Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis

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Deborah C. Beidel, B. Christopher Frueh, Michel Hersen
John Wiley & Sons, Jun 30, 2014 - Psychology - 864 pages
Proven Classic Updated to Reflect the DSM-5

The accessible format, overview chapters on broader issues—such as interviewing—that affect all diagnoses, and case study approach provide the ideal support for students to examine and understand how diagnoses are reached and applied.

Updated to reflect the latest neurobiological advancements in psychopathology, this edition follows the same proven chapter structure for the disorder chapters of previous editions to facilitate readers' understanding and learning. Updates include topics such as:
  • The new Schizophrenic Spectrum designation and other psychotic disorders
  • The revised approach to eating disorders
  • An alternative DSM-5 Model for personality disorders
  • Conditions considered unsettled in the latest update

Encompassing the most current research in the field, Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, Seventh Edition provides a thorough introduction to our current conceptualization of psychopathology and its application in clinical practice, including dimensional and categorical classifications.

 

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Contents

CONTENTS
473
SleepWake Disorders
523
Sexual Dysfunctions and Paraphilic Disorders
547
Gender Dysphoria
603
Preface vii
640
Alcohol
641
Drugs
673
Neurocognitive Disorders
705
Subject Index
815
Contributors
ix
Dimensional Versus
3
The Problem of Dual Diagnosis
35
Impact of Race Ethnicity and Culture on the Expression
131
Schizophrenia
165
Bipolar and Related Disorders
217
Anxiety Disorders 299
231

Personality Disorders
739
Author Index
775

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DEBORAH C. BEIDEL, PHD, is a professor of psychology and Director of Clinical Programs at the University of Central Florida. She is the author of over 200 scientific publications.

B. CHRISTOPHER FRUEH, PHD, is the Director of Clinical Research at The Menninger Clinic and a professor of psychology at the University of Hawaii. He has over 150 professional publications.

MICHEL HERSEN, PHD, ABPP, was a professor and Dean of the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University. He has co-authored and co-edited 146 books and has published 226 scientific journal articles.

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