Abnormal Psychology, 8/e brings both the science and personal aspects of abnormal psychology to life with a focus on evidence-based practice and emerging research. Authors Thomas F. Oltmanns and Robert E. Emery present the most cutting edge information on abnormal psychology by covering methods and treatment in context. Organized around the way students learn, this title helps readers understand the biological, psychological, and social perspectives of abnormal psychology. The 8th edition has been updated to include DSM-5 information throughout. The authors have integrated DSM-5 into the fabric of every chapter in a thorough, critical way, helping readers think critically about these changes and discuss the pros and cons of the DSM diagnostic systems. MyPschLab (available as additional purchase, not offered standard with this text)MyPsychLab is an integral part of the Oltmanns / Emery program. Engaging activities and assessments provide a teaching and learning system that helps students think like a explore abnormal psychology. With MyPsychLab, students can develop critical thinking skills through writing, simulate classic experiments and surveys, watch videos on research and applications, and explore the Visual Brain in 3-D.
In this Section:1. Brief Table of Contents2. Full Table of Contents1. Brief Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Examples and Definitions of Abnormal BehaviorChapter 2: Causes of Abnormal BehaviorChapter 3: Treatment of Psychological Disorders Classification and Assessment of Abnormal BehaviorChapter 4: Classification and Assessment of Abnormal BehaviorChapter 5: Mood Disorders and SuicideChapter 6: Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderChapter 7: Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, and Somatic Symptom DisordersChapter 8: Stress and Physical HealthChapter 9: Personality DisordersChapter 10: Feeding and Eating DisordersChapter 11: Substance-Related and Addictive DisordersChapter 12: Sexual Dysfunctions, Paraphilic Disorders, and Gender DysphoriaChapter 13: Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic DisordersChapter 14: Neurocognitive DisordersChapter 15: Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum DisordersChapter 16: Psychological Disorders of ChildhoodChapter 17: Adjustment Disorders and Life-cycle TransitionsChapter 18: Mental Health and the Law2. Full Table of Contents Chapter 1: Examples and Definitions of Abnormal BehaviorRecognizing the Presence of a DisorderDefining Abnormal BehaviorWho Experiences Abnormal Behavior?The Mental Health ProfessionsPsychopathology in Historical ContextMethods for the Scientific Study of Mental Disorders Chapter 2: Causes of Abnormal BehaviorBrief Historical PerspectiveSystems TheoryBiological FactorsPsychological FactorsSocial Factors Chapter 3: Treatment of Psychological Disorders Classification and Assessment of Abnormal BehaviorBiological TreatmentsPsychodynamic PsychotherapiesCognitive-Behavior TherapyHumanistic TherapiesResearch on PsychotherapyCouple, Family, and Group TherapySpecific Treatments for Specific Disorders Chapter 4: Classification and Assessment of Abnormal BehaviorBasic Issues in ClassificationClassifying Abnormal BehaviorEvaluating Classification SystemsBasic Issues in AssessmentPsychological Assessment ProceduresBiological Assessment Procedures Chapter 5: Mood Disorders and Suicide SymptomsDiagnosisCourse and OutcomeFrequencyCausesTreatmentSuicide Chapter 6: Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderSymptoms of Anxiety DisordersDiagnosis of Anxiety DisordersFrequency of Anxiety DisordersCauses of Anxiety DisordersTreatment of Anxiety DisordersObsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders Chapter 7: Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders, Dissociative Disorders,and Somatic Symptom DisordersAcute and Posttraumatic Stress DisordersDissociative DisordersSomatic Symptom Disorders Chapter 8: Stress and Physical HealthDefining StressSymptoms of StressDiagnosis of Stress and Physical IllnessPsychological Factors and Some Familiar IllnessesCardiovascular Disease Chapter 9: Personality DisordersSymptomsDiagnosisFrequencySchizotypal Personality Disorder (SPD)Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) Chapter 10: Feeding and Eating DisordersSymptoms of AnorexiaSymptoms of BulimiaDiagnosis of Feeding and Eating DisordersFrequency of Anorexia and BulimiaCauses of Anorexia and BulimiaTreatment of AnorexiaTreatment of BulimiaPrevention of Eating Disorders Chapter 11: Substance-Related and Addictive DisordersDysphoriaSymptomsDiagnosisFrequencyCausesTreatmentGambling Disorder Chapter 12: Sexual Dysfunctions, Paraphilic Disorders, and GenderDysphoriaSexual DysfunctionsParaphilic DisordersGender Dysphoria Chapter 13: Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic DisordersSymptomsDiagnosisFrequencyCausesTreatment Chapter 14: Neurocognitive DisordersSymptomsFrequency of Delirium and Major Neurocognitive DisordersCausesTreatment and Management Chapter 15: Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum DisordersIntellectual DisabilitiesAutism Spectrum Disorder Chapter 16: Psychological Disorders of ChildhoodExternalizing DisordersInternalizing and Other Disorders Chapter 17: Adjustment Disorders and Life-cycle TransitionsSymptomsThe Transition to AdulthoodFamily TransitionsThe Transition to Later Life Chapter 18: Mental Health and the LawMental Illness and Criminal ResponsibilityCivil CommitmentMental Health and Family LawProfessional Responsibilities and the Law