Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis

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Michel Hersen, Samuel M. Turner
Wiley, Apr 24, 2003 - Psychology - 720 pages
The revised edition of the classic reference on major adult psychological disorders

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:

  • New coverage of the psychopathological influence of family, gender, race, and ethnicity
  • A new chapter on "Dual Diagnosis"
  • More updated, illustrative case studies
  • Etiological considerations that include information on genetics

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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Dual Diagnosis
Structured Interviewing and DSM Classification

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About the author (2003)

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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