Psychopathology 3rd Edition eBook PDF Free Download
Foundations for a Contemporary Understanding
Edited by James E. Maddux and Barbara A. Winstead
Published By Routledge
About the Book
This Psychopathology: Foundations for a Contemporary Understanding, 3rd Edition is edited by James E. Maddux and Barbara A. Winstead. This Third Edition, This is the most up-to-date text about the etiology and treatment of the most important psychological disorders. Intended for first-year graduate students in clinical and counseling psychology, the third edition of Psychopathology continues to focus on research and empirically supported information while also challenging students to think critically.
Each chapter in this section provides a definition, description, and brief history of the disorder it discusses, and outlines theory and research on etiology and empirically supported treatments.
The length, organization, content, and level and style of writing are consistently tailored to the audience, and the disorders discussed are the ones most frequently encountered by students in their training and subsequent clinical careers.
A new section addresses child and adolescent disorders, while updated sections include dimensional approaches, the biological bases of psychopathology, learning theories, developmental psychopathology, dissociative disorders, mental health and aging, and mood disorders.
This valuable teaching tool is not only appropriate for students, but also professionals, who will continue to refer to it as a reference.
What You will Learn
The Topics Covered in this Textbook are
Thinking About Psychopathology
Conceptions of Psychopathology: A Social Constructionist Perspective
Biological Bases of Psychopathology
Cultural Dimensions of Psychopathology: Th e Social World’s Impact on Mental Disorders
Th e Role of Gender, Race, and Class in Psychopathology
Classifi cation and Diagnosis: Historical Development and Contemporary Issues
Psychological Assessment and Clinical Judgment
Common Problems of Adulthood
Sexual Dysfunctions and Disorders
Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders
Substance Use Disorders
Mental Health and Aging
Common Problems of Childhood and Adolescence
Developmental Psychopathology: Basic Principles
Language, Learning, and Cognitive Disorders
For Whom is this Book For
The Information placed in this Psychopathology: Foundations for a Contemporary Understanding, 3rd Edition is essential for Psychologists and for those Medical MBBS Students who are pursuing their Post Graduation in Psychology. However other Health Care Professionals including Doctors, Medical Practitioners, Clinical Pharmacists and Nurses can gather the required information from it.
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