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Abnormal Psychology

The Enduring Issues

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Abnormal Psychology: The Enduring Issues by James H. Hansell
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Abnormal Psychology by James Hansell and Lisa Damour bridges the gap between the evolving field of abnormal psychology and the current textbook market. This text is a new, innovative approach to the teaching of abnormal psychology. While covering the latest DSM-IV-TR system and categories, core concepts in abnormal psychology form the backbone of the text. Abnormal Psychology provides an alternative for professors searching for a manageable textbook for their students. Hansell

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Abnormal Psychology: The Core Concepts.Case Vignette.* -The Core Concepts.* -The Importance of Context in Defining and Understanding Abnormality.* -The Continuum Between Normal and Abnormal Behavior.* -Cultural and Historical Relativism in Defining and Classifying Abnormality.* -The Advantages and Limitations of Diagnosis.* -The Principle of Multiple Causality.* -The Connection Between Mind and Body.* -The Core Concepts: A View From the Past.Chapter Summary.Chapter 2. Defining Abnormality: What Is Psychopathology?Case Vignette.* -Commonly Used Criteria for Defining Abnormality.* -Help Seeking.* -Irrationality/Dangerousness.* -Deviance.* -Emotional Distress.* -Significant Impairment.* -Core Concepts in Defining Abnormality.* -Cultural and Historical Relativism.* -The Continuum Between Normal and Abnormal Behavior.* -Defining Abnormality: Practical Solutions.* -Working Definitions of Psychopathology.Chapter Summary.Chapter 3. Explaining Abnormality:What Causes Psychopathology?Case Vignette.* -Explaining Abnormality: The Core Concepts.* -Cultural and Historical Relativism.* -The Principle of Multiple Causality.* -The Connection Between Mind and Body.* -The Theoretical Perspectives.* -Psychodynamic Perspectives.* -Humanistic and Existential Perspectives.* -Behavioral Perspectives.* -Cognitive Perspectives.* -Sociocultural and Family Systems Perspectives.* -Biological Perspectives.Case Vignette- -Explanation and Treatment.Chapter Summary.Chapter 4. Classifying Abnormality: Diagnosis and Assessment.* -The Advantages and Limitations of Diagnosis.* -Reliability.* -Validity.* -The History of Diagnostic Systems for Psychopathology.* -The DSM-III Revolution and Controversy.* -Advantages of the Modern DSM Approach.* -Limitations of the Modern DSM Approach.* -Using the DSM-IV-TR: Making a Multiaxial Diagnosis.* -Axis I and Axis II.* -Axes III, IV, and V.* -A Complete DSM-IV-TR Diagnosis.* -Assessment.* Interviews.* -Tests.* -Behavioral Observation.* -Diagnosis and Assessment in Perspective: Classifying and Understanding Dave.* -Interview with Dave.* -Dave's Test Results.* -Behavioral Observations of Dave.* -The Advantages and Limitations of the Diagnosis of Dave.Chapter Summary.Chapter 5. Anxiety and the Anxiety Disorders.Case Vignettes.* -Defining Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders.* -The Importance of Context in Defining Anxiety Disorders.* -The Continuum Between Normal and Abnormal Anxiety.* -Classifying Anxiety Disorders.* -The DSM-IV-TR Categories.* -The Advantages and Limitations of the DSM-IV-TR Anxiety Disorder Diagnoses.* -Classification in Demographic Context.* -Cultural and Historical Relativism in Defining and Classifying Anxiety Disorders.* -Explaining and Treating Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders.* -Behavioral Components.* -Cognitive Components.* -Biological Components.* -Psychodynamic Components.* -The Multiple Causality of Anxiety Disorders.* -The Connection Between Mind and Body in Anxiety Disorders.Case Vignettes- Treatment.Chapter Summary.Chapter 6. Mood and the Mood Disorders.Case Vignettes.* -Defining Mood and Mood Disorders.* -The Importance of Context in Defining Mood Disorders.* -The Continuum Between Normal and Abnormal Mood.* -Classifying Mood Disorders.* -Historical Relativism in Classifying Mood Disorders.* -The DSM-IV-TR Categories.* -Classification in Demographic Context.* -Explaining and Treating Mood Disorders.* -Biological Components.* -Cognitive Components.* -Behavioral Components.* -Psychodynamic Components.* -Sociocultural and Family Systems Components. * -Multiple Causality of Mood Disorders.Case Vignettes- Treatment.Chapter Summary.Chapter 7. Dissociation and the Dissociative Disorders.Case Vignettes.* -Defining Dissociation and the Dissociative Disorders.* -The Continuum Between Normal and Abnormal Dissociation.* -The Importance of Context in Defining Dissociative Disorders.* -Classifying Dissociative Disorders.* -The DSM-IV-TR Categories.* -Classification in Demographic Context.* -Cultural and Historical Relativism in Defining and Classifying Dissociative Disorders.* -The Advantages and Limitations of the DSM-IV-TR Dissociative Disorder Diagnoses.* -Explaining and Treating Dissociation and the Dissociative Disorders.* -Psychodynamic Components.* -Behavioral Components.* -Cognitive Components.* -Biological Components.* -The Multiple Causality of Dissociative Disorders.Case Vignettes- Treatment.Chapter Summary.Chapter 8. Eating, Weight, and the Eating Disorders.Case Vignettes.* -Defining Eating Disorders.* -The Continuum Between Normal and Abnormal Eating.* -The Importance of Context in Defining Abnormal Eating.* -Classifying Eating Disorders.* -The DSM-IV-TR Categories.* -Classification in Demographic Context.* -Cultural Relativism in Defining and Classifying Eating Disorders.* -The Advantages and Limitations of the DSM-IV-TR Eating Disorder Diagnoses.* -Explaining and Treating Eating Disorders.* -Psychodynamic Components.* -Family Systems Components.* -Cognitive-Behavioral Components.* -Sociocultural Components.* -Biological Components.* -The Connection Between Mind and Body in Eating Disorders.* -The Multiple Causality of Eating Disorders.Case Vignettes- Treatment.Chapter Summary.Chapter 9. Drug Use and the Substance Use Disorders.Case Vignettes.* --Defining Substance Use Disorders.* -The Importance of Context in Defining Substance Use Disorders.* -The Continuum Between Normal and Abnormal Substance Use.* -Classifying Substance Use Disorders.* -The DSM-IV-TR Substance Use Disorders.* -The Advantages and Limitations of the DSM-IV-TR Diagnoses.* -Commonly Abused Substances.* -Classification in Demographic Context.* -Explaining and Treating Substance Use Disorders.* -Biological Components.* -Sociocultural and Family Systems Components.* -Behavioral Components.* -Cognitive Components.* -Psychodynamic Components.* -The Twelve-Step Approach.* -Multiple Causality and the Connection Between Mind and Body in Substance.Use Disorders.Case Vignettes- Treatment.Chapter Summary.* -Appendix: Histories of Some Commonly Abused Substances.Chapter 10. Sex, Gender, and the Sexual Disorders.Case Vignettes.* -Defining Sexual Disorders.* -The Continuum Between Normal and Abnormal Sexuality and the Importance of Context in Defining Abnormality.* -Cultural and Historical Relativism in Defining and Classifying Sexual Disorders.* -Classifying Sexual Disorders.* -The DSM-IV-TR Categories.* -Explaining and Treating Sexual Disorders:The Paraphilias.* -Psychodynamic Components.* -Cognitive-Behavioral Components.* -Biological Components.* -Gender Identity Disorders.* -Explaining Gender Identity Disorders.* -Biological Components.* -Psychodynamic Components.* -Behavioral Components.* -Sociocultural and Family Systems Components.* -The Principle of Multiple Causality in Gender Identity Disorders.* -Treating Gender Identity Disorders.Case Vignettes- Treatment.Chapter Summary.Chapter 11. Personality and the Personality Disorders.Case Vignettes.* -Defining Personality and the Personality Disorders.* -The Continuum Between Normal and Abnormal Personality.* --Classifying, Explaining, and Treating Personality Disorders.* -Paranoid Personality Disorder.* -Schizoid Personality Disorder.* -Schizotypal Personality Disorder.* -Antisocial Personality Disorder.* -Borderline Personality Disorder.* -Histrionic Personality Disorder.* -Narcissistic Personality Disorder.* -Avoidant Personality Disorder.* -Dependent Personality Disorder.* -Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder.* -Classification in Demographic Context.* -Cultural and Historical Relativism in Defining and Classifying Personality Disorders.* -The Advantages and Limitations of the DSM-IV-TR Personality Disorder Diagnoses.Case Vignettes- Treatment.Chapter Summary.Chapter 12. Psychosis and Schizophrenia.Case Vignette.* -Defining Psychosis and Schizophrenia.* -Classifying Psychosis and Schizophrenia.* -Cultural and Historical Relativism in Defining and Classifying Schizophrenia.* -The DSM-IV-TR Categories.* -Classification in Demographic Context.* -Explaining and Treating Schizophrenia.* -Biological Components.* -Psychodynamic Components.* -Cognitive Components.* -Behavioral Components.* -Family Systems Components.* Sociocultural Components.* -The Multiple Causality of Schizophrenia.Case Vignette- Treatment.Chapter Summary.Chapter 13. Lifespan Development: Disorders of Childhood and Old Age.PART ONE: DISORDERS OF CHILDHOOD.Case Vignettes.* -Defining Disorders of Childhood.* -The Importance of Context in Defining and Understanding Childhood Disorders.* -The Continuum Between Normal and Abnormal Childhood Behavior.* --Classifying, Explaining, and Treating Disorders of Childhood.* -Mental Retardation.* -Learning Disorders.* -Pervasive Developmental Disorders.* -Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders.* -Separation Anxiety Disorder.* -The Advantages and Limitations of the DSM-IV-TR Childhood Diagnoses.* -Classification in Demographic Context.* -Cultural and Historical Relativism in Defining and Classifying Childhood Disorders.Case Vignettes- Treatment.Part Two: Disorders of Old Age.Case Vignette.* -Defining and Classifying Disorders of Old Age.* -The DSM-IV-TR Categories.* --Explaining and Treating Disorders of Old Age.* -Delirium.* -Dementia.* -Classification in Demographic Context.Case Vignette- Treatment.Chapter Summary.Chapter 14. Psychological Stress and Physical Disorders.Case Vignettes.* -Psychophysiology: Defining Psychological Stress.* -Cognitive Appraisal of Stress.* -Categorizing Stressors.* -Life Events.* -Chronic Stress.* -Daily Hassles.* -Catastrophic Events.* -Explaining Stress and Health: Psychophysiological Disorders.* -Psychological Stress and Unhealthy Behaviors.* -Psychological Stress and Adverse Physiological Reactions.* -Psychological Stress, Personality Traits, and Health.* -Reducing Stress and Treating Psychophysiological Disorders.* -Relaxation Techniques.* -Biofeedback.* -Cognitive Retraining.* -Social Support.* -Defining the Somatoform Disorders.* -Classifying the Somatoform Disorders.* -The DSM-IV-TR Categories.* -The Advantages and Limitations of the DSM-IV-TR Somatoform Diagnoses.* -Cultural and Historical Relativism in Defining and Classifying Somatoform Disorders.* -Classification in Demographic Context.* -Explaining and Treating the Somatoform Disorders.* -Psychodynamic Components.* -Cognitive-Behavioral Components.* -Sociocultural Components.* -Biological Components.* -The Connection Between Mind and Body in Somatoform Disorders.Case Vignettes- Treatment.Chapter Summary.Glossary.References.Photo Credits.Quotation and Illustration Credits.Name Index.Subject Index.
Release date NZ
September 14th, 2004
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
International edition
Illustrations
Illustrations (chiefly col.)
Imprint
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Pages
632
Dimensions
165x220x25
ISBN-13
9780471658214
Product ID
1838018

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