This brief text offers the same sociocultural focus, multicultural emphasis, topical coverage, and engaging style of its parent text in a condensed, student-friendly format. The wealth of visuals, case studies, and examples combine with thorough new research, making the text a comprehensive tool for students of abnormal psychology. Engaging pedagogical aids help students grasp and retain material. Coverage also features proposed changes in the APAas DSM-5 definition of mental disorders and its implications, including its change of focus from a categorical to a dimensional system of personality assessment. Chapter outlines provide a topical overview while Focus Questions guide students to seek their own answers as they read the chapter. Case studies highlight issues of mental health and mental disorders, using actual clinical files to illuminate topics. With more than 1, 600 new references, this edition is thoroughly updated in its research and coverage. The fresh design makes the text even more approachable and appealing to students. It is accompanied by a helpful support package for instructors and students. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.These first graders are being treated to a petting zoo for good behavior maintained in the classroom. ... Self-injurious behavior, such as head banging, is a dramatic form of psychopathology that is often reported in children with ... Consider a student who has enrolled in a class in which the instructor requires oral reports. ... For example, when monkeys watch other monkeys respond ... They criticize behavioristsa#39; extension to human beings of results obtained from animal studies.
|Title||:||Essentials of Understanding Abnormal Behavior|
|Author||:||David Sue, Derald Wing Sue, Diane Sue, Stanley Sue|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2013-02-11|