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Casebook in Abnormal Psychology, 4th Edition (PSY 254 Behavior Problems and Personality)

 
 
 
 
Casebook in Abnormal Psychology, 4th Edition (PSY 254 Behavior Problems and Personality)
Author: Timothy A. Brown - David H. Barlow
ISBN 13: 9780495604389
ISBN 10: 495604380
Edition: 4
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2010-06-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
List Price: $160.95
 
 

Using cases from the authors' files or from case files of other working clinicians, CASEBOOK IN ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY portrays the rich and arresting nature of disorders manifested in real people. Cases illustrate every major DSM-IV category, followed by a therapy outcome section that tells the "rest of the story" of what happened to these clients. Using an integrative approach, the authors emphasize the multiple causes of disorders and incorporate developmental and cultural issues in each case. Complex cases

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Brown (Boston University) and Barlow (psychology and clinical training, Boston University) cover topics like generalized anxiety, agoraphobia, adolescent social phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, domestic violence, dissociative identity disorder, depression, bipolar disorder, bulimia nervosa, sexual dysfunction, pedophilia, alcohol dependence, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia, autism, and trichotillomania. For each disorder, a case study is presented. The clinical history, diagnosis, case formulation, treatment, and outcome are discussed. Also discussed are two cases with no diagnosis provided. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)