Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-01-24
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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This comprehensive resource offers complete coverage of the major psychological disorders and presents a balanced integration of empirical data and diagnostic criteria to demonstrate the basis for individual diagnoses. The accessible format and case study approach provide the opportunity to understand how diagnoses are reached. Thoroughly updated and revised, this Sixth Edition encompasses the most current research in the field and features expanded coverage of the neurobiological foundations of disorders.

Author Biography

Michel Hersen, PhD, ABPP, is Professor and Dean of the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, and past president of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. He is coauthor and coeditor of 146 books and author of 226 scientific journal articles. Deborah C. Beidel, PhD, ABPP, is Professor of Psychology; Director of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology; and Director, Anxiety Disorders Clinic, University of Central Florida. Past president of the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, she is the author or coauthor of over 220 journal articles, book chapters, and books.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
List of Contributorsp. ix
Mental Disorders as Discrete Clinical Conditions: Dimensional Versus Categorical Classificationp. 3
The Problem of Dual Diagnosisp. 33
Structured and Semistructured Interviews for Differential Diagnosis: Fundamentals, Applications, and Essential Featuresp. 91
Impact of Race and Ethnicity on the Expression, Assessment, and Diagnosis of Psychopathologyp. 117
Specific Disorders
Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders (Neurocognitive Disorders)p. 149
Substance-Related Disorders: Alcoholp. 197
Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders: Drugsp. 229
Schizophreniap. 261
Mood Disorders: Depressive Disordersp. 317
Bipolar Disorderp. 357
Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Social Anxiety Disorder, and Specific Phobiasp. 391
Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorderp. 433
Somatoform Disordersp. 471
Dissociative Disordersp. 497
Sexual Dysfunctions and Paraphiliasp. 539
Gender Identity Disordersp. 601
Eating Disordersp. 637
Personality Disordersp. 681
Sleep Disordersp. 717
Author Indexp. 749
Subject Indexp. 795
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