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Psychopathology
History, Diagnosis, and Empirical Foundations
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Designed forgraduate level courses in adult psychopathology, the Second Edition of this book incorporates the newly released (2013) DSM-5 .Unique in its approach, this text presentsa historical context in which current diagnoses are made. Presenting an overview of the issues and methodologies of conducting assessments, each of the major psychological disorders is discussed in a standard format in the chapter dealing with that disorder. The text includes new chapters on nonalcohol substance abuse and contextual factors affecting diagnoses. Each chapter covers: description from DSM, using case examples; epidemiology; basic research, including neurobiology and neuroscience of the disorder; prevalence and consequences of the disorder; behavioral, social, cognitive, and emotional aspects of the disorder; and treatment of the disorder, using clinical examples showing how psychopathology and assessment influence treatment.


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ISBN-13: 9781118419151
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (John Wiley & Sons Inc)
Publication date: September, 2013
Pages: 720

Subcategories: Psychology