Now updated to reflect the DSM-5, Susan Nolen-Hoeksema’s, Abnormal Psychology blends cutting-edge research in psychopathology with compassion for people who suffer from psychological disorders and captures the excitement of major advances in biological and psychosocial research and treatment alternatives. The new sixth edition continues to place an 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. New to this edition is Connect Abnormal Psychology, which includes the groundbreaking adaptive study tool, LearnSmart, and Faces Interactive, a unique digital learning environment which provides students with an opportunity to observe real people through a series of case studies on 12 different psychological disorders.Über den Autor:
Susan Nolen-Hoeksema is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan. 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 Early Career Award from the American Psychology Association and Research Career Award from the National Institute of Mental Health. Recent books buy Dr. Nolen-Hoeksema include 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 directs the Gender and Mental Health Training Program at the University of Michigan and carries on an active program of research on psychosocial factors in depression.
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Buchbeschreibung MCGRAW-HILL Professional Jan 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 271 x 226 x 22 mm. Neuware - Chapter 1:Looking at AbnormalityAbnormality Along the Continuum 3Extraordinary People 4Defining Abnormality 4Historical Perspectives on Abnormality 7The Emergence of Modern Perspectives 14Modern Mental Health Care 16Chapter Integration 19Chapter SummaryKey TermsChapter 2:Theories and Treatment of AbnormalityApproaches Along the ContinuumExtroadinary People-Steven Hayes 24Biological Approaches 26Psychological Approaches 36Sociocultural Approaches 49Prevention Programs 53Common Elements in Effective Treatments 53Chapter Integration 54Chapter SummaryKey TermsChapter 3:Assessing and Diagnosing AbnormalityAssessment and Diagnosis Along theContinuum 59Extraordinary People - Marya Hornbacher 60Assessment Tools 60Challenges in Assessment 68Diagnosis 71Chapter IntegrationChapter Summary Key TermsChapter 4:The Research EndeavorResearch Along the Continuum 83Extraordinary People - The Old Order Amish ofPennsylvania 84The Scientific Method 84Case Studies 87Correlational Studies 88Epidemiological Studies 92Experimental Studies 93Genetic StudiesCross - Cultural ResearchMeta - AnalysisChapter IntegrationChapter SummaryKey TermsChapter 5:Trauma, Anxiety, Obsessive - Compulsive, and Related DisordersFear and Anxiety Along theContinuum 107Extraordinary People - David Beckham,Perfection On and Off the Field 108Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute StressDisorder 110Specific Phobias and Agoraphobia 118Panic Disorder 127Generalized Anxiety Disorder 132Separation Anxiety Disorder 135Obsessive - Compulsive Disorder 139Anxiety Disorders in Older Adults 145Chapter Integration 146Chapter Summary Key TermsChapter 6:Somatic Symptom and Dissociative DisordersSomatic Symptom and DissociativeDisorders Along the Continuum 151Extraordinary People - Anna O., The TalkingCure 152Somatic Symptom Disorders 152Dissociative Disorders 160Chapter Integration 171Chapter SummaryKey TermsChapter 7:Mood Disorders and SuicideMood Disorders Along theContinuum 175Extraordinary People - Kay Redfi eld Jamison,An Unquiet Mind 176Characteristics of Depressive Disorders 176Characteristics of Bipolar Disorder 181Theories of Depression 185Theories of Bipolar Disorder 192Treatment of Mood Disorders 193Suicide 204Chapter Integration 212Chapter Summary 214Key Terms 215Chapter 8:Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic DisordersSchizophrenia Spectrum and OtherPsychotic Disorders Along theContinuum 217Extraordinary People - John Nash,A Beautiful Mind 218Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Course 219Positive Symptoms 219Biological Theories 233Psychosocial Perspectives 238Treatment 241Chapter Integration 246Chapter Summary 248Key Terms 249Chapter 9:Personality DisordersPersonality Disorders Along theContinuum 251Extraordinary People - Susanna Kaysen, Girl,Interrupted 252Borderline Personality Disorder 256Narcissistic Personality Disorder 260Avoidant Personality Disorder 263Obsessive - Compulsive PersonalityDisorder 265Schizotypal Personality Disorder 268Chapter Integration 271Chapter Summary 272Key Terms 273Chapter 10:Neurodevelopmental and Neurocognitive DisordersNeurodevelopmental and NeurocognitiveDisorders Along the Continuum 275Extraordinary People - Temple Grandin,Thinking in Pictures 276Attention - Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 276Autism Spectrum Disorder 282Intellectual Developmental Disorder 286Learning, Communication, and MotorDisorders 291Major and Minor Neurocognitive Disorders 296Delirium 304Chapter Integration 306Chapter Summary 308Key Terms 309Chapter 11:Disruptive, Impulse Control, and Conduct DisordersDisruptive and Impulsive Behavior Along theContinuum 311Extraordinary People - Ted Bundy, Portrait of aSerial Killer 312Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defi antDisorder 313Antisocial Personality Disorder 321Contributors to Antisocial PersonalityIntermittent Explosive Disorder 324Chapter Integration 325Chapter Summary 327Key Terms 327Chapter 12:Eating DisordersEating Disorders Along theContinuum 329Extraordinary People - Fashion Models, Dyingto Be Thin 330Characteristic. Artikel-Nr. 9781259060724