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Essentials of Understanding Abnormal Behavior

Essentials of Understanding Abnormal Behavior Book
Author : David Sue,Derald Wing Sue,Diane M. Sue
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release : 2016
ISBN : 1305854705
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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ESSENTIALS OF UNDERSTANDING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR, 3rd Edition offers the same multidimensional focus, multicultural emphasis, topical coverage, and engaging style as its comprehensive counterpart -- UNDERSTANDING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR -- in a condensed, student-friendly format. Updated to reflect DSM-5 and the newest scientific, psychological, multicultural, and psychiatric research, the text introduces and integrates the Multipath Model of Mental Disorders to explain how biological, psychological, social, and sociocultural factors interact to cause mental disorders. A focus on resilience highlights prevention and recovery from the symptoms of various disorders, and the book also continues its emphasis on the multicultural, sociocultural, and diversity aspects of abnormal psychology. The authors present material in a lively and engaging manner, connecting topics to real-world case studies, current events, and issues of particular importance and relevance to college students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Understanding Abnormal Behavior

Essentials of Understanding Abnormal Behavior Book
Author : David Sue,Derald Wing Sue,Diane Sue,Stanley Sue
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release : 2013-02-11
ISBN : 1285624750
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This brief text offers the same sociocultural focus, multicultural emphasis, topical coverage, and engaging style of its parent text in a condensed, student-friendly format. The wealth of visuals, case studies, and examples combine with thorough new research, making the text a comprehensive tool for students of abnormal psychology. Engaging pedagogical aids help students grasp and retain material. Coverage also features proposed changes in the APA’s DSM-5 definition of mental disorders and its implications, including its change of focus from a categorical to a dimensional system of personality assessment. Chapter outlines provide a topical overview while Focus Questions guide students to seek their own answers as they read the chapter. Case studies highlight issues of mental health and mental disorders, using actual clinical files to illuminate topics. With more than 1,600 new references, this edition is thoroughly updated in its research and coverage. The fresh design makes the text even more approachable and appealing to students. It is accompanied by a helpful support package for instructors and students. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Understanding Abnormal Behavior

Understanding Abnormal Behavior Book
Author : David Sue,Derald Wing Sue,Stanley Sue,Diane M. Sue
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release : 2012
ISBN : 113370784X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Providing an inviting and stimulating look into abnormal psychology, Sue, Sue, Sue, and Sue’s UNDERSTANDING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR, 10th Edition, offers extensive coverage and integration of multicultural models, explanations, and concepts. The authors draw on important contributions from various disciplines and theoretical stances, engaging students in understanding abnormal behavior as scientific and clinical endeavors, while offering insight into the tools that mental health professionals use to study and treat disorders. The text continues the multipath model introduced in the 9th edition, once again emphasizing the importance of considering biological, psychological, social, and sociocultural factors and their interactions in the etiology of mental disorders. With more than 1,600 new references, this edition is thoroughly updated in its research and coverage. It also begins to discuss the proposed changes in the APA’s DSM-5 definition of mental disorders and its implications, including its change of focus from a categorical to a dimensional system of personality assessment. The fresh design makes the text even more approachable and appealing to students. It is accompanied by a helpful support package for instructors and students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Understanding Abnormal Behavior

Understanding Abnormal Behavior Book
Author : David Sue,Derald Wing Sue,Stanley Sue,Diane M. Sue
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release : 2015-01-01
ISBN : 1305537602
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Featuring current research, high-quality scholarship, and an appealing design, UNDERSTANDING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR, 11th Edition, is a balanced, clear introduction to abnormal psychology. Fully updated to reflect the new DSM-5, the new edition features the Multipath Model of Mental Disorders, which visually and conceptually explains how mental illnesses are caused. Throughout the book, a focus on resilience highlights prevention and recovery from the symptoms of various disorders. This edition also continues its emphasis on the multicultural, sociocultural and diversity aspects of abnormal psychology. The authors present material in a lively and engaging manner, connecting topics to real-world case studies, current events, and issues of particular importance and relevance to today’s college students. Overall, the book presents an evenhanded treatment of abnormal psychology as both a scientific and a clinical endeavor. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Abnormal Psychology

Essentials of Abnormal Psychology Book
Author : Andrew R. Getzfeld
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2010-06-15
ISBN : 0470893567
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Essentials of Abnormal Psychology provides students and professionals with a concise overview of the major topics in abnormal psychology as well as chapters on the leading categories of disorders such as eating disorders, schizophrenic disorders, personality disorders, and substance-related disorders. This book utilizes the popular Essentials format and makes a perfect companion to primary texts on the topic or a useful study guide. As part of the Essentials of Behavioral Science series, this book provides information mental health professionals need to practice knowledgably, efficiently, and ethically in today's behavioral healthcare environment. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as "Test Yourself" questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. Condensing the wide-ranging topics of the field into a concise, accessible format for handy and quick-reference, Essentials of Abnormal Psychology is an invaluable tool for learning as well as a convenient reference for established mental health professionals Other titles in the Essentials of Behavioral Science series: Essentials of Child Psychopathology Essentials of Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences Essentials of Psychological Testing Essentials of Research Design and Methodology

Essentials of Abnormal Psychology

Essentials of Abnormal Psychology Book
Author : V. Mark Durand,David H. Barlow
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2012-07-27
ISBN : 1111836981
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this briefer version of Durand and Barlow’s widely taught text, the authors explain abnormal psychology through their standard-setting integrative approach--the most modern, scientifically valid method for studying the subject. Through this integrative approach, students learn that psychological disorders are rarely caused by a single influence, but rooted in the interaction among multiple factors: biological, psychological, cultural, social, familial, and even political. A conversational writing style, consistent pedagogy, and real case profiles--95 percent from the authors’ own case files--provide a realistic context for the scientific findings of the book. In addition, these features ensure that readers never lose sight of the fact that real people are behind the DSM criteria, the theories, and the research. NOW updated with a DSM-5 supplement available on the text website. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Abnormal Psychology and Life A Dimensional Approach

Abnormal Psychology and Life  A Dimensional Approach Book
Author : Chris Kearney,Timothy J. Trull
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release : 2016-09-28
ISBN : 1337098108
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

Case Studies in Abnormal Behavior

Case Studies in Abnormal Behavior Book
Author : Robert G. Meyer,Christopher M. Weaver
Publisher : Pearson
Release : 2013-08-27
ISBN : 9781292027951
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Contemporary Cases for Students Case Studies in Abnormal Behavior brings the field of abnormal psychology to life with its rare combination of readability, humor, and strong scholarship. This rich collection of case studies integrates contemporary and recognizable classic cases to illustrate a wide range of clinical and legal issues. To enable students to more fully understand the nature of the disorder, each case contains the full background material relevant to etiological, diagnostic, and therapeutic considerations. Significant family and social history data are also presented in order to give students a clear picture of how specific behavior patterns were generated and maintained. Teaching & Learning Experience *Improve Critical Thinking - Quotes and anecdotes stimulate critical thinking and can be used by instructors to jumpstart classroom discussion. *Engage Students - A wide range of highly recognizable and interesting case studies help students see the real-life relevance of psychological disorders. *Explore Research - The most up-to-date DSM-IV-TR materials are incorporated into the text; all major DSM disorders are covered.*Support Instructors - Package with any Pearson Abnormal Psychology book for $5

Psychology Mental Health and Distress

Psychology  Mental Health and Distress Book
Author : John Cromby,David Harper,Paula Reavey
Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
Release : 2013-02-27
ISBN : 1137295899
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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What does the word 'schizophrenia' mean to you? Perhaps your first thought is of someone with a medical condition that involves some kind of brain disease? But what if you knew that the person in question had been through a traumatic childhood? Would that change how you thought about their mental health? And what impact does this have on how we as a society interact with people with mental distress? Psychology, Mental Health and Distress is the first mainstream textbook that reconsiders the traditional emphasis on the biological and psychiatric models for what is commonly, but contentiously, known as 'abnormal psychology' or 'psychopathology'. It provides a fully rounded account of mental distress, including social and relationship causes, and challenges your preconceptions about what you think you know about mental health. Key features: * Reflects new approaches to mental health and the kinds of psychological interventions (or 'treatments') for those experiencing distress, moving away from a limited diagnostic model * Offers a wealth of case stories to portray the reality of living with distress, building your empathy to encourage sensitive practice * Fully informed by current experimental, qualitative and theoretical psychological research including research into hearing voices * Written by a team of leading clinical and social psychologists with additional contributions by renowned figures including Richard Bentall, a bestselling Penguin author whose Madness Explained won the 2004 BPS Book Award * Includes a chapter authored by those with first-hand experience of mental health services, ensuring you understand the nuances of this emotionally charged, and often controversial, topic The authors draw from a range of experience, examples and approaches to present this student-friendly and engaging text: core reading for anyone serious about understanding mental health issues.

Abnormal Psychology

Abnormal Psychology Book
Author : Alexis Bridley,Lee W. Daffin, Jr.
Publisher :
Release : 2019-05-02
ISBN : 9781641760577
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Understanding Abnormal Child Psychology 3rd Edition

Understanding Abnormal Child Psychology  3rd Edition Book
Author : Vicky Phares
Publisher : Wiley Global Education
Release : 2014-01-08
ISBN : 1118804546
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Understanding Abnormal Child Psychology, 3rd edition emphasizes developmental psychopathology as a means for understanding and treating abnormal behavior in children. The text emphasizes strengths and healthy outcomes as a means for designing effective therapies to help children and families, as well as focusing on prevention as a cornerstone of managing child behavior. Throughout this book, special attention is given to issues of diversity, inclusion, and understanding. The text also examines the relationships between children and their fathers as well as with other primary figures within families (i.e., siblings, step-parents, care-taking grandparents, foster parents, etc.). The Third Edition has been updated to include DSM-5"--

Disorders of Childhood Development and Psychopathology

Disorders of Childhood  Development and Psychopathology Book
Author : Robin Hornik Parritz,Michael F. Troy
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release : 2017-05-24
ISBN : 1337098116
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written with the whole child in mind, this text presents disorders in the context of typical development and developmental pathways, providing a meaningful framework to promote students' learning and a practical, true-to-life approach for organizing the course. For each disorder (across descriptions of clinical presentation, course, and treatment), Parritz and Troy emphasize the continuity between typical and atypical development; risk and resilience; complex models of psychopathology; children in relationships over time; children in larger social contexts (e.g., neighborhoods); and the holistic nature of development (e.g., thinking about the child's abilities and strengths as well as his or her disorder). Updated with more coverage of neuroscience research and greater emphasis on the multiple environments in which children are embedded, this edition continues to reflect the most up-to-date understanding of child and adolescent psychopathology and empirically supported treatment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Understanding Psychology

Essentials of Understanding Psychology Book
Author : Robert S. Feldman
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
Release : 2006-11
ISBN : 9780073405490
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Students First. Essentials of Understanding Psychology is written around the philosophy that an effective textbook must be oriented to students: informing them, engaging them, exciting them about the field, and expanding their intellectual capabilities because when students understand psychology, they learn psychology. No matter what brings students into the introductory course and regardless of their initial motivation, Essentials of Understanding Psychology, Seventh Edition, draws students into the field and stimulates their thinking. This revision integrates a variety of elements that foster students' understanding of psychology and its impact on their everyday lives. It also provides instructors with a fully integrated supplements package to objectively gauge their students' mastery of psychology's key principles and concepts and to create dynamic lectures.