Ronald J. Comer ; Jonathan S. Comer
Ron Comer is an outstanding researcher, seasoned therapist, and teacher who has won awards for his ability to express the complexities of abnormal psychology, relate to the concerns of students, and portray the genuine human consequences of psychological diseases with empathy. Ron is joined by Jonathan Comer for the 9th edition of this successful abnormal psychology textbook. Jonathan brings his expertise in developmental psychopathology research, brain circuitry, cognitive-behavioral research, and technology-driven treatment, all of which are pervasive throughout the new edition of this successful abnormal psychology textbook. Ron is the market leader in this field.
This new edition of Comer's widely used textbook presents students with an integrated coverage of theory, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as an inclusive cross-cultural perspective. These features show students where the study of psychological disorders and the treatment of psychological disorders stand in the modern day. The new edition updates the coverage of biological models to include new research on brain circuits, integrates the developmental psychopathology perspective to integrate the explanations and treatments for psychological disorders offered by the various models, and combines behavioral and cognitive explanations and treatments for psychological disorders into a coherent and nuanced cognitive-behavioral model. In addition to a thorough update, the new edition also integrates the developmental psychopathology perspective to integrate the explanations and treatments for psychological disorders offered by the various models. Comer and Comer's Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology, 9th Edition makes use of some extraordinary interactive tools to bring students face to face with the realities of psychological dysfunction. These tools are organized for easy access and assignability in LaunchPad, the online course space provided by Worth Publishers.