ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH, Fifth Edition, is the perfect text to help you succeed in your abnormal psychology course! Authors Barlow and Durand show you how psychological disorders are rooted in multiple factors: biological, psychological, cultural, social, familial, and even political. You can test your understanding of topics with the text's built-in concept checks and chapter quizzes. Then, watch the text's integrated case studies come to life with CengageNOW? for Abnormal Psychology, which provides real case profiles to give you a realistic context for the scientific findings of the book.
A textbook that eliminates the traditional compartmentalized approach to psychopathology in favor of an integrative approach which demonstrates that disorders are multiply determined by biological, psychological, social, cultural, familial, and political forces. It contains the final DSM-IV criteria, including what are, in some cases, substantial changes from the draft criteria published in March 1993. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)