Adult psychopathology and diagnosis

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J. Wiley, 2003 - Psychology - 706 pages
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The revised edition of the classic reference on major adult psychological disorder

Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, Fourth Edition offers essential material on the significant progress that’s been made in understanding psychopathology, assessment, and remediation. Incorporating the nomenclature of the DSM-IV™, this important reference presents an integration of empirical data and diagnostic criteria to demonstrate the basis for individual diagnoses and provide the opportunity to examine how these diagnoses are reached

Individual chapters introduce illustrative case material as well as clinical discussions addressing specific disorders, diagnostic criteria, major theories of etiology, and issues of assessment and measurement

This updated Fourth Edition includes

    LI>New coverage of the psychopathological influence of family, gender, race, and ethnicityLI>A new chapter on "Dual Diagnosis"LI>More updated, illustrative case studiesLI>Etiological considerations that include information on genetics
P>Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, Fourth Edition is the most complete, up-to-date textbook of its kind for graduate-level courses in psychology, counseling, and social work, as well as an excellent reference for psychologists, psychotherapists, counselors, and other professionals in the field

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Editor Hersen (psychology, Pacific Univ.;Psychological Assessment ) began this revision shortly before the death of fourth-edition author/editor Samuel M. Turner (psychology, Univ. of Maryland ... Read full review


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MICHEL HERSEN, PhD, ABPP, is Professor and Dean of the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, and past president of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. He is coauthor and coeditor of 134 books and author of 223 scientific journal articles
SAMUEL M. TURNER, PhD, ABPP, is Professor and Director of Clinical Training in the Psychology Department at the University of Maryland and Codirector of the Maryland Center for Anxiety Disorders, a clinical research center for the study of anxiety in adults and children. He also serves on the editorial board of numerous scientific journals.

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