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Authored by award-winning teacher and noted researcher Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, this text blends cutting-edge research in psychopathology with compassion for people who suffer from psychological disorders. Capturing the excitement of major advances in biological and psychosocial research and treatment alternatives,Abnormal Psychology Media and Research Updateimparts a true enthusiasm for and appreciation of scientific investigation. The author's scientific and caring approach, combined with strong study tools, has won accolades from instructors and students alike. ThisMedia and Research Updateincludes Faces Interactive Case Studies, which link information about disorders covered in the text to Face Interactive Online, integrating the audio visual resources to the written text. The text continues to place great emphasis on an integrated approach to abnormal psychology, on making biological information clear to students, and on providing a strong focus on empirical research and diversity.
Table of Contents
|Media and Research Update|
|Contents in brief|
|Looking at Abnormality|
|Contemporary Theories of Abnormality|
|The Research Endeavor|
|Assessing and Diagnosing Abnormality|
|Treatments for Abnormality|
|Stress Disorders and Health Psychology|
|Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders|
|Cognitive Disorders and Life-Span Issues|
|Mental Health and the Law|
|About the Author|
|Looking at Abnormality Extraordinary People--Clifford Beers|
|A Mind That Found Itself|
|Historical Perspectives on Abnormality|
|The Emergence of Modern Perspectives|
|Modern Mental-Health Care|
|Professions Within Abnormal Psychology|
|Contemporary Theories of Abnormality Extraordinary People--Albert Ellis|
|The Phobic Psychologist|
|Social and Interpersonal Approaches|
|The Research Endeavor Extraordinary People--The Old Order Amish of Pennsylvania|
|The Scientific Method|
|Assessing and Diagnosing Abnormality Extraordinary People--Michael J. Fox|
|Problems in Assessment|
|Treatments for Abnormality Extraordinary People--The Inside Story on Coping with Schizophrenia|
|Interpersonal and Social Approaches|
|Special Issues in Treating Children|
|Stress Disorders and Health Psychology Extraordinary People--Norman Cousins|
|Healing with Laughter|
|Physiological Responses to Stress|
|Sleep and Health|
|Personality and Health|
|Interventions To Improve Health|
|Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Acute Stress Disorder, and Adjustment Disorder|
|Anxiety Disorders Extraordinary People--Marc Summers|
|Everything in Its Place|
|Generalized Anxiety Disorder|
|Social Approaches to the Anxiety Disorders|
|Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders Extraordinary People--Anna O.|
|Mood Disorders Extraordinary People--Kay Redfield Jamison|
|An Unquiet Mind|
|Bipolar Mood Disorders|
|Biological Theories of Mood Disorders|
|Psychological Theories of Mood Disorders|
|Social Perspectives on Mood Disorders|
|Mood Disorders Treatments|
|Suicide Extraordinary People--William Styron|
|Defining and Measuring Suicide|
|Treating and Preventing Suicidal Tendencies|
|Schizophrenia Extraordinary People--John Nash|
|A Beautiful Mind|
|Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Prognosis of Schizophrenia|
|Biological Theories of Schizophrenia|
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