9780321034304

Abnormal Psychology and Modern Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321034304

  • ISBN10:

    0321034309

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/1/2000
  • Publisher: ALLYN & BACON INC
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Summary

A classic in the field since 1948, this text presents an authoritative overview of classic and contemporary research within a modern framework. Susam Mineka, the third co-author, is a renowned researcher, as is Robert Carson and James Butcher. Integrated multicultural and cross-cultural research in each chapter. Unresolved issues sections at the end of each chapter. This book is adopted for the Abnormal Psychology telecourse.

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents v(8)
Preface xiii(6)
About the Authors xix
CHAPTER ONE Abnormal Psychology: An Overview
1(30)
CHAPTER TWO Historical Views of Abnormal Behavior
31(31)
CHAPTER THREE Causal Factors and Viewpoints in Abnormal Psychology
62(57)
CHAPTER FOUR Stress and Adjustment Disorders
119(39)
CHAPTER FIVE Panic, Anxiety, and Their Disorders
158(51)
CHAPTER SIX Mood Disorders and Suicide
209(58)
CHAPTER SEVEN Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders
267(26)
CHAPTER EIGHT Eating Disorders and Other Psychological Compromises of Physical Health
293(39)
CHAPTER NINE Personality Disorders
332(41)
CHAPTER TEN Substance-Related and Other Addictive Disorders
373(46)
CHAPTER ELEVEN Sexual Variants, Abuse, and Dysfunctions
419(43)
CHAPTER TWELVE The Schizophrenias and Delusional Disorder
462(41)
CHAPTER THIRTEEN Brain Disorders and Other Cognitive Impairments
503(39)
CHAPTER FOURTEEN Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
542(41)
CHAPTER FIFTEEN Clinical Assessment
583(35)
CHAPTER SIXTEEN Biologically Based Therapies
618(25)
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Psychologically Based Therapies
643(41)
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN Contemporary Issues in Abnormal Psychology
684
Glossary G-1
References R-1
Acknowledgments A-1
Name Index NI-1
Subject Index SI-1

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