Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives On Psychological Disorders

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9780073347080: Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives On Psychological Disorders

Susan Krauss Whitbourne and Richard Halgin’s Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders, 7e is now updated to include the DSM-5.

Presenting the Human Experience of Psychological Disorders. In Susan Krauss Whitbourne and Richard Halgin’sAbnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders, students are shown the human side of Abnormal Psychology. Through the widespread use of current and relevant clinical case studies, and the biographies and first-person quotations in the Real Stories feature, students are presented with real-life portrayals of the disorders featured in the text. The text maintains the integrative approach to treatment using the biopsychosocial model, and acknowledges the evolution of psychological disorders over the lifespan. New to this edition is Connect Abnormal Psychology, with McGraw-Hill's groundbreaking adaptive tool,LearnSmart and Faces Interactive, a unique digital learning environment which provides students with an opportunity to observe real people through a series of case studies on 12 different psychological disorders. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.

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Professor Whitbourne received her Ph. D. from Columbia University and has dual specializations in life-span developmental psychology and clinical psychology. She has taught at the State University of New York at Geneseo and the University of Rochester. At the University of Massachusetts, she received the University's Distinguished Teaching Award and the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teacher Award. In 2002, she received the Psi Chi Florence Denmark National Faculty Advisor Award and presented the Psi Chi Distinguished Lecture at the Eastern Psychological Association 2001 meeting. She is the Honors Coordinator in the Psychology Department and the Director of the Office of National Scholarship Advisement in Commonwealth Honors College. The author of fourteen books and over one hundred journal articles and book chapters, Professor Whitbourne is regarded as an expert in the field of personality development in adulthood and old age. She is currently the APA Council Representative of Division 20 of APA (Adult Development and Aging), having also served as Division 20 President. She is also a Fellow of Divisions 2 (Teaching of Psychology) and 12 (Clinical Psychology). Professor Whitbourne has developed nationally recognized approaches to technological innovations in teaching, and the web site she developed for her introductory psychology course was selected as a McGraw-Hill Web Cafe "Site of the Month."

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