For the latest edition of this comprehensive core textbook, Ron Comer is joined by Jonathan Comer who brings his special expertise in developmental psychopathology research, brain circuitry, cognitive-behavioural research, and technology-driven treatment. The authors are skilled at communicating the complexities of the abnormal psychology, speaking to the concerns of students, and portraying the real human impact of psychological disorders.
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Abnormal Psychology in Science and Clinical Practice.- 1. Abnormal Psychology: Past and Present.- 2. Research in Abnormal Psychology.- 3. Models of Abnormality.- 4. Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment.- Problems of Anxiety and Mood.- 5. Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Related Disorders6. Disorders of Trauma and Stress.- 7. Depressive and Bipolar Disorders.- 8. Treatments for Depressive and Bipolar Disorders.- 9. Suicide.- Problems of the Mind and Body.- 10. Disorders Featuring Somatic Symptoms.- 11. Eating Disorders.- 12. Substance Use and Addictive Disorders.- 13. Disorders of Sex and Gender.- 14. Schizophrenia.- 15. Treatments for Schizophrenia and Other Severe Mental Disorders.- Life-Span Problems.- 16. Personality Disorders.- 17. Disorders Common Among Children and Adolescents.- 18. Disorders of Aging and Cognition.- Conclusion.- 19. Law, Society, and the Mental Health Profession.