Psychopathology : History, Diagnosis, and Empirical Foundations

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-04-01
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Edited and written by true leaders in the field, Psychopathology provides comprehensive coverage of adult psychopathology, including an overview of the topic in the context of the DSM. Individual chapters cover the history, theory, and assessment of Axis I and Axis II adult disorders such as panic disorder, social anxiety, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, and borderline personality disorder.

Author Biography

W. EDWARD CRAIGHEAD, PhD, J. Rex Fuqua Professor at the Emory University Medical School, has written and/or edited many books, provided leadership in professional organizations, and serves as a clinical investigator in the realm of depressive disorders. His most recent research focuses on the prevention of depression.

DAVID J. MIKLOWITZ, PhD, Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Colorado, is a leading international scholar and author in the study of bipolar disorder. He is currently investigating the effectiveness of his Family-Focused Therapy for adolescent bipolar disorder.

LINDA W. CRAIGHEAD, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Doctoral Clinical Program at Emory University. In recent years, her research has focused on applications of her Appetite Awareness Model with Binge Eating Disorder and Bulimia Nervosa as well as on overweight individuals with comorbid health problems.

Table of Contents

Issues in Diagnosis: Categorical vs. Dimensional
Evidence-Based Strategies for the Assessment of Developmental Psychopathology: Measuring Prediction, Prescription, and Process
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Panic Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Social Anxiety Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Major Depressive Disorder
Dysthymia and Chronic Depression
Bipolar Disorder
Schizophrenia and the Psychotic Spectrum
Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder
Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa
Alcohol Use Disorders: History, Theory, and Diagnosis
Sleep Disorders
Sexual Dysfunction
Psychopathy as Psychopathology: Key Developments in Etiology, Assessment, and Treatment
Borderline Personality Disorder
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