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Abnormal Psychology, 12th Edition

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For nearly four decades, Abnormal Psychology has been a trusted resource for instructors and students.  Known for its comprehensive coverage of current research, theory and treatment, Abnormal Psychology has long been praised for its multiple paradigm approach and coverage of cutting-edge research and theory which are central to the discipline. 

 

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Chapter 1: Introduction and Historical Overview.

Chapter 2: Current Paradigms in Psychopathology.

Chapter 3: Diagnosis and Assessment.

Chapter 4: Research Methods in Psychopathology.

Chapter 5: Mood Disorders.

Chapter 6: Anxiety Disorders.

Chapter 7: Obsessive-Compulsive Related and Trauma-Related Disorders.

Chapter 8: Dissociative Disorders and Somatic Symptom Disorders.

Chapter 9: Schizophrenia.

Chapter 10: Substance Use Disorders.

Chapter 11: Eating Disorders.

Chapter 12: Sexual Disorders.

Chapter 13: Disorders of Childhood.

Chapter 14: Late Life and Neurocognitive Disorders.

Chapter 15: Personality and Personality Disorders.

Chapter 16: Legal and Ethical Issues.

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  • Significant new material correlated to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5 (DSM-5), included in every chapter.
  • New Organization:   Material on treatments (previously chapter 16 in the 11th edition) has been integrated so that treatments are now covered alongside each disorder.  Also, the disorders chapters (Chapters 5-15) have been reorganized to better mirror the organization of DSM-5. 
  • Many new tables and figures throughout the book illustrate the similarities and differences between DSM-5 and previous diagnostic symptoms
  • Hundreds of updated references throughout the book
  • Many new figures, particularly more figures to carefully illustrate the genetics and brain networks involved in different disorders
  • New Clinical Cases throughout the chapters
  • Several additional “Focus on Discovery” boxes added to this edition
  • New material on culture and ethnicity and how it impacts the study of psychopathology and intervention.  This material has been added throughout the book, with significant material added in Chapters 2, 3, 9 and 10.
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  • Balanced coverage throughout, with a blend of research with clinical applications
  • Comprehensive coverage of current research, theories and applications
  • Takes a problem-solving approach, by presenting students with the investigative process used by practicing clinicians and scientists
  • Employs a Multiple Paradigm Approach that shows how psychopathology is best understood by considering multiple perspectives, or paradigms when suggesting treatment options

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Instructors Resources
Wiley Instructor Companion Site
Test Bank
Written by Jean Raniseski, it contains nearly 2,000 multiple choice questions. It is available in printed form as well as on CD. An easy to use computerized test bank, containing the same questions as the printed version, is accessible from the web. Instructors can customize exams by adding new questions or editing existing ones.
Instructor’s Resource Manual
Written by Kathleen Tillman at SUNY New Paltz, includes chapter summaries, lecture launchers, perspectives on the causes and treatment of each disorder, key points students should know, key terms, discussion stimulators, and guides to instructional films and websites.
PowerPoint Slides
Authored by Celeste Doerr at Florida State University, provide lecture ready slides that include figures and tables from the text so that the instructor can create a custom class room presentation. Also available are Media Enriched PowerPoints which contain embedded links to videos and animations.
Online Quizzes
Written by Courtney Worley, University of Alabama, give students immediate feedback as they study for the course exams and learn material.
Pre-lecture Quizzes
Written by Kathy Sexton Radek, Elmhurst College, offers 10-15 questions per chapter that assignable to students prior to lecture or for general review purposes.
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Pre-lecture Quizzes
Written by Kathy Sexton Radek, Elmhurst College, offers 10-15 questions per chapter that assignable to students prior to lecture or for general review purposes.
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Abnormal Psychology, 12th Edition
ISBN : 978-1-118-32468-4
656 pages
January 2012, ©2012
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Abnormal Psychology, 12th Edition Binder Ready Version
ISBN : 978-1-118-12912-8
656 pages
January 2012, ©2013
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Abnormal Psychology, 12th Edition
ISBN : 978-1-118-01849-1
656 pages
January 2012, ©2012
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