For undergraduate courses in Abnormal Psychology
It's not about them; it's about all of us.
Oltmanns and Emery bring both the science and the personal aspects of abnormal psychology to life by emphasizing that abnormal psychology is not about "them," it's about all of us. Using extensive case studies, they present the most cutting edge information on abnormal psychology by covering methods and treatment in context. Organized around the way students learn, this ground breaking text integrates the biological, psychological, and social perspectives in one concurrent story.
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|
|Examples and Definitions of Abnormal Behavior|
|Causes of Abnormal Behavior|
|Treatment of Psychological Disorders|
|Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior|
|Mood Disorders and Suicide|
|Acute and Post-traumatic Stress Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, and Somatoform Disorders|
|Stress and Physical Health|
|Substance Use Disorders|
|Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders|
|Dementia, Delirium, and Amnestic Disorders|
|Mental Retardation and Pervasive Developmental Disorders|
|Psychological Disorders of Childhood|
|Adjustment Disorders and Life-Cycle Transitions|
|Mental Health and the Law|
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