Understanding Abnormal Behavior

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-12-09
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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The first abnormal psychology book to present a thoroughly integrated multicultural perspective, Sue, Sue, and Sue's UNDERSTANDING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR, 9E, continues to provide the most extensive coverage and integration of multicultural models, explanations, and concepts. Featuring scholarship of the highest quality, the text provides an inviting and stimulating look into abnormal psychology. The authors draw on important contributions from various disciplines and theoretical stances, engaging students in understanding abnormal behavior as scientific and clinical endeavors, while providing insight into the tools that mental health professionals use to study and treat disorders. With nearly 800 new citations, this edition is thoroughly updated in its research and coverage and has a fresh design that makes the text even more approachable and appealing to users.

Table of 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
Stress Disorders
Personality Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
Mood Disorders
Schizophrenia: Diagnosis and Etiology
Cognitive Disorders
Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
Eating Disorders
Legal and Ethical Issues in Abnormal Psychology
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