Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 27, 2011 - Psychology - 405 pages
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Would you like to include more high interest cases in your Abnormal Psychology course?Most textbooks on abnormal psychology include short descriptions of actual clinical cases. However, those presentations are necessarily brief and too fragmented for students to gain a clear understanding of the unique complexities of a person's troubled life. Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology, Ninth Edition takes mental disorders from the realm of theory into the complex reality of human lives. This casebook presents comprehensive coverage of 23 high interest cases that include topics such as eating disorders, gender identity disorder, borderline personality, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Each study (1) provides detailed descriptions of a range of clinical problems, (2) illustrates some of the ways in which these problems can be viewed and treated, and (3) discusses some of the evidence that is available concerning the prevalence and causes of the disorders in question.Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology, Ninth Edition is available in alternate versions (eBooks and custom) for professors and students. For more information, visit the "Instructor's Resource" tab or "Student Resource" tab below.Would you like to include more high interest cases in your Abnormal Psychology course?
Most textbooks on abnormal psychology include short descriptions of actual clinical cases. However, those presentations are necessarily brief and too fragmented for students to gain a clear understanding of the unique complexities of a person's troubled life. Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology, Ninth Edition takes mental disorders from the realm of theory into the complex reality of human lives. This casebook presents comprehensive coverage of 23 high interest cases that include topics such as eating disorders, gender identity disorder, borderline personality, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Each study (1) provides detailed descriptions of a range of clinical problems, (2) illustrates some of the ways in which these problems can be viewed and treated, and (3) discusses some of the evidence that is available concerning the prevalence and causes of the disorders in question.
Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology, Ninth Edition is available in alternate versions (eBooks and custom) for professors and students. For more information, visit the "Instructor's Resource" tab or "Student Resource" tab below.
  

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

Case studies and histories of various psychological disorders. Good follow-ups, lots of citations, and a wide range of material. An excellent supplement to an Abnormal Psych course. Read full review

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Contents

Preface
v
ObsessiveCompulsive Disorder 1
xiii
ObsessiveCompulsive Disorder 1
xxix
Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia
xlv
Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia
17
Rape Trauma
35
Hypertension in an African American Man
52
Multiple Personality
68
Autistic Disorder
309
AttentionDeficitHyperactivity Disorder
323
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
336
References
351
17
354
35
355
52
356
68
360

Major Depressive Disorder
87
Bipolar Disorder
102
Somatization Disorder
115
Paranoid Type
130
Psychotic Disorder NOS Substance Dependence and Violence
145
Alcohol Dependence
159
Female Orgasmic Disorder and Premature Ejaculation
171
Exhibitionism and Frotteurism
188
Transsexualism
202
Anorexia Nervosa
221
Bulimia Nervosa
234
Nightmare Disorder and Isolated Sleep Paralysis
251
Paranoid Personality Disorder
265
Borderline Personality Disorder
283
Psychopathy
297
87
363
102
375
115
388
130
366
159
376
171
380
202
383
Index
391
234
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