Abnormal psychology

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Prentice Hall, 2004 - Psychology - 729 pages
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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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Defining Abnormal Behavior
Crosscultural Comparisons
Lessons from the History of Psychopathology

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ROBERT E. EMERY, PhD is professor of psychology and director of the Center for Children, Families, and the Law at the University of Virginia. A frequent lecturer, he is the author of more than one hundred scientific publications, and several books. His work has been featured in publications such as "Newsweek, Time, Child," and the "New York Times" and he has appeared on "Weekend Today" and "The Jane Pauley Show,

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