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Readings in Abnormal Psychology

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Readings in Abnormal Psychology

Jill M. Hooley, John M. Neale, Gerald C. Davison

ISBN: 978-0-471-63107-1 February 1989 624 Pages

Description

A collection of forty-three primary sources, ranging from contributions to scholarly journals to newspaper articles and first person accounts. An indispensable supplement to any course in abnormal or clinical psychology. Articles represent current research findings in psychopathology and indicate the direction of new research. The editors provide introductory material for each article.
Partial table of contents:

INVESTIGATION AND DIAGNOSIS OF PSYCHOPATHOLOGY.

Debating Mental Illness: Implications for Science, Medicine, andSocial Policy (E. Gorenstein).

The Reliability of Psychiatric and Psychological Diagnosis (J.Matarazzo).

SCHIZOPHRENIA.

Clues to the Genetics and Neurobiology of Schizophrenia (S. Nicol& I. Gottesman).

Expressed Emotion: A Review of the Critical Literature (J.Hooley).

MOOD DISORDERS.

Antidepressants and Biochemical Theories of Depression (E. McNeal& P. Cimbolic).

Depressive Self-Schemas, Life Stress, and Vulnerability toDepression (C. Hammen, et al.).

ANXIETY DISORDERS AND REACTIONS TO STRESS.

A Cognitive Approach to Panic (D. Clark).

Confronting a Traumatic Event: Toward an Understanding ofInhibition and Disease (J. Pennebaker & S. Beall).

SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND INTERPERSONAL DISORDERS.

Portrait of a Con Artist (T. Sandler).

Epidemiology of Drug Abuse: An Overview (M. Schuckit).

PSYCHOPATHOLOGY IN CHILDREN.

Comparative Analysis of Attentional Deficits in Hyperactive andLearning Disabled Children (K. Tarnowski, et al.).

Toward an Understanding of Risk Factors for Bulimia (R.Striegel-Moore, et al.).

INTERVENTION.

Differential Aspects of Experiential and Problem-SolvingInterventions in Resolving Marital Conflict (S. Johnson, etal.).

Understanding and Preventing Relapse (K. Brownell).