CART

(0) items

Understanding Abnormal Psychology : Clinical and Biological Perspectives,9781848608757
This item qualifies for
FREE SHIPPING!

FREE SHIPPING OVER $59!

Your order must be $59 or more, you must select US Postal Service Shipping as your shipping preference, and the "Group my items into as few shipments as possible" option when you place your order.

Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace Items, eBooks, Apparel, and DVDs not included.

Understanding Abnormal Psychology : Clinical and Biological Perspectives

by
Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9781848608757

ISBN10:
1848608756
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
5/1/2013
Publisher(s):
SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC
List Price: $146.00

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$102.20

Buy New Textbook

Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
$142.35

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 5/1/2013.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

Presenting a thorough understanding of abnormal psychology for undergraduate students this text focuses on the integration of psychology, biology and health. It goes beyond a descriptive overview of clinical disorders to provide a critical appreciation of the multifaceted aspects of mental illness. Each disorder is clearly and succinctly explained with the support of case studies. These examples are then used to introduce students to the debates surrounding current research, the biology of abnormal disorders and standards of treatment. The bridge between the biological elements of brain functioning and the psychological mechanisms that are responsible for coping and adjustment is thoroughly explored. This valuable consideration of the range of elements involved in the diagnosis and treatment of clinical disorders gives students a broad and critical understanding of this complex and fascinating field.

Table of Contents

Defining abnormal behaviour
Defining Abnormal Behaviour
Models of Abnormal Behaviour
Psychology of Disorders
Physiology of Abnormal Behaviour
Genetics and Environmental Factors
Assessment, Diagnosis and Research Methods
Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mood Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Personality and Impulse Control Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Impulse-Control Disorders
Cognitive Disorders and Disorders Related to Aging
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...