Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Abnormal Psychology

Author:

Richard Halgin

Publisher:

McGraw Hill Education

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Publisher

McGraw Hill Education

Publication Year 2004
ISBN-13

9780072917093

ISBN-10 0072917091
Binding

Paperback

Edition Third
Number of Pages 432 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 23 X 16.8 X 2.4
Weight (grms) 574

This third edition of Taking Sides: Abnormal Psychology is a debate style reader designed to introduce students to controversies in abnormal psychology. The readings, representing the arguments of leading psychologists and researchers, reflect a variety of viewpoints and have been selected for their liveliness and substance and because of their value in a debate framework. This new title will be a beneficial tool to encourage critical thinking on important issues concerning abnormal psychology.

Richard Halgin

Professor Halgin received his Ph. D. from Fordham University, and completed a 3-year fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, prior to joining the faculty of the University of Massachusetts in 1977. He is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist and has had over two decades of clinical, supervisory, and consulting experience. At the University of Massachusetts, his course in Abnormal Psychology is one of the most popular offerings on campus, attracting an enrollment of more than 500 students each semester. In recent years, he has also offered this course at Amherst College and Smith College. His teaching has been recognized at the university and national level. A University of Massachusetts Alumni Distinguished Professor, he was honored with the University's Distinguished Teaching Award and his teaching was recognized by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology of the American Psychological Association. In April 2003, his teaching was highlighted in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Professor Halgin is the author of more than fifty journal articles and book chapters in the fields of psychotherapy, clinical supervision, and professional issues in psychology.
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