9780205773404

Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205773404

  • ISBN 10:

    0205773400

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 09/24/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Psychology in a Changing Worldputs a human face on the study of Abnormal Psychology.#xA0; For courses in#xA0;Abnormal Psychology and Psychopathology. #xA0;#xA0; Within the field of abnormal psychology, research developments continue to sharpen#xA0;the understanding of abnormal behavior. In#xA0; Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World, Nevid, Rathus, and Greene#xA0;endeavor to bring these advances to students in a way that both stimulates interest and makes complex material understandable.#xA0;More importantly, however,#xA0;they#xA0;recognize there is a basic human dimension to the study of abnormal psychology.#xA0; The approach#xA0;the authors#xA0;take is to help students enter the world of people suffering from the range of disorders#xA0;they encounter in the text.#xA0;#xA0;By including many illustrative case examples drawn from#xA0;the authors'#xA0;own case experiences and those of other practitioners,#xA0;as well as through supplementary video cases, featuring interviews with real people diagnosed with different disorders, and#xA0;a landmark pedagogical feature#xA0;of first-person narratives from people struggling with#xA0;psychological disorders, Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World, 8th edition#xA0;helps put a human face on the study of abnormal psychology.

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