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Abnormal Psychology

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780131875210

ISBN10:
0131875213
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2010
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

This new edition retains the book's engaging and innovative systems approach, integrating the biological, psychological, and social perspectives in one concurrent story. Scientific methods are presented in a clear and non-threatening manner, and are based on the most current research. Chapter topics include personality disorders, eating disorders, substance use disorders, sexual and gender identity disorders, schizophrenic disorders, mood disorders and suicide, treatment of psychological disorders, and more.For psychologists, psychiatrists, and professionals in the mental health field.

Table of Contents

Preface xix
About the Authors xxvii
Examples and Definitions of Abnormal Behavior
2(26)
Overview
4(1)
Case Study: A Husband's Paranoid Schizophrenia
4(1)
Recognizing the Presence of Disorder
5(2)
Defining Abnormal Behavior
7(4)
Harmful Dysfunction
7(2)
Cultural and Diagnostic Practice
9(1)
Critical Thinking Matters: Is Sexual Addiction a Meaningful Concept?
10(1)
Who Experiences Abnormal Behavior?
11(4)
Case Study: A College Student's Eating Disorder
11(1)
Frequency in and Impact on Community Populations
12(2)
Cross-cultural Comparisons
14(1)
The Mental Health Professions
15(2)
Psychopathology in Historical Context
17(5)
The Greek Tradition in Medicine
17(1)
The Creation of the Asylum
18(1)
Worcester Lunatic Hospital: A Model Institution
19(1)
Lessons from the History of Psychopathology
20(1)
Research Methods: Who Must Provide Scientific Evidence?
20(2)
Methods for the Scientific Study of Mental Disorders
22(6)
The Uses and Limitations of Case Studies
22(1)
Clinical Research Methods
23(1)
Getting Help
24(4)
Causes of Abnormal Behavior
28(34)
Overview
29(2)
Case Study: Meghan's Many Hardships
30(1)
Brief Historical Perspective: Twentieth-Century Paradigms
31(1)
The Biological Paradigm
31(5)
The Psychodynamic Paradigm
32(2)
The Cognitive Behavioral Paradigm
34(1)
The Humanistic Paradigm
35(1)
The Problem with Paradigms
35(1)
Systems Theory
36(4)
Holism
36(1)
Research Methods: Correlations: Does Psychology Make You Smarter?
37(1)
Causality
38(1)
Developmental Psychopathology
39(1)
Biological Factors
40(11)
The Neuron and Neurotransmitters
40(1)
Neurotransmitters and Psychopathology
41(1)
Major Brain Structures
41(3)
Mind-Body Dualism
44(1)
Cerebral Hemispheres
44(1)
Psychophysiology
45(1)
Behavior Genetics
46(4)
Critical Thinking Matters: Do Vaccinations Cause Autism?
50(1)
Psychological Factors
51(4)
Human Nature and Temperament
51(2)
Emotions
53(1)
Learning and Cognition
54(1)
The Sense of Self
54(1)
Stages of Development
55(1)
Social Factors
55(7)
Relationships and Psychopathology
56(1)
Gender and Gender Roles
57(1)
Prejudice and Poverty
58(1)
Societal Values
58(1)
Getting Help
59(3)
Treatment of Psychological Disorders
62(30)
Overview
63(4)
Case Study: Why Is Frances Depressed?
64(1)
Frances and the Four Paradigms
65(2)
Brief Historical Perspective
67(1)
Biological Treatments
67(4)
Ethnic Minorities in Psychotherapy
68(1)
Electroconvulsive Therapy
68(1)
Psychosurgery
69(1)
Psychopharmacology
69(2)
Psychodynamic Psychotherapies
71(3)
Freudian Psychoanalysis
71(2)
Ego Analysis
73(1)
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
73(1)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
74(4)
Systematic Desensitization
74(1)
Other Exposure Therapies
74(1)
Research Methods: The Experimental Method: Does Therapy Work?
75(1)
Aversion Therapy
75(1)
Contingency Management
76(1)
Social Skills Training
77(1)
Cognitive Techniques
77(1)
Beck's Cognitive Therapy
77(1)
Rational-Emotive Therapy
78(1)
Integration and Research
78(1)
Humanistic Therapies
78(1)
Client-Centered Therapy
79(1)
A Means, Not an End?
79(1)
Research on Psychotherapy
79(7)
Critical Thinking Matters: Are All Therapies Created Equal?
80(1)
Does Psychotherapy Work?
80(3)
The Allegiance Effect
83(1)
Psychotherapy Process Research
84(2)
Couples, Family, and Group Therapy
86(4)
Couples Therapy
86(1)
Family Therapy
87(1)
Group Therapy
88(1)
Prevention
89(1)
Specific Treatments for Specific Disorders
90(2)
Getting Help
90(2)
Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior
92(36)
Overview
93(2)
Case Study: Obsessions, Compulsions, and Other Unusual Behaviors
94(1)
Basic Issues in Classification
95(1)
Categories versus Dimensions
95(1)
From Description to Theory
96(1)
Classifying Abnormal Behavior
96(6)
Brief Historical Perspective
97(1)
The DSM-IV-TR System
97(1)
Labeling Theory
98(3)
Culture and Classification
101(1)
Evaluating Classification Systems
102(5)
Research Methods: Reliability: Do Clinicians Agree?
103(1)
Reliability
104(1)
Validity
104(1)
Unresolved Questions
105(1)
Problems and Limitations of the DSM-IV-TR System
106(1)
Basic Issues in Assessment
107(2)
Purposes of Clinical Assessment
107(1)
Assumptions About Consistency of Behavior
108(1)
Evaluating the Usefulness of Assessment Procedures
108(1)
Types of Assessment Procedures
109(1)
Critical Thinking Matters: Should We Always Trust Clinical Judgments?
110(1)
Assessing Psychological Systems
110(11)
Interviews
111(2)
Observational Procedures
113(3)
Personality Tests and Self-Report Inventories
116(3)
Projective Personality Tests
119(2)
Assessing Social Systems
121(1)
Assessing Biological Systems
122(6)
Psychophysiological Assessment
122(1)
Brain Imaging Techniques
123(2)
Getting Help
125(3)
Mood Disorders and Suicide
128(46)
Overview
129(4)
Case Study: An Attorney's Major Depressive Episode
131(1)
Case Study: Debbie's Manic Episode
132(1)
Symptoms
133(3)
Emotional Symptoms
133(1)
Cognitive Symptoms
134(1)
Somatic Symptoms
134(1)
Behavioral Symptoms
135(1)
Other Problems Commonly Associated with Depression
135(1)
Diagnosis
136(3)
Brief Historical Perspective
136(1)
Contemporary Diagnostic Systems
136(3)
Course and Outcome
139(1)
Unipolar Disorders
139(1)
Bipolar Disorders
140(1)
Frequency
140(3)
Incidence and Prevalence
141(1)
Gender Differences
141(1)
Cross-Cultural Differences
142(1)
Risk for Mood Disorders Across the Life Span
142(1)
Causes
143(13)
Social Factors
144(2)
Social Factors and Bipolar Disorders
146(1)
Psychological Factors
146(4)
Biological Factors
150(6)
Interaction of Social, Psychological, and Biological Factors
156(1)
Treatment
156(7)
Unipolar Disorders
156(1)
Research Methods: Analogue Studies: Do Rats Get Depressed, and Why?
157(3)
Critical Thinking Matters: Do Antidepressant Drugs Cause Violent Behavior?
160(1)
Bipolar Disorders
160(1)
Electroconvulsive Therapy
161(1)
Seasonal Mood Disorders
162(1)
Suicide
163(11)
Brief Case Study: An Admiral's Suicide
163(1)
Classification of Suicide
164(1)
Frequency of Suicide
165(1)
Causes of Suicide
166(1)
Common Elements of Suicide
167(1)
Treatment of Suicidal People
168(3)
Getting Help
171(3)
Anxiety Disorders
174(38)
Overview
175(2)
Case Study: A Writer's Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia
176(1)
Symptoms
177(6)
Anxiety
177(1)
Excessive Worry
178(1)
Panic Attacks
178(1)
Phobias
179(1)
Obsessions and Compulsions
180(1)
Case Study: Ed's Obsessive--Compulsive Disorder
181(2)
Diagnosis
183(4)
Brief Historical Perspective
183(1)
Contemporary Diagnostic Systems
184(2)
``Lumpers'' and ``Splitters''
186(1)
Course and Outcome
186(1)
Frequency
187(3)
Prevalence
187(1)
Comorbidity
187(1)
Gender Differences
188(1)
Anxiety Across the Life Span
188(1)
Cross-Cultural Comparisons
189(1)
Causes
190(12)
Adaptive and Maladaptive Fears
190(1)
Social Factors
190(2)
Psychological Factors
192(5)
Biological Factors
197(4)
Critical Thinking Matters: Can a Strep Infection Trigger OCD in Children?
201(1)
Treatment
202(10)
Brief Case Study: Ed's Treatment
203(1)
Psychological Interventions
203(2)
Research Methods: Statistical Significance: When Differences Matter
205(1)
Biological Interventions
206(3)
Getting Help
209(3)
Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, and Somatoform Disorders
212(38)
Overview
213(1)
Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders
214(12)
Case Study: Sexual Assault and Stephanie's PTSD
214(1)
Symptoms of ASD and PTSD
215(1)
Diagnosis of ASD and PTSD
216(3)
The Trauma of Sexual Assault
219(1)
Frequency of Trauma, PTSD, and ASD
219(2)
Causes of PTSD and ASD
221(2)
Prevention and Treatment of ASD and PTSD
223(3)
Dissociative Disorders
226(11)
Case Study: Dissociative Fugue---Dallae's Journey
226(1)
Hysteria and the Unconscious
227(2)
Symptoms of Dissociative Disorders
229(1)
Diagnosis of Dissociative Disorders
229(1)
Critical Thinking Matters: Recovered Memories?
230(1)
Brief Case Study: A New York City Firefighter's Amnesia for September 11
231(1)
Brief Case Study: The Three Faces of Eve
232(1)
Frequency of Dissociative Disorders
233(2)
Causes of Dissociative Disorders
235(1)
Research Methods: Retrospective Reports: Remembering the Past
236(1)
Treatment of Dissociative Disorders
237(1)
Somatoform Disorders
237(13)
Symptoms of Somatoform Disorders
238(1)
Diagnosis of Somatoform Disorders
238(1)
Brief Case Study: Janet's Patient
239(2)
Brief Case Study: Body Dysmorphic Disorder
241(1)
Frequency of Somatoform Disorders
242(1)
Causes of Somatoform Disorders
243(2)
Treatment of Somatoform Disorders
245(1)
Getting Help
246(4)
Stress and Physical Health
250(28)
Overview
251(2)
Case Study: Bob Carter's Heart Attack
252(1)
Defining Stress
253(2)
Stress as a Life Event
253(1)
Stress as Appraisal of Life Events
253(2)
Symptoms of Stress
255(8)
Psychophysiological Responses to Stress
255(1)
Tend and Befriend: The Female Alternative to Fight or Flight?
256(2)
Coping
258(2)
Health Behavior
260(1)
Critical Thinking Matters: Resilience
261(1)
Illness as a Cause of Stress
262(1)
Diagnosis of Stress and Physical Illness
263(1)
Brief Historical Perspective
263(1)
Contemporary Approaches
263(1)
The Role of Psychological Factors in Some Familiar Illnesses
264(4)
Cancer
264(1)
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
265(1)
Pain Management
266(1)
Sleep Disorders
267(1)
Cardiovascular Disease
268(10)
Symptoms of Hypertension and CHD
268(1)
Diagnosis of CVD
268(1)
Frequency of CVD
268(2)
Causes of CVD
270(2)
Research Methods: Longitudinal Studies: Lives Over Time
272(1)
Prevention and Treatment of CVD
273(3)
Getting Help
276(2)
Personality Disorders
278(38)
Overview
280(2)
Case Study: A Car Thief's Antisocial Personality Disorder
281(1)
Symptoms
282(3)
Social Motivation
282(1)
Cognitive Perspectives Regarding Self and Others
283(1)
Temperament and Personality Traits
284(1)
Context and Personality
284(1)
Diagnosis
285(7)
Cluster A: Paranoid, Schizoid, and Schizotypal Personality Disorders
286(1)
Critical Thinking Matters: Do You Have to Be Paranoid to Survive?
287(1)
Cluster B: Antisocial, Borderline, Histrionic, and Narcissistic Personality Disorders
287(1)
Brief Case Study: Borderline Personality Disorder
288(1)
Cluster C: Avoidant, Dependent, and Obsessive--Compulsive Personality Disorders
289(2)
A Dimensional Perspective on Personality Disorders
291(1)
Brief Case Study: Narcissism from the Perspective of the Five-Factor Model
291(1)
Frequency
292(5)
Prevalence in Community and Clinical Samples
292(1)
Gender Differences
293(2)
Stability of Personality Disorders over Time
295(1)
Culture and Personality
295(1)
Research Methods: Cross-Cultural Comparisons: The Importance of Context
296(1)
Schizotypal Personality Disorder (SPD)
297(3)
Brief Case Study: Schizotypal Personality Disorder
297(1)
Symptoms
298(1)
Causes
298(1)
Treatment
299(1)
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
300(5)
Brief Case Study: Borderline Personality Disorder
300(1)
Symptoms
301(1)
Impulse Control Disorders
302(1)
Causes
303(1)
Treatment
303(2)
Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD)
305(5)
Brief Case Study: Antisocial Personality Disorder
305(1)
Symptoms
306(2)
Causes
308(2)
Treatment
310(1)
Dependent Personality Disorder (DPD)
310(6)
Brief Case Study: Dependent Personality Disorder
311(1)
Symptoms
311(1)
Causes
312(1)
Treatment
312(1)
Getting Help
313(3)
Eating Disorders
316(28)
Overview
317(2)
Case Study: Serrita's Anorexia
319(1)
Symptoms of Anorexia
319(3)
Refusal to Maintain a Normal Weight
319(1)
Disturbance in Evaluating Weight or Shape
320(1)
Fear of Gaining Weight
320(1)
Cessation of Menstruation
320(1)
Medical Complications
321(1)
Struggle for Control
321(1)
Comorbid Psychological Disorders
322(1)
Symptoms of Bulimia
322(4)
Case Study: Michelle's Secret
323(1)
Binge Eating
323(1)
Inappropriate Compensatory Behavior
324(1)
Excessive Emphasis on Weight and Shape
325(1)
Comorbid Psychological Disorders
325(1)
Medical Complications
325(1)
Diagnosis of Eating Disorders
326(2)
Brief Historical Perspective
326(1)
Contemporary Classification
326(2)
Frequency of Eating Disorders
328(3)
Standards of Beauty
329(1)
Critical Thinking Matters: The Pressure to Be Thin
330(1)
Age of Onset
330(1)
Causes of Eating Disorders
331(6)
Social Factors
331(1)
Eating Disorders in Males
332(1)
Psychological Factors
333(3)
Biological Factors
336(1)
Integration and Alternative Pathways
337(1)
Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa
337(2)
Course and Outcome of Anorexia Nervosa
338(1)
Treatment of Bulimia Nervosa
339(2)
Antidepressant Medications
339(1)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
339(1)
Interpersonal Psychotherapy
339(1)
Research Methods: Psychotherapy Placebos: Controlling for Expectations
340(1)
Course and Outcome of Bulimia Nervosa
341(1)
Prevention of Eating Disorders
341(3)
Getting Help
342(2)
Substance Use Disorders
344(40)
Overview
345(3)
Case Study: Ernest Hemingway's Alcohol Dependence
347(1)
Symptoms
348(10)
The Concept of Substance Dependence
348(2)
Alcohol
350(2)
Nicotine
352(1)
Amphetamine and Cocaine
352(2)
Opiates
354(1)
Brief Case Study: Feelings After Injecting Heroin
354(2)
Barbiturates and Benzodiazepines
356(1)
Cannabis
356(1)
Hallucinogens and Related Drugs
357(1)
Diagnosis
358(4)
Brief History of Legal and Illegal Substances
358(1)
DSM-IV-TR
359(1)
Proposed Subtypes
360(1)
Course and Outcome
360(1)
Other Disorders Commonly Associated with Addictions
361(1)
Frequency
362(4)
Prevalence of Alcohol Abuse and Dependence
363(1)
Prevalence of Drug and Nicotine Dependence
364(1)
Critical Thinking Matters: Should Tobacco Products Be Illegal?
365(1)
Risk for Addiction Across the Life Span
365(1)
Brief Case Study: Ms. E's Drinking
366(1)
Causes
366(9)
Social Factors
367(1)
Biological Factors
368(3)
Psychological Factors
371(2)
Research Methods: Studies of People at Risk for Disorders
373(1)
Integrated Systems
374(1)
Treatment
375(9)
Detoxification
375(1)
Medications During Remission
375(1)
Self-Help Groups: Alcoholics Anonymous
376(1)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
377(1)
Brief Case Study: Relapse to Heroin Use
378(1)
Outcome Results and General Conclusions
379(2)
Getting Help
381(3)
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
384(36)
Overview
385(3)
Case Study: Margaret and Bill's Sexual Communication
386(1)
Brief Historical Perspective
387(1)
Sexual Dysfunctions
388(15)
Symptoms
388(2)
Diagnosis
390(1)
Brief Case Study: Sexual Aversion Disorder
391(1)
Brief Case Study: Male Erectile Disorder
392(2)
Research Methods: Hypothetical Constructs: What Is Sexual Arousal?
394(1)
Brief Case Study: Genital Pain
395(1)
Frequency
396(2)
Causes
398(1)
Brief Case Study: Vaginismus and Alcohol Dependence
399(1)
Treatment
400(3)
Critical Thinking Matters: Does Medication Cure Sexual Dysfunction?
403(1)
Paraphilias
403(12)
Symptoms
403(1)
Brief Case Study: Paraphilia
404(1)
Diagnosis
404(2)
Brief Case Study: Masochism
406(4)
Frequency
410(1)
Causes
411(2)
Treatment
413(2)
Gender Identity Disorders
415(5)
Symptoms
415(1)
Frequency
416(1)
Causes
416(1)
Treatment
417(1)
Getting Help
417(3)
Schizophrenic Disorders
420(38)
Overview
421(3)
Case Study: A New Mother's Paranoid Schizophrenia
422(1)
Case Study: Edward's Disorganized Schizophrenia
423(1)
Symptoms
424(5)
Positive Symptoms
424(1)
Negative Symptoms
425(1)
First Person Account of Delusional Beliefs
426(1)
Disorganization
427(1)
Case Study: Marsha's Disorganized Speech and Bizarre Behavior
427(2)
Diagnosis
429(5)
Brief Historical Perspective
429(1)
DSM-IV-TR
429(1)
Subtypes
430(1)
Critical Thinking Matters: Are Symptom-Based Subtypes of Schizophrenia Useful?
431(1)
Related Psychotic Disorders
432(1)
Course and Outcome
433(1)
Frequency
434(2)
Gender Differences
434(1)
First Person Account: A Mother's Observations
435(1)
Cross-Cultural Comparisons
435(1)
Causes
436(13)
Biological Factors
436(7)
Social Factors
443(1)
Psychological Factors
444(2)
Research Methods: Comparison Groups: What Is Normal?
446(1)
Integration and Multiple Pathways
447(1)
The Search for Markers of Vulnerability
447(2)
Treatment
449(9)
Antipsychotic Medication
449(3)
Psychosocial Treatment
452(3)
Getting Help
455(3)
Dementia, Delirium, and Amnestic Disorders
458(30)
Overview
459(4)
Case Study: A Physician's Developing Dementia
460(2)
Case Study: Dementia and Delirium--A Niece's Terrible Discoveries
462(1)
Symptoms
463(6)
Delirium
463(1)
Dementia
463(1)
Memory Changes in Normal Aging
464(4)
Amnestic Disorder
468(1)
Case Study: Alcohol-Induced Persisting Amnestic Disorder--19 Going on 45
468(1)
Diagnosis
469(7)
Brief Historical Perspective
469(1)
Specific Disorders Associated with Dementia
470(2)
Critical Thinking Matters: How Can Clinicians Establish an Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease?
472(4)
Frequency of Delirium and Dementia
476(2)
Prevalence of Dementia
477(1)
Prevalence by Subtypes of Dementia
477(1)
Cross-Cultural Comparisons
478(1)
Causes
478(5)
Delirium
478(1)
Dementia
479(1)
Research Methods: Finding Genes That Cause Behavioral Problems
480(3)
Treatment and Management
483(5)
Medication
483(1)
Environmental and Behavioral Management
484(1)
Support for Caregivers
485(1)
Getting Help
486(2)
Mental Retardation and Pervasive Developmental Disorders
488(36)
Overview
489(1)
Mental Retardation
489(18)
Case Study: Should This Mother Raise Her Children?
490(1)
Symptoms of Mental Retardation
491(2)
Research Methods: Central Tendency and Variability: What Do IQ Scores Mean?
493(2)
Diagnosis of Mental Retardation
495(2)
Frequency of Mental Retardation
497(1)
Causes of Mental Retardation
497(6)
Treatment: Prevention and Normalization
503(1)
Fugenics: Our History of Shame
504(3)
Autistic Disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorders
507(17)
Case Study: Temple Grandin--An Anthropologist on Mars
508(1)
Symptoms of PDD
508(4)
Diagnosis of Autism and PDD
512(2)
Frequency of Autism and PDD
514(1)
Causes of Autism
514(3)
Treatment of PDD
517(1)
Critical Thinking Matters: The Bogus Treatment Called Facilitated Communication
518(3)
Getting Help
521(3)
Psychological Disorders of Childhood
524(34)
Overview
525(1)
Externalizing Disorders
526(19)
Case Study: Bad Boy, Troubled Boy, or All Boy?
526(1)
Symptoms of Externalizing Disorders
527(2)
Diagnosis of Externalizing Disorders
529(3)
Frequency of Externalizing Disorders
532(1)
Research Methods: Samples: How to Select the People We Study
533(1)
Causes of Externalizing Disorders
533(3)
Brief Case Study: Ms. B's Son
536(3)
Treatment of Externalizing Disorders
539(3)
Critical Thinking Matters: ADHD's False Causes and Cures
542(3)
Internalizing and Other Disorders
545(13)
Case Study: Turning the Tables on Tormentors
545(1)
Symptoms of Internalizing Disorders
546(3)
Diagnosis of Internalizing and Other Disorders
549(1)
What Are Learning Disorders?
549(2)
Frequency of Internalizing Disorders
551(1)
Causes of Internalizing Disorders
552(2)
Treatment of Internalizing Disorders
554(2)
Getting Help
556(2)
Adjustment Disorders and Life-Cycle Transitions
558(28)
Overview
559(4)
Case Study: Left for Another Man
560(1)
Symptoms
561(1)
Diagnosis
561(2)
The Transition to Adulthood
563(4)
Symptoms of the Adult Transition
563(1)
Diagnosis of Identity Conflicts
564(1)
Frequency of Identity Conflicts
565(1)
Causes of Identity Conflicts
566(1)
Treatment During the Transition to Adult Life
566(1)
Brief Case Study: Samantha's Birth Mother
567(1)
Family Transitions
567(9)
Symptoms of Family Transitions
567(3)
Diagnosis of Troubled Family Relationships
570(1)
Frequency of Family Transitions
570(1)
Causes of Difficulty in Family Transitions
571(1)
Research Methods: Heritability: Genes and the Environment
572(1)
Treatment During Family Transitions
573(1)
Critical Thinking Matters: Divorce Is Genetic?!
574(1)
Couples Therapy and Family Therapy
574(1)
Brief Case Study: Jan and Bill: Learning to Listen
575(1)
Aging and the Transition to Later Life
576(10)
Ageism
576(1)
Symptoms
577(2)
Reliving the Past
579(1)
Brief Case Study: Mrs. J's Loss
579(2)
Diagnosis of Aging
581(1)
Frequency of Aging
582(1)
Causes of Psychological Problems in Later Life
582(1)
Treatment of Psychological Problems in Later Life
583(1)
Getting Help
584(2)
Mental Health and the Law
586(33)
Overview
587(3)
Case Study: John Hinckley and the Insanity Defense
588(1)
Expert Witnesses
589(1)
Free Will versus Determinism
589(1)
Rights and Responsibilities
590(1)
Mental Illness and Criminal Responsibility
590(7)
The Insanity Defense
590(4)
The Battered Woman Syndrome as a Defense
594(1)
Competence to Stand Trial
595(1)
Sentencing and Mental Health
596(1)
Mental Health and Civil Law
597(12)
A Brief History of U.S. Mental Hospitals
598(1)
Libertarianism versus Paternalism in Treating Mental Patients
599(1)
Civil Commitment
599(3)
Critical Thinking Matters: Violence and Mental Illness
602(1)
Research Methods: Base Rates and Prediction: Justice Blackmun's Error
603(1)
The Rights of Mental Patients
604(3)
Deinstitutionalization
607(2)
Mental Health and Family Law
609(5)
Children, Parents, and the State
609(1)
Child Custody Disputes
610(1)
Brief Case Study: A Custody Dispute
611(1)
Child Abuse
612(2)
Professional Responsibilities and the Law
614(5)
Professional Negligence and Malpractice
614(1)
Confidentiality
615(2)
Getting Help
617(2)
Glossary 619(12)
References 631(40)
Credits 671(2)
Name Index 673(7)
Subject Index 680


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