Abnormal Psychology

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  • Copyright: 2010-01-01
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This leading edge author team, consisting of three active researchers, clinicians, and educators, emphasize a rich blend of "Real Science and Real Life" throughout their new 1st edition Abnormal Psychology text. This is reflected in their clear and engaging presentation of the latest research as well as in the real cases which are integrated throughout the text, almost all of which have been taken from the authors own files. "Speaking Out: The DSM in Context," available within MyPsychLab (www.mypsychlab.com) for this 1st edition text, ties real patient interview videos to specific content from the DSM-IV, helping students understand how the DSM-IV criteria applies to real people experiencing disorders. Visit the Beidel preview website to view a sample chapter, interview with the author, reviewer quotes, and much more! http: //www.pearsonhighered.com/showcase/beidel1e/

Table of Contents

Abnormal Psychology: History and Systems
Normal vs. Abnormal Behavior
Is Being Different Abnormal?
Group Expectations
Development and Maturity
Is Behaving Deviantly (Differently) Abnormal?
Real People, Real Disorders: Ted Kaczynski (the Unabomber) -Eccentric or Insane?
Is Behaving Dangerously Abnormal?
Is Behaving Dysfunctionally Abnormal?
A Definition of Abnormal Behavior
Abnormal Behavior in the General Population
Research Hot Topics - Categorical vs. Dimensional Approaches to Abnormal Behavior
Factors Influencing the Expression of Abnormal Behavior
Historical Views of Abnormal Behavior and Its Treatment
Ancient Theories
Classical Roman and Greek Period
Middle Ages Through the Renaissance
Examining the Evidence: Modern witchcraft, demons, and alien abductions
Examining the Evidence: Current Day Mass Hysteria
The Nineteenth Century and the Beginning of Modern Thought
The Twentieth Century
Current Views of Abnormal Behavior and Treatment
The Biological Model
Psychological Models
Modern Psychoanalytic Theories
Behavioral Model
Cognitive Model
Humanistic Model
Sociocultural Models
Biopsychosocial Model
The Whole Story: How one disorder might have been understood and treated throughout the ages
Critical Issues to Remember
Research Methods in Abnormal Psychology
Research in Abnormal Psychology at the Cellular Level
Real People, Real Disorders: HM Man
Neurohormones and neurotransmitters
Indirect genetics
Family Studies
Adoption Studies
Twin Studies
Molecular genetics
Research in Abnormal Psychology at the Individual Level
The Case Study
Single-Case Designs
Design strategies
Research in Abnormal Psychology at the Group Level
Correlational Methods
Correlaqtion is not causation
Controlled Group Designs
Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Groups
Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Cohorts
What is a cohort?
Cross-sectional designs
Longitudinal designs
Research in Abnormal Psychology at the Population Level
Research Hot Topic: National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R)
Epidemiological Research Designs
Observational epidemiology
Experimental epidemiology
Examining the Evidence: Community intervention trial for smoking cessation (COMMIT)
The Whole Story:Participating in a Randomized Controlled Trial
Critical Issues to Remember
Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment
Clinical Assessment
Goals of Assessment
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Outcome Evaluation
Properties of Assessment Instruments
Developmental and Cultural Considerations
Assessment Instruments
Clinical Interviews
Unstructured interviews
Structured interviews
Psychological Tests
Personality tests
General tests of psychological functioning
Neuropsychological testing
Intelligence tests
Real People, Real Disorders: Cases of Misdiagnosis
Projective tests
Examining the Evidence: The validity of inkblot tests
Specific tests for psychopathology-measures of therapeutic change
Behavioral assessment
Psychophysiological Assessment
Research Hot Topic: Oxytocin and "Mind Reading"
Diagnosis and Classification
History of Classification of Abnormal Behaviors (evolution of DSM)
Alternative Classification Systems (ICD)
Developmental and Cultural Considerations
When is a Diagnostic System Harmful?
Research Hot Topics: Too many disorders?
Dimensional systems as an Alternative to DSM Classification
The Whole Story: Participating in a Clinical Research Trial
Critical Issues to Remember
Anxiety Disorders
What is anxiety?
Fight or flight response
The elements of anxiety
How "normal" anxiety differs from "abnormal" anxiety
What are the Anxiety Disorders?
Panic attacks
Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Social Phobia
Real People, Real Disorders - A Story of Social Phobia: Ricky Williams
Specific Phobia
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorderox - Examining the Evidence: Is trichotillomania a variant of OCD?
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Research Hot Topics - 9/11: Trauma, Grief, PTSD and Resilience
Etiology of Anxiety Disorders
Biological Perspective
Family and Genetic Studies
Temperament and Behavioral Inhibition
Psychological Perspective
Psychodynamic theories of fear acquisition
Behavioral theories of fear acquisition
Cognitive theories of fear acquisition
The Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
Overview of Treatment
Biological Treatments
Other somatic therapies
Psychological Treatments
Psychodynamic treatment
Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral treatment
Research Hot Topics - Virtual Reality Therapy
The Whole Story: The Psychopathology and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Critical Issues to Remember
Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders
Somatic symptoms in the general population
Somatoform Disorders
Clinical Description
Somatization disorder
Undifferentiated somatoform disorder
Conversion disorder
Pain disorder
Body dysmorphic disorder
Functional Impairment
Sex, Race and Ethnicity
Developmental Factors
Biological Factors
Psychosocial Factors
An Integrative Model
Dissociative Disorders
Clinical description
Dissociative Amnesia
Dissociative Fugue
Real People, Real Disorders - The Piano Man - Dissociative Fugue, Factitious Disorder or Malingering?
Dissociative Identity Disorder
Depersonalization Disorder
Functional Impairment
Sex, Race, and Ethnicity
Developmental Factors
Biological factors
Psychosocial factors
Examining the Evidence: Can Therapy Cause Dissociative Identity Disorder?
Factitious Disorder
Clinical Description
Functional Impairment
Sex, Race, and Ethnicity
Developmental Factors
Etiology and Treatment
The Whole Story
Critical Issues to Remember
Mood Disorders
What are the Mood Disorders?
Major Depressive Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Examining the Evidence: Is There a Link Between Art and Madness?
Sex, Race and Ethnicity Factors
Depression in women
Post-Partum Depression
Depression in racial and ethnic minorities and across cultures
Epidemiology of bipolar disorder
Developmental Factors in Depression
Developmental Factors in Bipolar Disorder
Suicidal Ideation, Suicide Attempts, and Completed Suicide
Who commits suicide?
Risk factors for suicide
Family History
Real People, Real Disorders: The Heritability of Suicide: the Hemingway and van Gogh Families
Psychiatric Illness
Biological Factors
Understanding suicide
The psychological autopsy
Prevention of suicide
Crisis intervention
Focus on high risk groups
Societal level prevention
Preventing suicide contagion
Treatment after suicide attempts
The Etiology of Mood Disorders
Biological Perspective
Genetics and Family Studies
Neuroimaging Studies
Environmental Factors and Life Events
Research Hot Topic: Gene x Environment Interaction
Psychological Perspective
Psychodynamic theory
Attachment theory
Behavioral theories
Learned helplessness
Cognitive theory
The Treatment of Mood Disorders
Major Depression
Psychological Treatments
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Interpersonal Psychotherapy
Behavioral Activation
Biological Treatments
First generation antidepressants
Second generation antidepressants
Course of treatment
Electroconvulsive Therapy
Light Therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Deep Brain Stimulation
Bipolar Disorder
Psychological Treatment
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy
Biological Treatment
Selecting a Treatment
The Whole Story
Critical Issues to Remember
Eating Disorders
Anorexia Nervosa
Clinical description
Course of anorexia nervosa
Personality and anorexia nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa
Clinical description
Course of anorexia nervosa
Personality and anorexia nervosa
Real People, Real Disorders: Elton John, Princess Diana and Bulimia
Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified
Binge Eating Disorder
Sex, Racial and Ethnicity Factors
Eating disorders in females and males
Eating Disorders on the Race Course
Race, ethnicity and eating disorders
Developmental factors in eating disorders
The Etiology of Eating Disorders
Biological Perspective
Animal models
Neuroendocrine and neurohormonal factors
Brain structure and functioning studies (challenge tests, MRI, etc.)
Family and genetic studies
Examining the Evidence: Genes vs. Environment in Anorexia Nervosa
Psychological Perspective
Psychodynamic interpretation
Cognitive-behavioral theories
Sociocultural theories
Bulimia Nervosa - Thoughts in Response to a Package of Cookies
The Treatment of Eating Disorders
Inpatient treatment of anorexia nervosa
Biological Treatments for eating disorders
Nutritional counseling
Cognitive-Behavioral treatment
Interpersonal Psychotherapy
Family-based interventions
The Maudsley approach: the family meal
Obesity is Not an Eating Disorder
The Whole Story: Detection and Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa in a Student Athlete
Critical Issues to Remember
Sexual Dysfunction, Sexual Deviations and Gender Identity Disorders
Normal Sexuality
Early research on sexuality
Human sexual response
Impact of biological sex on sexual response
Normal sexual practices
Gender Identity Disorder
Clinical Description
Real People, Real Disorders - Renee Richards' Second Serve
Functional Impairment
Sex, Race and Ethnicity
Developmental Factors
Biological perspectives
Psychosocial perspectives
Sex reassignment surgery
Psychosocial treatment
Sexual Dysfunction Disorders
Clinical Description
Sexual Desire Disorders
Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
Sexual Aversion Disorder
Sexual Arousal Disorders
Female Sexual Arousal Disorder
Male Erectile Disorder
Orgasmic Disorders
Female Orgasmic Disorder
Male Orgasmic Disorder
Premature Ejaculation
Sexual Pain Disorder
Functional Impairment
Developmental Factors
Biological perspectives
Research Hot Topics - The Genetics of Female Orgasm
Psychosocial perspectives
Biological treatment
Examining the Evidence: Viagra for Female Sexual Arousal Disorder
Psychosocial treatment
Clinical Description
Sexual Masochism
Sexual Sadism
Transvestic Fetishism
Other Paraphilias
Functional Impairment
Sex, Race and Ethnicity
Developmental Factors
Biological perspectives
Psychosocial perspectives
Measurement of sexual arousal
Biological Treatments
Psychosocial Treatment
The Whole Story: The Psychopathology and Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction
Critical Issues to Remember
Substance Abuse Disorders
How Severe is the Problem: Use, Abuse, and Dependence
Commonly Used "Licit Substances
Functional Impairment
Functional Impairment
Functional Impairment
Sex, Race, and Ethnicity
Illicit substances
Research Hot Topic: Medical Uses of Marijuana
Functional Impairment
Sex, Race, and Ethnicity
CNS stimulants
Functional Impairment
Functional Impairment
Sedative Hypnotic Drugs
Functional Impairment
Functional Impairment
Real People, Real Disorders: Kurt Cobain-A Tragic End to a Life of Substance (Abuse)
LSD and Natural Hallucinogens
Functional Impairment
Functional Impairment
Etiology of Substance Related Disorders
Biological Perspective
Family and genetic studies
Psychological Perspective
Behavioral theories
Cognitive theories
Sociocultural theories
Treatment of Substance Abuse and Dependence
Behavioral approaches
Cognitive behavioral approaches
Motivational Enhancement Therapy
Other Approaches with a Behavioral Component
Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous
Biological approaches
Agonists substitution
Nicotine replacement therapy
Antagonist substitution
Aversive treatment
Examining the Evidence: Controlled Drinking?
The Whole Story: Gloria
Critical Issues to Remember
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Psychotic Disorders
What is psychosis?
What is schizophrenia?
What schizophrenia is not
Multiple personality
Split personality
A condition involving violence toward other
Real People, Real Disorders: John Nash - A Beautiful Mind
Functional Impairment
Sex, race and ethnicity
Developmental factors
Other Psychotic Disorders
Post-Partum Depression: A Happy Event Leads to Unbelievable Tragedy
Etiology of Schizophrenia
Biological factors
Genetics and family studies
Examining the Evidence: Genetics and the Environment in the Development of Schizophrenia
Viral theories and other prenatal stressors
A neurodevelopmental model of schizophrenia
Family Influence
Treatment of schizophrenia and psychotic disorders
Pharmacological treatment
Typical antipsychotics
Atypical antipsychotics
Research Hot Topics: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Psychosocial treatment
Cognitive-behavioral treatment
Social skills training
Supported employment
The Whole Story: Diagnosis and Treatment of Schizophrenia
Critical issues to remember
Personality Disorders
Personality trait vs personality disorder
Personality Disorder Clusters
Cluster A: Odd Personality Disorders
Paranoid personality disorder
Schizoid personality disorder
Schizotypal personality disorder
Cluster B: Dramatic Personality Disorders
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Real People, Real Disorders: Jeffrey Dahmer - Antisocial personality disorder
Narcissistic personality disorder
Borderline personality disorder
Histrionic personality disorder
Cluster C: Anxious and Fearful Personality Disorder
Avoidant personality disorder
Examining the Evidence: Social Phobia vs. Avoidant Personality Disorder
Dependent personality disorder
Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
Other Personality Disorders
Developmental Factors and Personality Disorder
Comorbidity and Functional Impairment
Sex, Race and Ethnicity
Etiology of Personality Disorder
Biological Perspective
Research Hot Topic: Tracking Temperament from Childhood into Adulthood
Family and genetic studies
The role of traumatic events
Brain structure and functioning studies
Psychological Perspective
Psychodynamic interpretation
Cognitive-behavioral theories
Sociocultural theories
Treatment of Personality Disorders
The Whole Story: Assessment and Treatment of Personality Disorder
Critical Issues to Remember
Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
Introduction to Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
Mental Retardation
Functional Impairment
Learning Disorders
Functional Impairment
Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Functional Impairment
Real People, Real Disorders: Temple Grandin, Ph.D
Examining the Evidence - Do Vaccines Produce Autism?
ADHD and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Functional Impairment
Research Hot Topics - Psychotropic Medication Use in Children
Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Childhood Disorders of Eating, Sleeping and Elimination
Feeding and Eating Disorders
Sleep Disorders
Elimination Disorders
The Whole Story: The Psychopathology and Treatment of a Child with Encopresis
Critical Issues to Remember
Aging and Cognitive Disorders
Symptoms and Disorders of Aging
Geropsychology as a unique field
Successful Aging
Psychological Symptoms and Disorders among Older People
Depression And Anxiety in Later Life
Unipolar and Biopolar Depression
Prevalence and Impact
Sex, Race, and Cultural Issues
Etiology of Depression in Later Life
Psychological theories
Treatment of Depression in Older Patients
Research Hot Topic: Translating Research in Geropsychology to the Real World
Anxiety in Later Life
Examining the Evidence: Depressed or anxious in later life?
Prevalence and Impact
Sex, Race, and Cultural Issues
Etiology of Anxiety in Later Life
Treatment of Anxiety in Older Patients
Substance Abuse and Psychosis in Later Life
Substance Abuse
Prevalence and Impact
Problematic or Risky Drinking
Sex, Race, and Cultural Issues
Treatment of Substance Abuse
Prevalence and Impact
Sex, Race, and Cultural Issues
Treatment of Psychosis
Cognitive Disorders
Prevalence and Impact
Sex, Race, and Cultural Issues
Description and types of dementia
Real People, Real Disorders: Ronald Reagan - Decreasing the Stigma of Alzheimer's Disease
Prevalence and Impact
Sex, Race, and Cultural Issues
Examining the Evidence: Is Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) a precursor of dementia or a separate syndrome?
Etiology of Dementia
Treatment of Dementia and Related Difficulties
The Whole Story: Treating Cognitive Impairments
Critical Issues to Remember
Health Psychology
Health Psychology: Defining the Field
The Mind-Body Relationship
Psychological Influences on Health
The Role of Stress in Physical and Mental Health
Defining Stress
Measuring Stress
The Impact of Stress on Health
Physiology of Stress
Stress and the Immune System
The Psychological Impact of Stress
Moderators of Stress
Sex, Race, and Developmental Issues
Research Hot Topic: Religion, Stress, and Health
Psychology and Behavior in Medical Illness
Behavior and Health
Healthy Eating
Exercise and Physical Activity
Psychological Factors Affecting Physical Conditions
Real People, Real Disorders: Magic Johnson - Living with HIV
Real People, Real Disorders: Lance Armstrong, Cancer Survivor
Chronic Pain
Examining the Evidence: Are Opioid Medications Useful or Too Risky in the Treatment of Pain?
Psychology Treatments for Health-related Conditions
The Role of a Health Psychologist
Health Psychology Interventions
Increasing Healthy Behaviors
Stress Management
Adjusting to Chronic Illness
The Whole Story - Assessment and Treatment of Breast Cancer
Critical Issues to Remember
Abnormal Psychology: Legal, Professional, and Ethical Issues
Law, Ethics and Issues of Treatment
More humane treatment
Civil Commitment
Criminal Commitment
Mental Illness vs. Insanity
Real People, Real Disorders: Kenneth Bianchi, Patty Hearst, and Dr. Martin Orne
Incompetent to Stand Trial
Right to Refuse Medication/Treatment
Privacy, Confidentiality and Privilege in Abnormal Psychology
Duty to Warn
Predicting Dangerousness
Licensing and Malpractice Issues
Professional Issues
Scientist-Practitioner Model
Prescription Privileges
Research and Clinical Trials
Rights of participants in research
Nuremberg Code, Belmont Report, Helsinki Accord
Considerations with children and adolescents
The ethics of placebo control
Research Hot Topics - Uses of Placebo in Clinical Research
Cultural perceptions regarding research
Examining the Evidence - Children and Non-Therapeutic Research
The Whole Story: Mental Illness and Insanity
Critical Issues to Remember
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