The 12th edition of Abnormal Psychology continues to the provide readers with the opportunity to explore the latest theories and research in the field. The text offers more emphasize on recent and comprehensive research coverage that has been the hallmark of the series. While the writing across all the chapters has been streamlined to increase the clarity of presentation and to highlight the key issues in the field, several chapters have been expounded upon to provide greater understanding of the material provided. This edition 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.
Chapter 1: Introduction and Historical Overview.
Chapter 2: Current Paradigms in Psychopathology.
Chapter 3: Diagnosis and Assessment.
Chapter 4: Research Methods in Psychopathology.
Chapter 5: Mood Disorders.
Chapter 6: Anxiety Disorders.
Chapter 7: Obsessive-Compulsive Related and Trauma-Related Disorders.
Chapter 8: Dissociative Disorders and Somatic Symptom Disorders.
Chapter 9: Schizophrenia.
Chapter 10: Substance Use Disorders.
Chapter 11: Eating Disorders.
Chapter 12: Sexual Disorders.
Chapter 13: Disorders of Childhood.
Chapter 14: Late Life and Neurocognitive Disorders.
Chapter 15: Personality and Personality Disorders.
Chapter 16: Legal and Ethical Issues.