment. Mood Disorders. Anxiety Disorders. Traumatic Stress Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, and Somatoform Disorders. Stress and Physical Health. Personality Disorders. Eating Disorders. Substance Abuse Disorders. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders. Schizophrenic Disorders. Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Psychological Disorders of Childhood. Mental Health and the Law. Anyone needing a brief, accessible introduction to the major topics of abnormal psychology.

Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach

  • Author : David Barlow,V. Durand
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  • Release Date :2011-02-03
  • Total pages :736
  • ISBN : 1133386733

Summary : Balancing biological, psychological, social, and cultural approaches, David Barlow and V. Mark Durand’s groundbreaking integrative approach is the most modern, scientifically valid method for studying abnormal psychology. In this Sixth Edition of their proven ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH, Barlow and Durand successfully blend sophisticated research and an accessible writing style with the most widely recognized method of discussing psychopathology. Going beyond simply describing different schools of thought on psychological disorders, the authors explore the interactions of the various forces that contribute to psychopathology. A conversational writing style, consistent pedagogical elements, integrated case studies (95 percent from the authors’ own files), video clips of clients, and additional study tools make this text the most complete learning resource available. For instructors, an Instructor’s Resource Manual, Test Bank, and a wide selection of videos are available to use when teaching the course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Abnormal Psychology

  • Author : S K Mangal
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2008-10-27
  • Total pages :267
  • ISBN : 9788120707320

Summary : This work provides a workable base for the understanding of basic concepts of abnormal behaviour and abnormal psychology. Starting with the concept, nature and background of abnormal behaviour and abnormal psychology, it takes up the types of abnormalities and disorders of human behaviour and suggests possible treatment by combining physical as well as socio-psychological therapeutic measures. Written in a simple but well organised style, it will prove useful not only to students of abnormal psychology and mental health of the graduate and post-graduate courses, but also to parents and teachers in understanding and improving their own mental health as well as that of people whose welfare is entrusted to them.

An Outline of Abnormal Psychology

  • Author : William McDougall
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2015-08-11
  • Total pages :572
  • ISBN : 1317376838

Summary : Originally published in 1926, a complement to the author’s Outline of Psychology, this book surveys the field of neurotic and mental disorders in so far as they are not due to gross organic lesions. It discusses this principal types of mental process that are abnormal or disorderly in the sense that they are departures from the fully waking processes of the normal mind, seeking to understand them in terms of the general principles laid down in the earlier volume. Sleep, the influence of drugs and suggestion, conflict and repression, automatisms and somnambulisms, morbid fears, obsessions and impulsions, perversions, delusions, exaltation and depression, multiple personalities, psycho-therapy, and the schools of abnormal psychology – these and many others are the topics discussed from the point of view, not of medical practice, but of psychological theory. A book, not for the medical expert only, but for every man or woman interested in the riddle of human personality.

Abnormal Psychology and Life: A Dimensional Approach

  • Author : Chris Kearney,Timothy J. Trull
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2016-09-28
  • Total pages :640
  • ISBN : 1337098108

Summary : Chris Kearney and Tim Trull's ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY AND LIFE: A DIMENSIONAL APPROACH provides you with a concise, contemporary, science-based view of psychopathology that emphasizes the individual first. Featuring clinical cases and real first-person narratives, the text illuminates our understanding that abnormal behavior can be viewed along a continuum. This widely accepted view places the behavior of an individual at the forefront of clinical definition, assessment, and treatment. The book also gives you an understanding of the features and epidemiologies, risk factors and prevention, assessment and treatment, and long-term prognosis and associated stigma of mental disorders. Special sections are devoted to college students, ideas for those who may have certain symptoms of mental disorders, and other consumer-based material -- demonstrating how the subject is personally relevant to you and helping you become an intelligent consumer of mental health information.