Psychopathology

Psychopathology

History, Diagnosis, and Empirical Foundations

eBook - 2013
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"Designed for graduate level courses in adult psychopathology, the Second Edition of this book incorporates the newly released (2013) DSM-5 . Unique in its approach, this text presents a 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"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9781118419151
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 722 pages) : illustrations

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