Abnormal Psychology An Integrative Approach

Author: David H. Barlow
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305177208
Release Date: 2014-01-03
Genre: Self-Help

ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH, Seventh Edition, is the perfect book to help you succeed in your abnormal psychology course! Authors Barlow and Durand show you how psychological disorders are rooted in multiple factors: biological, psychological, cultural, social, familial, and even political. You can test your understanding of topics with the text's built-in concept checks and chapter quizzes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Abnormal Psychology

Author: David H. Barlow
Publisher:
ISBN: 0176657185
Release Date: 2017-02-20
Genre:

Balancing biological, psychological, social, and cultural approaches, the Fifth Canadian Edition of Abnormal Psychology's groundbreaking integrative approach continues its tradition of delivering the most modern, scientifically valid method for studying abnormal psychology. The author team - now including Dr. Stefan G. Hofmann - blends sophisticated research and an accessible writing style with the most widely recognized method of discussing psychopathology. Going beyond simply describing different schools of thought on psychological disorders, the authors explore the interactions of the various forces that contribute to psychopathology. With a conversational writing style and consistent pedagogical elements, this comprehensive resource includes integrated case studies (95 percent from the authors' own files) and additional study tools. Also available: the MindTap� online learning experience, featuring video activities and clips of clients introduced in the book.

Essentials of Abnormal Psychology

Author: V. Mark Durand
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337670777
Release Date: 2018-01-01
Genre: Psychology

Fully integrating the DSM-5, Durand, Barlow, and Hofmann describe abnormal psychology through their standard-setting integrative approach -- the most modern, scientifically valid method for studying the subject. Through this approach, students learn that psychological disorders are rarely caused by a single influence, but rooted in the interaction among multiple factors: biological, psychological, cultural, social, familial, and even political. A conversational writing style, consistent pedagogy, and real case profiles provide a realistic context for the scientific findings. This eighth edition highlights groundbreaking updates to research findings and the latest innovations in the treatment of mental disorders. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Abnormal Child Psychology

Author: Eric J Mash
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305445765
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Psychology

Through a thoughtful and accurate balance of developmental, clinical-diagnostic, and experimental approaches to child and adolescent psychopathology, Eric Mash and David Wolfe's ABNORMAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY remains the most authoritative, scholarly, and comprehensive book in its market. This edition has been organized and updated to reflect DSM-5 categories, as well as dimensional approaches to classification and evidence-based assessment and treatment. Accessible to a broad range of readers, the book traces the developmental course of each disorder. It also shows how child psychopathology involves biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors interacting with a child's environment. Case histories, case examples, and first-person accounts are at the heart of the text, illustrating the categorical and dimensional approaches used to describe disorders and bringing life to the theories discussed. The authors also consistently illustrate how troubled children behave in their natural settings: homes, schools, and communities. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Abnormal Psychology

Author: Ronald J. Comer
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429282543
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre: Psychology

Ron Comer's Abnormal Psychology continues to captivate students with its integrated coverage of theory, diagnosis, and treatment, its inclusive wide-ranging cross-cultural perspective, and its compassionate emphasis on the real impact of mental illness on the lives of patients and their families. Long acclaimed for being well attuned to the evolution of the field and changes in the classroom, Comer's bestselling text returns in a timely new edition, fully updated in anticipation of the DSM-5, and enhanced by powerful new media tools.

Casebook in Abnormal Psychology

Author: Timothy A. Brown
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305971714
Release Date: 2016-07-27
Genre: Psychology

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-5 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 are presented without a diagnosis, so students can come up with a diagnosis on their own. This Fifth Edition has been fully updated to present the advances in scientific knowledge and revisions to the definitions of psychological disorders found in the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Understanding Abnormal Behavior

Author: David Sue
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305537606
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Psychology

Featuring current research, high-quality scholarship, and an appealing design, UNDERSTANDING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR, 11th Edition, is a balanced, clear introduction to abnormal psychology. Fully updated to reflect the new DSM-5, the new edition features the Multipath Model of Mental Disorders, which visually and conceptually explains how mental illnesses are caused. Throughout the book, a focus on resilience highlights prevention and recovery from the symptoms of various disorders. This edition also continues its emphasis on the multicultural, sociocultural and diversity aspects of abnormal psychology. The authors present material in a lively and engaging manner, connecting topics to real-world case studies, current events, and issues of particular importance and relevance to today's college students. Overall, the book presents an evenhanded treatment of abnormal psychology as both a scientific and a clinical endeavor. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Psychology Concepts and Applications

Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305964150
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Genre: Education

ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, 5th Edition retains the hallmark features and pedagogical aids that have made this text unique in presenting the foundations of psychology in a manageable, reader-friendly format. Students gain a broad view of psychology and see applications of the knowledge gained from contemporary research to the problems and challenges we face in today's world. Nevid's comprehensive learning system, derived from research on memory, learning, and textbook pedagogy, is featured throughout. This model incorporates the Four E's of Effective Learning -- Engaging Student Interest, Encoding Information, Elaborating Meaning, and Evaluating Progress. Thoroughly updated with recent research developments, this edition also features an expanded focus on psychology in the digital world -- a topic students are sure to find fascinating and relevant. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Design Basics 2D and 3D

Author: Stephen Pentak
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133710585
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Art

DESIGN BASICS, the market-leading text for the two-dimensional design course, now covers 3D design! DESIGN BASICS: 2D and 3D presents art fundamentals in two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Visual examples from many periods, peoples, and cultures are provided for all elements and principles of design. Icons throughout the book prompt students to access CourseMate (available separately), which provides studio art demonstrations, interactive exercises that help students explore the foundations of art, and an interactive eBook. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Abnormal Psychology

Author: David H. Barlow
Publisher: Thomson Brooks/Cole
ISBN: 0534359965
Release Date: 1998-09-01
Genre: Mental illness

Recognized in its first edition as the only textbook to present a truly biopsychosocial approach, Barlow and Durand's groundbreaking text is rapidly becoming the standard by which other texts are judged. In this Second Edition, David Barlow and V. Mark Durand offer a consistent organizational structure that makes the material easy to learn, a mix of clinical and scientific approaches, and a conversational writing style. Throughout the Second Edition, the authors' class-tested integrative approach helps students understand how each disorder is determined by multiple forces: biological, psychological, cultural, social, familial, and environmental. You'll find the Second Edition updated throughout with hundreds of new research citations and cutting edge research in areas such as genetics and neuroscience, as well as recent developments in treating generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and alcoholism

Abnormal Psychology

Author: Nolen-Hoeksema
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 9781259205378
Release Date: 2013-11-29
Genre: Psychology


Visualization Modeling and Graphics for Engineering Design

Author: Dennis K. Lieu
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305537682
Release Date: 2015-07-13
Genre: Architecture

Created for the next generation of engineering professionals, VISUALIZATION, MODELING, AND GRAPHICS FOR ENGINEERING DESIGN, Second Edition, combines coverage of traditional drafting essentials and the cutting-edge technology and methods today's professionals need to master for career success. This versatile text provides a strong grounding in fundamentals including core design skills, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, sketching and drawing, and industry- and discipline-specific applications, even while recognizing how computers have enabled visualizing and modeling techniques that have changed the engineering design process. Working from this modern perspective, the authors explore critical process phases such as creative thinking, product ideation, and advanced analysis, as well as problem solving, collaboration, and communication skills essential for today's engineers and technicians. In addition to numerous updates to reflect the latest technology and trends, the Second Edition of this groundbreaking text features a more streamlined presentation, with a mix of printed and online chapters and a highly modular structure that make it easy to customize coverage for specific courses or interests. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Practical Stress Management

Author: John A. Romas
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128112960
Release Date: 2017-04-05
Genre: Science

Practical Stress Management: A Comprehensive Workbook, Seventh Edition, is a focused, personal, worksheet-based text that combines theory and principles with hands-on exercises to help readers manage the negative impact of stress in life. As a practical tool for recognizing and preventing stress, the action-oriented approach enables the student to make personal change through self-reflection and behavior change techniques. This approach allows the book to be used as a text in a course or as a self-study/reference book. In this edition, the authors cover financial stress and expand their section on sleep. The book is accompanied by online MP3 files of guided relaxation techniques and downloadable worksheets. In addition, worksheets and thoughts for reflection boxes help users determine their own level of stress and apply effective stress management techniques. Completely revised, including updated stress management techniques and references, along with further readings in each chapter Updated websites accompany each chapter Includes ten new worksheets, along with an updating of remaining worksheets Contains 'thoughts for reflection' boxes that highlight meditation techniques throughout the world

Abnormal Psychology Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders with DSM 5 Update

Author: Richard Halgin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 1259133389
Release Date: 2013-07-26
Genre: Psychology

Susan Krauss Whitbourne and Richard Halgin’s Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders, 7e is now updated to include the DSM-5. Presenting the Human Experience of Psychological Disorders. In Susan Krauss Whitbourne and Richard Halgin’s Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders, students are shown the human side of Abnormal Psychology. Through the widespread use of current and relevant clinical case studies, and the biographies and first-person quotations in the Real Stories feature, students are presented with real-life portrayals of the disorders featured in the text. The text maintains the integrative approach to treatment using the biopsychosocial model, and acknowledges the evolution of psychological disorders over the lifespan. New to this edition is Connect Abnormal Psychology, with McGraw-Hill's groundbreaking adaptive tool, LearnSmart and Faces Interactive, a unique digital learning environment which provides students with an opportunity to observe real people through a series of case studies on 12 different psychological disorders. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.