Abnormal Psychology

Author:

Jill M. Hooley and James N. Butcher

Publisher:

Pearson Education

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Publisher

Pearson Education

ISBN-13

9789353065591

ISBN-10 9353065593
Binding

Paperback

Language (English)
Weight (grms) 1340

Abnormal Psychology | By PearsonThis new edition of Abnormal Psychology has been redesigned to reflect the newest and most relevant research findings, presented in a way that is engaging to the newest generation of students. We�ve done a lot of updating. Our focus has been on streamlining material throughout the book to decrease the length of each chapter while retaining all of the important information that students should be learning. Discussions in certain chapters have been updated to capture the latest research findings. Some of them are listed here: I. Chapter 3 offers a new and more accessible description of why correlation does not equal causation � and what does.II. Chapter 5 provides a more broad and integrative approach to the health consequences of stress.III. Chapter 7 has been updated substantially and now includes more information about suicide and self-injury. Engaging boxed features � Developments in Research, Developments in Thinking, Developments in Practice and The World Around Us � highlight topics of particular interest, focusing on applications of research to everyday life, current events and the latest research methodologies, technologies and findings. The present edition also includes India-specific discussion and solutions to various mental disorders. For example, demonstrating the effect of yogic relaxation and other types of meditation, socio-cultural aspect of eating disorder, yogic management of obesity, ancient Indian classification of mental disorders, policies, legislation and effort related to mental health in India, etc.1. Abnormal Psychology: Overview and Research Approaches 2. Historical and Contemporary Views of Abnormal Behaviour3. Causal Factors and Viewpoints4. Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis5. Stress and Physical and Mental Health6. Panic, Anxiety, Obsessions and Their Disorders7. Mood Disorders and Suicide8. Somatic Symptom and Dissociative Disorders9. Eating Disorders and Obesity 10. Personality Disorders11. Substance-Related Disorders12. Sexual Variants, Abuse and Dysfunctions13. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders 14. Neurocognitive Disorders15. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence (Neurodevelopmental Disorders) 16. Psychological Treatment17. Contemporary and Legal Issues in Abnormal Psychology.Counseling: A Comprehensive ProfessionCounseling: A Comprehensive Profession, 8e, has been adapted in order to make it relevant in the Indian context, without disturbing the original structure and content. The text presents counseling in a broad manner covering its history, theories, activities, specialties and trends. In addition, this text concentrates on the multicultural, ethical and legal environments in which counselors operate. This adaptation title provides the much-needed interdisciplinary approach to counseling in the Indian context. Several concepts and developments in the current scenario of counseling in India have been accommodated in the present edition. The book hopes to increase recognition and acceptance of �counseling as a profession� in India and encourage further growth and development of research in counseling in the immediate future.

Jill M. Hooley and James N. Butcher

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