This text provides an introduction to abnormal psychology, addressing the causes of psychopathology and issues of treatment and prevention of abnormal behaviour. Disorders are discussed around a framework of the four perspectives - biological, psychoanalytic, learning and cognitive.
Partial table of contents: INTRODUCTION AND BASIC ISSUES. Current Paradigms in Psychopathology and Therapy. Classification and Diagnosis. Clinical Assessment Procedures. PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS. Anxiety Disorders. Eating Disorders. Mood Disorders. Schizophrenia. Personality Disorders. LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS. Disorders of Childhood. Aging and Psychological Disorders. INTERVENTION AND LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES. Insight Therapies. Cognitive and Behavior Therapies. Legal and Ethical Issues. Glossary. References. Quotation and Illustration Credits. Photo Credits. Indexes.
Abnormal Psychology by Gerald C. Davison
Gerald C. Davison
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