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- ISBN: 9780205036998 | 0205036996
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/22/2012
Contemporary Cases for Students Case Studies in Abnormal Behaviorbrings the field of abnormal psychology to life with its rare combination of readability, humor, and strong scholarship. This rich collection of case studies integrates contemporary and recognizable classic cases to illustrate a wide range of clinical and legal issues. To enable students to more fully understand the nature of the disorder, each case contains the full background material relevant to etiological, diagnostic, and therapeutic considerations. Significant family and social history data are also presented in order to give students a clear picture of how specific behavior patterns were generated and maintained. Teaching & Learning Experience Improve Critical Thinking- Quotes and anecdotes stimulate critical thinking and can be used by instructors to jumpstart classroom discussion. Engage Students- A wide range of highly recognizable and interesting case studies help students see the real-life relevance of psychological disorders. Explore Research- The most up-to-date DSM-TR-IV materials are incorporated into the text; all major DSM disorders are covered. Support Instructors- MyTest, PowerPoints, and an instructor's manual offer additional support for instructors.