9780131065444

Abnormal Psychology : The Problem of Maladaptive Behavior Media and Research Update

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131065444

  • ISBN 10:

    0131065440

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2003
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This classic best-selling book builds on the strengths of existing theory and clinical methods in abnormal psychology with an up-to-date real-world overview. It focuses on maladaptive behavior as a product of the interaction between personal vulnerabilities and resiliencies. The book is packaged with a FREE 24-page research update booklet and FREE Abnormal Psychology CD-ROM, that includes real patient interviews. Topics include: elements of maladaptive behavior (theory, treatment, and research); classification and assessment; stress and coping; bodily dysfunction (eating and sleeping problems and psychophysiological disorders); disorders of bodily preoccupation; anxiety disorders; sexual variations and disorders; personality disorders; mood disorders and suicide; schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders; cognitive impairment disorders; substance-related disorders; disorders of childhood and adolescence; pervasive developmental disorders and mental retardation; choices, techniques, and evaluation; and society's response to maladaptive behavior. For therapists, psychiatrists, psychoanalysts, and others in fields where an understanding of abnormal psychology is key.

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