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For courses in Abnormal Psychology

A comprehensive overview of abnormal psychology, with DSM-5 coverage throughout
Abnormal Psychology
provides a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the primary psychological disorders studied within the discipline. Maintaining a focus on the individuals at the heart of the study of abnormal psychology, authors Jill Hooley, Matthew Nock, and James Butcher employ a biopsychosocial approach that helps students achieve an understanding of the holistic context in which abnormalities of behavior occur. The 18th Edition reflects the newest and most relevant research findings, presented in ways designed to be as engaging as possible to the next generation of students.

Table of contents

1. Abnormal Psychology: Overview and Research Approaches
2. Earliest Views of Abnormal Behavior
3. Causal Factors and Viewpoints
4. Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis
5. Stress and Physical and Mental Health
6. Panic, Anxiety, Obsessions, and Their Disorders
7. Mood Disorders and Suicide
8. Somatic Symptom and Dissociative Disorders
9. Eating Disorders and Obesity
10. Personality Disorders
11. Substance-Related Disorders
12. Sexual Dysfunctions, Gender Dysphoria, and Paraphilic Disorders
13. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
14. Neurocognitive Disorders
15. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence (Neurodevelopmental Disorders)
16. Psychological Treatment
17. Societal and Legal Issues in Abnormal Psychology

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