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The most authoritative and comprehensive text in Abnormal Psychology The esteemed author team of Jim Butcher, Sue Mineka, and Jill Hooley offers students the most thoroughly researched, engaging, and up-to-date explanation of psychopathology, creating a learning experience that provokes thought and increases awareness. By adopting a comprensive bio-psycho-social perspective, this text takes students to levels of understanding that other books do not offer. Hundreds of new references have been added to reflect the ever-changing field of abnormal psychology. This 15th edition includes specialized feature boxes highlighting many of the changes that are expected in the upcoming revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5). A better teaching and learning experienceThis program will provide a better teaching and learning experience- for you and your students. Here's how:Personalize Learning - The new MyPsychLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Explore Research - The authors present their diverse research interests in an exciting way that provokes thought and increase awareness. Improve Critical Thinking - Review questions at the end of major sections within the chapters provide opportunities for self-assessment and reinforce learning. Engage Students - Most chapters begin with a Case Study to engage students' attention right from the outset. Support Instructors - With the new MyPsychLab, Instructor's Manual, Test Bank and MyTest, ClassPrep, CRS Questions, Lecture PowerPoint and video embedded Powerpoint Slides, instructors have everything they need to engage students.
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In this section:1. Brief Table of Contents2. Full Table of ContentsBRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1 Abnormal Psychology: An Overview Chapter 2 Historical and Contemporary Views of Abnormal Behavior Chapter 3 Causal Factors and Viewpoints Chapter 4 Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis Chapter 5 Stress and Physical and Mental Health Chapter 6 Panic, Anxiety, and Their Disorders Chapter 7 Mood Disorders and Suicide Chapter 8 Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders Chapter 9 Eating Disorders and Obesity Chapter 10 Personality Disorders Chapter 11 Substance-Related Disorders Chapter 12 Sexual Variants, Abuse, and Dysfunctions Chapter 13 Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic DisordersChapter 14 Neurocognitive DisordersChapter 15 Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence Chapter 16 Therapy Chapter 17 Contemporary and Legal Issues in Abnormal Psychology 2. FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1: Abnormal Psychology: An Overview What Do We Mean by Abnormality? The DSM-5 and the Definition of Mental Disorder Why Do We Need to Classify Mental Disorders? What Are the Disadvantages of Classification? How Can We Reduce Prejudicial Attitudes Toward the Mentally Ill?How Does Culture Affect What Is Considered Abnormal? Culture-Specific Disorders How Common Are Mental Disorders? Prevalence and Incidence Prevalence Estimates for Mental Disorders Treatment Mental Health Professionals Research Approaches in Abnormal Psychology Sources of Information Case Studies Self-Report Data Observational Approaches Forming and Testing Hypotheses Sampling and Generalization Internal and External Validity Criterion and Comparison Groups Research Designs Studying the World as It Is: Correlational Research Designs Measuring Correlation Statistical Significance Effect SizeMeta-analysisCorrelations and Causality Retrospective Versus Prospective Strategies Manipulating Variables: The Experimental Method in Abnormal Psychology Studying the Efficacy of Therapy Single-Case Experimental Designs Animal Research Summary Key Terms Chapter 2: Historical and Contemporary Views of Abnormal Behavior Historical Views of Abnormal Behavior Demonology, Gods, and Magic Hippocrates' Early Medical Concepts Early Philosophical Conceptions of Consciousness Later Greek and Roman Thought Early Views of Mental Disorders in China Views of Abnormality During the Middle Ages Toward Humanitarian Approaches The Resurgence of Scientific Questioning in Europe The Establishment of Early Asylums Humanitarian Reform Nineteenth-Century Views of the Causes and Treatment of Mental Disorders Changing Attitudes Toward Mental Health in the Early Twentieth Century Mental Hospital Care in the Twenty-First Century Biological Discoveries: Establishing the Link Between the Brain and Mental Disorder The Development of a Classification System Development of the Psychological Basis of Mental Disorder The Evolution of the Psychological Research Tradition: Experimental Psychology Summary Key Terms Chapter 3: Causal Factors and Viewpoints Causes and Risk Factors for Abnormal Behavior Necessary, Sufficient, and Contributory Causes Feedback and Bidirectionality in Abnormal Behavior Diathesis-Stress Models Viewpoints for Understanding the Causes of Abnormal Behavior The Biological Viewpoint and Biological Causal Factors Imbalances of Neurotransmitters and Hormones Genetic Vulnerabilities Temperament Brain Dysfunction and Neural Plasticity The Impact of the Biological Viewpoint The Psychological Viewpoints The Psychodynamic Perspectives The Behavioral Perspective The Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective What the Adoption of a Perspective Does and Does Not Do Psychological Causal Factors Early Deprivation or Trauma Inadequate Parenting Styles Marital Discord and Divorce Maladaptive Peer Relationships The Sociocultural Viewpoint Uncovering Sociocultural Factors Through Cross-Cultural Studies Sociocultural Causal Factors Low Socioeconomic Status and Unemployment Prejudice and Discrimination in Race, Gender, and Ethnicity Social Change and Uncertainty Urban Stressors: Violence and Homelessness The Impact of the Sociocultural Viewpoint Summary Key Terms Chapter 4: Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis The Basic Elements in Assessment The Relationship Between Assessment and Diagnosis Taking a Social or Behavioral History Ensuring Culturally Sensitive Assessment Procedures The Influence of Professional Orientation Reliability, Validity, and StandardizationTrust and Rapport Between the Clinician and the Client Assessment of the Physical Organism The General Physical Examination The Neurological Examination The Neuropsychological Examination Psychosocial Assessment Assessment Interviews The Clinical Observation of Behavior Psychological Tests The Case of Andrea C.: Experiencing Violence in the WorkplaceThe Integration of Assessment Data Ethical Issues in Assessment Classifying Abnormal Behavior Differing Models of Classification Formal Diagnostic Classification of Mental Disorders Summary Key Terms Chapter 5: Panic, Anxiety, and Their Disorders The Fear and Anxiety Response Patterns FearAnxietyOverview of the Anxiety Disorders and Their Commonalities Specific Phobias Prevalence, Age of Onset, and Gender Differences Psychological Causal Factors Biological Causal Factors Treatments Social Phobias Prevalence, Age of Onset, and Gender Differences Psychological Causal Factors Biological Causal Factors Treatments Panic Disorder with and without Agoraphobia Panic Disorder Agoraphobia Prevalence, Age of Onset, and Gender Differences Comorbidity with Other Disorders The Timing of a First Panic Attack Biological Causal Factors Psychological Causal Factors Treatments Generalized Anxiety Disorder Prevalence, Age of Onset, and Gender Differences Comorbidity with Other Disorders Psychological Causal Factors Biological Causal Factors Treatments Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Prevalence, Age of Onset, and Gender Differences Comorbidity with Other Disorders Psychological Causal Factors Biological Causal Factors Treatments Sociocultural Causal Factors for All Anxiety Disorders Cultural Differences in Sources of Worry Taijin Kyofusho Summary Key Terms Chapter 6: Mood Disorders and Suicide Mood Disorders Mood Disorders: An Overview Types of Mood DisordersThe Prevalence of Mood Disorders Unipolar Mood Disorders Depressions That Are Not Mood Disorders Dysthymic Disorder Major Depressive Disorder Depression Emerge During Adolescence?Causal Factors in Unipolar Mood Disorders Biological Causal Factors Psychological Causal Factors Bipolar Disorders Cyclothymic Disorder Bipolar Disorders (I and II) Causal Factors in Bipolar Disorders Biological Causal Factors Psychological Causal Factors Sociocultural Factors Affecting Unipolar and Bipolar Disorders Cross-Cultural Differences in Depressive Symptoms Cross-Cultural Differences in Prevalence Demographic Differences in the United States Treatments and Outcomes Pharmacotherapy Alternative Biological Treatments Psychotherapy Suicide The Clinical Picture and the Causal Pattern Who Attempts and Who Commits Suicide? Suicide in Children Suicide in Adolescents and Young Adults Other Psychosocial Factors Associated with Suicide Biological Causal Factors Sociocultural Factors Suicidal Ambivalence Communication of Suicidal Intent Suicide Notes Suicide Prevention and Intervention Treatment of Mental Disorders Crisis Intervention Focus on High-Risk Groups and Other Measures Summary Key Terms Chapter 7: Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders What Are Somatoform Disorders? Hypochondriasis Somatization Disorder Pain Disorder Conversion Disorder Distinguishing Somatization, Pain, and Conversion Disorders from Malingering and Factitious Disorder Body Dysmorphic Disorder What Are Dissociative Disorders? Depersonalization Disorder Dissociative Amnesia and Dissociative Fugue Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) Sociocultural Factors in Dissociative Disorders Treatment and Outcomes in Dissociative Disorders Summary Key Terms Chapter 8: Eating Disorders and Obesity Eating Disorders Clinical Aspects of Eating Disorders Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa Other Forms of Eating Disorders Age of Onset and Gender Differences Prevalence of Eating Disorders Medical Complications of Eating Disorders Course and Outcome Diagnostic CrossoverAssociation of Eating Disorders with Other Forms of Psychopathology Eating Disorders Across Cultures Biological Factors Sociocultural Factors Family Influences Individual Risk Factors Treatment of Eating Disorders Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa Treatment of Bulimia Nervosa Treatment of Binge-Eating Disorder Obesity The Problem of ObesityMedical IssuesDefinition and PrevalenceWeight StigmaObesity and the DSMRisk and Causal Factors in Obesity The Role of Genes Hormones Involved in Appetite and Weight Regulation Sociocultural Influences Family Influences Stress and "Comfort Food" Pathways to Obesity Treatment of Obesity Lifestyle ModificationsMedicationsBariatric SurgeryThe Importance of Prevention Summary Key Terms Chapter 9: Personality Disorders Clinical Features of Personality Disorders Difficulties Doing Research on Personality Disorders Difficulties in Diagnosing Personality Disorders Difficulties in Studying the Causes of Personality Disorders Cluster A Personality Disorders Paranoid Personality Disorder Schizoid Personality Disorder Schizotypal Personality Disorder Cluster B Personality Disorders Histrionic Personality Disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder Antisocial Personality Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder Cluster C Personality Disorders Avoidant Personality Disorder Dependent Personality Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Provisional Categories of Personality Disorder in DSM-IV-TR General Sociocultural Causal Factors for Personality Disorders Treatments and Outcomes for Personality Disorders Adapting Therapeutic Techniques to Specific Personality Disorders Treating Borderline Personality Disorder Treating Other Personality Disorders Antisocial Personality Disorder and Psychopathy Psychopathy and Antisocial Personality Disorder The Clinical Picture in Psychopathy and Antisocial Personality Disorder Causal Factors in Psychopathy and Antisocial Personality A Developmental Perspective on Psychopathy and Antisocial Personality Treatments and Outcomes in Psychopathic and Antisocial Personality Summary Key Terms Chapter 10: Substance-Related Disorders Alcohol Abuse and Dependence The Prevalence, Comorbidity, and Demographics of Alcohol Abuse and Dependence The Clinical Picture of Alcohol Abuse and Dependence Drinking Is Too Much? Biological Causal Factors in the Abuse of and Dependence on Alcohol Psychosocial Causal Factors in Alcohol Abuse and Dependence Sociocultural Causal Factors Treatment of Alcohol-Related Disorders Drug Abuse and Dependence Opium and Its Derivatives (Narcotics) Cocaine and Amphetamines (Stimulants) Methamphetamine Barbiturates (Sedatives) Hallucinogens: LSD and Related Drugs Ecstasy Marijuana Stimulants: Caffeine and Nicotine Treatment Approach? Summary Key Terms Chapter 11: Sexual Variants, Abuse, and Dysfunctions Sociocultural Influences on Sexual Practices and Standards Sexual and Gender Variants The Paraphilias Causal Factors and Treatments for Paraphilias Gender Identity Disorders Sexual Abuse Childhood Sexual Abuse Pedohebephilia Incest Rape Treatment and Recidivism of Sex Offenders Sexual Dysfunctions Sexual Desire Disorders Sexual Arousal Disorders Orgasmic Disorders Sexual Pain Disorders Summary Key Terms Chapter12: Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders Schizophrenia Origins of the Schizophrenia Construct Epidemiology Clinical Picture Delusions Hallucinations Disorganized Speech and BehaviorPositive and Negative Symptoms Subtypes of Schizophrenia Other Psychotic Disorders Risk and Causal Factors Genetic Factors Prenatal Exposures Genes and Environment in Schizophrenia: A Synthesis A Neurodevelopmental Perspective Structural and Functional Brain AbnormalitiesPsychosocial and Cultural Factors A Diathesis-Stress Model of SchizophreniaTreatments and Outcomes Clinical OutcomePharmacological Approaches Psychosocial Approaches Summary Key Terms Chapter 13: Neurocognitive Disorders Brain Impairment in Adults Diagnostic Issues Clinical Signs of Brain Damage Diffuse Versus Focal Damage The Neurocognitive/Psychopathology Interaction Delirium Clinical Picture Treatments and Outcomes Dementia Parkinson's Disease Huntington's Disease Alzheimer's Disease Dementia from HIV-1 Infection Vascular Dementia Amnestic Disorder Disorders Involving Head Injury Clinical Picture Treatments and Outcomes Summary Key Terms Chapter 14: Disorders of Childhood and Adolesence Maladaptive Behavior in Different Life Periods Varying Clinical Pictures Special Psychological Vulnerabilities of Young Children The Classification of Childhood and Adolescent Disorders Common Disorders of Childhood Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents Anxiety Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence Childhood Depression and Bipolar Disorder Symptom Disorders: Enuresis, Encopresis, Sleepwalking, and Tics Functional EnuresisEncopresisSleepwalking (Somnambulism)Tic DisordersPervasive Developmental Disorders Autism Asperger's Disorder Learning DisabilitiesCausal Factors in Learning Disabilities Treatments and Outcomes Mental Retardation Levels of Mental RetardationCausal Factors in Mental Retardation Organic Retardation Syndromes Treatments, Outcomes, and Prevention Planning Better Programs to Help Children and Adolescents Special Factors Associated with Treatment of Children and Adolescents Family Therapy as a Means of Helping ChildrenChild Advocacy Programs Summary Key Terms Chapter 15: Therapy An Overview of Treatment Why Do People Seek Therapy? Who Provides Psychotherapeutic Services? The Therapeutic Relationship Measuring Success in Psychotherapy Objectifying and Quantifying Change Would Change Occur Anyway? Can Therapy Be Harmful? What Therapeutic Approaches Should Be Used? Evidence-Based Treatment Medication or Psychotherapy? Combined Treatments Psychosocial Approaches to Treatment Behavior Therapy Cognitive and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Humanistic-Experiential Therapies Psychodynamic Therapies Couple and Family Therapy Eclecticism and Integration Sociocultural Perspectives Social Values and Psychotherapy Psychotherapy and Cultural Diversity Biological Approaches to Treatment Antipsychotic Drugs Antidepressant Drugs Antianxiety Drugs Lithium and Other Mood-Stabilizing Drugs Electroconvulsive Therapy Neurosurgery Summary Key Terms Chapter 16: Contemporary and Legal Issues in Abnormal Psychology Perspectives on Prevention Universal Interventions Selective Interventions Indicated Interventions Inpatient Mental Health Treatment in Contemporary SocietyThe Mental Hospital as a Therapeutic Community Aftercare ProgramsDeinstitutionalization Controversial Legal Issues and the Mentally Ill Civil Commitment Assessment of "Dangerousness" The Insanity Defense Personality Disorder Limit Responsibility for a Criminal Act? Competence to Stand TrialOrganized Efforts for Mental Health U.S. Efforts for Mental Health International Efforts for Mental Health Challenges for the Future The Need for Planning The Individual's Contribution Summary Key Terms Glossary

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