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Abnormal psychology, Thomas F. Oltmanns, Robert E. Emery

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Abnormal psychology
Title
Abnormal psychology
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Thomas F. Oltmanns, Robert E. Emery
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Language
eng
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Oltmanns, Thomas F
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illustrations
Index
index present
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non fiction
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Emery, Robert E
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  • Psychology, Pathological
  • Mental illness
Label
Abnormal psychology, Thomas F. Oltmanns, Robert E. Emery
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 517-603) and indexes
Contents
  • Case Study: A Husband's Paranoid Schizophrenia -- Recognizing the Presence of a Disorder -- Defining Abnormal Behavior -- Harmful Dysfunction -- Mental Health Versus Absence of Disorder -- Culture and Diagnostic Practice -- Critical Thinking Matteis: is Sexual Addiction a Meaningful Concept? -- Who Experiences Abnormal Behavior? -- Case Study: A College Student's Easting Disorder -- Frequency in and Impact on Community Populations -- Cross-Cultural Comparisons -- The Mental Health Professions -- Psychopathology in Historical Context -- The Greek Tradition in Medicine -- The Creation of the Asylum -- Worcester Lunatic Hospital: A Model Institution -- Lessons from the History of Psychopathology -- Methods for the Scientific Study of Mental Disorders -- The Uses and Limitations of Case Studies -- Research Methods: Who Must Provide Scientific Evidence? -- Clinical Research Methods -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Meghan's Many Hardships -- Brief Historical Perspective -- The Biological Paradigm -- The Psychodynamic Paradigm -- The Cognitive-Behavioral Paradigm -- The Humanistic Paradigm -- The Problem with Paradigms -- Systems Theory -- Holism -- Research Methods: Correlations: Does a Psychology Major Make You Smarter? -- Causality -- Developmental Psychopathology -- Biological Factors -- The Neuron and Neurotransmitters -- Neurotransmitters and Psychopathology -- Major Brain Structures -- Cerebral Hemispheres -- Psychophysiology -- Behavior Genetics -- Critical Thinking Matters: Do Vaccinations Cause Autism? -- Psychological Factors -- Human Nature -- Temperament -- Emotions -- Learning and Cognition -- The Sense of Self -- Stages of Development -- Social Factors -- Close Relationships -- Gender and Gender Roles -- Prejudice, Poverty, and Society -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Why Is Frances Depressed? -- Four Views of Frances -- Brief Historical Perspective -- Biological Treatments -- Electroconvulsive Therapy -- Psychosurgery -- Psychopharmacology -- Psychodynamic Psychotherapies -- Freudian Psychoanalysis -- Ego Analysis -- Psychodynamic Psychotherapy -- Cognitive-Behavior Therapy -- Systematic Desensitization -- Other Exposure Therapies -- Research Methods: The Experimental Method: Does Therapy Cause Improvement? -- Aversion Therapy -- Contingency Management -- Social Skills Training -- Cognitive Techniques -- Beck's Cognitive Therapy -- Rational[—]Emotive Therapy -- "Third-Wave" CBT -- Integration and Research -- Humanistic Therapies -- Client-Centered Therapy -- A Means, Not an End? -- Research on Psychotherapy -- Does Psychotherapy Work? -- Critical Thinking Matters: Are All Therapies Created Equal? -- Psychotherapy Process Research -- Couple, Family, and Group Therapy -- Couple Therapy -- Family Therapy -- Group Therapy -- Prevention -- Specific Treatments for Specific Disorders -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Obsessions, Compulsions, and Other Unusual Behaviors -- Basic Issues in Classification -- Categories Versus Dimensions -- From Description to Theory -- Classifying Abnormal Behavior -- The DSM-IV-TR System -- Culture and Classification -- Development of DSM-V (The Next Step) -- Evaluating Classification Systems -- Reliability -- Validity -- Research Methods: Reliability: Agreement Regarding Diagnostic Decisions -- Problems and Limitations of the DSM-IV-TR System -- Basic Issues in Assessment -- Purposes of Clinical Assessment -- Assumptions about Consistency of Behavior -- Evaluating the Usefulness of Assessment Procedures -- Psychological Assessment Procedures -- Critical Thinking Matters: The Barnum Effect and Assessment Feedback -- Interviews -- Observational Procedures -- Personality Tests and Self-Report Inventories -- Projective Personality Tests -- Biological Assessment Procedures -- Brain Imaging Techniques -- Psychophysiological Assessment -- Getting Help -- Case Study: An Attorney's Major Depressive Episode -- Case Study: Debbie's Manic Episode -- Symptoms -- Emotional Symptoms -- Cognitive Symptoms -- Somatic Symptoms -- Behavioral Symptoms -- Other Problems Commonly Associated with Depression -- Diagnosis -- Brief Historical Perspective -- Contemporary Diagnostic Systems -- Course and Outcome -- Unipolar Disorders -- Bipolar Disorders -- Frequency -- Incidence and Prevalence -- Risk for Mood Disorders Across the Life Span -- Gender Differences -- Cross-Cultural Differences -- Causes -- Social Factors -- Psychological Factors -- Biological Factors -- Integration of Social, Psychological, and Biological Factors -- Research Methods: Analogue Studies: Do Rats Get Depressed, and Why? -- Treatment -- Unipolar Disorders -- Bipolar Disorders -- Critical Thinking Matters: Do Antidepressant Drugs Cause Violent Behavior? -- Electroconvulsive Therapy -- Seasonal Mood Disorders -- Suicide -- Classification of Suicide -- Frequency of Suicide -- Causes of Suicide -- Treatment of Suicidal People -- Getting Help -- Case Study: A Writer's Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia -- Symptoms -- Anxiety -- Excessive Worry -- Panic Attacks -- Phobias -- Obsessions and Compulsions -- Case Study: Ed's Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder -- Diagnosis -- Brief Historical Perspective -- Contemporary Classification -- Course and Outcome -- Frequency -- Prevalence -- Comorbidity -- Gender Differences -- Anxiety Across the Life Span -- Cross-Cultural Comparisons -- Causes -- Adaptive and Maladaptive Fears -- Social Factors -- Psychological Factors -- Biological Factors -- Critical Thinking Matters: Can a Strep Infection Trigger OCD in Children? -- Treatment -- Psychological Interventions -- Biological Interventions -- Research Methods: Statistical Significance: When Differences Matter -- Getting Help -- Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders -- Case Study: Sexual Assault and Stephanie's PTSD -- Symptoms of ASD and PTSD -- Diagnosis of ASD and PTSD -- Frequency of Trauma, PTSD, and ASD -- Causes of PTSD and ASD -- Biological Effects of Exposure to Trauma -- Prevention and Treatment of ASD and PTSD -- Dissociative Disorders -- Case Study: Dissociative Fugue-Dallae's Journey -- Hysteria and the Unconscious -- Symptoms of Dissociative Disorders -- Diagnosis of Dissociative Disorders -- Critical Thinking Matters: Recovered Memories? -- Frequency of Dissociative Disorders -- Causes of Dissociative Disorders -- Research Methods: Retrospective Reports: Remembering the Past -- Treatment of Dissociative Disorders -- Somatoform Disorders -- Symptoms of Somatoform Disorders -- Diagnosis of Somatoform Disorders -- Frequency of Somatoform Disorders -- Causes of Somatoform Disorders -- Treatment of Somatoform Disorders -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Bob Carter's Heart Attack -- Defining Stress -- Stress as a Life Event -- Stress as Appraisal of Life Events -- Symptoms of Stress -- Psychophysiological Responses to Stress -- Coping -- Critical Thinking Matters: Resilience -- Health Behavior -- Illness as a Cause of Stress -- Diagnosis of Stress and Physical Illness -- Psychological Factors and Some Familiar Illnesses -- Cancer -- Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) -- Pain Management -- Sleep Disorders -- Cardiovascular Disease -- Symptoms of CVD -- Diagnosis of CVD -- Frequency of CVD -- Causes of CVD -- Research Methods: Longitudinal Studies: Lives over Time -- Prevention and Treatment of CVD -- Getting Help -- Case Study: A Car Thief's Antisocial Personality Disorder -- Symptoms -- Social Motivation -- Cognitive Perspectives Regarding Self and Others -- Temperament and Personality Traits -- Context and Personality -- Diagnosis -- Cluster A: Paranoid, Schizoid, and Schizotypal Personality Disorders -- Critical Thinking Matters: Can Personality Disorders Be Adaptive? -- Cluster B: Antisocial, Borderline, Histrionic, and Narcissistic Personality Disorders -- Cluster C: Avoidant, Dependent, and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorders -- A Dimensional Perspective on Personality Disorders -- Frequency -- Prevalence in Community and Clinical Samples -- Gender Differences -- Stability of Personality Disorders over Time -- Culture and Personality -- Schizotypal Personality Disorder (SPD) -- Research Methods: Cross-Cultural Comparisons: The Importance of Context -- Symptoms -- Causes -- Treatment -- Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) -- Symptoms -- Causes -- Treatment -- Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) -- Symptoms -- Causes -- Treatment -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Serrita's Anorexia -- Symptoms of Anorexia -- Refusal to Maintain a Normal Weight -- Disturbance in Evaluating Weight or Shape -- Fear of Gaining Weight -- Cessation of Menstruation -- Medical Complications -- Struggle for Control -- Comorbid Psychological Disorders -- Case Study: Michelle's Secret -- Symptoms of Bulimia -- Binge Eating -- Inappropriate Compensatory Behavior -- Excessive Emphasis on Weight and Shape -- Comorbid Psychological Disorders -- Medical Complications -- Diagnosis of Eating Disorders -- Brief Historical Perspective -- Contemporary Classification -- Frequency of Eating Disorders -- Standards of Beauty -- Critical Thinking Matters: The Pressure to Be Thin -- Age of Onset -- Causes of Eating Disorders -- Social Factors -- Psychological Factors -- Biological Factors -- Integration and Alternative Pathways -- Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa -- Course and Outcome of Anorexia Nervosa -- Treatment of Bulimia Nervosa --
  • Contents note continued: Cognitive Behavior Therapy -- Interpersonal Psychotherapy -- Research Methods: Psychotherapy Placebos -- Antidepressant Medications -- Course and Outcome of Bulimia Nervosa -- Prevention of Eating Disorders -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Ernest Hemingway's Alcohol Dependence -- Symptoms -- The Concept of Substance Dependence -- Alcohol -- Nicotine -- Amphetamine and Cocaine -- Opiates -- Barbiturates and Benzodiazepines -- Cannabis -- Hallucinogens and Related Drugs -- Diagnosis -- Brief History of Legal and Illegal Substances -- DSM-IV-TR -- Course and Outcome -- Other Disorders Commonly Associated with Addictions -- Frequency -- Prevalence of Alcohol Abuse and Dependence -- Prevalence of Drug and Nicotine Dependence -- Risk for Addiction Across the Life Span -- Critical Thinking Matters: Should Tobacco Products Be Illegal? -- Causes -- Social Factors -- Biological Factors -- Psychological Factors -- Research Methods: Studies of People at Risk for Disorders -- Integrated Systems -- Treatment -- Detoxification -- Medications During Remission -- Self-Help Groups: Alcoholics Anonymous -- Cognitive Behavior Therapy -- Outcome Results and General Conclusions -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Margaret and Bill's Sexual Communication -- Brief Historical Perspective -- Sexual Dysfunctions -- Symptoms -- Diagnosis -- Research Methods: Hypothetical Constructs: What Is Sexual Arousal? -- Frequency -- Causes -- Treatment -- Critical Thinking Matters: Does Medication Cure Sexual Dysfunction? -- Paraphilias -- Symptoms -- Diagnosis -- Frequency -- Causes -- Treatment -- Gender Identity Disorders -- Symptoms -- Frequency -- Causes -- Treatment -- Getting Help -- Case Study: A New Mother's Paranoid Schizophrenia -- Case Study: Edward's Disorganized Schizophrenia -- Symptoms -- Positive Symptoms -- Negative Symptoms -- Disorganization -- Case Study: Marhsa's Disorganized Speech and Bizarre Behavior -- Diagnosis -- Brief Historical Perspective -- DSM-W-TR -- Subtypes -- Critical Thinking Matters: Are Symptom-Based Subtypes of Schizophrenia Useful? -- Related Psychotic Disorders -- Course and Outcome -- Frequency -- Gender Differences -- Cross-Cultural Comparisons -- Causes -- Biological Factors -- Social Factors -- Psychological Factors -- Research Methods: Comparison Groups: What Is Normal? -- Interaction of Biological and Environmental Factors -- The Search for Markers of Vulnerability -- Treatment -- Antipsychotic Medication -- Psychosocial Treatment -- Getting Help -- Case Study: A Physician's Developing Dementia -- Case Study: Dementia and Delirium-A Niece's Terrible Discoveries -- Symptoms -- Delirium -- Dementia -- Amnestic Disorder -- Case Study: Alcohol-Induced Persisting Amnestic Disorder-19 Going on 45 -- Diagnosis -- Brief Historical Perspective -- Specific Disorders Associated with Dementia -- Critical Thinking Matters: How Can Clinicians Establish an Early Diagnosis of Alzheimmer's Disease? -- Research Methods: Finding Genes That Cause Behavioral Problems -- Frequency of Delirium and Dementia -- Prevalence of Dementia -- Prevalence by Subtypes of Dementia -- Cross-Cultural Comparisons -- Causes -- Delirium -- Dementia -- Treatment and Management -- Medication -- Environmental and Behavioral Management -- Support for Caregivers -- Getting Help -- Intellectual Disabilities -- Case Study: Should This Mother Raise Her Children? -- Symptoms of Intellectual Disabilities -- Research Methods: Central Tendency and Variability: What Do IQ Scores Mean? -- Diagnosis of Intellectual Disabilities -- Frequency of Intellectual Disabilities -- Causes of Intellectual Disabilities -- Treatment: Prevention and Normalization -- Autistic Spectrum Disorders -- Case Study: Temple Grandin-An Anthropologist on Mars -- Symptoms of ASD -- Diagnosis of Autism and ASD -- Frequency of ASD -- Causes of Autism -- Treatment of ASD -- Critical Thinking Matters: The Bogus Treatment Called Facilitated Communication -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Bad Boy, Troubled Boy, or All Boy? -- Externalizing Disorders -- Symptoms of Externalizing -- Diagnosis of Externalizing -- Frequency of Externalizing -- Research Methods: Samples: How to Select the People We Study -- Causes of Externalizing -- Treatment of Externalizing Disorders -- Critical Thinking Matters: ADHD's False Causes and Cures -- Internalizing and Other Disorders -- Case Study: Turning the Tables on Tormentors -- Symptoms of Internalizing Disorders -- Diagnosis of Internalizing and Other Disorders -- Frequency of Internalizing Disorders -- Treatment of Internalizing Disorders -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Left for Another Man -- Symptoms -- Diagnosis -- The Transition to Adulthood -- Symptoms of the Adult Transition -- Diagnosis of Identity Conflicts -- Frequency of Identity Conflicts -- Causes of Identity Conflicts -- Treatment During the Transition to Adult Life -- Family Transitions -- Symptoms of Family Transitions -- Diagnosis of Troubled Family Relationships -- Frequency of Family Transitions -- Causes of Difficulty in Family Transitions -- Research Methods: Genes and the Environment -- Critical Thinking Matters: A Divorce Gene? -- Treatment During Family Transitions -- The Transition to Later Life -- Ageism -- Symptoms -- Diagnosis of Aging -- Frequency of Aging -- Causes of Psychological Problems in Later Life -- Treatment of Psychological Problems in Later Life -- Getting Help -- Case Study: John Hinckley and the Insanity Defense -- Expert Witnesses -- Free Will Versus Determinism -- Rights and Responsibilities -- Mental Illness and Criminal Responsibility -- The Insanity Defense -- Competence to Stand Trial -- Sentencing and Mental Health -- Civil Commitment -- A Brief History of U.S. Mental Hospitals -- Libertarianism Versus Paternalism -- Involuntary Hospitalization -- Critical Thinking Matters: Violence and Mental Illness -- Research Methods: Base Rates and Prediction: Justice Blackmun's Error -- The Rights of Mental Patients -- Deinstitutionalization -- Mental Health and Family Law -- Child Custody Disputes -- Child Abuse -- Professional Responsibilities and the Law -- Professional Negligence and Malpractice -- Confidentiality -- Getting Help
Control code
ocn752287031
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
7th ed
Extent
xxxv, 636 p.
Isbn
9780205037438
Lccn
2011290780
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)752287031
Label
Abnormal psychology, Thomas F. Oltmanns, Robert E. Emery
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 517-603) and indexes
Contents
  • Case Study: A Husband's Paranoid Schizophrenia -- Recognizing the Presence of a Disorder -- Defining Abnormal Behavior -- Harmful Dysfunction -- Mental Health Versus Absence of Disorder -- Culture and Diagnostic Practice -- Critical Thinking Matteis: is Sexual Addiction a Meaningful Concept? -- Who Experiences Abnormal Behavior? -- Case Study: A College Student's Easting Disorder -- Frequency in and Impact on Community Populations -- Cross-Cultural Comparisons -- The Mental Health Professions -- Psychopathology in Historical Context -- The Greek Tradition in Medicine -- The Creation of the Asylum -- Worcester Lunatic Hospital: A Model Institution -- Lessons from the History of Psychopathology -- Methods for the Scientific Study of Mental Disorders -- The Uses and Limitations of Case Studies -- Research Methods: Who Must Provide Scientific Evidence? -- Clinical Research Methods -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Meghan's Many Hardships -- Brief Historical Perspective -- The Biological Paradigm -- The Psychodynamic Paradigm -- The Cognitive-Behavioral Paradigm -- The Humanistic Paradigm -- The Problem with Paradigms -- Systems Theory -- Holism -- Research Methods: Correlations: Does a Psychology Major Make You Smarter? -- Causality -- Developmental Psychopathology -- Biological Factors -- The Neuron and Neurotransmitters -- Neurotransmitters and Psychopathology -- Major Brain Structures -- Cerebral Hemispheres -- Psychophysiology -- Behavior Genetics -- Critical Thinking Matters: Do Vaccinations Cause Autism? -- Psychological Factors -- Human Nature -- Temperament -- Emotions -- Learning and Cognition -- The Sense of Self -- Stages of Development -- Social Factors -- Close Relationships -- Gender and Gender Roles -- Prejudice, Poverty, and Society -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Why Is Frances Depressed? -- Four Views of Frances -- Brief Historical Perspective -- Biological Treatments -- Electroconvulsive Therapy -- Psychosurgery -- Psychopharmacology -- Psychodynamic Psychotherapies -- Freudian Psychoanalysis -- Ego Analysis -- Psychodynamic Psychotherapy -- Cognitive-Behavior Therapy -- Systematic Desensitization -- Other Exposure Therapies -- Research Methods: The Experimental Method: Does Therapy Cause Improvement? -- Aversion Therapy -- Contingency Management -- Social Skills Training -- Cognitive Techniques -- Beck's Cognitive Therapy -- Rational[—]Emotive Therapy -- "Third-Wave" CBT -- Integration and Research -- Humanistic Therapies -- Client-Centered Therapy -- A Means, Not an End? -- Research on Psychotherapy -- Does Psychotherapy Work? -- Critical Thinking Matters: Are All Therapies Created Equal? -- Psychotherapy Process Research -- Couple, Family, and Group Therapy -- Couple Therapy -- Family Therapy -- Group Therapy -- Prevention -- Specific Treatments for Specific Disorders -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Obsessions, Compulsions, and Other Unusual Behaviors -- Basic Issues in Classification -- Categories Versus Dimensions -- From Description to Theory -- Classifying Abnormal Behavior -- The DSM-IV-TR System -- Culture and Classification -- Development of DSM-V (The Next Step) -- Evaluating Classification Systems -- Reliability -- Validity -- Research Methods: Reliability: Agreement Regarding Diagnostic Decisions -- Problems and Limitations of the DSM-IV-TR System -- Basic Issues in Assessment -- Purposes of Clinical Assessment -- Assumptions about Consistency of Behavior -- Evaluating the Usefulness of Assessment Procedures -- Psychological Assessment Procedures -- Critical Thinking Matters: The Barnum Effect and Assessment Feedback -- Interviews -- Observational Procedures -- Personality Tests and Self-Report Inventories -- Projective Personality Tests -- Biological Assessment Procedures -- Brain Imaging Techniques -- Psychophysiological Assessment -- Getting Help -- Case Study: An Attorney's Major Depressive Episode -- Case Study: Debbie's Manic Episode -- Symptoms -- Emotional Symptoms -- Cognitive Symptoms -- Somatic Symptoms -- Behavioral Symptoms -- Other Problems Commonly Associated with Depression -- Diagnosis -- Brief Historical Perspective -- Contemporary Diagnostic Systems -- Course and Outcome -- Unipolar Disorders -- Bipolar Disorders -- Frequency -- Incidence and Prevalence -- Risk for Mood Disorders Across the Life Span -- Gender Differences -- Cross-Cultural Differences -- Causes -- Social Factors -- Psychological Factors -- Biological Factors -- Integration of Social, Psychological, and Biological Factors -- Research Methods: Analogue Studies: Do Rats Get Depressed, and Why? -- Treatment -- Unipolar Disorders -- Bipolar Disorders -- Critical Thinking Matters: Do Antidepressant Drugs Cause Violent Behavior? -- Electroconvulsive Therapy -- Seasonal Mood Disorders -- Suicide -- Classification of Suicide -- Frequency of Suicide -- Causes of Suicide -- Treatment of Suicidal People -- Getting Help -- Case Study: A Writer's Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia -- Symptoms -- Anxiety -- Excessive Worry -- Panic Attacks -- Phobias -- Obsessions and Compulsions -- Case Study: Ed's Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder -- Diagnosis -- Brief Historical Perspective -- Contemporary Classification -- Course and Outcome -- Frequency -- Prevalence -- Comorbidity -- Gender Differences -- Anxiety Across the Life Span -- Cross-Cultural Comparisons -- Causes -- Adaptive and Maladaptive Fears -- Social Factors -- Psychological Factors -- Biological Factors -- Critical Thinking Matters: Can a Strep Infection Trigger OCD in Children? -- Treatment -- Psychological Interventions -- Biological Interventions -- Research Methods: Statistical Significance: When Differences Matter -- Getting Help -- Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders -- Case Study: Sexual Assault and Stephanie's PTSD -- Symptoms of ASD and PTSD -- Diagnosis of ASD and PTSD -- Frequency of Trauma, PTSD, and ASD -- Causes of PTSD and ASD -- Biological Effects of Exposure to Trauma -- Prevention and Treatment of ASD and PTSD -- Dissociative Disorders -- Case Study: Dissociative Fugue-Dallae's Journey -- Hysteria and the Unconscious -- Symptoms of Dissociative Disorders -- Diagnosis of Dissociative Disorders -- Critical Thinking Matters: Recovered Memories? -- Frequency of Dissociative Disorders -- Causes of Dissociative Disorders -- Research Methods: Retrospective Reports: Remembering the Past -- Treatment of Dissociative Disorders -- Somatoform Disorders -- Symptoms of Somatoform Disorders -- Diagnosis of Somatoform Disorders -- Frequency of Somatoform Disorders -- Causes of Somatoform Disorders -- Treatment of Somatoform Disorders -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Bob Carter's Heart Attack -- Defining Stress -- Stress as a Life Event -- Stress as Appraisal of Life Events -- Symptoms of Stress -- Psychophysiological Responses to Stress -- Coping -- Critical Thinking Matters: Resilience -- Health Behavior -- Illness as a Cause of Stress -- Diagnosis of Stress and Physical Illness -- Psychological Factors and Some Familiar Illnesses -- Cancer -- Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) -- Pain Management -- Sleep Disorders -- Cardiovascular Disease -- Symptoms of CVD -- Diagnosis of CVD -- Frequency of CVD -- Causes of CVD -- Research Methods: Longitudinal Studies: Lives over Time -- Prevention and Treatment of CVD -- Getting Help -- Case Study: A Car Thief's Antisocial Personality Disorder -- Symptoms -- Social Motivation -- Cognitive Perspectives Regarding Self and Others -- Temperament and Personality Traits -- Context and Personality -- Diagnosis -- Cluster A: Paranoid, Schizoid, and Schizotypal Personality Disorders -- Critical Thinking Matters: Can Personality Disorders Be Adaptive? -- Cluster B: Antisocial, Borderline, Histrionic, and Narcissistic Personality Disorders -- Cluster C: Avoidant, Dependent, and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorders -- A Dimensional Perspective on Personality Disorders -- Frequency -- Prevalence in Community and Clinical Samples -- Gender Differences -- Stability of Personality Disorders over Time -- Culture and Personality -- Schizotypal Personality Disorder (SPD) -- Research Methods: Cross-Cultural Comparisons: The Importance of Context -- Symptoms -- Causes -- Treatment -- Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) -- Symptoms -- Causes -- Treatment -- Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) -- Symptoms -- Causes -- Treatment -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Serrita's Anorexia -- Symptoms of Anorexia -- Refusal to Maintain a Normal Weight -- Disturbance in Evaluating Weight or Shape -- Fear of Gaining Weight -- Cessation of Menstruation -- Medical Complications -- Struggle for Control -- Comorbid Psychological Disorders -- Case Study: Michelle's Secret -- Symptoms of Bulimia -- Binge Eating -- Inappropriate Compensatory Behavior -- Excessive Emphasis on Weight and Shape -- Comorbid Psychological Disorders -- Medical Complications -- Diagnosis of Eating Disorders -- Brief Historical Perspective -- Contemporary Classification -- Frequency of Eating Disorders -- Standards of Beauty -- Critical Thinking Matters: The Pressure to Be Thin -- Age of Onset -- Causes of Eating Disorders -- Social Factors -- Psychological Factors -- Biological Factors -- Integration and Alternative Pathways -- Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa -- Course and Outcome of Anorexia Nervosa -- Treatment of Bulimia Nervosa --
  • Contents note continued: Cognitive Behavior Therapy -- Interpersonal Psychotherapy -- Research Methods: Psychotherapy Placebos -- Antidepressant Medications -- Course and Outcome of Bulimia Nervosa -- Prevention of Eating Disorders -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Ernest Hemingway's Alcohol Dependence -- Symptoms -- The Concept of Substance Dependence -- Alcohol -- Nicotine -- Amphetamine and Cocaine -- Opiates -- Barbiturates and Benzodiazepines -- Cannabis -- Hallucinogens and Related Drugs -- Diagnosis -- Brief History of Legal and Illegal Substances -- DSM-IV-TR -- Course and Outcome -- Other Disorders Commonly Associated with Addictions -- Frequency -- Prevalence of Alcohol Abuse and Dependence -- Prevalence of Drug and Nicotine Dependence -- Risk for Addiction Across the Life Span -- Critical Thinking Matters: Should Tobacco Products Be Illegal? -- Causes -- Social Factors -- Biological Factors -- Psychological Factors -- Research Methods: Studies of People at Risk for Disorders -- Integrated Systems -- Treatment -- Detoxification -- Medications During Remission -- Self-Help Groups: Alcoholics Anonymous -- Cognitive Behavior Therapy -- Outcome Results and General Conclusions -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Margaret and Bill's Sexual Communication -- Brief Historical Perspective -- Sexual Dysfunctions -- Symptoms -- Diagnosis -- Research Methods: Hypothetical Constructs: What Is Sexual Arousal? -- Frequency -- Causes -- Treatment -- Critical Thinking Matters: Does Medication Cure Sexual Dysfunction? -- Paraphilias -- Symptoms -- Diagnosis -- Frequency -- Causes -- Treatment -- Gender Identity Disorders -- Symptoms -- Frequency -- Causes -- Treatment -- Getting Help -- Case Study: A New Mother's Paranoid Schizophrenia -- Case Study: Edward's Disorganized Schizophrenia -- Symptoms -- Positive Symptoms -- Negative Symptoms -- Disorganization -- Case Study: Marhsa's Disorganized Speech and Bizarre Behavior -- Diagnosis -- Brief Historical Perspective -- DSM-W-TR -- Subtypes -- Critical Thinking Matters: Are Symptom-Based Subtypes of Schizophrenia Useful? -- Related Psychotic Disorders -- Course and Outcome -- Frequency -- Gender Differences -- Cross-Cultural Comparisons -- Causes -- Biological Factors -- Social Factors -- Psychological Factors -- Research Methods: Comparison Groups: What Is Normal? -- Interaction of Biological and Environmental Factors -- The Search for Markers of Vulnerability -- Treatment -- Antipsychotic Medication -- Psychosocial Treatment -- Getting Help -- Case Study: A Physician's Developing Dementia -- Case Study: Dementia and Delirium-A Niece's Terrible Discoveries -- Symptoms -- Delirium -- Dementia -- Amnestic Disorder -- Case Study: Alcohol-Induced Persisting Amnestic Disorder-19 Going on 45 -- Diagnosis -- Brief Historical Perspective -- Specific Disorders Associated with Dementia -- Critical Thinking Matters: How Can Clinicians Establish an Early Diagnosis of Alzheimmer's Disease? -- Research Methods: Finding Genes That Cause Behavioral Problems -- Frequency of Delirium and Dementia -- Prevalence of Dementia -- Prevalence by Subtypes of Dementia -- Cross-Cultural Comparisons -- Causes -- Delirium -- Dementia -- Treatment and Management -- Medication -- Environmental and Behavioral Management -- Support for Caregivers -- Getting Help -- Intellectual Disabilities -- Case Study: Should This Mother Raise Her Children? -- Symptoms of Intellectual Disabilities -- Research Methods: Central Tendency and Variability: What Do IQ Scores Mean? -- Diagnosis of Intellectual Disabilities -- Frequency of Intellectual Disabilities -- Causes of Intellectual Disabilities -- Treatment: Prevention and Normalization -- Autistic Spectrum Disorders -- Case Study: Temple Grandin-An Anthropologist on Mars -- Symptoms of ASD -- Diagnosis of Autism and ASD -- Frequency of ASD -- Causes of Autism -- Treatment of ASD -- Critical Thinking Matters: The Bogus Treatment Called Facilitated Communication -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Bad Boy, Troubled Boy, or All Boy? -- Externalizing Disorders -- Symptoms of Externalizing -- Diagnosis of Externalizing -- Frequency of Externalizing -- Research Methods: Samples: How to Select the People We Study -- Causes of Externalizing -- Treatment of Externalizing Disorders -- Critical Thinking Matters: ADHD's False Causes and Cures -- Internalizing and Other Disorders -- Case Study: Turning the Tables on Tormentors -- Symptoms of Internalizing Disorders -- Diagnosis of Internalizing and Other Disorders -- Frequency of Internalizing Disorders -- Treatment of Internalizing Disorders -- Getting Help -- Case Study: Left for Another Man -- Symptoms -- Diagnosis -- The Transition to Adulthood -- Symptoms of the Adult Transition -- Diagnosis of Identity Conflicts -- Frequency of Identity Conflicts -- Causes of Identity Conflicts -- Treatment During the Transition to Adult Life -- Family Transitions -- Symptoms of Family Transitions -- Diagnosis of Troubled Family Relationships -- Frequency of Family Transitions -- Causes of Difficulty in Family Transitions -- Research Methods: Genes and the Environment -- Critical Thinking Matters: A Divorce Gene? -- Treatment During Family Transitions -- The Transition to Later Life -- Ageism -- Symptoms -- Diagnosis of Aging -- Frequency of Aging -- Causes of Psychological Problems in Later Life -- Treatment of Psychological Problems in Later Life -- Getting Help -- Case Study: John Hinckley and the Insanity Defense -- Expert Witnesses -- Free Will Versus Determinism -- Rights and Responsibilities -- Mental Illness and Criminal Responsibility -- The Insanity Defense -- Competence to Stand Trial -- Sentencing and Mental Health -- Civil Commitment -- A Brief History of U.S. Mental Hospitals -- Libertarianism Versus Paternalism -- Involuntary Hospitalization -- Critical Thinking Matters: Violence and Mental Illness -- Research Methods: Base Rates and Prediction: Justice Blackmun's Error -- The Rights of Mental Patients -- Deinstitutionalization -- Mental Health and Family Law -- Child Custody Disputes -- Child Abuse -- Professional Responsibilities and the Law -- Professional Negligence and Malpractice -- Confidentiality -- Getting Help
Control code
ocn752287031
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
7th ed
Extent
xxxv, 636 p.
Isbn
9780205037438
Lccn
2011290780
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)752287031

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