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Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, 7th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-65708-9
864 pages
August 2014
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Proven Classic Updated to Reflect the DSM-5


The accessible format, overview chapters on broader issues—such as interviewing—that affect all diagnoses, and case study approach provide the ideal support for students to examine and understand how diagnoses are reached and applied.


Updated to reflect the latest neurobiological advancements in psychopathology, this edition follows the same proven chapter structure for the disorder chapters of previous editions to facilitate readers' understanding and learning. Updates include topics such as:
  • The new Schizophrenic Spectrum designation and other psychotic disorders
  • The revised approach to eating disorders
  • An alternative DSM-5 Model for personality disorders
  • Conditions considered unsettled in the latest update

Encompassing the most current research in the field, Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, Seventh Edition provides a thorough introduction to our current conceptualization of psychopathology and its application in clinical practice, including dimensional and categorical classifications.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Contributors ix


1 Mental Disorders as Discrete Clinical Conditions: Dimensional Versus Categorical Classification 3
Thomas A. Widiger and Whitney L. Gore

2 The Problem of Dual Diagnosis 35
Melanie E. Bennett, Jason Peer, and Selvija Gjonbalaj-Marovic

3 Structured and Semistructured Interviews for Differential Diagnosis: Fundamental Issues, Applications, and Features 103
Daniel L. Segal and Kadija N. Williams

4 Impact of Race, Ethnicity, and Culture on the Expression and Assessment of Psychopathology 131
L. Kevin Chapman, Ryan C. T. DeLapp, Monnica T. Williams


5 Schizophrenia 165
Dennis R. Combs, Kim T. Mueser, and Emily Drake

6 Bipolar and Related Disorders 217
David J. Miklowitz and Sheri L. Johnson

7 Mood Disorders: Depressive Disorders 253
Leilani Feliciano and Brenna N. Renn

8 Anxiety Disorders 299
David P. Valentiner, Thomas A. Fergus, Evelyn Behar, and Daniel J. Conybeare

9 Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 355
Sandra M. Neer and Katie A. Ragsdale

10 Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders 387
Anouk L. Grubaugh

11 Dissociative Disorders 407
Steven Jay Lynn, Joanna M. Berg, Scott O. Lilienfeld, Harald Merckelbach, Timo Giesbrecht, Michelle Accardi , and Colleen Cleere

12 Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders 451
Gordon J. G. Asmundson, Michel A. Thibodeau, and Daniel L. Peluso

13 Feeding and Eating Disorders 473
Cynthia M. Bulik, Sara E. Trace, Susan C. Kleiman, and Suzanne E. Mazzeo

14 Sleep-Wake Disorders 523
Candice A. Alfano and Simon Lau

15 Sexual Dysfunctions and Paraphilic Disorders 547
Lori A. Brotto, Carolin Klein, and Kenneth J. Zucker

16 Gender Dysphoria 603
Anne A. Lawrence and Kenneth J. Zucker

17 Substance-Related Disorders: Alcohol 641
Eric F. Wagner, Michelle M. Hospital, Mark B. Sobell, and Linda C. Sobell

18 Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders: Drugs 673
Stacey B. Daughters and Matthew Cohen

19 Neurocognitive Disorders 705
Gerald Goldstein

20 Personality Disorders 739
Christopher J. Hopwood and Katherine M. Thomas

Author Index 775

Subject Index 815

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Author Information

DEBORAH C. BEIDEL, PHD, is a professor of psychology and Director of Clinical Programs at the University of Central Florida. She is the author of over 200 scientific publications.

B. CHRISTOPHER FRUEH, PHD, is the Director of Clinical Research at The Menninger Clinic and a professor of psychology at the University of Hawaii. He has over 150 professional publications.

MICHEL HERSEN, PHD, ABPP, was a professor and Dean of the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University. He has co-authored and co-edited 146 books and has published 226 scientific journal articles.

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