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Psychopathology: History, Diagnosis, and Empirical Foundations, 3rd Edition

Psychopathology: History, Diagnosis, and Empirical Foundations, 3rd Edition

W. Edward Craighead (Editor), David J. Miklowitz (Editor), Linda W. Craighead (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-22175-3

Jan 2017

688 pages



A modern take on adult disorders, incorporating context, research, and more

Psychopathology provides unique, state-of-the-art coverage of adult psychopathology as categorical, evidence-based, and continuously evolving. Comprehensive coverage features a detailed examination of DSM disorders, including description, epidemiology, prevalence, consequences, neurobiological and translational research, treatment, and more, with each chapter written by an experts in the field. Mapped to the DSM-5, each chapter includes clinical case examples that illustrate how psychopathology and assessment influence treatment. This new third edition has been updated to align with the latest thinking on alcohol and substance use disorders, sleep-wake disorders, and personality disorders. Students will delve into the DSM system's limitations and strengths, and they will gain deeper insight into the historical context in which today's diagnoses are made.

Advancing research continues to broaden the boundaries of psychopathology beyond traditional lines, revealing its complexity while simultaneously deepening our understanding of these disorders and how to treat them. This book goes beyond DSM descriptions to provide a comprehensive look at the whole disorder, from assessment through treatment and beyond.

  • Review DSM-5 classifications matched with illustrative case examples
  • Learn the neurobiological and genetic factors related to each disorder
  • Understand related behavioral, social, cognitive, and emotional effects
  • Delve into translational research, assessment methodologies, and treatment

Contributions from specialists in each disorder provide exceptional insight into all aspects of theory and clinical care. Psychopathology helps students see the whole disorder—and the whole patient.

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Preface ix

Acknowledgments xiii

List of Contributors xv

Chapter 1 Diagnosis: Conceptual Issues and Controversies 1
Scott O. Lilienfeld, Sarah Francis Smith, and Ashley L. Watts

Chapter 2 Social Anxiety Disorder 39
Deborah Roth Ledley, Brigette A. Erwin, Amanda S. Morrison, and Richard G. Heimberg

Chapter 3 Panic Disorder 85
Joanna J. Arch, Alex Kirk, and Michelle G. Craske

Chapter 4 Generalized Anxiety Disorder 149
Karen Rowa, Stephanie Waechter, Heather K. Hood, and Martin M. Antony

Chapter 5 Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 187
Jonathan S. Abramowitz and Shannon M. Blakey

Chapter 6 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 216
Patricia A. Resick, Candice M. Monson, and Stefanie T. LoSavio

Chapter 7 Depressive Disorders 262
W. Edward Craighead, Daniel N. Klein, Charles F. Gillespie, Lorie A. Ritschel, and Katherine E. Phillips

Chapter 8 Bipolar Disorder 317
David J. Miklowitz and Sheri L. Johnson

Chapter 9 Sleep-Wake Disorders 364
Lu Dong, Jennifer C. Kanady, and Allison G. Harvey

Chapter 10 Schizophrenia and the Psychosis Spectrum 392
Arthur T. Ryan, Hanan D. Trotman, Vijay A. Mittal, Kevin D. Tessner, and Elaine F. Walker

Chapter 11 Alcohol Use Disorder 429
Lara A. Ray, Kelly E. Courtney, ReJoyce Green, and Guadalupe A. Bacio

Chapter 12 Eating Disorders 465
Linda W. Craighead, Margaret A. Martinez, Kelly L. Klump, James Lock, and Nina Kirz

Chapter 13 Sexual Dysfunctions 520
Cindy M. Meston and Amelia M. Stanton

Chapter 14 Borderline Personality Disorder 562
Jill M. Hooley and Sara R. Masland

Chapter 15 Psychopathy as Psychopathology: Key Developments in Assessment, Etiology, and Treatment 612
Jennifer E. Vitale and Joseph P. Newman

Index 651