Emotion and Psychopathology: Bridging Affective and Clinical Science

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Jonathan Rottenberg, Sheri L. Johnson
American Psychological Association, 2007 - Psychology - 336 pages
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Synthesizing theoretical and methodological developments in affective science and highlighting their potential application to psychopathology, this edited volume illustrates the importance of transferring basic research into the clinical area and considers the potential payoffs of using affective science to conceptualize and treat major mental disorders.

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Contents

Affect Assessment Through SelfReport
13
Methods for Studying the Psychophysiology
53
Methods for Studying Cognitive Aspects
81
Emotion and Schizophrenia
103
Emerging Evidence
151
Four Principles of Fear and Their Implications
167
Insights and Directives
191
Affective Processes in Psychopathy
215
EmotionBased Approaches to the Anxiety
243
Affective Science as a Framework
263
Bridges Yet to ComeFuture Directions for Integrating
305
Subject Index
327
About the Editors
335
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About the author (2007)

Janelle M. Caponigro, MA, is a doctoral student in clinical science at the University of California, Berkeley, specializing in the social and emotional functioning of individuals with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. She helped design and lead a sixteen-week bipolar psychoeducation group.

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