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Abnormal Psychology: Perspectives exemplifies its subtitle by cohesively presenting the numerous individual perspectives of its expert contributors. It presents the differing psychological perspectives by discussing various relevant paradigms with emphasis on the conceptual approaches and therapeutic interventions that have garnered the most empirical support in research literature. As a ground-up Canadian text, it features indigenous case studies, legal and ethical issues, prevention programs, and ground-breaking research, as well as the history of abnormal psychology in this country.
The new edition features a new full-colour interior, coverage of the DSM-5 including a disorder-by-disorder comparison with the DSM-IV, three new Canadian contributors, and a new chapter on Sexual Gender Identity Disorder. The organization, level, and features of each chapter have also been standardized to resulting in a more consistent, unified student experience.
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David J. A. Dozois, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology at The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. He completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Calgary. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Section on Clinical Psychology and the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a former Beck Institute Scholar at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research. Dr. Dozois’ research focuses on cognitive vulnerability to depression and cognitive-behavioral theories/ therapy. He is editor of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: General Strategies (in press, Wiley) and co-editor of Prevention of Anxiety and Depression: Theory Research and Practice (2004, American Psychological Association) and Risk Factors in Depression (2008; Elsevier/Academic Press). Dr. Dozois has published over 110 scientific papers and book chapters and has presented over 250 research posters and papers at national and international conferences. Dr. Dozois has received career awards from the Canadian Psychological Association, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, and the Ontario Mental Health Foundation. Dr. Dozois teaches Adult Psychopathology at the undergraduate level and courses in systems of psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy at the graduate level. He has been on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Psychological Association since 2005, serving a term as President (2011-2012). Dr. Dozois is a licensed psychologist, and practices cognitive therapy in London, Ontario.
About the Contributors:
Concepts of Abnormality Throughout History—Francois B. Botha, Ph.D. candidate, University of Western Ontario
Theoretical Perspectives on Abnormal Behaviour—Lyndsay E. Evraire, Ph.D. candidate, University of Western Ontario
Classification and Diagnosis—Uzma S. Rehman, University of Waterloo
Psychological Assessment and Research Methods—Pamela M. Seeds, Ph.D. candidate, University of Western Ontario
Anxiety Disorders—Rebecca McDermott, Ph.D. candidate, University of Western Ontario and Paul A. Frewen, University of Western Ontario
Dissociative and Somatoform Disorders—Rod A. Martin, University of Western Ontario
Psychophysiological Disorders—Kenneth M. Prkachin, University of Northern British Columbia and Glenda C. Prkachin, University of Northern British Columbia
Mood Disorders and Suicide—Kate Harkness, Queen’s University
Schizophrenia—R. Walter Heinrichs, York University; Ashley Miles, Ph.D. candidate, York University; Narmeen Ammari, Ph.D. candidate, York University; Eva Muharib, Graduate Student, York University
Eating Disorders—Jennifer Coelho, Douglas University Institute for Mental Health and McGill University; Kathryn Trottier, Toronto General Hospital and University of Toronto; Janet Polivy, University of Toronto
Substance-Related Disorders—David Hodgins, University of Calgary and Terri-Lynn MacKay, Ph.D. candidate, University of Calgary
The Personality Disorders—Dr. Stephen Porter, University of British Columbia, Okanagan; Pamela Black, Master’s student, University of British Columbia, Okanagan; Natasha Korva, bachelor’s student, University of British Columbia, Okanagan
NEW Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders—Caroline F. Pukall, Queen’s University and Philip Firestone, University of Ottawa
Developmental Disorders—Patricia M. Minnes, Queen’s University and Marjory L. Phillips, Queen’s University
Behaviour and Emotional Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence—Tracy Vaillancourt, University of Ottawa and Khrista Boylan, Ph.D. candidate, McMaster Unvirsity
Mental Disorders and Aging—Corey Mackenzie, University of Manitoba and Kristin A. Reynolds, Ph.D. candidate, University of Manitoba
Therapies—John Hunsley, University of Ottawa and Catherine M. Lee, University of Ottawa
Prevention and Mental Health Promotion in the Community—Geoffrey Nelson, Wilfrid Laurier University; Isaac Prilleltensky, University of Miami; Julian Hasford, Ph.D. candidate, Wilfrid Laurier University
Mental Disorder and the Law—Stephen D. Hart, Simon Fraser University and University of Bergen and Ronald Roesch, Simon Fraser University
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