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Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders

  title={Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders},
  author={Richard P. Halgin and Susan Krauss Whitbourne},
Focused, fresh and engaging, this book is designed to capture student interest and ease understanding through the extensive use of current and highly relevant clinical case studies. A more intensive teaching format, a student-centred writing style that humanizes the disorders, and an integrative approach to treatment using the biopsychosocial model are the foundations of this text's success. The new edition maintains these features while keeping pace with important developments in the field… 
Coverage of child maltreatment in abnormal psychology textbooks: Reviewing the adequacy of the content.
There were significant differences in scores and the accuracy of coverage of CM across textbooks, and most of the textbooks lack key information on CM.
The findings showed that some delusional disorders were more prevalent than others (eg., Delusions of reference, control, persecution and spiritual attack) and the delusion of persecution were more in females than in males and pre-morbid personalities of obedience, gentility, loving, responsible, loner and quiet were more popular in participants.
The role of gender dysphoria and mother’s parenting style on predicting comorbid mental disorders
Findings from the study showed that between authoritarian parenting style and mental disorders and permissive parenting style on individuals with gender dysphoria there is a negative relationship and between authoritative Parenting style andmental disorders there is positive relationship.
Yoga Therapy and Eating Disorders
  • Elham Jahanbin
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Caspian Journal of Health Research
  • 2019
Yoga has a holistic attitude toward human-beings and provides different, continuous and simple techniques for humans’ health, development, preparation and balance and is thus effective in improving nutrition and eating disorders.
Clinical Manifestations of Mania in Patients With Bipolar I Disorder Based on the Primary Symptoms in DSM-5
Clinicians should pay critical attention to the most common signs and symptoms of any mania in hospitalized patients with bipolar I disorder, since the response of a patient to a particular treatment is largely influenced by the symptoms of the disorder.
Does celebrity “case material” worsen attitudes surrounding mental illness?
  • R. Thibodeau
  • Psychology
    Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology
  • 2019
Case study in college courses that bear on psychopathology boasts numerous merits. However, one approach to case study— “diagnose a celebrity” —may worsen attitudes surrounding mental illness.
Comparison of Different Kinds of Memory in Bipolar Disorder With or Without ObsessiveCompulsive Disorder Comorbidity
The results of the study showed that memory damage is more common in the bipolar/ OCD group, which should consider the treatment processes of these patients.
The Effects of Spirituality Group Therapy on Depression, Anxiety, and Stress in Patients with Hepatitis B
The results indicated that spirituality group therapy positively affected depression, stress, and anxiety symptoms in the studied patients with hepatitis B (p<0.001); therefore, spirituality therapy could be used as a method for the growth and improvement of patients with liver disease.
Historical and Contemporary American Indian Injustices: The Ensuing Psychological Effects
Title: Historical and Contemporary American Indian Injustices: The Ensuing Psychological Effects Author: Talia Nelson, Psychology CE Type: Course Capstone Thesis Approved By: Kathleen A. Brown-Perez,
The role of early maladaptive schemas and difficulties in emotion regulation in students’ anxiety
Introduction: Early maladaptive schemas and difficulties in emotion regulation are separately considered as key components in characterization of disorders in several psychopathological models. The


Cultural psychopathology: uncovering the social world of mental illness.
It is shown that within the last ten years, cultural psychopathology research has become a significant force and its focus on the social world holds promise to make significant inroads in reducing suffering and improving people's everyday lives.
Interpersonal Psychotherapy of Depression: A Prototype for Operational Specificity
Originally published in Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 1987, Vol 32(2), 183–185. Reviews the book, Interpersonal Psychotherapy of Depression by Gerald L. Klerman, Myrna M. Weissman,
The Selling of DSM: The Rhetoric of Science in Psychiatry
A psychiatrist who has strongly supported the development of a psychiatric nosology that has value to the clinician, to research on the etiology and epidemiology of mental disorders, and, ultimately, to the patient.
Multiple personality disorder in criminal law.
This article discusses a specific diagnostic tool, the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Dissociative Disorders (SCID-D), an extensively field tested instrument that is potentially quite useful in forensic assessment of suspects manifesting dissociative symptoms and disorders.
Making Us Crazy: DSM: The Psychiatric Bible and the Creation of Mental Disorders
What makes a person crazy? Nowadays it's the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV). For many mental health professionals, the DSM is an indispensable diagnostic tool, and as
Assessment and Treatment of the Youthful Suicidal Patient
  • D. Brent
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • 2001
Given the chronic and recurrent nature of the conditions associated with adolescent suicide attempts, a long‐term care plan involving both continuation and maintenance treatment is advocated and further research is necessary to identify the most effective approaches to the treatment of adolescent suicide attempters.
Childhood and Society.
The original and vastly influential ideas of Erik H. Erikson underlie much of our understanding of human development. His insights into the interdependence of the individuals' growth and historical
Polythetic Diagnostic Approach to the Borderline Personality Disorder
A single criterion cannot be considered pathognomonic for BPD, but has greater importance and a higher priority in establishing the diagnosis BPD.
Behavioral observations at age 3 years predict adult psychiatric disorders. Longitudinal evidence from a birth cohort.
Under-controlled and inhibited 3-year-olds were more likely at 21 years to meet diagnostic criteria for antisocial personality disorder and to be involved in crime and boys in both groups had alcohol-related problems.