Essentials of Abnormal Psychology

Essentials of Abnormal Psychology

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Revised to reflect DSM-5, this briefer version of Durand and Barlowa€™s widely taught text fully describes abnormal psychology through the authorsa€™ 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 authorsa€™ 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.We thank the following reviewers of the seventh edition: Dale Alden, Lipscomb University Evelyn Behar, University of ... Shelley Carson, Harvard University Richard Cavasina, California University of Pennsylvania Antonio Cepeda-Benito, anbsp;...

Title:Essentials of Abnormal Psychology
Author:V. Durand, David Barlow
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2015-01-01


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