9780073228730

Abnormal Psychology with MindMap CD-ROM and PowerWeb

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073228730

  • ISBN10:

    0073228737

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/3/2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

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 imparts 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. The fourth edition reflects greater emphasis on integrated approaches to abnormal psychology, a constant drive to make biological information clear to students, and a stronger focus on empirical research and diversity.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Looking at Abnormality

Chapter 2. Contemporary Theories of Abnormality

Chapter 3. The Research Endeavor

Chapter 4. Assessing and Diagnosing Abnormality

Chapter 5. Treatments for Abnormality

Chapter 6. Stress Disorders and Health Psychology

Chapter 7. Anxiety Disorders: Panic, Phobias, Generalized Anxiety, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Chapter 8. Dissociative and Somatoform Disorders

Chapter 9. Mood Disorders

Chapter 10. Suicide

Chapter 11. Schizophrenia

Chapter 12. Personality Disorders

Chapter 13. Childhood Disorders

Chapter 14. Cognitive Disorders and Life-Span Issues

Chapter 15. Eating Disorders

Chapter 16. Sexual Disorders and Gender Identity Disorder

Chapter 17. Substance-Related Disorders

Chapter 18. Mental Health, Social Policy, and the Law

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