This rich collection of case studies integrates contemporary and recognizable classic cases to illustrate a wide range of clinical and legal issues related to abnormal psychology. Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology brings the field of abnormal psychology to life for students with its rare combination of readability, humor, and strong scholarship.
A supplementary casebook which explores issues in abnormal psychology by relating the topics to case studies drawn from: popular culture, such as O. J. Simpson, Ronald Reagan, and Princess Diana; famous historical cases, including Anna O.; and other more recent cases. Seventeen chapters discuss anxiety, sleep, somatoform, schizophrenic, psychosexual, personality, substance use, and other disorders, as well as legal issues and psychological practice. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.