Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology, 8th Edition

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-11-01
  • Publisher: Wiley
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This in-depth casebook takes mental disorders from the realm of theory into the complex reality of human lives. It explores the full range of psychopathologies and types of patients, allowing practicing clinicians to see how disorders affect patients in real life. The eighth edition does a better job than other books in the field because it uses real clients and the most up-to-date research. Each case is based on an actual client of the authors and covers the entire scope of the disorder; from symptoms to treatment. Practicing clinicians will gain real-world insight into a variety of disorders.

Table of Contents

Obsessive Compulsive Disorderp. 1
Panic Disorder with Agoraphobiap. 17
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Rape Traumap. 35
Social Phobiap. 52
Hypertension in an African American Manp. 68
Dissociative Identity Disorder: Multiple Personalityp. 83
Major Depressive Disorderp. 102
Bipolar Mood Disorderp. 117
Somatization Disorderp. 130
Schizophrenia: Paranoid Typep. 144
Psychotic Disorder (NOS), Substance Dependence, and Violencep. 159
Alcohol Dependencep. 173
Sexual Dysfunction: Female Orgasmic Disorder and Premature Ejaculationp. 185
Paraphilias: Exhibitionism and Frotteurismp. 202
Gender Identity Disorder: Transsexualismp. 216
Eating Disorder: Anorexia Nervosap. 235
Eating Disorder: Bulimia Nervosap. 248
Paranoid Personality Disorderp. 265
Borderline Personality Disorderp. 283
Antisocial Personality Disorder: Psychopathyp. 297
Autistic Disorderp. 309
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorderp. 322
Oppositional Defiant Disorderp. 336
Referencesp. 351
Indexp. 389
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