Available 12.29.2017
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Tenth Edition   ©2018

Abnormal Psychology

Ronald J. Comer (Princeton University) , Jonathan S. Comer (Florida International University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-06694-1; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-06694-9; Format: Cloth Text

The authors have enhanced, restructured, and updated the coverage of the biological model throughout the book -- with cutting edge discussions of brain circuits now at the center of the biological explanations and treatments for anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and depressive disorders, among other forms of psychopathology.

The authors have enhanced, restructured, and updated the models sections throughout the textbook by combining the behavioral and cognitive explanations and treatments for psychological disorders into a coherent and nuanced cognitive-behavioral model, consistent with the current trend in the field. This offers greater clarity and mastery for readers.

The authors have introduced and applied the developmental psychopathology perspective throughout the book, a cutting edge perspective in the field that integrates the explanations and treatments for psychological disorders offered by the various models. The developmental psychopathology perspective explains how  biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors interact at key points throughout the lifespan to help produce both normal and abnormal functioning. 

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