Understanding Abnormal Behavior

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-07-15
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Abnormal Psychology by Sue, Sue, and Sue was the first text in its field to present a thoroughly integrated multicultural perspective; the Eighth Edition offers integration of multicultural models and the most extensive coverage available. This program provides students with an understanding of abnormal behavior as both a scientific and a clinical field, while offering insight into the tools used by mental health professionals to study and treat disorders. The text combines a student-friendly approach to understanding abnormal psychology with scholarship of the highest quality. This edition includes thoroughly updated research and case studies, and is accompanied by a comprehensive support package for both instructors and students.

Table of Contents

Preliminary Contents
Abnormal Behavior
Models of Abnormal Behavior
Assessment and Classification of Abnormal Behavior
The Scientific Method in Abnormal Psychology
Anxiety Disorders
Dissociative Disorders and Somatoform Disorders
Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Conditions
Personality Disorders and Impulse Control Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
Mood Disorders
Schizophrenia: Diagnosis and Etiology
Cognitive Disorders
Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
Eating Disorders and Sleep Disorders
Therapeutic Interventions
Legal and Ethical Issues in Abnormal Psychology
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