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Revised to reflect DSM-5, this briefer version of Durand and Barlow’s widely taught text fully describes abnormal psychology through the authors’ standard-setting integrative approach--the most modern, scientifically valid method for studying the subject. Through this approach, students learn that psychological disorders are rarely caused by a single influence, but rooted in the interaction among multiple factors: biological, psychological, cultural, social, familial, and even political. A conversational writing style, consistent pedagogy, and real case profiles--95 percent from the authors’ own case files--provide a realistic context for the scientific findings of the book. In addition, these features ensure that readers never lose sight of the fact that real people are behind the DSM-5 criteria, the theories, and the research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: V. Mark Durand
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2015
File: 736 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305544796

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Fully integrating the DSM-5, Durand, Barlow, and Hofmann describe abnormal psychology through their standard-setting integrative approach -- the most modern, scientifically valid method for studying the subject. Through this approach, students learn that psychological disorders are rarely caused by a single influence, but rooted in the interaction among multiple factors: biological, psychological, cultural, social, familial, and even political. A conversational writing style, consistent pedagogy, and real case profiles provide a realistic context for the scientific findings. This eighth edition highlights groundbreaking updates to research findings and the latest innovations in the treatment of mental disorders. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Education
Author: V. Mark Durand
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2018-01-01
File: 704 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781337619370

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Essentials of Abnormal Psychology uses an integrative approach to emphasize the interplay of psychological, socio-cultural, and biological factors in the development of psychological disorders. Its brief, streamlined format introduces students to the basic concepts of the field while being inclusive of Canadian cultural diversity, gender, and lifestyle. The text's engaging writing style, research-based coverage, superior pedagogy, and student-oriented applications are designed to arouse student interest and encourage critical thinking. KEY TOPICS: What Is Abnormal Psychology?;Assessment, Classification, and Treatment of Abnormal Behaviour;Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders;Depressive, Bipolar and Related Disorders and Suicide;Dissociative and Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders;Personality Disorders;Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders;Feeding and Eating Disorders and Sleep--Wake Disorders;Gender Dysphoria, Paraphilic Disorders, and Sexual Dysfunctions;Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders;Abnormal BehaviourAcross the Lifespan MARKET: Appropriate for Abnormal Psychology Courses.

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Genre: Brain
Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid
Publisher:
Release: 2018-03
File: 544 Pages
ISBN-13: 0134048709

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"In this modern authoritative text, V. Mark Durand and David H. Barlow blend current research with the real-life stories of people who struggle with psychological disorders."--Cover.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Vincent Mark Durand
Publisher: Thomson Wadsworth
Release: 2005-07
File: 584 Pages
ISBN-13: 0495031283

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In this briefer version of Durand and Barlow’s widely taught text, the authors explain abnormal psychology through their standard-setting integrative approach--the most modern, scientifically valid method for studying the subject. Through this integrative approach, students learn that psychological disorders are rarely caused by a single influence, but rooted in the interaction among multiple factors: biological, psychological, cultural, social, familial, and even political. A conversational writing style, consistent pedagogy, and real case profiles--95 percent from the authors’ own case files--provide a realistic context for the scientific findings of the book. In addition, these features ensure that readers never lose sight of the fact that real people are behind the DSM criteria, the theories, and the research. NOW updated with a DSM-5 supplement available on the text website. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Education
Author: V. Durand
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2012-07-27
File: 736 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781133707851

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In this briefer version of Durand and Barlow's widely taught text, the authors explain abnormal psychology through their standard-setting integrative approach?the most modern, scientifically valid method for studying the subject. Through this integrative approach, users learn that psychological disorders are rarely caused by a single influence, but rooted in the interaction among multiple factors: biological, psychological, cultural, social, familial, and even political. A conversational writing style, consistent pedagogy, video clips of real clients (located on the accompanying Abnormal Psychology Live 2.5 CD-ROM), and real case profiles?95 percent from the authors' own case files?provide a realistic context for the scientific findings of the book. In addition, these features ensure that readers never lose sight of the fact that real people are beyond the DSM-IV-TR criteria, the theories, and the research.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Vincent Mark Durand
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2010
File: 736 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780495599821

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This brief exploration of the essentials of abnormal psychology offers readers an engaging, innovative systems approach by integrating the biological, psychological and social perspectives in an interesting and concurrent story. Readable, reader- friendly research methods are mainstreamed throughout the text. Detailed case studies and briefer cases illustrate interesting clinical issues. A Getting Help“/I> feature in each chapter directs readers to responsible sources if they are looking for help for themselves or others. Abnormal Behavior: Examples, Definitions and Methods of Study. Perspectives on Causes of Abnormal Behavior. Treatment of Psychological Disorders. Classification and Assessment. Mood Disorders. Anxiety Disorders. Traumatic Stress Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, and Somatoform Disorders. Stress and Physical Health. Personality Disorders. Eating Disorders. Substance Abuse Disorders. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders. Schizophrenic Disorders. Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Psychological Disorders of Childhood. Mental Health and the Law. Anyone needing a brief, accessible introduction to the major topics of abnormal psychology.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Robert E. Emery
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 1999
File: 531 Pages
ISBN-13: NWU:35556030021109

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Essentials of Abnormal Psychology in a Changing Worldtakes an interactionist perspective, enabling students to see the importance of the interplay of psychological, socio-cultural and biological factors in the development of psychological disorders. The brief, streamlined format introduces students to the basic concepts of the field with a clear and engaging writing style. Its accessible, broad, research-based coverage, with superior pedagogy and student-oriented applications provide instructors with a comprehensive text they can fully cover in one term. New concept maps visually link major concepts, to help give students a clear picture of the key ideas within each chapter. The aim of the authors is to bring a much-needed Canadian perspective to the study of Abnormal Psychology. They want to increase awareness of the important, relevant research that has been done and is continuing to be conducted in Canada today. The new second edition builds on the strength of the first by continuing to incorporate Canadian cases and examples of mental illness, to highlight cultural factors, current topics, unique Canadian treatment or prevention programs, and mental health legislation.

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Genre: Psychology, Pathological
Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid
Publisher:
Release: 2008-01
File: 600 Pages
ISBN-13: 013205373X

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Benjamin Kleinmuntz
Publisher: Harpercollins College Division
Release: 1980
File: 659 Pages
ISBN-13: UVA:X000168305

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Publisher:
Release: 2015
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1305622936

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