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Classification and Diagnosis of Psychological Abnormality

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Classification and Diagnosis of Psychological Abnormality by Susan Cave
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Designed for the modular AS and A2 syllabi, in particular the AQA 'A' syllabus, this book explains the main models and systems used in the classification and diagnosis of psychological abnormality, with an emphasis on research into the reliability and validity of the various approaches. It discusses mental health issues such as Multiple Personality Disorder, and looks at recent research on the contextually based nature of the disorder. The arguments for culture-bound syndromes are also discussed. The author has written a clear, user-friendly introduction to this aspect of abnormal psychology, which will be ideal for students new to the topic and those from other disciplines who are studying educational psychology, such as teachers, child carers and teaching assistants.

Author Biography

Susan Cave is an examiner and coursework moderator for A Level Psychology and a lecturer in Psychology.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 2002
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
232
Dimensions
129x198x19
ISBN-13
9780415231015
Product ID
1681053

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