Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis

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Michel Hersen, Deborah C. Beidel
John Wiley & Sons, Dec 19, 2011 - Psychology - 816 pages
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The most up-to-date coverage on adult psychopathology

Now in its sixth edition, Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosisoffers comprehensive coverage of the major psychological disordersand presents a balanced integration of empirical data anddiagnostic criteria to demonstrate the basis for individualdiagnoses. The accessible format, overview chapters on broaderissues--such as interviewing--that affect all diagnoses, and case study approach provide the ideal support for students toexamine and understand how diagnoses are reached and applied.

Updated to reflect the latest advancements in psychopathology, this edition offers contributions by internationally renownedleaders in the field, thirty percent of whom are new to thisedition. Coverage is featured of essential topics, including:

Neurobiological foundations of disorders

The problem of dual diagnoses

Expanded coverage of anxiety and gender issues

Eating disorders

Overview chapter on interviewing

Mental disorders as discrete clinical conditions withdimensional characteristics

Encompassing the most current research in the field, AdultPsychopathology and Diagnosis, Sixth Edition provides a thoroughintroduction to the principles of the DSM-IV-TR classificationsystem and its application in clinical practice, includingdimensional and categorical classifications.

  

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Editor Hersen (psychology, Pacific Univ.;Psychological Assessment ) began this revision shortly before the death of fourth-edition author/editor Samuel M. Turner (psychology, Univ. of Maryland ... Read full review

Contents

Part II Specific Disorders
147
Author Index
749

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MICHEL HERSEN, PhD, ABPP, is Professor and Dean of the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, and past president of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. He is coauthor and coeditor of 146 books and author of 226 scientific journal articles.

DEBORAH C. BEIDEL, PhD, ABPP, is Professor of Psychology; Director of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology; and Director, Anxiety Disorders Clinic, University of Central Florida. Past president of the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, she is the author or coauthor of over 220 journal articles, book chapters, and books.

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