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Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis

Author : Deborah C. Beidel
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The definitive resource for psychological diagnosis, updated with the latest research Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis offers comprehensive coverage of psychological disorders and presents a balanced integration of empirical data and diagnostic criteria to aid in understanding diagnosis and psychopathology. Designed to support students of clinical psychology, counseling, nursing, and social work, this invaluable resource merges overviews, case studies, and examination of individual disorders in an accessible format that facilitates easy reference. Broad-reaching issues such as interviewing and cross cultural considerations are discussed in detail for their effect on the clinical presentation of every disorder and case studies illustrate how diagnoses are reached and applied in real-world clinical settings. Updated to reflect the latest advances in research, this new 8th Edition includes new coverage of personality disorders, a new chapter on the Research Diagnostic Criteria (RDOC), new authors for a number of the chapters, and contributions by leaders in the field to provide students with exceptional insight into psychopathology and diagnosis. Get up to date on the latest research based on DSM-5 categorization Easily locate and retain information with a proven chapter structure Examine a new alternative DSM-5 model for personality disorders Include cross-cultural considerations throughout investigation and diagnosis In clarifying DSM-5 classification and diagnostic guidelines while integrating leading-edge research with a case study approach, this book provides the most complete, most up-to-date reference for graduate students and practitioners alike. Thorough coverage of essential topics such as neurological foundations, dual diagnoses, eating disorders, anxiety, gender issues and more provides both theoretical insight as well as practical understanding, making Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis once again a top resource for the field.

Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis

Author : Deborah C. Beidel
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Proven Classic Updated to Reflect the DSM-5 The accessible format, overview chapters on broader issues—such as interviewing—that affect all diagnoses, and case study approach provide the ideal support for students to examine and understand how diagnoses are reached and applied. Updated to reflect the latest neurobiological advancements in psychopathology, this edition follows the same proven chapter structure for the disorder chapters of previous editions to facilitate readers' understanding and learning. Updates include topics such as: The new Schizophrenic Spectrum designation and other psychotic disorders The revised approach to eating disorders Two new chapters reflect the unsettled nature of the DSM-5 for academics and clinicians alike: Chapter 21: Conditions for Further Study and Chapter 22: Alternative DSM-5 Model for Personality Disorders. Encompassing the most current research in the field, Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, Seventh Edition provides a thorough introduction to our current conceptualization of psychopathology and its application in clinical practice, including dimensional and categorical classifications.

Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis

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Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis

Author : Michel Hersen
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Revised to reflect significant changes in the field, this textbook provides a thorough overview of major diagnostic categories of adult psychiatric disorders using DSM nomenclature. Since publication of the first edition in 1984, DSM-III-R has appeared; DSM-IV is anticipated; data has been adduced in support of existing diagnostic categories; and new semi-structured and structured interview schedules have been developed. Taking full account of these changes, it contains 17 chapters, 10 of them totally new and the remainder substantially revised. Divided into three parts, the text begins with an overview of models of psychiatric classification and practical use of DSM-III-R. The second part offers a detailed clinical picture of specific syndromes, covering crucial diagnostic criteria, major theories of etiology and emphasis on assessment and measurement of behavior comprising the syndrome. Closes with a discussion of special topics related to DSM-III-R.

Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis 4E with Essentials of Abnormal Psychology Set

Author : Hersen
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Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis

Author : Samuel M. Turner
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A text/reference on abnormal psychology of the adult that follows the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association (DSM-III). Employs the DSM-III diagnostic system to explain each syndrome, the clinical picture, crucial diagnostic criteria, major theories of etiology, and the assessment and measurement of the behavior that accompanies the syndrome. Relates the DSM-III system to pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, and behavior therapy.

A Developmental Approach to Adult Psychopathology

Author : Edward F. Zigler
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A developmental approach to psychopathology based on the theory that a continuum of growth underlies all psychological processes which is manifested in a sequence of developmental stages. The book views psychopathology as a consequence of inappropriate resolution of various problems at one or more stages of development. Using this unifying framework, it reviews more than 25 years of research considering such topics as: premorbid social competence, symptomatology diagnosis, the paranoid-nonparanoid distinction in schizophrenia, the essential- reactive distinction in alcoholism, the course and outcome of psychiatric disorders, and the developmental differences in self- image. 9,000 references are included in the book.

Handbook of Adult Psychopathology in Asians

Author : Edward C. Chang
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The Handbook of Adult Psychopathology in Asians represents a historically remarkable global collaboration among leading experts of psychopathology in Asian adults. Chapters provide critical appraisals of existing research and theory as they relate to issues surrounding the diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of major mental disorders among Asians. This volume covers major Axis I disorders as identified by the Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, somatoform disorders, dissociative disorders, eating disorders, sleep disorders, adjustment disorders, and schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. In addition, the book provides coverage of Axis II personality disorders, including antisocial personality disorder. Complementing these topics are chapters that take a unique look at psychiatric syndromes that have been identified in Asia and at interventions that have been indigenously developed in Asia for treating mental disorders. Additional foundational chapters focus on topics such as the psychology of Asians, assessment and research issues in studying Asians, and future directions for research and policy in studying and treating Asians with mental disorders. With this volume in hand, mental health professionals and researchers around the world now have a single and critical resource that they can use to enhance their efforts in studying and treating Asian adults with mental disorders.

Adult Psychopathology

Author : Francis Joseph Turner
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When Adult Psychopathology: A Social Work Perspective was first published in 1984, this pioneering text was the first to conceptualize and organize theory and practice about the treatment of the mentally ill within their families and communities from a social work perspective. Now, in response to new developments in theory and research, as well as changes in service delivery within the field, the second edition contains updated and accessible information on how mental illnesses develop and how they can be treated within a social work framework that recognizes the importance of family, economics, and culture as well as biochemical and psychodynamic factors. Each chapter is written by the leading social work authority on that subject and includes practical, in-depth discussion of state-of-the-art technologies, treatments, and research.

Psychopathology

Author : W. Edward Craighead
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