Abnormal Psychology And Life: A Dimensional Approach by Chris KearneyAbnormal Psychology And Life: A Dimensional Approach by Chris Kearney

Abnormal Psychology And Life: A Dimensional Approach

byChris Kearney, Timothy J. Trull

Hardcover | January 1, 2017

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Chris Kearney and Tim Trull's ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY AND LIFE: A DIMENSIONAL APPROACH provides you with a concise, contemporary, science-based view of psychopathology that emphasizes the individual first. Featuring clinical cases and real first-person narratives, the text illuminates our understanding that abnormal behavior can be viewed along a continuum. This widely accepted view places the behavior of an individual at the forefront of clinical definition, assessment, and treatment. The book also gives you an understanding of the features and epidemiologies, risk factors and prevention, assessment and treatment, and long-term prognosis and associated stigma of mental disorders. Special sections are devoted to college students, ideas for those who may have certain symptoms of mental disorders, and other consumer-based material -- demonstrating how the subject is personally relevant to you and helping you become an intelligent consumer of mental health information.
Christopher A. Kearney is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). He is also Director of the UNLV Child School Refusal and Anxiety Disorders Clinic. Dr. Kearney's research interests include school refusal behavior, selective mutism, post-traumatic stress disorder in maltreated youth, perfect...
Title:Abnormal Psychology And Life: A Dimensional ApproachFormat:HardcoverDimensions:640 pages, 10.9 × 9.1 × 1.1 inPublished:January 1, 2017Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1337098108

ISBN - 13:9781337098106


Table of Contents

1. Abnormal Psychology and Life.2. Perspectives on Abnormal Psychology.3. Risk and Prevention of Mental Disorders.4. Diagnosis, Assessment, and Study of Mental Disorders.5. Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Trauma-Related Disorders.6. Somatic Symptom and Dissociative Disorders.7. Depressive and Bipolar Disorders and Suicide.8. Eating Disorders.9. Substance-Related Disorders.10. Personality Disorders.11. Sexual Dysfunctions, Paraphilic Disorders, and Gender Dysphoria.12. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders.13. Developmental and Disruptive Behavior Disorders.14. Neurocognitive Disorders.15. Consumer Guide to Abnormal Psychology.