It's not about "them", it's about all of us. Abnormal Psychology, 8/e brings both the science and personal aspects of abnormal psychology to life with a focus on evidence-based practice and emerging research. Authors Thomas F. Oltmanns and Robert E. Emery present the most cutting edge information on abnormal psychology by covering methods and treatment in context. Organized around the way students learn, this title helps readers understand the biological, psychological, and social perspectives of abnormal psychology. The 8th edition has been updated to include DSM-5 information throughout. The authors have integrated DSM-5 into the fabric of every chapter in a thorough, critical way, helping readers think critically about these changes and discuss the pros and cons of the DSM diagnostic systems. MyPschLab (available as additional purchase, not offered standard with this text) MyPsychLab is an integral part of the Oltmanns / Emery program. Engaging activities and assessments provide a teaching and learning system that helps students think like a explore abnormal psychology. With MyPsychLab, students can develop critical thinking skills through writing, simulate classic experiments and surveys, watch videos on research and applications, and explore the Visual Brain in 3-D.
In this Section: 1. Brief Table of Contents 2. Full Table of Contents 1. Brief Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Examples and Definitions of Abnormal Behavior Chapter 2: Causes of Abnormal Behavior Chapter 3: Treatment of Psychological Disorders Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior Chapter 4: Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior Chapter 5: Mood Disorders and Suicide Chapter 6: Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Chapter 7: Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, and Somatic Symptom Disorders Chapter 8: Stress and Physical Health Chapter 9: Personality Disorders Chapter 10: Feeding and Eating Disorders Chapter 11: Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders Chapter 12: Sexual Dysfunctions, Paraphilic Disorders, and Gender Dysphoria Chapter 13: Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders Chapter 14: Neurocognitive Disorders Chapter 15: Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders Chapter 16: Psychological Disorders of Childhood Chapter 17: Adjustment Disorders and Life-cycle Transitions Chapter 18: Mental Health and the Law 2. Full Table of Contents Chapter 1: Examples and Definitions of Abnormal Behavior Recognizing the Presence of a Disorder Defining Abnormal Behavior Who Experiences Abnormal Behavior? The Mental Health Professions Psychopathology in Historical Context Methods for the Scientific Study of Mental Disorders Chapter 2: Causes of Abnormal Behavior Brief Historical Perspective Systems Theory Biological Factors Psychological Factors Social Factors Chapter 3: Treatment of Psychological Disorders Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior Biological Treatments Psychodynamic Psychotherapies Cognitive-Behavior Therapy Humanistic Therapies Research on Psychotherapy Couple, Family, and Group Therapy Specific Treatments for Specific Disorders Chapter 4: Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior Basic Issues in Classification Classifying Abnormal Behavior Evaluating Classification Systems Basic Issues in Assessment Psychological Assessment Procedures Biological Assessment Procedures Chapter 5: Mood Disorders and Suicide Symptoms Diagnosis Course and Outcome Frequency Causes Treatment Suicide Chapter 6: Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders Diagnosis of Anxiety Disorders Frequency of Anxiety Disorders Causes of Anxiety Disorders Treatment of Anxiety Disorders Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders Chapter 7: Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, and Somatic Symptom Disorders Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders Dissociative Disorders Somatic Symptom Disorders Chapter 8: Stress and Physical Health Defining Stress Symptoms of Stress Diagnosis of Stress and Physical Illness Psychological Factors and Some Familiar Illnesses Cardiovascular Disease Chapter 9: Personality Disorders Symptoms Diagnosis Frequency Schizotypal Personality Disorder (SPD) Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) Chapter 10: Feeding and Eating Disorders Symptoms of Anorexia Symptoms of Bulimia Diagnosis of Feeding and Eating Disorders Frequency of Anorexia and Bulimia Causes of Anorexia and Bulimia Treatment of Anorexia Treatment of Bulimia Prevention of Eating Disorders Chapter 11: Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders Dysphoria Symptoms Diagnosis Frequency Causes Treatment Gambling Disorder Chapter 12: Sexual Dysfunctions, Paraphilic Disorders, and Gender Dysphoria Sexual Dysfunctions Paraphilic Disorders Gender Dysphoria Chapter 13: Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders Symptoms Diagnosis Frequency Causes Treatment Chapter 14: Neurocognitive Disorders Symptoms Frequency of Delirium and Major Neurocognitive Disorders Causes Treatment and Management Chapter 15: Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders Intellectual Disabilities Autism Spectrum Disorder Chapter 16: Psychological Disorders of Childhood Externalizing Disorders Internalizing and Other Disorders Chapter 17: Adjustment Disorders and Life-cycle Transitions Symptoms The Transition to Adulthood Family Transitions The Transition to Later Life Chapter 18: Mental Health and the Law Mental Illness and Criminal Responsibility Civil Commitment Mental Health and Family Law Professional Responsibilities and the Law