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Exploring Abnormal Psychology

Exploring Abnormal Psychology - 96 edition

Exploring Abnormal Psychology - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780471596738

ISBN10: 0471596736

Exploring Abnormal Psychology by John M. Neale - ISBN 9780471596738
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Exploring Abnormal Psychology by John M. Neale - ISBN 9780471596738

ISBN13: 9780471596738

ISBN10: 0471596736

Edition: 96

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Summary

Designed to engage students in the study of puzzles that challenge researchers and therapists in their search for the causes of psychopathology as well as the most effective treatments to prevent or reduce psychological suffering. The text opens with an overview of historical and scientific considerations, followed by two pivotal chapters devoted to different perspectives which lay the foundation for a variety of disorders. Chapters 6 - 15 discuss a specific disorder and include descriptions, causes, symptoms, social history, treatment and extended case studies.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction: Historical and Scientific Considerations
Psychodynamic, Humanistic/Existential, and Biological Perspectives
Behavioral, Cognitive, and Vulnerability-Stress Perspectives
Classification and Diagnosis
Clinical Assessment Procedures
Anxiety Disorders
Dissociative and Somatoform Disorders
Stress and Health
Schizophrenia
Mood Disorders
Personality Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
Developmental Disorders and Eating Disorders
Aging and Psychological Disorders
Issues in Intervention
Glossary
References
Indexes