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Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, 8th Edition

Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, 8th Edition

Deborah C. Beidel (Editor), B. Christopher Frueh (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-38360-4

May 2018

896 pages




The definitive resource for psychological diagnosis, updated with the latest research

Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis offers comprehensive coverage of psychological disorders and presents a balanced integration of empirical data and diagnostic criteria to aid in understanding diagnosis and psychopathology. Designed to support students of clinical psychology, counseling, nursing, and social work, this invaluable resource merges overviews, case studies, and examination of individual disorders in an accessible format that facilitates easy reference. Broad-reaching issues such as interviewing and cross cultural considerations are discussed in detail for their effect on the clinical presentation of every disorder and case studies illustrate how diagnoses are reached and applied in real-world clinical settings.

Updated to reflect the latest advances in research, this new 8th Edition includes new coverage of personality disorders, a new chapter on the Research Diagnostic Criteria (RDOC), new authors for a number of the chapters, and contributions by leaders in the field to provide students with exceptional insight into psychopathology and diagnosis.

  • Get up to date on the latest research based on DSM-5 categorization
  • Easily locate and retain information with a proven chapter structure
  • Examine a new alternative DSM-5 model for personality disorders
  • Include cross-cultural considerations throughout investigation and diagnosis

In clarifying DSM-5 classification and diagnostic guidelines while integrating leading-edge research with a case study approach, this book provides the most complete, most up-to-date reference for graduate students and practitioners alike. Thorough coverage of essential topics such as neurological foundations, dual diagnoses, eating disorders, anxiety, gender issues and more provides both theoretical insight as well as practical understanding, making Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis once again a top resource for the field. 

Related Resources

1. Mental Disorders as Discrete Clinical Conditions:  Dimensional versus Categorical Classification

Thomas A. Widiger, University of Kentucky

2. The Problem of Dual Diagnosis   

Melanie Bennett, U of MD Medical School

3. Structured Interviewing and DSM Classification

Daniel L. Segal, U of Colorado – Colorado Springs

4. Impact of Race and Ethnicity on the Expression, Assessment and Diagnosis of Psychopathology

L Kevin Chapman, U of Louisville

5. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders

Dennis Combs, U of Texas at Tyler

6. Bipolar and Related Disorders 

David J. Miklowitz, UCLA  or Sherry Johnson

7. Depressive Disorders

Leilani Feliciano, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

8. Anxiety Disorders: Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Social and Specific Phobias, Generalized Anxiety Disorder

David Valentiner, Northern Illinois University

9. Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

Sandra Neer, U of Central Florida

10. Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders: PTSD, Acute Stress Disorder, Adjustment Disorders

Anouk Grubaugh, Medical University of South Carolina

11. Dissociative Disorders

Steven Jay Lynn, SUNY Binghamton

12. Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders 

Gordon Asmundson, University of Regina

13. Feeding and Eating Disorders

Cynthia Bulik, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

14. Sleep-Wake Disorders

Candice Alfano, The University of Houston

15. Sexual Dysfunctions and Paraphilic Disorders

Lori Brotto, U of British Columbia

Kenneth Zucker, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

16. Gender Dysphoria

Anne Lawrence, Ken Zucker, Ph.D. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

17. Substance Related and Addictive Disorders: Alcohol

Eric F. Wagner, Ph.D. Florida International U

18. Substance Related and Addictive Disorders: Drugs

Stacey B. Daughters, Carl W Lejuez,  UNC-CH

19. Neurocognitive Disorders

Gerald Goldstein, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

20. Personality Disorders

Chris Hopwood, Michigan State University

21. Alternative DSM5 Model for Personality Disorders             

John Oldham, Menninger Clinic Houston, TX