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Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology - 98 edition

Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology (ISBN10: 0395885698; ISBN13: 9780395885697)
ISBN13: 978-0395885697
ISBN10: 0395885698

Summary: A series of vivid and detailed portraits of individuals with a particular psychiatric disorder, this text is an ideal supplement for any abnormal psychology course. Students gain a deeper understanding of what life is like for people who have the disorders, and develop the critical thinking skills needed to understand diagnosis and treatment decisions. Covering a wide range of ages and ethnicity, and both genders, the 20 chapters each introduce one individual, highli moreghting the complex experience from both the patient's and the therapist's perspective.

  • A critical thinking emphasis encourages students to sort out the patterns, conflicts, and causes of a disorder themselves, even before the outcome is revealed.
  • Following logical framework, the text walks students through each case, first presenting the case history, followed by critical thinking questions, a summary of the assessment process, the therapist's diagnosis, and the individual's treatment.
  • Thought-provoking classroom discussion questions conclude each case. less

Edition/Copyright: 98
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Year Published: 1998
International: No

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