Abnormal Psychology: A South African Perspective highlights cultural variances pertinent to the understanding of abnormal psychology ensuring relevance to the South African context. It includes a chapter on South African legislation on the management of people with disorders, which includes applicable excerpts from the South African ethical code for psychologists. The book maps the spectrum of psychological disorders covered in undergraduate curricula, and refers to both International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) and Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) criteria to classify and define mental disorders.
A. Burke, T-L. Austin, C. Bezuidenhout, L. Du Plessis, E. Jordaan, M.T. Lake, J. Nel, B. Pillay, G. Ure, C. Visser, B. Von Krosigk, A. Vorster
SECTION 1 ; 1. Introduction ; 2. Psychological assessment and psychodiagnostics Section 2 ; 3. Cognitive disorders ; 4. Anxiety disorders ; 5. Mood disorders ; 6. Schizophrenia ; SECTION 3 ; 7. Personality disorders ; 8. Eating disorders ; 9. Sexual and gender identity disorders ; 10. Substance abuse and addictions ; 11. Dissociative disorders, somatoform disorders and illness-endorsing behaviours ; 12. Developmental psychopathology ; 13. Ethics
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