Handbook of Adult Psychopathology in Asians: Theory, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Hardcover | May 21, 2012

EditorEdward C. Chang

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The Handbook of Adult Psychopathology in Asians represents a historically remarkable global collaboration among leading experts of psychopathology in Asian adults. Chapters provide critical appraisals of existing research and theory as they relate to issues surrounding the diagnosis, etiology,and treatment of major mental disorders among Asians. This volume covers major Axis I disorders as identified by the Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, somatoform disorders, dissociative disorders, eatingdisorders, sleep disorders, adjustment disorders, and schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. In addition, the book provides coverage of Axis II personality disorders, including antisocial personality disorder. Complementing these topics are chapters that take a unique look at psychiatric syndromes that have been identified in Asia and at interventions that have been indigenously developedin Asia for treating mental disorders. Additional foundational chapters focus on topics such as the psychology of Asians, assessment and research issues in studying Asians, and future directions for research and policy in studying and treating Asians with mental disorders. With this volume in hand,mental health professionals and researchers around the world now have a single and critical resource that they can use to enhance their efforts in studying and treating Asian adults with mental disorders.

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The Handbook of Adult Psychopathology in Asians represents a historically remarkable global collaboration among leading experts of psychopathology in Asian adults. Chapters provide critical appraisals of existing research and theory as they relate to issues surrounding the diagnosis, etiology,and treatment of major mental disorders amo...

Edward C. Chang, Ph.D. is Professor of Clinical Psychology and a Faculty Associate in Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:480 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:May 21, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Edward C. Chang and Cathryn G. Fabian: Introduction to the Handbook: From Nomothetic to Idiographic ApproachesSection I: Introduction to the Psychology of Asians2. Anne Saw and Sumie Okazaki: What is the Psychology of Asians?3. Phillip D. Akutsu and Joyce P. Chu: Issues in the Research and Assessment of Psychopathology in AsiansSection II: Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Psychopathology in Asians4. Eunice C. Wong and Karen Chan Osilla: Substance Use Disorders in Asians5. Keh-Ming Lin, Hai-Gwo Hwu, and Ming T. Tsuang: Schizophrenia and Other Psychosis in Asians and Asian Americans6. Albert Yeung and Doris Chang: Mood Disorders in Asians7. Janie J. Hong: Anxiety Disorders in Asians8. Winnie W.S. Mak, Fanny M. Cheung, and Freedom Leung: Somatoform Disorders in Asians9. Wen-Shing Tseng and Cong Zhong: Dissociation, Conversion, and Possession Disorder in Asians10. Sopagna Eap Braje, Jessica Murakami-Brundage, Gordon C. Nagayama Hall, Vivian Ota Wang, and Xiaojia Ge: Antisocial Behavior and Externalizing Disorders Among Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islander Populations11. Lillian Huang Cummins, Janice Delgado Lehman, and Rebecca Chun Liu: Eating Disorders in Asians12. Donald M. Sesso, Allison V. Chan, and Clete A. Kushida: Sleep Disorders in Asians13. Kevin M. Chun and Jeanette Hsu: Adjustment Disorders in Asians14. Andrew G. Ryder, Jessica Dere, Jian Yang, and Kenneth Fung: Personality Disorders in AsiansSection III: Psychopathology and Treatment models indigenous to Asia15. Wen-Shing Tseng, Sung Kil Min, Kei Nakamura and Shuichi Katsuragawa: Culture-Related Specific Psychiatric Syndromes Observed in Asia16. Wen-Shing Tseng, Kenji Kitanishi, Teruaki Maeshiro, and Jinfu Zhu: Unique Psychotherapies Developed in AsiaSection IV: Conclusion17. Cathryn G. Fabian and Edward C. Chang: Where Do We Go From Here?: Future Directions, Challenges, and Considerations