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Author: Randall E. Osborne
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317445463
Book Pages: 238
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Case Analyses for Abnormal Psychology, Second Edition uses case studies to explore the etiology, biology, and dynamics of psychiatric disorders in the DSM-5. Readers will learn about the new classifications and treatments for disorders while simultaneously reading the personal history of each consumer both before and during the development of each case. Every case ends with a section on the particular disorder presented, as viewed from a biological perspective. This updated edition bridges advances in abnormal psychology and neuroscience in understanding mental illness.


Author: Elizabeth Rieger
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Australia
ISBN: 9781743766637
Book Pages:
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Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid
Genre: Brain
Publisher:
ISBN: 0134048709
Book Pages: 544
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Essentials of Abnormal Psychology uses an integrative approach to emphasize the interplay of psychological, socio-cultural, and biological factors in the development of psychological disorders. Its brief, streamlined format introduces students to the basic concepts of the field while being inclusive of Canadian cultural diversity, gender, and lifestyle. The text's engaging writing style, research-based coverage, superior pedagogy, and student-oriented applications are designed to arouse student interest and encourage critical thinking. KEY TOPICS: What Is Abnormal Psychology?;Assessment, Classification, and Treatment of Abnormal Behaviour;Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders;Depressive, Bipolar and Related Disorders and Suicide;Dissociative and Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders;Personality Disorders;Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders;Feeding and Eating Disorders and Sleep--Wake Disorders;Gender Dysphoria, Paraphilic Disorders, and Sexual Dysfunctions;Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders;Abnormal BehaviourAcross the Lifespan MARKET: Appropriate for Abnormal Psychology Courses.


Author: David Barlow
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: Nelson Education
ISBN: 9780176481780
Book Pages: 752
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Balancing biological, psychological, social, and cultural approaches, the Fourth Canadian Edition of Abnormal Psychology’s groundbreaking integrative approach is the most modern, scientifically valid method for studying abnormal psychology. The author te


Author: Ronald B. Miller
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: APA Books
ISBN: 1433820218
Book Pages: 247
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Each year, tens of thousands of students across the country enroll in abnormal psychology courses. The majority of these students are taught that mental illnesses are genetically-determined malfunctions in the brain, that the American Psychiatric Association's DSM-5 is the primary means of diagnosis and assessment, and that psychotropic medications and cognitive-behavioral interventions are the only scientifically appropriate tools for symptom management.In this warm and deeply personal text, author Ronald B. Miller offers students a different approach. Starting with his own professional and personal search for meaning as a young scholar, Miller guides readers through a historical tour of alternative conceptualizations and treatments for psychological problems. Across a comprehensive range of mental illnesses, including developmental disorders, anxiety, depression, personality disorders and schizophrenia, he reviews theoretical bases, methods of diagnosis and assessment, and treatments that have long produced successful outcomes, yet have too often been denigrated or ignored by proponents of the dominant approaches to mental health care.A much-needed critical examination of reigning orthodoxies, such as our tendency to pathologize psychological difficulties and to downplay or ignore subjective experiences of human suffering, this text offers a pragmatic and compassionate approach that can revolutionize readers' understanding of abnormal psychology.


Author: Deborah C. Beidel
Genre:
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134238885
Book Pages:
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Explore the science and humanity of abnormal psychology REVEL(tm) for Abnormal Psychology: A Scientist-Practitioner Approach portrays the human face of various psychological conditions, helping students to understand that abnormal behavior is complex and subject to many different forces. Authors Deborah Beidel, Cynthia Bulik, and Melinda Stanley -- all active researchers, clinicians, and educators -- bring abnormal psychology to life via a scientist-practitioner approach that integrates biological data with research from the social and behavioral sciences. REVEL for the Fourth Edition offers expanded coverage of disorders emphasized in the DSM-5, as well as discussions of contemporary issues that foster student interest. REVEL is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, REVEL is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience -- for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. NOTE: REVEL is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone REVEL access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL.


Author: William I. Dorfman
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387354654
Book Pages: 233
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This book gives readers critical insights into the human impact of extreme trauma, and the various levels of mental impairment suffered by both victims and survivors. Renowned trauma experts William Dorfman and Lenore Walker give this book immediate relevance through the use of real-life examples from a wide range of crisis situations. They have also deliberately minimized research citations within the text for greater readability.


Author: Alexis Bridley
Genre:
Publisher:
ISBN: 1641760575
Book Pages:
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Author: Thomas G. Plante Ph.D.
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313398377
Book Pages: 835
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

In these three volumes, a team of scholars provides a thoughtful history of abnormal psychology, demonstrating how concepts regarding disordered mental states, their causes, and their treatments developed and evolved across the ages. • Explains historic views on disorders, including causes and treatments such as the belief that depression in women stemmed from "a wandering uterus," homosexuality being categorized a mental disorder, and the "treatment" of various disorders via blood-letting or lobotomy • Explains the advent of psychology/psychiatry/psychologists/psychiatrists; the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the fields' bible of mental disorders and treatments; the evolution of the field; and the political controversies it has faced since its inception • Examines controversial topics across time, ranging from human rights of the mentally disordered to multicultural views on what does and does not constitute a disorder


Author: Charles Stangor
Genre: Psychology
Publisher:
ISBN: 1936126494
Book Pages: 682
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

"This book is designed to help students organize their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level. The focus on behaviour and empiricism has produced a text that is better organized, has fewer chapters, and is somewhat shorter than many of the leading books. The beginning of each section includes learning objectives; throughout the body of each section are key terms in bold followed by their definitions in italics; key takeaways, and exercises and critical thinking activities end each section"--BCcampus website.