It's not about them, it's about all of us.
With a focus on critical thinking, Oltmanns and Emery prepare students for the DSM-V and beyond by addressing key issues and concepts that will remain, even as diagnostic criteria change.
In Abnormal Psychology, 7th edition Oltmanns and Emery bring both the science and personal aspects of abnormal psychology to life with a focus on evidence-based practice and emerging research. The authors emphasize 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.
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Table of Contents
IN THIS SECTION:
BRIEF 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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