This brief exploration of the essentials of abnormal psychology offers readers an engaging, innovative systems approach by integrating the biological, psychological and social perspectives in an interesting and concurrent story. Readable, reader- friendly research methods are mainstreamed throughout the text. Detailed case studies and briefer cases illustrate interesting clinical issues. A Getting Help< feature in each chapter directs readers to responsible sources if they are looking for help for themselves or others. Abnormal Behavior: Examples, Definitions and Methods of Study. Perspectives on Causes of Abnormal Behavior. Treatment of Psychological Disorders. Classification and Assessment. Mood Disorders. Anxiety Disorders. Traumatic Stress Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, and Somatoform Disorders. Stress and Physical Health. Personality Disorders. Eating Disorders. Substance Abuse Disorders. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders. Schizophrenic Disorders. Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Psychological Disorders of Childhood. Mental Health and the Law. Anyone needing a brief, accessible introduction to the major topics of abnormal psychology.
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