Abnormal Psychology

Hardcover | February 15, 2011

bySusan Nolen-hoeksema, Neil Rector

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Nolen-Hoeksema/Rector's Abnormal Psychology gives a human face to the field of Abnormal Psychology. While maintaining a focus on the most current research in the field, this book also highlights the personal experiences of those with mental illness. Through compelling features like, "Extraordinary People" box, Case Studies, and a "Taking Psychology Personally" box, students will hear the human voice in what is often an overwhelming list of symptoms and research. This new edition will include more student study features to make it easier for students to appreciate the problems of those suffering from disorders, while also giving them the opportunity to move beyond surface learning to a deeper understanding of the science of abnormal psychology.

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Nolen-Hoeksema/Rector's Abnormal Psychology gives a human face to the field of Abnormal Psychology. While maintaining a focus on the most current research in the field, this book also highlights the personal experiences of those with mental illness. Through compelling features like, "Extraordinary People" box, Case Studies, and a "Ta...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:832 pages, 11 × 9.3 × 1.5 inPublished:February 15, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070005257

ISBN - 13:9780070005259

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Looking at Abnormality

Chapter 2: Contemporary Theories of Abnormality

Chapter 3: The Research Endeavour

Chapter 4: Assessing and Diagnosing Abnormality

Chapter 5: Treatments for Abnormality

Chapter 6: Stress Disorders and Health Psychology

Chapter 7: Anxiety Disorders

Chapter 8: Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders

Chapter 9: Mood Disorders

Chapter 10: Suicide

Chapter 11: Schizophrenia

Chapter 12: Personality Disorders

Chapter 13: Childhood Disorders

Chapter 14: Cognitive Disorders and Life-Span Issues

Chapter 15: Eating Disorders

Chapter 16: Sexual Disorders

Chapter 17: Substance-Related Disorders

Chapter 18: Mental Health and the Law