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For undergraduate courses in Abnormal Psychology

 

It's not about  them, it's about all of us.

 

Oltmanns and Emery bring both the science and the personal aspects of abnormal psychology to life by emphasizing that abnormal psychology is not about "them," it's about all of us. Using extensive case studies, they present the most cutting edge information on abnormal psychology by covering methods and treatment in context. Organized around the way students learn, this ground breaking text integrates the biological, psychological, and social perspectives in one concurrent story.

 

Oltmanns and Emery bring both the science and the personal aspects of abnormal psychology to life by emphasizing that abnormal psychology is not about "them," it's about all of us. Using extensive case studies, they present the most cutting edge information on abnormal psychology by covering methods and treatment in context. Organized around the way students learn, this ground breaking text integrates the biological, psychological, and social perspectives in one concurrent story.

Synopsis:

MyPsychLab is a learning and assessment tool that allows instructors to assess student performance and adapt course content without investing a lot of additional time or resources.  

 

Students benefit from this easy-to-use site with or without their instructor’s involvement. Students can test themselves on key content, track their progress, and utilize individually tailored study plan activities, including an e-book, newsfeeds, simulations, and videos.

 

MyPsychLab for our latest Abnormal Psychology textbooks also includes Speaking Out: The DSM in Context , which ties real patient interview videos to specific content from the DSM-IV, helping students understand how the DSM-IV criteria applies to real people experiencing disorders.

Synopsis:

This new edition retains the book's engaging and innovative systems approach, integrating the biological, psychological, and social perspectives in one concurrent story. Scientific methods are presented in a clear and non-threatening manner, and are based on the most current research.

Chapter topics include personality disorders, eating disorders, substance use disorders, sexual and gender identity disorders, schizophrenic disorders, mood disorders and suicide, treatment of psychological disorders, and more. For psychologists, psychiatrists, and professionals in the mental health field.

About the Author

Thomas F. Oltmanns is the Edgar James Swift Professor of Psychology in Arts and Sciences and Professor of Psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis, where he is also Director of Clinical Training in Psychology. He received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  He was previously a faculty member in the psychology departments at Indiana University (1976 to 1986) and at the University of Virginia (1986 to 2003). He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Psychological Science, served as President of the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology in 1993, and is President-elect of the Society for Research in Psychopathology.  Undergraduate students at UVa recognized his teaching by selecting him to receive the “Outstanding Professor Award” in 1997 and 2002. His early research was concerned with the role of cognitive and emotional factors in schizophrenia.  His lab is currently conducting a large, prospective study of the trajectory of personality disorders in middle-aged and older adults. His other books include Schizophrenia (1980), written with John Neale; Delusional Beliefs (1988), edited with Brendan Maher; and Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology (8th edition, 2009), written with Michele Martin.

 

Robert E. Emery is Professor of Psychology, Director of the Center for Children, Families, and the Law, and an associate faculty member of the Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. He also served as Director of Clinical Training for nine years. He received a B.A. from Brown University in 1974 and a Ph.D. from SUNY at Stony Brook in 1982. His research focuses on family conflict, children’s mental health, and associated legal issues, and he has authored over 100 scientific articles and book chapters. His awards include a “Citation Classic” from the Institute for Scientific Information, an Outstanding Research Publication Award from the American Associate for Marriage and Family Therapy, the Distinguished Researcher Award from the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, and several awards and award nominations for his three books on divorce: Marriage, Divorce and Children’s Adjustment (2nd ed., 1998, Sage Publications), Renegotiating Family Relationships: Divorce, Child Custody, and Mediation (1994, Guilford Press), and The Truth about Children and Divorce: Dealing with the Emotions So You and Your Children Can Thrive (2004, Viking). His current research is on genetically informed (twin) studies of the effects of major changes in family environments, including divorce, harsh parenting, early menarche, and teen pregnancy.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: Examples and Definitions of Abnormal Behavior

Chapter 2: Causes of Abnormal Behavior

Chapter 3: Treatment of Psychological Disorders

Chapter 4: Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior

Chapter 5: Mood Disorders and Suicide

Chapter 6: Anxiety Disorders

Chapter 7: Acute and Post-traumatic Stress Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, and Somatoform Disorders

Chapter 8: Stress and Physical Health

Chapter 9: Personality Disorders

Chapter 10: Eating Disorders

Chapter 11: Substance Use Disorders

Chapter 12: Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders

Chapter 13: Schizophrenic Disorders

Chapter 14: Dementia, Delirium, and Amnestic Disorders

Chapter 15: Mental Retardation and Pervasive Developmental Disorders

Chapter 16: Psychological Disorders of Childhood

Chapter 17: Adjustment Disorders and Life-Cycle Transitions

Chapter 18: Mental Health and the Law

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ISBN:
9780205689538
Author:
Oltmanns, Thomas F
Publisher:
Academic Internet Publishers
Author:
Emery, Robert E.
Author:
Oltmanns, Thomas F.
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Subject:
General
Subject:
Mental Illness
Subject:
Psychology, pathological
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
MyPsychLab Series
Publication Date:
March 2009
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
10.80x8.90x1.20 in. 3.75 lbs.

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MyPsychLab is a learning and assessment tool that allows instructors to assess student performance and adapt course content without investing a lot of additional time or resources.  

 

Students benefit from this easy-to-use site with or without their instructor’s involvement. Students can test themselves on key content, track their progress, and utilize individually tailored study plan activities, including an e-book, newsfeeds, simulations, and videos.

 

MyPsychLab for our latest Abnormal Psychology textbooks also includes Speaking Out: The DSM in Context , which ties real patient interview videos to specific content from the DSM-IV, helping students understand how the DSM-IV criteria applies to real people experiencing disorders.

"Synopsis" by ,

This new edition retains the book's engaging and innovative systems approach, integrating the biological, psychological, and social perspectives in one concurrent story. Scientific methods are presented in a clear and non-threatening manner, and are based on the most current research.

Chapter topics include personality disorders, eating disorders, substance use disorders, sexual and gender identity disorders, schizophrenic disorders, mood disorders and suicide, treatment of psychological disorders, and more. For psychologists, psychiatrists, and professionals in the mental health field.

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