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Taking Sides : Abnormal Psychology (4TH 07 - Old Edition)by Richard P. Halgin
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Taking Sides Takes on a Wide Range of Issues
The 2006 Taking Sides Student Collection brings together the arguments of leading social and behavioral scientists, educators, and contemporary commentators, forming 18 to 20 debates, or issues, that present the pros and cons of current controversies in an area of study. The ideal collection for libraries serving undergraduate college students, this set features the following titles:
Taking Sides: African Issues, 2/E
Taking Sides: Abnormal Psychology, 4/E
Taking Sides: Crime and Criminology, 7/E
Taking Sides: Environmental Issues, 12/E
Taking Sides: Social Issues, 14/E
Taking Sides: Educational Psychology, 4/E
Taking Sides: Gender
Taking Sides: Latin American Issues
Taking Sides: Lifespan Development
Taking Sides: Mass Media and Society, 9/E
Taking Sides: Educational Issues
Taking Sides: World Politics, 12/E
Taking Sides: Social Psychology, 2/E
Taking Sides: World History VI, 3/E
Taking Sides: World History V2, 2/E
Index on CD-ROM
'From McGraw-Hill Contemporary Learning Series (formerly known as McGraw-Hill/Dushkin), this fourth edition of TAKING SIDES: ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructors manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.'
This Fifth Edition of TAKING SIDES: ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An online instructors resource guide with testing material is available. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM (ISBN 9780073343907) is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.
About the Author
Professor Halgin received his Ph. D. from Fordham University, and completed a 3-year fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, prior to joining the faculty of the University of Massachusetts in 1977. He is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist and has had over two decades of clinical, supervisory, and consulting experience. At the University of Massachusetts, his course in Abnormal Psychology is one of the most popular offerings on campus, attracting an enrollment of more than 500 students each semester. In recent years, he has also offered this course at Amherst College and Smith College. His teaching has been recognized at the university and national level. A University of Massachusetts Alumni Distinguished Professor, he was honored with the University's Distinguished Teaching Award and his teaching was recognized by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology of the American Psychological Association. In April 2003, his teaching was highlighted in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Professor Halgin is the author of more than fifty journal articles and book chapters in the fields of psychotherapy, clinical supervision, and professional issues in psychology.
Table of Contents
PART 1. Psychological Conditions and Treatments
ISSUE 1. Should Individuals with Anorexia Nervosa Have the Right to Refuse Life-sustaining Treatment?
YES: Heather Draper, from “Anorexia Nervosa and Respecting a Refusal of Life-Prolonging Therapy: A Limited Justification,” Bioethics (April 1, 2000)
NO: J.L. Werth, Jr., Kimberly S. Wright, Rita J. Archambault, and Rebekah J. Bardash, from “When Does the ‘Duty to Protect’ Apply With a Client Who Has Anorexia Nervosa?” The Counseling Psychologist (July 2003)
ISSUE 2. Is Psychological Debriefing a Harmful Intervention for Survivors of Trauma?
YES: Grant J. Devilly and Peter Cotton, from “Psychological Debriefing and the Workplace: Defining a Concept, Controversies and Guidelines for Intervention,” Australian Psychologist (July 2003)
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