By Thomas F. Oltmanns

ISBN-10: 0205848184

ISBN-13: 9780205848188

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And they often elicit the same reactions in other people. Kevin’s odd behavior and his inability What kinds of clues to concentrate on his work had suggest that a eventually cost him his job. His person may have a problems also had a negative immental disorder? pact on his relationship with his wife and his ability to help care for their daughter. Kevin’s situation raises several additional questions about abnormal behavior. One of the most difficult issues in the field centers on the processes by which mental disorders are identified.

We open with an Overview followed by one or two extended Case Studies. We then discuss Symptoms, Diagnosis, Frequency, Causes, and, finally, Treatment (the same sections as in previous editions but with new, straightforward headings). Each chapter covers the key details of DSM-IV-TR throughout, while anticipating DSM-V by highlighting major conceptual and substantive questions, not by guessing at specific details (including those tentatively listed on DSM-V websites). Abnormal psychology is not only about the latest research, but also about the methods psychologists use (and invent) in order to do scientific detective work.

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