Abnormal Psychology

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McGraw-Hill Education, Sep 29, 2010 - Psychology - 640 pages
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Authored by award-winning teacher and noted researcher Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Abnormal Psychology blends cutting-edge research in psychopathology with compassion for people who suffer from psychological disorders. Capturing the excitement of major advances in biological and psychosocial research and treatment alternatives, Abnormal Psychology imparts a true enthusiasm for and appreciation of scientific investigation.

The authorís scientific and caring approach, combined with strong study tools, has won accolades from instructors and students alike. Abnormal Psychology includes Faces Interactive Case Studies, which link information about disorders covered in the text to Face Interactive Online, integrating the media resources to the written text. The fifth edition continues to place great emphasis on an integrated approach to abnormal psychology, on making biological information clear to students, and on providing a strong focus on empirical research and diversity.

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About the author (2010)

Susan Nolen-Hoeksema is a Professor of Psychology at Yale University. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Yale University and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Nolen-Hoeksema has won numerous awards for her research on depression, including the David Shakow Early Career Award from the American Psychology Association, the Leadership Award from the Committee on Women of the American Psychological Association, and Research Career Award from the National Institute of Mental Health. Recent books by Dr. Nolen-Hoeksema include Women Who Think Too Much (2003), Coping with Loss (1999), and Depression in Children and Adolescents (in press). Dr. Nolen-Hoeksema has taught Abnormal Psychology at the University of Michigan and at Stanford University, and has won multiple awards for her teaching. She currently carries on an active program of research on psychosocial factors in depression.

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