Essentials of Abnormal Psychology (8th Edition)

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book-author

V. Mark Durand, David H. Barlow, Stefan G. Hofmann

publisher

Cengage Learning; 8th edition

file-type

PDF

pages

704 pages

language

English

asin

B078KJPH5P

isbn10

133761937X

isbn13

9781337619370


Book Description

Fully integrating the DSM-5; Barlow; Durand; and Hofmann Essentials of Abnormal Psychology 8th edition (PDF) describe abnormal psychology through their standard-setting integrative approach — the most scientifically; modern valid method for studying the subject. Through this approach; psychology students learn that psychological disorders are rarely caused by just a single influence; but rooted in the interaction among multiple factors like: psychological; cultural; biological; familial; social; and even political. A conversational writing style; consistent pedagogy; and real-life case profiles provide a realistic context for the scientific findings. This latest and best selling 8th edition highlights groundbreaking updates to research findings and the latest innovations in the treatment of mental disorders.

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Additional information

book-author

V. Mark Durand, David H. Barlow, Stefan G. Hofmann

publisher

Cengage Learning; 8th edition

file-type

PDF

pages

704 pages

language

English

asin

B078KJPH5P

isbn10

133761937X

isbn13

9781337619370

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Cover
About the Authors
Brief Contents
Contents
Preface
Reviewers
Chapter 1: Abnormal Behavior in Historical Context
Understanding Psychopathology
The Supernatural Tradition
The Biological Tradition
The Psychological Tradition
An Integrative Approach
Summary
Key Terms
Answers to Concept Checks
Chapter Quiz
Chapter 2: An Integrative Approach to Psychopathology
One-Dimensional versus Multidimensional Models
Genetic Contributions to Psychopathology
Neuroscience and Its Contributions to Psychopathology
Behavioral and Cognitive Science
Emotions
Cultural, Social, and Interpersonal Factors
Life-Span Development
Conclusions
Summary
Key Terms
Answers to Concept Checks
Chapter Quiz
Chapter 3: Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis, and Research in Psychopathology
Assessing Psychological Disorders
Diagnosing Psychological Disorders
Conducting Research in Psychopathology
Types of Research Methods
Genetics and Behavior across Time and Cultures
Research Ethics
Summary
Key Terms
Answers to Concept Checks
Chapter Quiz
Chapter 4: Anxiety, Trauma- and Stressor-Related, and Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
The Complexity of Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
Specific Phobia
Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia)
Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Other Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders
Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Other Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
Summary
Key Terms
Answers to Concept Checks
Chapter Quiz
Chapter 5: Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders and Dissociative Disorders
Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders
Dissociative Disorders
Summary
Key Terms
Answers to Concept Checks
Chapter Quiz
Chapter 6: Mood Disorders and Suicide
Understanding and Defining Mood Disorders
Prevalence of Mood Disorders
Causes of Mood Disorders
Treatment of Mood Disorders
Suicide
Summary
Key Terms
Answers to Concept Checks
Chapter Quiz
Chapter 7: Physical Disorders and Health Psychology
Psychological and Social Factors That Influence Health
Psychosocial Effects on Physical Disorders
Psychosocial Treatment of Physical Disorders
Summary
Key Terms
Answers to Concept Checks
Chapter Quiz
Chapter 8: Eating and Sleep-Wake Disorders
Major Types of Eating Disorders
Causes of Eating Disorders
Treatment of Eating Disorders
Obesity
Sleep-Wake Disorders: The Major Dyssomnias
Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Summary
Key Terms
Answers to Concept Checks
Chapter Quiz
Chapter 9: Sexual Dysfunctions, Paraphilic Disorders, and Gender Dysphoria
What Is Normal Sexuality?
An Overview of Sexual Dysfunctions
Causes and Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction
Paraphilic Disorders: Clinical Descriptions
Assessing and Treating Paraphilic Disorders
Gender Dysphoria
Summary
Key Terms
Answers to Concept Checks
Chapter Quiz
Chapter 10: Substance-Related, Addictive, and Impulse-Control Disorders
Perspectives on Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
Depressants
Stimulants
Opioid-Related Disorders
Cannabis-Related Disorders
Hallucinogen-Related Disorders
Other Drugs of Abuse
Causes of Substance-Related Disorders
Treatment of Substance-Related Disorders
Gambling Disorder
Impulse-Control Disorders
Summary
Key Terms
Answers to Concept Checks
Chapter Quiz
Chapter 11: Personality Disorders
An Overview of Personality
Disorders
Cluster A Personality Disorders
Cluster B Personality Disorders
Cluster C Personality Disorders
Summary
Key Terms
Answers to Concept Checks
Chapter Quiz
Chapter 12: Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Perspectives on Schizophrenia
Clinical Description, Symptoms, and Subtypes
Prevalence and Causes of Schizophrenia
Treatment of Schizophrenia
Summary
Key Terms
Answers to Concept Checks
Chapter Quiz
Chapter 13: Neurodevelopmental and Neurocognitive Disorders
Overview of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Specific Learning Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Intellectual Disability (Intellectual Developmental Disorder)
Prevention of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Overview of Neurocognitive Disorders
Delirium
Major and Mild Neurocognitive Disorders
Summary
Key Terms
Answers to Concept Checks
Chapter Quiz
Chapter 14: Mental Health Services: Legal and Ethical Issues
Civil Commitment
Criminal Commitment
Patients’ Rights and Clinical Practice Guidelines
Summary
Key Terms
Answers to Concept Checks
Chapter Quiz
Appendix
Glossary
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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