Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World, Media and Research Update

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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For courses in Abnormal Psychology and Psychopathology. A mainstream text with a contemporary twist, this introduction to abnormal psychology is designed to make the material more accessible and inviting to a new generation of students in a changing world. It offers a fully-integrated approach that interweaves diversity issues, theoretical perspectives, research and multimedia content throughout. Students gain insight into their own attitudes and behavior patterns through carefully selected questionnaires.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Methods of Research
Contemporary Perspective on Abnormal Behavior
Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior
Methods of Treatment
Stress, Psychological Factors, and Health
Anxiety Disorders
Dissociative and Somatoform Disorders
Mood Disorders and Suicide
Personality Disorders
Substance Abuse and Dependence
Eating Disorders and Sleep Disorders
Gender Identity Disorder, Paraphilias, and Sexual Dysfunctions
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Abnormal Behavior in Childhood and Adolescence
Cognitive Disorders and Disorders Related to Aging
Violence and Abuse
Abnormal Psychology and Society
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