Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach: First Canadian Edition

Hardcover | December 20, 2004

byDavid H. Barlow, V. Mark Durand, Sherry Stewart

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Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach uses a dynamic and conversational writing style, along with integrated case examples (featuring real clients), to engage students in studying the nature, origins, treatment, and prevention of various forms of abnormal psychology.The text emphasizes the important contributions of Canadian research and researchers, and highlights Canadian statistics, laws, and examples to make the material much more relevant to the experiences of Canadian students.Abnormal Psychology utilizes an integrative theoretical approach to explore the interactions of biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors in contributing to the development of abnormal behaviour. Going beyond simply describing different schools of thought on psychological disorders, the authors bring sophisticated research and clinical experience to every chapter and explore the interactions of the various forces that contribute to psychopathology.

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Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach uses a dynamic and conversational writing style, along with integrated case examples (featuring real clients), to engage students in studying the nature, origins, treatment, and prevention of various forms of abnormal psychology.The text emphasizes the important contributions of Canadian res...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:530 pages, 11.13 × 8.75 × 1.19 inPublished:December 20, 2004Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176416307

ISBN - 13:9780176416300

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Table of Contents

1. Abnormal Behavior in Historical Context. 2. An Integrative Approach to Psychopathology. 3. Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis, and Research Methods. 4. Research Methods. 5. Anxiety Disorders. 6. Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders. 7. Mood Disorders. 8. Eating and Sleep Disorders. Eating Disorders: An Overview. 9. Physical Disorders and Health Psychology. 10. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders. 11. Substance-Related Disorders. 12. Personality Disorders: An Overview. 13. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders. 14. Developmental Disorders. 15. Cognitive Disorders. 16. Mental Health Services: Legal and Ethical Issues.