Abnormal psychology: the problem of maladaptive behavior
This classic volume builds on the strengths of existing theoretical systems and clinical methods to provide readers with a comprehensive and up-to-date real-world overview of the field of abnormal psychology. It focuses on maladaptive behavior as a product of the interaction between personal vulnerabilities and resiliencies. Covers all aspects of the elements of maladaptive behavior, classification and assessment, stress, coping, and maladaptive behavior, bodily dysfunction, disorders of bodily preoccupation, anxiety, sexual, personality, psychoses, cognitive impairment and substance-related disorders, developmental disorders and mental retardation, therapeutic enterprise and society's response to maladaptive behavior. For individuals interested in learning about psychological abnormality.
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