Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 30, 2003 - Medical - 416 pages
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This in-depth casebook takes mental disorders from the realm of theory into the complex reality of human lives. Covering the full range of psychopathologies and types of patients, these cases focus on symptoms, the client's history, treatment, and outcome to provide detailed descriptions of a wide range of clinical problems Offers strong coverage of cultural, ethnic, and women's issues Includes a number of transcripts of therapy sessions, giving readers a realistic view of psychotherapy Excellent balance of various perspectives and treatments Presents case failures as well as successes, and points to gaps in current knowledge

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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


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia
Rape Trauma

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Neale is Professor of Psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He received his B.A. from the University of Toronto and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University.

MARVIN R. GOLDFRIED is Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the State University of New York at Stonybrook. In addition to his teaching, clinical supervision, and research, he maintains a limited practice of psychotherapy in New York City. He is a diplomate in clinical psychology, editorial board member of professional journals, and author of several books. Dr. Goldfried is cofounder of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration. GERALD C. DAVISON is Professor of Psychology at the University of Southern California, where he was also Director of Clinical Training from 1979 to 1984 and Chair of the Department from 1984 to 1990. Among his many publications is the textbook Abnormal Psychology, coauthored with John Neale and published in 1994 in its sixth edition. His current research program focuses on the relationships between cognition and a variety of behavioral and emotional problems. In addition to his teaching and research, he is a practicing clinical psychologist.

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